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Nigerian-British Mo Adeniran emerges winner of The Voice UK season 6

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Nigerian- British Mo Adeniran yesterday emerged the winner of this year’s The Voice UK beating off competition from 3 others to claim the crown. The 21-year old was in disbelief as he was announced the winner and his coach, Jennifer Hudson rushed to the stage to congratulate him with hugs amidst tears. In a very emotion-laden speech, he said:

Thank you everyone at home, I just want to say thank you to Jennifer and all the coaches. An amazing thank you to the most phenomenal person I have ever met, thank you Jennifer,” Mo said after he was announced winner.

He was up against Into The Ark, a two-man group coached by Sir Tom Jones and Jamie Miller tutored by Jennifer Hudson as well. Jamie Miller came up the second runner-up while Into The Ark came up first runner up leaving Mo with the ultimate prize.

Mo has Nigerian parentage, however, he was brought up in the UK foster care system.

In an interview with the UK Daily Star, he revealed that he was adopted into a family at the age of three – only to be taken away again at the age of eight after it was discovered his adoptive mother was abusive.

“Social services stepped in. They saved me. It was a physical thing. She could be very hands on at times. Things happened that weren’t right.”

The Voice champ was then placed back into social services and his turbulent family life led him to go off the rails as a teen.

He has now turned his life around and is hoping to enjoy a successful music career.
Congratulations to him:

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Photo Credit: Instagram – @thevoiceuk/@iamjhud

11 Comments

  1. soulsuit

    April 3, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    Yes! Naija On Top!!!!!!!

  2. Proud

    April 3, 2017 at 3:24 pm

    So proud of you Mo! Keep going

  3. dumb guy

    April 3, 2017 at 4:03 pm

    see as jennifer dey feel the guy she wan kiss the guy she don cry tire just bcos of the small boy go be competition

    • kay

      April 3, 2017 at 9:01 pm

      You sound ‘dumb’ bruh….

  4. John

    April 3, 2017 at 4:08 pm

    Yeah! This is who we are, always shooting for the top prize. Always winning. Thank you, Mo, for making us proud.

  5. The Real Oma

    April 3, 2017 at 4:20 pm

    Very very cool stuff. Congrats Mo!

  6. wale

    April 3, 2017 at 5:08 pm

    he is not Nigerian. He bears a Nigerian name but he was raised in foster care so he is British raised by the British system. Check your facts

    • Mama

      April 3, 2017 at 11:18 pm

      If na terrorist una no go remember that one, he automatically becomes NIGERIAN.

    • Random

      April 4, 2017 at 12:56 am

      Great comment Mama!…. Ok wale the Naija genes are winning….lol

  7. true

    April 3, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    Mo is from Warrington in the UK.

  8. Maura Keating.

    April 3, 2017 at 8:09 pm

    Mo, just brilliant: A most deserving winner with a great future:

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