‘The Voice’ finale: Who should have won – Addison Agen, Chloe Kohanski, Red Marlow or Brooke Simpson? [POLL]

Chloe Kohanski won season 13 of “The Voice” over Addison Agen in one of the closest votes in the history of the show. Agen, who was coached by three-time past champ Adam Levine, had been tipped to win Tuesday based on her performances Monday night’s final.

All three of Aden’s songs made the iTunes top 10, thus qualifying for the vote multiplier. She grabbed the top spot with her original single “Tennessee Rain.” Her cover of the Tim McGraw Grammy-winning hit “Humble and Kind” is in fifth place. And her duet with coach Adam Levine on the Oscar-winning “Falling Slowly” grabbed the 10th and final slot.

Kohanski, who was the sixth winner for Blake Shelton, went two for three. She landed in second place on the sales chart with the original tune “Wish I Didn’t Love You” and her cover of Kim Carnes‘ 1981 chart-topper “Bette Davis Eyes” was in seventh.

Brooke Simpson, who was coached by Miley Cyrus and ended up in third place, was also represented on the top 10 chart by two of her performances. Her soaring rendition of the classic Christmas carol “O Holy Night” made it to fourth while her original song, “What Is Beautiful,” which was co-written by her coach, was in eighth.

Shelton’s other artist, Red Marlow, finished fourth. He only made it onto the sales chart once but it had to be gratifying for him land the third slot with “I Pray,” as he wrote this song which tells a powerful tale of turning to God after personal struggles.

Below, read our recaps of all the performances by the top four in Monday’s final and then vote in our poll as to which artist was most deserving to win “The Voice.” Be sure to sound off on your favorite in our comments section.


Addison Agen (“Tennessee Rain”)
Agen effortlessly connected with the lyrics of this song of lost love.

Chloe Kohanski (“Wish I Didn’t Love You”)
This emotional ballad was well-suited to Kohanski’s edgy style and is all but certain to be a hit on iTunes.

Red Marlow (“I Pray”)
Marlow was the only one of the four finalists to write his own track. His tune tells a powerful tale of praying after personal struggles.

Brooke Simpson (“What Is Beautiful”)
Simpson’s coach co-wrote this song that showcased her young protege’s soaring vocals.


Addison Agen (“Humble and Kind”)
Tim McGraw had a huge hit in 2016 with this cut from his 14th studio “Damn Country Music.” It won Best Country Song at the Grammys earlier this year.

Chloe Kohanski (“Bette Davis Eyes”)
Kim Carnes spent nine weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with her 1981 rendition of this 1974 tune. Indeed, it ranked as Billboard’s biggest hit of 1981.

Red Marlow (“Make You Feel My Love”)
Bob Dylan wrote and recorded this song for his 1997 album “Time Out of Mind.” It has been covered by a slew of artist beginning with Billy Joel and including Adele, Garth Brooks, Kelly Clarkson, Bryan Ferry and Trisha Yearwood.

Brooke Simpson (“O Holy Night”)
This classic Christmas carol dates back to 1847. Adolphe Adam wrote music for the French poem “Minuit, chrétiens” (Midnight, Christians).


Addison Agen & Adam Levine (“Falling Slowly”)
This Oscar-winning song was written and performed by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová in the 2007 Irish musical romance “Once.”

Chloe Kohanski & Blake Shelton (“You Got It”)
Roy Orbison returned to the Top 10 for the first time in 25 years album with this track from his 1989 album “Mystery Girl.”

Red Marlow & Blake Shelton (“I’m Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin’ Song)”)
Brad Paisley had his third Billboard country songs #1 with this 2002 single from his album “Part II.”

Brooke Simpson & Miley Cyrus (“Wrecking Ball”)
In 2013, Cyrus reached the top of the Hot 100 for the first time in her career with this second single from her fourth studio album “Bangerz.”

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