Emily Blake
December 16, 2014 AT 12:00 PM EST

After nearly two hours of pomp and circumstance and highly questionable hair choices from Bruno Mars, the winner of The Voice season 7 was announced Tuesday night. And that winner is…. wait for it… wait for it.

Craig Wayne Boyd!

Yep, despite what Taylor Swift may have you think, America’s apparently gone country.

Team Blake’s country juggernaut defied the odds as the only contestant outside of Team Adam’s triumvirate, beating sensitive indie guy Matt McAndrew, falsetto king Chris Jamison, and wild card Damien for the crown.

UPDATE: The finale recap is live!

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