After all the blind auditions, battle rounds and knockout performances, Season 14 of The Voice came down to four contestants with their eyes on the crown: Team Blake Shelton’s Kyla Jade and Spensha Baker, Team Kelly Clarkson’s Brynn Cartelli, and Team Alicia Keys’ Britton Buchanan.
It was Brynn who nabbed the $100,000 and the contract with Universal Records Group.
Brynn, a 14-year-old from Longmeadow, Massachusetts, and the youngest ever to win the competition, beat out runner-up Britton for the title. Brynn’s victory gives her coach, Kelly Clarkson, a win in her very first season on the NBC singing competition. Kyla took third and Spensha finished fourth.
Brynn was chosen by Clarkson during the blind auditions and stayed with her through the whole season. During Monday’s live performances, including one with Clarkson, a cover, and her original song “Walk My Way.”
Brynn started singing in home videos at the age of 4 and went on to hone her skills at local coffee shops and her school’s theater program.
Guest performers on last night’s show included Jason Aldean, James Bay, Florence and the Machine, Dua Lipa, Ryan Adams, Kane Brown, Jennifer Hudson, Julia Michaelsand Halsey with Big Sean.