Breaking News: NBC The Voice Chris Blue Named Champion of NBC The Voice Season 12

THE VOICE — “Live Finale” Episode 1219B — Pictured: (l-r) Alicia Keys, Chris Blue — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Popular Member of Team Alicia Earned America’s Top Vote

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — May 23, 2017 — Chris Blue was crowned champion of NBC’s three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice” tonight, earning the grand prize of a recording contract and being named winner of season 12.

Blue, 26, from Knoxville, TN, was a member of Team Alicia. Follow him on Twitter @Chrisbluelive.

THE VOICE — “Live Finale” Episode 1219B — Pictured: (l-r) Gwen Stefani, Hunter Plake — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Blue grew up in a family of seven in a tiny house. His mother decided to put the family in a band called the Blue Family, where they sang at local churches. The band later became known as the Blue Brothers and performed across the Midwest. For the past six years, Blue has worked as a worship leader, where he met his fiancée, a cancer survivor.

THE VOICE — “Live Finale” Episode 1219B — Pictured: Brennley Brown with Rascal Flatts — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

The current cycle of “The Voice” is averaging a 3.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 12.6 million viewers overall on Mondays and a 2.9 in 18-49 and 12.5 million viewers on Tuesdays in “live plus seven day” averages from Nielsen Media Research, keying regular NBC wins on both nights. So far this cycle, both “Voice” editions have ranked in broadcast television’s “live plus same day” weekly top 10 in adults 18-49 and total viewers each week the show has aired.

THE VOICE — “Live Finale” Episode 1219B — Pictured: (l-r) Gwen Stefani, Hunter Plake — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)
THE VOICE — “Live Finale” Episode 1219B — Pictured: (l-r) Luis Fonsi, Mark Isaiah, Daddy Yankee — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

“The Voice” is a presentation of MGM Television, Talpa Media USA Inc. and Warner Horizon Television. The series was created by John de Mol, who serves as executive producer along with Mark Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Lee Metzger, Chad Hines, Amanda Zucker, Kyra Thompson and Jay Bienstock.

THE VOICE — “Live Finale” Episode 1219B — Pictured: (l-r) Jesse Larson, Lauren Duski, Chris Blue, Aaliyah Moulden — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)
THE VOICE — “Live Finale” Episode 1219B — Pictured: (l-r) Chris Blue, Alicia Keys — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

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Photos credit to: NBC Universal/The Voice

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