By Andrew Robertson
Johannesburg – After “breaking the internet” Richard Stirton was named M-Net’s first winner of The Voice South Africa, during a live TV broadcast from Sasani Studios in Johannesburg.
The 22-year-old Cape Town based muso walks away with a prize package worth more than R800 000 and a recording deal with Universal Music South Africa.
Stirton’s coach Kahn Morbee, of The Parlotones came out on top winning coach of the season. He said he is loooking forward to a collaboration with Richard and goiing on tour with the newly crowned winner.
Gavin Edwards who was hot on Richard’s heels on the iTunes charts this week at number two, came in second place for Team Bobby.