Jake Hoot was named winner of this season, marking Kelly Clarkson’s third win as a coach.
The final 4 performed on Monday, December 16, 2019, with the final results following on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. Each finalist performed a solo cover song, a holiday-themed duet with their coach, and an original song.
This week, seven of the eight spots on the top of iTunes chart were occupied by The Voice Top 4 when voting ended (Ricky Duran at #1, Jake Hoot at #3, #5, #6 and Katie Kadan at #4, #7).
The Season 17 winner of The Voice is revealed during The Voice Live Finale, Part 2 2019.
The Voice Winner
Artist: Jake Hoot
Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas / Dominican Republic
Residence: Cookeville, Tennessee
Bio: Jake Hoot was born in Texas, but his parents are missionaries and relocated the family to the Dominican Republic when he was nine. While living there, he began singing and playing guitar while also becoming fluent in Spanish. At 20, he moved to Tennessee where he began gigging and attended Tennessee Tech University as a walk-on football player. Jake later got married and now has a four-year-old daughter. After getting divorced, Jake is a newly single dad and hopes to start anew by making his daughter proud on “The Voice.”
Coach: Kelly Clarkson
Audition: Jake Hoot The Voice audition
Solo song (finale): Jake Hoot “Amazed”
Holiday duet with coach (finale): “Wintersong” by Sarah McLachlan
Original song (finale): Jake Hoot “Better Off Without You”
The Voice Runner-up
Artist: Ricky Duran
Hometown: Worcester, Massachusetts
Residence: Austin, Texas
Bio: Ricky Duran inherited his love of music from his father, who was a musician with another full-time job to support the family. At 6 years old, Ricky’s father taught him guitar and they played in a band together throughout Ricky’s high school years. Ricky went on to attend Berklee College of Music and form his own band while his father acted as their manager. Shortly after graduation, Ricky’s father tragically took his own life, but encouraged him to keep doing what he loved. Earlier this year, Ricky lost his mother to breast cancer. Ricky has dedicated his life to music to carry on his father’s legacy and comes to “The Voice” to make his parents proud.
Coach: Blake Shelton
Audition: Ricky Duran The Voice audition
Solo song (finale): Ricky Duran “Runnin’ Down a Dream”
Holiday duet with coach (finale): “Run Rudolph Run” by Chuck Berry
Original song (finale): Ricky Duran “A Woman Like Her”
The Voice Third place
Artist: Katie Kadan
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Residence: Chicago, Illinois
Bio: Katie Kadan was surrounded by music from a young age and joined Chicago’s All God’s Children’s Choir when she was 10. She spent the next decade singing in church and choirs, but never had the confidence to perform on her own. Katie taught music on the side, but always felt something was missing. At 30, she did an open mic and was floored by the positive response, so she started booking gigs and slowly began to accept herself. For the past seven years, Katie has been more spirited than ever while singing professionally in Chicago’s blues community and hopes to spread her message of body positivity.
Coach: John Legend
Audition: Katie Kadan The Voice audition
Solo song (finale): Katie Kadan “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing”
Holiday duet with coach (finale): “Merry Christmas Baby” by Lou Baxter & Johnny Moore
Original song (finale): Katie Kadan “All Better”
The Voice Fourth place
Artist: Rose Short
Hometown: Killeen, Texas
Residence: Killeen, Texas
Bio: Rose Short started singing when she was 5 years old in Germany, where her father was stationed with the military. Growing up, she often performed at community events on the base. Her family eventually moved to Texas, where she became involved in choir and theater. She always loved music, but after school she needed a job that paid the bills, so she took a position at a male maximum-security prison. Rose worked as a corrections officer for eight years, but ultimately quit to focus on music again. Rose is currently a full-time musician writing and performing her own music.
Coach: Gwen Stefani
Audition: Rose Short The Voice audition
Solo song (finale): Rose Short “Border Song”
Holiday duet with coach (finale): “My Gift Is You” by Gwen Stefani
Original song (finale): Rose Short “Steamroller”
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