Sydney architect Alfie Arcuri has been named this year’s winner of The Voice Australia! The 27-year-old, who only began singing publicly three years ago, defeated fellow competitors Ellen Reed, Tash Lockhart, and this season’s fan favourite Adam Ladell.
Arcuri performed three songs throughout the night: Catapult, Beneath Your Beautiful – a duet with Delta Goodrem, and his winner’s single, Cruel. “This whole experience was always more than just singing for me,” said Arcuri. “It was a personal growth experience. Delta has been our rock, our guidance.”
Landing Delta Goodrem her first winner of The Voice, she said “Alfie was a very special artist from the start. He has a real gift and beautiful charisma which shines every time he sings. I couldn’t be prouder for Alfie being crowned.”
The second male to win The Voice, following Harrison Craig in 2013, Arcuri receives $100,000 in cash, a new car and a recording contract with Universal Music Australia. His new single, Cruel is now available on iTunes, and his debut album is expected to be released later this month through Universal Music Australia.
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Image: Alfie Arcuri – courtesy of the Nine Network