Tessanne Chin wins this year's edition of the Voice

Tessanne Chin during one of her performances

In 2011, the Caribbean waited anxiously to find out whether or not Anya Ayoung Chee of Trinidad and Tobago would win Project Runway, and when she did, the entire Region celebrated.

Well, it was like that all over again when Tessanne Chin was announced as the winner of The Voice season five on NBC last night.

After 12 weeks performing on the Emmy-winning talent show, Tessanne Chin emerged The Voice 2013 winner.
The Jamaican songstress won after a sizzling performance of Whitney Houston’s classic hit “I Have Nothing” on Monday’s final live performance show.
Tessanne Chin topped the iTunes chart twice and garnered a record numbers of votes to take home the grand prize of a recording contract and $100,000 cash.

Anya Ayoung Chee

Anya Ayoung Chee

Last night a large crowd of people gathered in Half Way Tree in Kingston, Jamaica’s capital watching The Voice on a giant screen, and when she was announced the winner celebrations broke out on the island.
Tessanne beat Will Chaplin and Jacquie Lee to cop the top prize.