18-Year-Old Nigerian Ruti Is Crowned The Winner Of The Voice UK 2018
Ruti Olajugbade has been crowned the champion of The Voice UK 2018.
Ruti battled it out against Lauren Bannon, Donel Mangena and Belle Voci, and it was her performance that ultimately wowed the viewers and the coaches on Saturday (April 7).
Ruti, who was coached by veteran Tom Jones, broke down in tears upon being announced the winner. few moments after her coach called her a ‘wonderful, magical, sincere’ singer.
Speaking on her win, Ruti said;
‘I wasn’t expecting this… I didn’t expect to get to the blind audition, I don’t know what to say!’
The 18-year old goes home with a £100,000 prize, as well as a deal with Republic Records.