Cassadee Pope took home the 2012 title in The Voice Tuesday night. Cassadee Pope was a protege of country singer Blake Shelton.
The 23-year-old singer is stepping out into a solo career after performing with a band called Hey Monday. Her victory over Scottish native Terry McDermott (second place) and long-bearded Nicholas David (third place) was announced at the end of a two-hour show Tuesday.
One of the highlights of the finale was seeing all four judges/mentors take the stage to perform Green Day's "Time of Your Life." Christina Aguilera and Celo Green will be leaving the show, replaced by Shakira and Usher next season.