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The Voice Season 23 Finale: Spoilers and Official Recap of the Night (LIVE UPDATES)

Beginning at 9/8c, find out everything that happens during the live two-hour finale of The Voice right here on NBC Insider.

By McKenzie Jean-Philippe

10:56PM ET

Fifth place: NOIVAS

The Voice's Season 23 finale is going to be a huge night. Not only is it a, ya know, finale, it's also Blake Shelton's last-ever episode as a Coach, bringing his 12-year run on the music competition series to an end. Ultimately, the self-proclaimed G.O.A.T. wants to spend more time with the family he shares with his wife, Gwen Stefani.

How to Watch

Watch the Season 26 premiere of The Voice on Monday, September 23 at 8/7c on NBC and next day on Peacock. 

By the end of the two-hour finale event we'll know exactly who from the Top 5 — Grace West (Team Blake)D. Smooth (Team Kelly)Gina Miles (Team Niall)Sorelle (Team Chance), or NOIVAS (Team Blake) — will follow in Bryce Leatherwood's footsteps as the champion of Season 23. But before we learn the results, fans will be treated to a star-studded night. 

In addition to Diplo & Lily Rose, and Toosii, musical guests performing also include CeeLo Green and Maroon 5, OG Season 1 Coaches. We're also expecting special appearances from even more former Coaches: Camila CabelloJennifer HudsonNick JonasJohn LegendGwen StefaniUsherPharrell Williams, plus icon Dolly Parton

Suffice it to say, you won't want to miss one second of the festivities. Keep checking right back here on NBC Insider for all updates on The Voice Season 23 finale. 

The Voice Season 23 live updates and spoilers

10:59PM ET With the closest margin in history, the winner of Season 23 of The Voice is....

Gina Miles, with Grace West in second place. Congrats to Gina and Team Niall on his first win!

10:56PM ET Find the results of the Top 5 below:

Third place: D. Smooth

Fourth place: Sorelle

Fifth place: NOIVAS

10:54PM ET And now, it's time to name the winner of The Voice Season 23, with the Top 5 offering their final remarks to their Coaches.

10:46PM ET A number of Team Blake members from Seasons 1 to Season 22 — Bryce Leatherwood, Jermaine Paul, The Swon Brothers, Raelynn, Danielle Bradberry, Cassadee Pope, Xenia, Ian Flannigan, and more — surprised Shelton and appeared for a touching take on Green Day's "Good Riddance" in tribute to their former Coach.

10:42PM ET Former Voice Coaches Miley Cyrus, Camilla Cabello, Chance the Rapper, Kelly Clarkson, Usher, Pharrell, CeeLo Green, Nick Jonas, John Legend, and Jennifer Hudson all appeared in a fun video message to honor Shelton.

10:29PM ET Fronted by Levine, Maroon 5 performs their newest single, a touching ballad dubbed "Middle Ground".

Grace West and Blake Shelton performing on The Voice Finale.

10:20PM ET Grace West was Shelton's last red chair turn and last-ever country artist, so it's fitting that she would be his final Artist duet on The Voice. The two sung Shelton's 2014 track "Lonely Tonight".

10:11PM ET Sorelle and Chance the Rapper perform an uplifting version of the Five Stairsteps' 1970 hit "O-o-h Child".

Chance the Rapper and Sorelle performing on The Voice Finale.

10:00PM ET Kelly Clarkson picked Joji's "Slow Dance in the Dark" for a sultry duet with finalist D. Smooth, where both hit unbelievably high notes.

Kelly Clarkson and D. Smooth performing on The Voice Finale.

9:55PM ET As the self-proclaimed Voice G.O.A.T., fellow G.O.A.T.s Dolly Parton, Jimmie Johnson, Lindsey Vonn, Peyton Manning, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, and Wayne Gretzsky offered some sage advice on retiring in a surprise video message.

Blake Shelton appears on The Voice Finale.

9:47PM ET Members of the U.S. Army Field Band sing One Republic's "I Lived".

9:40PM ET Diplo and up-and-coming country star, Lily Rose, sing their new single "Sad in the Summer".

Lily Rose and Diplo performing on The Voice Finale.

9:32PM ET Shelton takes the stage with NOIVAS to sing his emotional 2007 hit "Home".

9:25PM ET In a sweet video package, Gwen Stefani opened up about falling in love with Shelton on The Voice. Stefani joined the series as a Coach in 2014 when they first met, and the duo soon developed a close friendship before they started dating. The couple got married on July 3, 2021.

NOIVAS and Blake Shelton performing on The Voice Finale.

"When I first came on the show, our lives were having this parallel destruction," she said. "To find my soulmate, it's hard for me to even talk about it without getting emotional."

Shelton added, "It's been the greatest thing that ever happened to me in my life."

9:21PM ET Toosii performs his viral TikTok hit and Billboard chart-topper, "Favorite Song".

Gina Miles and Niall Horan performing on The Voice.

9:12PM ET Niall Horan performs a duet with his Team Niall finalist, Gina Miles, as they take on Billy Joel and Tony Bennett's 1976 hit "New York State of Mind".

9:05PM ET CeeLo Green sings a medley of 1980s hits, with former Team Blake Artists Chloe Kohanski, Cam Anthony, Wendy Moten, and bodie singing "Livin' On a Prayer" by Bon Jovi.

Chloe Kohanski, Wendy Moten, Ceelo Green, Cam Anthony, and Bodie performing on The Voice.

9:03PM ET Blake Shelton has his grand final entrance on The Voice set, capped off with a greeting from Voice alum Adam Levine. 

"Don't screw it up," the Maroon 5 frontman said. "Just kidding, I love you very much."