KZ Tandingan won the first-ever season of The X Factor Philippines. She got the most number of combined text and online votes, beating the other two finalists Gabriel Maturan and Daddy’s Home. She got P4 million in cash and prizes including a recording contract with Star Records.
KZ is from Digos City and has wowed the X Factor audience since the auditions. She’s known for her style of singing that can be compared to the late Amy Winehouse.
Last night, she sang Karen Carpenter’s Superstar during the grand finals performance show.
Third placer was Daddy’s Home of the Groups Category mentored by Gary Valenciano. They received P50,000 in cash.
Second placer was Gabriel Maturan from the Boys Category mentored by Martin Nievera. He received P100,000 in cash.
The breakdown of votes:
KZ Tandingan – 54.77%
Gabriel Maturan – 32.33%
Daddy’s Home – 12.90%