Singing Nun Wins Italy’s Version Of “The Voice”

ROME (June 6, 2014) Sister Cristina Scuccia, 25, a singing nun who has charmed audiences across Italy with romping renditions of Alicia Keys' "No One" and Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" has won Italy’s version of “The Voice.”

Earlier this week, withher full habit, sensible shoes and cheering nuns in her camp, Sister Cristina made it to the finals of the show after capturing attention and millions of YouTube viewers with her first round performance in March.

Scuccia clinched the top prize with five songs, including a choreographed rendition of the 1980s hit "Flashdance - What a Feeling," winning 62 percent of the votes.

Scuccia recited the Lord's Prayer after winning and invited the studio audience and a skeptical panel of judges to join her, saying "I want Jesus to enter here."

Scuccia said earlier that she won, her religious superiors would decide her future.


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