Season 5 of The Voice USA premiered on NBC on September 23, 2013 and ended on December 17, 2013. Carson Daly returned as the host with Adam Levine and Blake Shelton both returning and being reunited with fellow coaches Cee Lo Green and Christina Aguilera, who both took season 4 off to focus on their careers. However, Christina Milan did not return as the social media correspondent due to her competing on season 17 of Dancing with The Stars as well as working on a new album.
This season is the first not won by Blake Shelton. It is also the second won by Adam Levine. It was also the last season for Cee Lo Green, who announced on February 18, 2014 that he is leaving the show.
WinnerThis season was won by 28-year-old Jamaican singer Tessanne Chin.
Past notable contestants
- Shelbie Z, who was a member of Team Blake and was eliminated in the live playoffs, later auditioned for the final season of American Idol on Fox. She finished in the top 24.