The teen singer wants to focus on his music

Jermain Jackman is still ecstatic after being announced as the winner of The Voice on Saturday night.

The 19-year-old singer – who was coached by Will.i.am on the BBC show – beat hopefuls Jamie Johnson, Christina Marie and Sally Barker to take the top spot.

‘I should be sleeping; I’ve got bbc breakfast in the morning!! Too excited to sleep :),’ Tweeted Jermain late last night.

Jermain has gained a number of celebrity fans since auditioning for The VoiceCheryl Cole rang Will, 39, during the final to tell him that his act was ‘amazing’.

EastEndersRudolph Walker later Tweeted to call him an ‘inspiration’ while Labour leader Ed Miliband took the time to vote for the Hackney-born teen.

Jermain is Labour Party Youth Coordinator for Hackney and has previously said that he wants to be the first black Prime Minister, although he later admitted that he was just ‘trying to send a message to say there should be no limitations for how high you want to aim’.

Ed rang me and said it was fantastic news that I’d won. He said he voted for me three times. It was the first time he has called me personally,’ Jermain tells the Daily Mirror.

‘If Ed wants me to work with him I would love to play a part but it couldn’t be too major because I need to focus on my music as well. I’m not sure what he has in mind.’

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Anna Duff