Brayden Lape’s journey on Season 22 of The Voice got here to an finish on Tuesday evening (Dec. 13), however not earlier than he took the stage one closing time to sing along with his nation coach, Blake Shelton. Collectively, the 2 paid tribute to Alan Jackson with a memorable rendition of “Chasin’ That Neon Rainbow” from the nation legend’s 1990 Right here within the Actual World album.
For his or her efficiency, Lape and Shelton stood on a riser, which featured their names unfold throughout the entrance in neon lights. The stage set was adorned to resemble a honky tonk, with big indicators galore — together with one which learn, “Route 66.” Different indicators included boots, guitars, wings and extra, which hung off within the distance.
“Singing within the bars and chasing that neon rainbow / Residing that honky-tonk dream / ‘Trigger all I’ve ever wished is to select this guitar and sing / Simply attempting to be any person / Simply wanna be heard and seen / I am chasing that neon rainbow / Residing that honky-tonk dream,” Lape sang the refrain of the music earlier than Shelton confirmed off his signature twang vocals on the second verse.
Lape was one in every of three rivals who joined Shelton on stage for a duet throughout the dwell two-hour finale, which included a star-studded lineup of performances by Kelly Clarkson, Kane Brown, Maluma, OneRepublic, Adam Lambert, Breland and Girl Named Tom.
On the prime of the present, Workforce Blake’s Bryce Leatherwood received up with Shelton to sing the nation crooner’s hit collaboration with Trace Adkins, “Hillbilly Bone.” Bodie and Shelton later shared the stage for a fun-filled tackle the chart-topper’s “God’s Nation.” Morgan Myles of Workforce Camila and Omar Jose Cardona of Workforce Legend additionally carried out throughout the telecast. Myles and Camila Cabello belted out the pop star’s “By no means Be the Identical,” whereas Cardona and John Legend carried out “Signed, Sealed, Delivered.”
The performances all occurred earlier than Carson Daly invited the Prime 5 frontrunners to hitch him onstage, so he may reveal the winner of the competitors. On the finish of the printed, he introduced that Workforce Blake’s Leatherwood earned the Season 22 crown. Meaning Shelton has received 9 seasons total, and continues his run because the coach with essentially the most wins within the historical past of the present.
Shelton will return for Season 23, which will likely be his closing run on the present, alongside fellow coaches Clarkson, Niall Horan and Likelihood the Rapper.
The 2-hour Season 22 The Voice finale aired dwell on Tuesday at 8PM ET on NBC., and will likely be obtainable for streaming on Wednesday (Dec. 14) on Peacock.