The X Factor Philippines Grand Finals Results Night happened October 7 and KZ Tandingan was named as the very first X Factor Philippines grand winner, beating Gabriel Maturan and Daddy's Home.
KZ got the most number of text and online votes with a whooping 54.77%. Meanwhile, Gabriel Maturan and Daddy's Home garnered 32.33% and 12.90% of votes, respectively.
KZ Tandingan, who hails from Digos City, Davao Del Sur brought home 4 million pesos worth of cash, prizes and recording contract courtesy of Star Music. Gabriel Maturan, who came in second place won for him P100, 000. Meanwhile, Daddy's Home at third place got P50, 000.
Last night, KZ performed The Carpenters' Superstar and The Way We Were with original hitmaker Rico J. Puno. Tonight, KZ sang with Champion Performer of the World Jed Madela and her mentor Charice.
KZ is a consistent fan favorite ever since the auditions and throughout the live shows, KZ proved that she is a versatile performer. Topping several polls and trending on social networking sites, KZ is one front runner that never became complacent.
Congratulations KZ! The whole Philippines celebrates as another world-class idol is born.
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