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Alisan Porter Wins NBC's The Voice

May 27, 20167 min
Finally, after all these seasons, coach Christina Aguilera has a champion on The Voice: Alisan Porter. Aguilera, who is an original coach of the NBC singing competition, turned her chair around when Porter, a former child actress sang Linda Ronstadt's “Blue Bayou” during the blind auditions of the show. Porter, who had the title role in the John Hughes' 1991 movie Curly Sue, had left the lights and stage of Hollywood and Broadway years before her Voice audition to spend time with family. The former actress shared her story about drug addiction and how she has been sober for eight years. The mother of two and stepmom to one bonded almost immediately with Aguilera during the blind auditions. The Voice coach was in tears as Porter told her story of being a mom trying to see if she could have a second chance as a performer. On Tuesday night, Porter beat contestants representing each of the other coaches on the show: Pharrell Williams' Nebraska pre-school teacher Hannah Huston, Adam

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