The Voice Kids Finale Dominates in Nationwide TV Ratings

The grand finale of the Philippine edition of The Voice Kids dominated in nationwide TV ratings according to the data gathered by two of the leading television ratings research groups.

The Voice Kids Grand Finals

Based upon the data retrieved by Kantar Media, the recently concluded singing competition reigned with 37.7% on its July 26, 2014 episode. A separate data gathered by Mega Manila Ratings noted that the show gained 29.3% on its Sunday night episode, the results night.

Lyca Gairanod has been named as the first ever winner of The Voice Kids Philippines. The 9-year-old aspiring singer received P1 million, a one-year recording contract courtesy of  MCA Universal, house and lot, a home appliance showcase, a musical instrument showcase, and P1 million worth of trust fund.

Dubbed as Little Superstar, Lyca Gairanod defeated her fellow contestants  Darren Espanto of Team Sarah, Juan Karlos Labajo of Team Bamboo and Darlene Vibares of Lea Salonga after she “led the public voting based on the Power Ballad, Upbeat Song, and Special Performance with a Celebrity Guest rounds.”

During the live performance night on Saturday, Lyca Gairanod made an intense performance with her rendition of Regine Velasquez’ “Narito Ako” and Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe“. While during the finale of the show, she gained a standing ovation after she performed “Basang Basa sa Ulan” along with Aegis.

The first-ever winner of The Voice Kids Philippines hailed from Tanza, Cavite. She previously revealed that she used to scavenge junk to help her family and sometimes she performs to her neighbor in exchange with food or cash.

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