Filipino wins UAE’s largest singing reality show ‘The One’
MANILA, Philippines — Jovan Aquino brought pride to the Philippines when he won the first season of United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) largest singing reality show “The One.”
“I’m still speechless and I still couldn’t believe it. What a way to close 2018’s door and what a great start for me this 2019!” Aquino wrote in an Instagram post on New Year’s Day.
“5 minutes before the countdown begins, I was announced the grand winner of UAE’s largest singing reality show, The ONE UAE Season 1!” he added.
Aquino further said, “It was a month-long competition which I just enjoyed… not thinking that eventually, I’ll be the one.”
As seen on the photo, he received a check worth AED 12,500 (around P179,000) as prize.
Aquino’s winning song was “Feeling Good” originally sang by Michael Bublé.
Feeling Good – Michael Buble (Jovan)Performance for the GRAND FINALS of The One UAE.Grand Champion!!!🤩🙏#ToGodbetheGlory#GodisGoodallthetime
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“The One’s” panel of judges include Indian singer Shibani Kashyap, lead vocalist of Nepal-based rock band The Edge Jeewan Gurung and voice coach Stacy Smith. /cbb