Popular member of Team Adam excelled in competition and earned America's top vote
Jordan Smith 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 nine.
Smith, from Harlan, Kentucky, was a member of Team Adam. Follow him on Twitter at @JordanSmithLive.
Heading into this week, the Monday and Tuesday editions of "The Voice" have combined for an average 3.6 rating, 12 share in adults 18-49 and 13.4 million viewers overall, according to "most current" averages from Nielsen Media Research. On Monday of this week, "The Voice" generated week-to-week gains of 14 percent in adults 18-49 to the show's highest "live plus same day" Monday rating (3.2) since Nov. 9; and 15 percent in total viewers to its most-watched telecast on any night of the week (14.0 million) since Tuesday, March 3. It was also the most-watched final competition episode ever for "The Voice."
"The Voice": "Live Finale: Jordan Smith with the trophy. (NBC photo by Trae Patton)