"The Voice" Comes Home to Connecticut [Video]

Javier Colon was welcomed back to his home state after winning NBC's "The Voice."

Singer Javier Colon, the winner of NBC's first season of "The Voice," was welcomed at a homecoming reception in his hometown of Stratford, CT Sunday afternoon. 

Gov Dannel Malloy proclaimed July 10 "Javier Colon Day" in Connecticut, Stratford Mayor John A. Harkins presented Colon with a Key to the City, and CT Sen. Richard Blumenthal was a speaker at the rally that drew hundreds of Colon fans and friends to Bunnell High School in Stratford.

Colon won a recording contract and $100,000 for his win on "The Voice." He was selected and coached by Adam Levine of Maroon 5. 


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