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TODAY   |  December 18, 2013

Tessanne Chin wins ‘The Voice’ season 5

The 28-year-old singer from Kingston, Jamaica, was selected the winner Tuesday on the popular singing competition show, giving coach Adam Levine his second team win.

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>>> back now at 7:41 with a night of stars and surprises as the voice crowned it's newest winner and joe fryer was there. good morning.

>> good morning, savannah, we're here at the site of the big season 5 finale. it was a night filled with super star cameos, surprising duets and the crowning of the new voice. a 28-year-old singer from jamaica. the finalists had the distinction of headlining a two hour concert on live tv while nervously awaiting the voice's final results. the finalists performed not only with fellow season five contestants but the chart topping stars. this was tessanne chin's reaction when she learned she would get to sing with her idol celine deon.

>> she is even better in person if that is possible and just extremely honored to be able to sing with her.

>> reporter: even stars sang with stars. lady gaga 's performance featured a surprise duet with christina. they had never even met before getting together with the song. but the true stars of the night were the last three who 24 hours before sang their heart out.

>> with will eliminated first it was down to two powerful female voices pitting tessanne against jackie lee .

>> the winner of the voice is tessanne chin.

>> reporter: the newly crown voice then performed tumbling down. a song written for the winner by one republic. [ music playing ]

>> we worked very hard and it's amazing to be standing here right now. i'm blown.

>> i think we worked well together. we had a great time. we had a blast and everything about the experience was just blissful.

>> reporter: out of the hunt this year, blake shelton who coached the three previous winners. instead, he started a sketch mocking his dancing skills.

>> could you reprise that right now?

>> i was going to bust out a couple of moves but something like this maybe.

>> reporter: despite not winning, blake made it clear to me he is holding up just fine. clearly i did not see that coming. blake won three seasons. for coach adam this is win number two. he also won the first season. christina came so close but still has not won. the voice returns in february with usher and shakira back in those seats.

>> thank you. by the way, blake a good kisser?

>> reporter: let's just say i haven't washed my cheek yet.

>> fantastic.

>> you also haven't left the lot i noticed. that's called stalking, joe.

>> hoda is jealous by the way.

>> tessanne is going to be here live tomorrow.

>> that's right.