The Voice's 7 Winners and Where They Are Now

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Javier Colon - Season 1 (2011)

Javier Colon
Javier Colon. Photo by Noah Graham / NBA

Soul singer Javier Colon was the first winner of the US version of the TV competition series . Before the show, he had found some success in the music industry. He was the lead vocalist for two years for acclaimed blues-rock collective The Derek Trucks Band. He released two solo albums on Capitol Records. The first Javier, released in 2003, broke into the top 20 on the R&B albums chart and #91 on the overall album chart. 

On June 29, 2011, Javier Colon, mentored by Adam Levine, was selected as the winner on The Voice. He released his album Come Through For You in November. It broke into the R&B top 20. The single "As Long As We Got Love" featured Natasha Bedingfield. He recently signed with the Concord Music Group and is working on his first album for the label. He recently signed a new recording contract with the Concord Music Group and is aiming for an August 2015 release date for his next album.

Watch Javier Colon sing "Hallelujah"

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Jermaine Paul - Season 2 (2012)

Jermaine Paul
Jermaine Paul. Photo by Rob Kim / FilmMagic

R&B artist Jermaine Paul won the second season of the hit TV series . Before auditioning for the show he received a Grammy Award nomination in 2006 as a featured performer with Alicia Keys on the song "If This World Were Mine" included on the tribute album So Amazing: An All-Star Tribute to Luther Vandross. He had auditioned for the first season of American Idol but did not move on in the competition. Jermaine Paul has extensive experience as a backup vocalist.

On May 8, 2012, Jermaine Paul, mentored by Blake Shelton, was selected as the winner on The Voice. Jermaine Paul continues to frequently perform live, but he has not yet released his debut solo album.

Watch Jermaine Paul's "I Believe In This Life" video

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Cassadee Pope - Season 3 (2012)

Cassadee Pope
Cassadee Pope. Photo by Chelsea Lauren / WireImage

Country artist Cassadee Pope won the third season of the TV series . Before taking part in the competition, she was the successful lead vocalist of pop punk band Hey Monday. Their 2010 EP Beneath It All hit #25 on the US album chart and included the hit single "I Don't Wanna Dance." They toured extensively from 2008 through 2011. When Cassadee Pope appeared on The Voice in 2012, she assured fans that Hey Monday had not broken up but were only on hiatus.

On December 18, 2012, Cassadee Pope, mentored by Blake Shelton, was named winner on The Voice. Shifting genres from Hey Monday, she broke into the top 5 of the country singles chart in 2013 with her song "Wasting All These Tears." It was certified platinum for sales. Cassadee Pope's debut solo album Frame By Frame was released in October 2013 and it topped the country chart while reaching #9 on the overall album chart. She received acclaim for her 2015 performances at the Stagecoach Festival and is at work on her second album. 

Watch Cassadee Pope's "Wasting All These Tears" video

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Danielle Bradbery - Season 4 (2013)

Danielle Bradbery
Danielle Bradbery. Photo by Michael Tran / FilmMagic

Country singer Danielle Bradbery won the fourth season of hit TV series at age 16. She auditioned for the show while attending high school in Cypress, Texas.

On June 17, 2013, Danielle Bradbery became the youngest ever winner on The Voice and was the third consecutive winner mentored by country star Blake Shelton. The day after winning on the show she signed a recording deal with Big Machine Records. Her first single "The Heart Of Dixie" followed a month later and reached #16 on the country singles chart. Danielle Bradbery's self-titled debut album was released in November 2013 and hit the top 5 on the country album chart while reaching #19 on the overall chart. She toured with Hunter Hayes in 2014 and is at work on a second album planned for 2015.

Watch Danielle Bradbery sing "The Heart of Dixie"

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Tessanne Chin - Season 5 (2013)

Tessanne Chin
Tessanne Chin. Photo by Jesse Grant / Getty Images

Jamaican singer Tessanne Chin won the fifth season of hit TV series . She was born into a musical family. She toured for three years as a back-up vocalist for Jamaican reggae legend Jimmy Cliff. Her recording resume includes work with Shaggy and Third World. In 2010 she independently released her debut album In Between Words.

Mentored by Adam Levine, on December 16, 2013 Tessanne Chin was named winner of The Voice. She performed live in the Rose Bowl Parade on the first float commissioned by the hit show. Her first post-show album Count On My Love was released in July 2014 and reached #41 on the US album chart. She is at work on her third solo album.

Listen to Tessanne Chin's "Fire"

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Josh Kaufman - Season 6 (2014)

Josh Kaufman
Josh Kaufman. Photo by Timothy Hiatt / Getty Images

Soul singer Josh Kaufman won the sixth season of the US version of . He unsuccessfully auditioned for the season of . He is a member of the band The New Etiquette, and they released their debut EP in 2012.

Josh Kaufman was originally mentored by Adam Levine, and then, when he lost a battle round, he was stolen by Usher who mentored him to a victory on May 19, 2014. Josh Kaufman has not yet released an album following the show, but he appeared in the title role of the revival of the Broadway musical Pippin before it closed in January 2015. 

Watch Josh Kaufman sing "All of Me"

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Craig Wayne Boyd - Season 7 (2014)

Craig Wayne Boyd
Craig Wayne Boyd. Photo by Gabe Ginsberg / Getty Images

Country singer-songwriter Craig Wayne Boyd won the seventh season of hit TV competition show The Voice. He moved to Nashville in 2004 to pursue a country music career and was signed to a songwriting publishing deal by EMI.

On December 15, 2014, mentored by Blake Shelton, Craig Wayne Boyd was named the winner on The Voice. His debut solo album is expected later in 2015. 

Watch Craig Wayne Boyd sing "My Baby's Got a Smile On Her Face"