Blake Shelton is celebrating after his contestant won the second season of hit U.S. talent show The Voice.
The country star led Jermaine Paul to victory during the programme's finale on Tuesday night (08May12), seeing off competition from his fellow judges Cee Lo Green, Christina Aguilera and Adam Levine, whose music pick triumphed last year (11).
Following the victory, Shelton declared on his page, "Still in shock... Thank you America!!! You picked the right guy... Congrats Jermaine Paul... You deserve this."
Aguilera was gracious in defeat, writing on her own page, "Congratulations to JermainePaul - The Voice. We All believe we can fly when you sing. Simply extraordinary!!!"