Blake Shelton doubled his chances of winning Season 3 of 'The Voice' with two horses in the race in the form of pop-rocker-turned-pop-country singer Cassadee Pope and Scottish rocker Terry McDermott. Pope was announced as the winner on tonight's (Dec. 18) season finale.

Pope's win marked Shelton's second consecutive season as the winning coach. And you know he is going to milk that for all it's worth next season as he tries to woo contestants to his team and as he banters with his fellow coaches while bragging about being the sole coach to win twice. He's earned it, so he may as well boast. He is doing something right as a mentor.

When Nicholas David from Team Cee Lo Green was announced as the contestant who came in third place, we knew Team Blake had pulled out the win. It was just a matter of finding out which of his team members had done so. That had to be hard for the singer, to see both his "kids" up there and knowing one was going home and one was winning.

Pope was overwhelmed by her win, thanking all the fans, everyone who voted, the people in hair and makeup and of course her coach. Shelton really did a terrific job with her, steering her from pop-rock to pop-country, where she will likely fare much better as her career progresses.

Congrats to Blake Shelton for notching his second win as a coach on 'The Voice' and for doing it two seasons in a row. That's some coup. Congrats to Cassadee Pope, as well. Given Shelton's track record, he will likely remain very involved in her career.

Can he do it three seasons in a row? Tune in this March when Season 4 kicks off with new coaches, as Green and Christina Aguilera are going on hiatus to work on their own careers.

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