Tessanne Chin named season five champion on 'The Voice'by jmaloni
Talented newcomer takes the prestigious crown under coach Adam Levine's tutelage
Tessanne Chin was crowned as the season-five champion of NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice" on Tuesday.
A member of Adam Levine's team, Tessanne comes from a musical family and previously sang backup for reggae legend Jimmy Cliff. She hopes her win on "The Voice" will allow her music to find a global reach.
"The Voice" is the season's No. 1 unscripted series on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in every key demographic - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 - plus kids 2-11 and teens 12-17. Through the first 12 weeks of the season, "The Voice" is averaging a 4.9 rating, 13 share in adults 18-49, with 14.8 million viewers overall Monday nights, and a 4.4/12 in 18-49 and 14.0 million viewers Tuesdays, according to "most current" averages from Nielsen Media Research. "The Voice" is the No. 5 series, the No. 4 entertainment series and No. 1 unscripted series on those networks in adults 18-49 (rankings excludes sports pre- and post-game shows).