Sawyer Fredericks named champion of "The Voice"
Popular member of Team Pharrell excelled in competition and earned America's top vote
Sawyer Fredericks was crowned champion of NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice" Tuesday, earning the grand prize of a recording contract and being named as "The Voice" for season eight.
Sawyer, of Fultonville, was a member of Team Pharrell. Follow him on Twitter at @SawyerFrdrx.
Runners-up were Meghan Linsey from Team Blake, Joshua Davis from Team Adam and Koryn Hawthorne from Team Pharrell. This season's musician coaches were Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera and Pharrell Williams. Carson Daly served as host.
"The Voice" is averaging a 3.9 rating, 12 share in adults 18-49 and 13.8 million viewers overall so far this season with its regular Monday and Tuesday editions in "most current" results from Nielsen Media Research. "The Voice" is both the No. 1 Monday series and the No. 1 Tuesday series on the "Big 4" networks this season in adults 18-49.
Fans can visit NBC.com's official show site: http://www.nbc.com/TheVoice.
And follow "The Voice" on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/NBCTheVoice and on Twitter at @NBCTheVoice and #TheVoice.
"The Voice": Sawyer Fredericks is victorious. (NBC photo by Trae Patton)