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It’s all over! The Voice winner for 2022 has been crowned

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After just over a month of a fierce Voice season, filled with blind auditions, call backs, battle rounds, and a semi and grand final, a winner has finally been crowned.

WATCH: Thando Sikwila Sings I’m Every Woman on The Voice

Tonight, the final four, Team Rita’s Lachie Gill, Team Guy’s Jordan Tavita, Team Jess’ Faith Sosene, and Team Keith’s Thando Sikwila sang their hearts out in their final attempt to win the audience’s favour.

While each performer proved they earned a spot in the final four, in the end it was Lachie Gill who received the most votes and was crowned the official winner of The Voice 2022, nabbing $100,00 in prize money and a recording contract with Universal Music Australia.

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The competition was fierce. (Credit: Seven)

When hearing the verdict, Lachie was overcome with emotion when he said: “Oh my God, I just… from the start I never would have expected this and I’m just blown away. Thank you.”

Meanwhile, his coach Rita Ora said: “First of all, it’s you, you won… Australia, thank you, this is amazing…  I’m so happy for you. I can’t breathe.”

Lachie wowed judges from the moment he entered The Voice stage for his blind audition. The P.E. teacher was bound for the AFL field before his passion for music usurped his career plans. His rendition of JP Saxe and Julia Michaels’ If The World Was Ending saw Rita fight for him to join her team.  

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The final four sang their hearts out in the grand final. (Credit: Instagram)

While failing to walk away with the gold, the other three grand finalists similarly impressed the audience from the get-go.

Bringing her three-year-old daughter, Charlie, along for her audition, Melbourne singer-songwriter Thando Sikwila showcased her impressive pipes during a rendition of Chaka Khan’s I’m Every Woman, earning her a spot on Team Keith.

Meanwhile, after an emotional performance of Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion, dedicated to her mum who she takes care of every day, 24-year-old Faith moved all four judges, landing on Team Jess.

And an unforgettable performance of Michael Jackson’s Man in the Mirror earned 23-year-old Jordan four chair turns, though he eventually chose to join Guy’s team.

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Last year’s winner was Bella Taylor Smith. (Credit: Seven)

Lachie comes in as the 11th winner of The Voice Australia, following off the heels of Bella Taylor Smith from Guy Sebastian’s team last year.

She is currently performing with the Choir singer on his T.R.U.T.H. tour and gearing up to embark on a solo look me in the eyes tour around Australia.

We hope this year’s winner sees just as much success!

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