UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 18 (UPI) --
Tessanne Chin has been crowned the Season 5 champion of the musical competition series "The Voice" in Los Angeles.
The 28-year-old Jamaica native was a member of mentor Adam Levine's team on the NBC show.
A former backup singer for reggae star Jimmy Cliff, Chin said she hopes her win Tuesday night will allow her music to find a global reach, NBC said in a release.
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