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The Voice crowned a season two champion last night, but long before Carson Daly announced this contestant's name, it was clear who the real winners were on the evening:

Beliebers across the land.

That's because the sensational singer took to the stage and performed his latest hit live... while sporting gold sneakers! It's something only Justin Bieber can pull off, but he pulled it off well.

With his new album due out on June 19, watch the recent high school graduate bring his A game on a rendition of "Boyfriend" below. A, of course, standing for adorable.

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After an amazing run, Jermaine Paul, Tony Lucca, Chris Mann and Juliet Simms learned who would emerge triumphant on The Voice's final results show.

On Tuesday's live Season 2 finale, their coaches – Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine and Cee Lo Green – seemed as nervous as their singers.

"I truly believe that any one of these four deserve to win," Levine said at the start of the show, but obviously, only one could be. And that person is ..

Jermaine Paul! The former back-up singer for Alicia Keys has won Season 2 of The Voice and been signed to Universal Republic Records as a result!

Before reprising his moving performance of "I Believe I Can Fly" from the night before, an emotional Paul, a father of four, embraced his coach, Blake.

A proud Shelton shouted, "You did it! You did it!"

Juliet Simms of Team Cee Lo placed second, while Team Adam's Tony Lucca landed in third, followed by Chris Mann of Team Christina in fourth.

What do you think? Did America get it right?

 

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The four finalists on the second season of The Voice - Jermaine Paul, Tony Lucca, Chris Mann and Juliet Simms - gave their last performances Monday.

The winner will be announced this evening, based solely on audience votes. No coaches' input. Who will emerge victorious on the singing competition?

Not Tony Lucca, if Christina Aguilera has anything to say about it.

Tensions continued to flare between Christina Aguilera and Adam Levine's protege, a former Mousketeer who Xtina has had it out for all season.

After Tony Lucca offered a bluesy take on Jay-Z's "99 Problems" for his final performance, Xtina criticized him over the hip hop classic's lyrics.

The chorus? "I got 99 problems but a b!tch ain't one."

"Your beautiful wife and daughter and family are here and I just thought, you know, the lyrical connotation was a little derogatory towards women."

"It's called a metaphor," Levine responded, insisting that the line was referring not to women, but "life getting at you, things bringing you down."

"We're not referring to women. We're referring to everything."

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Fox is coming out with a new program called The Choice ... which is basically The Voice, only it's a dating show instead of a singing competition.

Seriously. There are blind auditions, spinning chairs and so on.

"Four celebrities ... blind auditions ... spinning chairs ... but ... it's not what you think," teases a promo that aired during American Idol last night:

The format, in which people question and choose their dates without seeing them, also recalls The Dating Game, which began in the 1960s.

The differences are the obvious rip-offs of NBC's The Voice, and the fact that four celebrities will be the bachelors and bachelorettes involved.

Cat Deeley, host of Fox's So You Think You Can Dance, will host the new show. The participating celebrities have not yet been announced.

Fox's Mike Darnell tells EW of the new concept:

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The Voice revealed its final four last night, with the judges (in two of four cases anyway) weighing in to influence the results. Who moved on to the finals?

The coaches had to split 100 points between their two singers. Combined with America's votes, those point totals would determine which would move on.

Of course, two copped out and awarded them 50-50, which shouldn't even be allowed. If you're not going to go at least 51-49, why even have this step?

In any event, Christina gave Chris Mann and Lindsey Pavao each 50 points.

"I really wanted America ... to be the deciding factor in this case," she said, leaving it up to the voters, who kept opera singer Mann and sent Pavao home.

Adam Levine, despite saying that "both of you guys have improved so much and come into your own," gave Tony Lucca a 60-40 edge over Katrina Parker.

That was enough to propel Tony into next week's season finale.

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The remaining eight contestants on The Voice – two from each coach's team – gave what could be their final performances during Monday's semifinals.

With the season finale set for next Tuesday night, audience votes plus scores from their respective coaches will determine which four singers advance.

Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine and Cee Lo Green will have a chance to weight their hopefuls' chances tonight. Who will they favor?

From Team Blake, Erin Willett became overwhelmed with emotion after a powerful performance of David Guetta's current radio hit, "Without You."

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"I just emotionally kind of got lost," a tearful Erin, who lost her dad during the competition, revealed to MC Carson Daly after the stirring performance.

"I would give anything to have a tenth of the talent that you have," said Shelton, in what may be his highest praise. "Your singing is unbelievable."

Shelton, whose own father passed away in January, added: "But more than that, Erin, I'd give anything to have the strength that you have."

