MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - On Tuesday night, downtown Meridian was filled with cheers and tears of joy as Meridian's own Todd Tilghman won 'The Voice' competition.
Tilghman won season 18.
A group of local supporters held a watch party at the Temple Theatre where the show was streamed for the public.
Newscenter 11 spoke with Tilghman's fans gathered for the finale.
"We are thrilled. There's nobody more deserving of this than he is. He is one of the most selfless people I know," said supporter Jacob Ramage.
“I love you guys. I am so proud of the man you stayed true to on this entire journey," said supporter Laura Russell.
Tilghman's win marks the seventh victory for 'The Voice' judge coach Blake Shelton.