Judah Kelly, a 20-year-old musician from Queensland, is the winner of The Voice 2017.
Australia voted for Judah as the winner of The Voice 2017, outlasting runner-up Hoseah Partsch, and fellow Top Four finalists Fasika Ayallew and Lucy Sugerman, and giving Delta Goodrem her second straight win as a Coach on The Voice Australia.
Delta Goodrem said, “I’m enormously proud of ‘King’ Judah, this is just the start for him.”
The huge result for Judah capped off the biggest night in The Voice Australia history, with stellar performances by international superstars Katy Perry (‘Swish Swish’), Niall Horan (‘Slow Hands’), and Noah Cyrus (‘I’m Stuck’).
Judah delivered a medley of incredible performances throughout the night, opening the show with Katy Perry and the rest of the Top Four to sing her hit single, ‘Chained To The Rhythm’, along with an incredible duet of ‘I Was Here’ by Beyoncé alongside Coach Delta Goodrem, and an unforgettable rendition of ‘Climb Every Mountain’ by Rodgers & Hammerstein.
This was capped off with the World-First debut of the winner’s single, ‘Count On Me’, available to stream and download right now on iTunes and stream on Apple Music HERE.
Channel 9’s Head of Content, Production and Development, Adrian Swift, said: “We are so proud to have found a voice as truly brilliant as Judah - he epitomises what this show is about - finding the best voice in Australia. And Team Delta takes the crown for a second year. Congratulations and our sincere gratitude to all for a brilliant series.”
George Ash, President, Universal Music Australia, added, “We are so pleased to welcome Judah to the Universal Music family and are thrilled once again to be have been part of such a highly talented and competitive season. We congratulate all the artists and fabulous coaches and look forward to working with Judah on his new single ‘Count On Me’ and upcoming album. I also want to thank our EMI artists Katy Perry and Niall Horan for being part of the finale festivities."
As the winner of The Voice 2017, Judah Kelly wins $100,000 in cash, as well as a recording contract with Universal Music Australia.\
The Voice, Australia is shot at Fox Studios in Sydney and is produced by ITV Studios on behalf of Channel Nine.
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