Sydney powerhouse Diana Rouvas has been crowned winner of The Voice 2019 in one of the biggest Grand Finales ever.
In the closest voting results in the history of The Voice Australia, Rouvas, a returning All Star, tonight edged out runner-up Daniel Shaw, and the other two finalists, Zeek Power and Jordan Anthony.
Her winner’s single, Wait For No One, is available to listen to here.
Diana is the first winner of The Voice to be coached by Boy George, who said: “Diana makes me cry when she sings. She has a voice that is a gift from above and I’m super proud to have coached and been touched by her amazing talent.
“I can’t wait to perform with her again. She is Australia’s Barbra Streisand and I don’t say that lightly.”
In winning The Voice season eight, Diana has earned a recording contract with EMI Recorded Music Australia and $100,000 in prizemoney.
John O’Donnell, Managing Director of EMI Australia, said: “Huge congratulations to Diana on an incredible win in tonight’s Grand Finale of The Voice. We are thrilled to welcome Diana to the EMI family and congratulate her and all the artists on The Voice 2019.
“Our congratulations also go to the amazing Coaches, Channel Nine and ITV who deliver such a fantastic show. All of us at EMI look forward to working with Diana on new music.”
This year’s Grand Finale was a star-studded affair, with the superstar Coaches performing duets with their remaining artists. The Voice stage also lit up with an incredible performance by Aussie homegrown heroes, 5 Seconds of Summer.
For imagery of the Coaches and their final teams please click here.
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Monday, July 8, 2019