Jacquie Lee Finishes Second on The Voice
Jacquie Lee from Colts Neck has finished in second place on NBC’s The Voice.
Tessanne Chin of Jamaica was the winner with Will Champlin of Los Angeles winding up in third place on the show’s season finale.
The 16-year-old finished a fantastic run on the singing competition taking home a record contract and a new Kia she was given during the show’s season finale.
“She showed grace and amazing talent through the whole competition,” said 94.3 The Point’s Lou Russo who along with co-host Liz Jeressi has been cheering on Lee and rallying support for the Monmouth County resident who was on Christina Aguilera’s team.
The junior at the Ranney School in Tinton Falls was the youngest competitor on this edition of the show also revealed on her Twitter account fan support from Lady Gaga. “Good luck tonight. Nothing like lil’ girl with BIG voice. Don’t be nervous, just be yourself,” she tweeted.
Lee also performed “Ain’t It Fun” with Paramore on Tuesday night’s finale. Aguilera and Lady Gaga met for the first time tonight and performed a powerful duet together.
After the winner was named her godfather, John Rago from Freehold, watching the finale at the viewing party at MJs Buttonwood Manor in Matawan told the Asbury Park Press “She won as far as we’re all concerned, 16-years old, gorgeous kid — it’s unbelievable … special kid.”
Lee will have a busy couple of weeks according to her father Richard. She told Lou Russo and Liz Jeressi that she will sing the National Anthem at the Giants final home game omen December 29 against the Washington Redskins, will be in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California on New Year’s Day and and at an upcoming Knicks game at Madison Square Garden.
The writing may have begun to appear on the wall about the winner when voting ended at 11 a.m. on Tuesday morning observed the Asbury Park Press. Chin topped the iTune chart with her Monday night performance of Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing” and her duet with coach Adam Levine, “Let It Be” at #1 and #2. iTune sales. iTune sales are also votes and are multiplied by 5. Lee was at #9 with “And I Am Telling You.”
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