21-year-old UK born Nigerian Mo Adeniran was on Sunday crowned the winner of the The Voice UK 2017 during the show’s finale.
Mo, who works night shifts at a hotel, beat other contestants with his rendition of Iron Sky which had the judges turning their chairs. His victory left his mentor, Jennifer Hudson, bursting into tears of joy.
“Thank you everyone at home, I just want to say thank you to Jennifer and all the coaches. An amazing thank you to the most phenomenal person I have ever met, thank you Jennifer,” Mo said after he was announced winner.
Mo also won a record deal with Polydor Records and the company congratulated him via their Twitter account.
“CONGRATS TO @imjustcalledmo FOR WINNING THE VOICE UK! We’ll be seeing you soon,” they wrote.