Blake Shelton Predicts ‘The Voice’ Season 5 Winner
Blake Shelton has won three of the five seasons of 'The Voice.' He's been eliminated from Season 5, as his last contestant Cole Vosbury was sent home last week. The country star hasn't checked out of the season since he is no longer in the thick of the competition. In fact, he has offered his prediction on who will win the coveted crown.
While admitting "I'm bummed about it. I wanted that for Cole. He's just a good dude, he truly is," he acknowledged that that there are other elements involved. "But that's not all it takes to win this thing. You've got to have something that none of us can figure out," he said.
The winningest coach in the show's history pointed to the level of talent this season, as well, saying, "I don't know if we've ever seen competition this tough on this show. Normally at this point I think you see somebody ... that really becomes an obvious person that's going to win the thing. This year, that hasn't been the case. It's like week to week."
So who does he think will take the crown for Season 5 during next week's finale?
"And if you go by this week's performance, everything points to Tessanne (Chin) right now, so that wouldn't surprise me to see (her win)," Shelton, who has nothing to prove, as Cassadee Pope and Danielle Bradbery, his winners from Seasons 3 and 4, are seeing their careers skyrocket, said.
Chin is a member of Adam Levine's team, which has to sting a little, since the Shelton-Levine bromance is the stuff of legends and is anchored by its competitive nature.