The bookies backed him going into the final and they were proved absolutely right
THE wait is finally over and the bookies favourite Mo Adeniran has taken The Voice crown.
The contestants were trimmed down in the final show from four to three to two and finally Mo was confirmed as the nation’s favourite and the winner of that all important recording contract prize.
The final was a two parter. On Saturday April 1 all four finalist sang for the public vote, with only three going through to the next evening’s show. They then performed with their superstar coaches in their final performance before the winner was announced.
Here’s who the bookies backed…
Who did the bookies back to win The Voice 2017?
About: Mo won his place in the team after battling against Diamond in the sing-offs.
Jennifer decided to keep Mo after he impressed with his version of A Change Is Gonna Come by Sam Cooke.
Mo sang Iron Sky by Paolo Nutini in his first audition, getting all four judges to turn around and despite pleas from the others, Mo opted for Jennifer as his mentor.
Even though she lost the battle, all was not lost for Diamond, she was stolen by Gavin.
In the Knockout show Mo was saved by the public and in the quarter-final Jennifer chose Mo to got through.
Mo’s semi-final song was Human by Rag ‘n’ Bone Man.
Sun Bets odds: 1/3
About: Jamie won both Gavin and Jennifer over with his audition version of Let it Go from Frozen.
Jamie opted for Jennifer though and then faced off against Stacey Skeete in the battle round.
They performed Perfect Strangers by Jonas Blue ft JP Cooper and Jennifer chose Jamie for the live rounds.
In the Knockout show Jamie was saved by the public who stepped up to save him again in the quarter-final.
Jamie’s semi-final song was Stitches by Shawn Mendes.
Sun Bets odds: 10/3
About: Singing duo Into the Ark is made up of 20-year-old Taylor Jones and 25-year-old Dane Lloyd.
The pair won over the public and the judges on the first round of the live shows, seeing them straight through to the quarter finals.
Into the Ark performed a rendition of Drake’s Hold On, We’re Going Home and will.i.am praised them by saying her would buy their music.
They performed Burning Love by Elvis Presley in their first audition – getting three judges to spin their chairs.
But, despite Jennifer Hudson and Gavin Rossdale’s pleas, they eventually chose Tom and he took them through the Knockouts and the quarter-finals right into the semis.
Their semi-final song was Let It Be Me by Ray Lamontagne
Age: 20 & 25
Sun Bets odds: 7/1
Who was voted out on Saturday night?
About: Michelle initially impressed Will with her rendition of It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World by James Brown at the audition phase.
In the battle heat, Michelle and Tim performed Nowhere To Run by Martha and the Vandellas, and even though Will didn’t pick Tim, he was stolen by Jennifer Hudson.
Michelle was kept in the competition by the public during Knockouts and they saved her again in the quarter-final.
Michelle’s song in the semi-final was Get Here by Oleta Adams.
She made it all the way to the final weekend but even with a staggering rendition of Prince’s Purple Rain failed to win enough public support to enter the very last showdown on April 2.
Sun Bets The Voice 2017 Winner Odds
- Mo Adeniran 1/3
- Jamie Miller 10/3
- Into The Ark 7/1
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