Will Champlin performed Not Over You by Gavin Degraw in his blind audition, turning every chair but Christina's. He chose to go with Team Adam, and then faced James Wolpert in the Battle Rounds performing Radioactive. James won the battle but Will was stolen by Christina. He then faced Matthew Schuler in the KNockouts perfoming When I Was Your Man. He lost to Matthew but was stolen by Adam, allowing him to move on to the live rounds. In the Live Rounds he sang Secrets. He was left in the bottom by America and Adam chose to save him. In the top 12 performance he sang Demons and was saved by public vote. In the top 10, he sang Love me Again, again saved by the public. In the top 8, Will perfomrned At Last, which reached the top 10 on iTunes, multiplying his votes by 5 and saving him. In the top 6 Will sang Hey Brother and A Change is Gonna Come, moving on to the Semifinals. In the Semifinals, he performed Carry On which charted in the top 10 again on iTunes, allowing Will to move on to the finals. In the finals, Will sang Tiny Dancer with his coach, Adam Levine and sang (Everything I Do) I Do For You, both of which charted in the top 10 on iTunes. He also reprised his blind audition song. Will's final position was in third place behing Jacquie Lee and Tessanne Chin. Will was best known in Season 5 as being the ultimate underdog.