"I know what that song means to you," the country star added. "It means the same thing to me right now also. And you held it together."

Still, it was Team Blake's other semifinalist, Jermaine Paul, whom Shelton described as the "frontrunner" after a heartfelt take on Journey's "Open Arms."

"Jermaine is the guy," Shelton told his protégé. "Every time you get on stage, you separate yourself a little bit more from the rest of the pack."

Adam Levine begged to differ.

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With the semifinals on tap tonight, some of the biggest stars in music are set to perform on the season two finale of The Voice next Tuesday, May 8.

You might not typically expect to see Justin Bieber, Lady Antebellum, Flo Rida and Hall & Oates perform at the same event, but that's The Voice for you.

Bieber will return to the show for a world premiere performance of his new single, "Boyfriend," from his upcoming album, Believe, available June 19.

Biebs' made a big announcement about Believe on The Voice a few weeks back (above), when Carson Daly invited him back for the finale. He obliged.

Hip hop star Flo Rida, meanwhile, is set to perform a medley of his hit single, "Wild Ones," and one additional song that has yet to be determined.

Daryl Hall and John Oates, the number-one selling duo in history (really), will perform their first ever hit single, "Rich Girl." The first of 29 Top 40 hits.

Finally, pop-country sensations Lady Antebellum will grace The Voice with a performance of "Wanted You More" from their latest hit album, Own the Night.

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British boy band The Wanted performed on The Voice, and didn't hesitate to describe one of the less fun aspects of that experience in an interview.

That being Christina Aguilera.

The judge "is a total bitch," the band's Tony Parker ranted to Now FM, in an interview that has since been yanked from YouTube. He continues:

"She might not be a total bitch in real life, but to us, she was a total bitch ... she just sat there and didn't speak to us. Wouldn't even look at us."

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"She was quite rude," Siva Kaneswaran (second from right), added, backing up the claim by Parker (second from left). "I mean, Who does that?"

Max George (middle) chimed in, "She was a bit scary, to be honest."

When asked to compare their time on The Voice with their recent appearance on American Idol, George said, "J. Lo's hot, Christina's nothing special."

The Wanted performed on The Voice the same night Justin Bieber showed up to debut a preview of his "Boyfriend" video, and said that Aguilera was equally cold to the "Baby" crooner, making a weird face as Bieber went in for a hug.

Aguilera, for her part, denies she snubbed anyone: "Haha," she tweeted. "Can't a girl have a little Bieber Fever after getting kissed by the Biebs?"

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After Adam Levine and Cee Lo Green sent home Pip and James Massone, respectively, in The Voice's instant elimination round Monday, they had to turn around and cut another contestant apiece on last night's results show.

Tony Lucca (Adam) and Jamar Rogers (Cee Lo) advanced from America's votes.

That left Mathai and Katrina Parker to sing for Adam's save, with Cheesa and Juliet Simms battling for Cee Lo's spot in the semifinals. Who moved on?

Mathai sang a spirited version of Carrie Underwood's "Cowboy Casanova" but it was Katrina Parker's version of "Perfect" by Pink that won over the panel.

Adam struggled with the decision but finally chose Katrina to continue on.

"I'm shocked and obviously very happy," Katrina said, fighting through the tears. "This is very bittersweet because I'm very attached to Mathai."

Mathai, for her part, was a class act as she thanked Adam, the show and America for "showing me how much I want to sing for the rest of my life."

As for Team Cee Lo, Cheesa and Juliet went toe to toe with the former belting out Kelly Clarkson's "Already Gone" and the latter "Torn" by Natalie Imbruglia.

Cee Lo hammed and hawed a bit, but he ultimately saved Juliet from elimination, citing the extent to which America has rallied around her this spring.

Not enough to save her with their votes, but still, point taken. Do you think Adam and Cee Lo made the right calls? Who will win The Voice? Tell us below!

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Cheesa's Whitney Houston cover brought the house down, but Tony Lucca's unorthodox song choice also served notice that he's a contender on The Voice:

"Baby One More Time" by Britney Spears.

Lucca, who was famously slammed by Christina Aguilera a few weeks back, came up with a terrific rebuttal against his fellow former Mousketeer.

This rocking version of Brit's breakout hit:

"That was really smart," Blake Shelton said of the bold song pick, which got him through until at least tonight. His coach, Adam Levine, added, "You did something different and refreshing and I'm so proud of you for having the courage to do it."

Will America vote Tony through to the semifinals tonight?

If not, do you think Adam (who cut Pip loose on last night's instant elimination episode) will take his protege to the next round? Tell us below.

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