NBC's "The Voice" has firmly established itself as not just a leader in the reality singing competition genre but as a ratings juggernaut in TV in general. But does all that attention translate into success for each season's eventual winner?
Eight talented vocalists have taken home the $100,000 prize and a record deal with Universal Music Group that comes with being crowned Voice Champion since the show started in 2011, and Jordan Smith was just named the ninth winner.
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As Smith and his fans celebrate, Metro asks: What’s happened to the winners of the previous seasons? Once the finale airs and the winner is announced, do they disappear after that? Let's take a look back and find out what was in store for these winning contestants.
Season 1: Javier Colon