The Voice 2022 Finale Winner Revealed!
The Voice 2022 Top 5 sang for your votes on last night’s performance finale. And on tonight’s grand finale, The Voice crowns a winner.
The Top 5 includes Bodie, Bryce Leatherwood and Brayden Lape from Team Blake Shelton; Omar Jose Cardona from Team John Legend; Morgan Myles from Team Camila Cabello. Coach Gwen Stefani has no team members in the finale.
Guest performers for tonight include: The coach duets with the Top 5, Kane Brown ft. Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, Maluma, OneRepublic, Adam Lambert, BRELAND and Girl Named Tom
We’re live blogging all the RESULTS here.
The show opens with a spy caper bit starring Gwen and Blake. Blake steals the trophy, which he triumphantly brings into the studio. Or something!
The epic episode kicks off with a Blake Shelton and Bryce Leatherwood duet. The two sing Blake’s “Hillbilly Bone.” The coach is going to be on stage A LOT tonight, considering he has THREE artists in the finale. Might as well make it easy for him.
After a short break, OneRepublic take the stage to sing their latest hit “Ain’t Worried” which has already surpassed 1.2 billion global streams. The song is from 2022’s biggest soundtrack, Top Gun: Maverick (Music From the Motion Picture).
Now, John Legend and his team member Omar Jose Cardona join forces to sing the classic Stevie Wonder song “Signed, Sealed Delivered.” They are both dressed in shades of purple and deliver an entertaining performance.
Now, Adam Lambert performs “Ordinary World” his Duran Duran cover from the American Idol alum’s upcoming covers album, High Drama. He dedicates the song to the LGBTQ community, including those murdered in a Colorado Springs Club Q shooting. The performance was filmed previously (Not live!). It’s a gorgeous rendition.
Next, it’s a clip featuring Camila Cabello and a rundown of all her bad jokes. The audience doesn’t laugh! Howie Mandel shows up to teach the former Fifth Harmony singer how to tell a joke. The bit also serves to promote the upcoming America’s Got Talent: All-Stars spinoff, premiering Jan. 2.
After that bit, Maluma takes the stage to perform the hit single “Junio,” which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Latin Airplay chart in the United States and Puerto Rico, and has topped radio and streaming charts throughout the world.
Reigning The Voice winners, Girl Named Tom sing a song dedicated to their late father. Their self-penned “One More Christmas” is the title track from their first post-Voice EP, a holiday album. The sibling trio. coached by Kelly Clarkson last fall, have been opening in arenas for Pentatonix. Very pretty!
The winner and runner-up win a vacation to a Universal Studios theme park.
Now, Brayden Lape joins coach Blake Shelton for their duet. The two sing “Chasin that Neon Rainbow” by Alan Jackson. Zzzzzzz.
Another coach duet follows after the break. Camila Cabello and her team member Morgan Myles sing Camila’s song, “Never Be the Same.” Considering how different their vocal styles are, the two pull off a credible performance. Morgan riffs on the chorus.
Now, it’s BRELAND making his debut on the season finale of The Voice performing his current country single “For What It’s Worth.” The artist has over 1 billion+ career streams to his credit.
Time for filler! It’s a clip of John Legend and Blake Shelton doing an 80s/90’s sitcom bit “The Oddest Couple.” Blake is Oscar to John’s Felix.
Blake Shelton is back on stage (AGAIN) with Kane Brown. The two sing the hit title track from Kane’s most recent album, Different Man. The country singer is a Barmageddon champion, apparently.
The final coaches duet is next. Bodie and Blake Shelton take the stage to perform another Blake song, “God’s Country.” Bodie picked the song. “This song slaps,” he says. Whoa. Who is that background singer! She’s good. Sounds like Kelly Clarkson. Now that all the duets are out of the way, maybe results will begin!
Now, Kelly Clarkson is here to sing her duet with Ariana Grande, “Santa, Can’t You Hear Me,” from her holiday album, When Christmas Comes Around…” But without Ariana, who is in London. The singer will return as a coach on The Voice for Season 23, premiering in March.
Next, it’s the “exciting” conclusion of The Oddest Couple.
FINALLY THE RESULTS!
The five finalists take the stage. Of course it’s dumb questions from Carson time. The artists share what they learned from their coaches. And the artist in FIFTH PLACE is Brayden Lape. Appropriate. And in FOURTH PLACE it’s Omar Jose Cardona. He should have placed higher than Bryce. Oh well. After a break, it’s time for the big reveal. But first, the coaches give their team members some words. It’s mostly “This is just the beginning…I’m so proud of your…yadda yadda.” The WINNER of The Voice IS…Bryce Leatherwood. WHAT THE ACTUAL F. This sucks. He sucks. Sorry.
Why didn’t Carson announce the runner-up and 3rd place finisher. SO WEIRD. They probably ran out of time. But still. LAME. Time management is your friend. We could have done without the dumb questions and coaches comments. I’m keeping my eyes on The Voice socials for updates.
UPDATE: Bodie revealed on his socials that he is the runner-up. Check out his video HERE.
The Voice 22 Results
5. Brayden Lape – Team Blake
4. Omar Jose Cardona – Team Legend
3. Morgan Myles – Team Camila
2. Bodie – Team Blake – RUNNER-UP
1. Bryce Leatherwood – WINNER