The Voice Finale: Who Won $100,000 & A Recording Contract?

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May 9 2012, Published 2:00 p.m. ET

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He believed he could fly -- and he was right!

Jermaine Paul was crowned this season's champ of NBC's The Voice Monday, as the 33-year-old Blake Shelton protégé claimed the grand prize of $100,000 and a record deal following his rousing performance of R. Kelly's signature ballad, I Believe I Can Fly, on Monday's episode.

"I just want to say thank you to everybody that supported me from day one," said the weeping New Yorker, who's worked as a backup singer for Alicia Keys.

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A beaming Shelton congratulated his student, telling him, "You did it, you did it!"

Paul edged Cee Lo Green's contestant Juliet Simms, who came in second; former Mouseketeer Tony Lucca, who was coached by Levine, finished third; and Christina Aguilera's contestant, Chris Mann, finished fourth.

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Last season's winner was Javier Colon.

Tuesday's finale also featured performances from Justin Bieber singing Boyfriend; Daryl Hall and John Oates singing Rich Girl; and Lady Antebellum, who performed Wanted You More.


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