Jamaican songstress Tessanne Chin was crowned the winner on the Emmy-winning talent show, The Voice 2013 on Tuesday in a star-studded season finale that featured performances by Lady Gaga and Celine Dion who the Kingston-born star got to perform with.
After 12 weeks of performing and a sizzling performance of Whitney Houston’s classic hit “I Have Nothing” on Monday’s final live performance show the 28-year-old singer looked like she was about to faint when the results were read out – and jumped in fear when a loud firework went off behind her to mark her victory.
The curtains came down on the fifth season of the show with an emotional Chin singing in a hail of confetti, belting the Ryan Tedder-penned winner’s song under the intense and emotional gaze of her mother Christine and husband Michael Anthony Cuffe Jr and videos of Jamaica is celebrating sprung up on YouTube.
Here Tessanne talks about her win.
We take a look back at some of our favourite performances by the singer.