'Duets' finale: J. Rome and Jennifer Nettles react to their win

In an expected, yet promising end to ABC's first season of "Duets," amateur J. Rome was chosen by American audiences as the star of the show, earning him a contract with Hollywood Records and the chance to turn his musical ambitions into a career."I didn't have any thoughts [when I won], it was an out of body experience," he tells Zap2It following the Thursday's (July 19) finale. "But it felt good. It felt really good and I'm just happy that I got to be up there with John [Glosson], and I'm grateful to Jennifer [Nettles] for everything."As far as his creative aims, J. Rome hopes to simply "make music," but will likely gear his sound in the direction of R&B and pop. His partner, country star Jennifer Nettles,agrees with the idea."I loved those vocal performances that were big, long soaring melodies," the singer remarks on J. Rome's best sets of the series. "For me, I...



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