VIDEO and PHOTO GALLERY: Fort Wayne’s Addison Agen finishes runner-up on ‘The Voice’

Blind audition. (Courtesy of NBC)
Battle round. (Courtesy of NBC)
Playoff round. (Courtesy of NBC)
Top 12 performance show. (Courtesy of NBC)
Knockout round. (Courtesy of NBC)
Top 12 results show. (Courtesy of NBC)
Top 11 performance show. (Courtesy of NBC)
Team Adam performance during Top 11 show featuring, from left, Adam Cunningham, Addison Agen and Adam Levine. (Courtesy of NBC)
Top 11 results show. (Courtesy of NBC)
Top 10 performance show. (Courtesy of NBC)
Addison Agen, right, reacts after Brooke Simpson, center, is named as safe and moving on to the next week's show during the Top 10 results show. (Courtesy of NBC)
Addison Agen teams with Keisha Renee for their mashup duet during the semifinals performance show. (Courtesy of NBC)
Addison Agen sings Joni Mitchell's "Both Sides Now" during the semifinals performance show. (Courtesy of NBC)
"The Voice" Final Four, from left, Brooke Brooke Simpson, Addison Agen, Red Marlow and Chloe Kohanski, dominated the iTunes Top 200 Songs chart shortly after "The Voice" live competition show ended Monday night. (Courtesy of NBC)
Addison Agen with her Team Adam celebrity coach, Adam Levine, at the semifinals show. (Courtesy of NBC)
Addison Agen performs the song "Humble and Kind" during the live performance show finals Monday night on "The Voice." (Courtesy of NBC)
Addison Agen reacts after singing "Humble and Kind" on the live finals performance show Monday. (Courtesy of NBC)
Addison Agen performs a duet on "Falling Slowly" with her coach, Adam Levine, during "The Voice" live performance finals Monday. (Courtesy of NBC)
Addison Agen performs "Tennessee Rain" during the live performance finals Monday on "The Voice." (Courtesy of NBC)
Addison Agen, right, and Norah Jones perform "Don't Know Why" during "The Voice" live results show Tuesday night on NBC. (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

Addison Agen is runner-up on “The Voice.”

Fans of the Fort Wayne 16-year-old and the other Final Four contestants were kept in suspense well into the two-hour season finale Tuesday night on “The Voice.” The title went to Chloe Kohanski of Team Blake.

The show was scheduled for 9-11 p.m., but host Carson Daly didn’t start until 10:50 p.m. to announce the results from viewers’ overnight and cumulative voting.

Brooke Simpson finished third, and Red Marlow was fourth.

When asked if they had any last words for their coaches, each of the finalists grew teary-eyed and struggled to get out their words.

“Thank you for believing in me from the very start,” Addison said to her coach, Adam Levine, pushing through tears and slight sobbing. “You have meant so much to me as a person and artist, … more than you know.”

Levine had similar praise for Addison.

“You are an astounding human being,” Levine said just before Daly announced whether Addison or Kohanski had won.

“You deserve to win, but this is not the end of anything — it’s the start,” Levine added. “I want to be a part of that, Addison. I really, really do.”

Performances by guest music artists with “The Voice” Top 8 finishers filled most of the show.

Addison performed early with guest star Norah Jones on a jazzy version of Jones’ “Don’t Know Why.” Their similar voices blended interchangeably on the song, which drew a grin from Jones at its conclusion and strong applause from the show audience.

Addison also had touched the audience, and apparently viewers, with her performances Monday night during the finals performance show.

“Tennessee Rain,” the original song she sang near the end of the show, highlighted her amazing vocal abilities and talent for musical storytelling. The song climbed quickly to No. 1 on the iTunes Top 200 Songs chart overnight and stayed there through the start of tonight’s results show.

Chloe Kohanski was right behind her at No. 2, however, with “Wish I didn’t Love You.” Both also had a second song from Monday’s show in the iTunes Top 10 during the overnight voting period.

Addison’s touching version of country star Tim McGraw’s “Humble and Kind” ranked at No. 5 on the iTunes chart at the end of the voting period. Her duet with Levine on “Falling Slowly” also finished just into the Top 10.

Addison had faltered at the very end of “Humble and Kind,” overcome by the emotion of the words she was singing. But that didn’t lessen “The Voice” coaches’ and fans’ love for the performance.

Throughout her time on “The Voice,” Addison has consistently expressed appreciation for the help she has received in growing as a music artist. She voiced those sentiments again during taped segments played during Tuesday night’s results show.

When she first arrived at the show, she thought she knew most everything she needed to know to pursue a career in music, she said in a segment shown Monday night before one of her performances.

“Wow, I was so dumb,” she said, adding there was so much she didn’t know.

Working with Levine has greatly expanded the range of her voice, she said previously. Show staff also have taught her how to take care of her voice.

She’s also gotten a taste of what life is like for music stars.

Through it all, she’s kept her focus on what matters to her — telling stories through her lyrics and music.

Fans have connected with that sincerity, and their votes carried her into the Final Four.

THE ADDISON ARCHIVE

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