…AND THE WINNER IS…EL GAMMA PENUMBRA CROWNED AS ASIA’S GOT TALENT WINNER
Television viewers across Asia made history by voting the Philippine act El Gamma Penumbra the inaugural winner of Asia’s Got Talent on Thursday, 14th May 2015.. Impressing audiences through shadow plays of meaningful stories, El Gamma Penumbra was declared winner at the Grand Final Results episode that premiered first on AXN.
The 12-strong El Gamma Penumbra team brings home the coveted Asia’s Got Talent title, the prize of US$100,000, and the opportunity to perform at Marina Bay Sands, where Asia’s Got Talent semi- finals, Grand Final and Grand Final Results shows were held.
Watch El Gamma Penumbra’s winning performance HERE
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Their winning Grand Final shadow play to the song “Colors of the Wind” was a touching tribute to Mother Earth that conveyed the importance of conservation. It brought judge Anggun to tears and earned David Foster’s praise for being “beautifully profound”.
In the Grand Final, El Gamma Penumbra beat the Mongolian throat singers Khusugtun, the newly-engaged Chinese dancers Gao and Lin, and exuberant Filipino dance group Junior New ￼System, Japanese dance group Triqstar, Filipino classical singer Gerphil Flores, aspiring Thai rockers The Talento, 10 year old Filipino singer Gwyneth Dorado and young Singapore tap dance group Dance Thrilogy.
RELIVE THE EXCITEMENT OF THE ASIA’S GOT TALENT GRAND FINAL RESULTS SHOW
Catch the Asia’s Got Talent Grand Final Result Show again on AXN (StarHub Chanel 511) on Saturday, 16 May 9.10am / Sunday, 17 May, 5.05pm / Monday, 18 May, 6.55pm
In addition to crowning the winner, the Asia’s Got Talent Grand Final Result Show featured:-
- All nine Grand Finalist acts featured in a dazzling medley of “Turn Up the Music” by Chris Brown.
- The four Asia’s Got Talent celebrity judges sang a crowd-pleasing rendition of the catchy single ‘Let’s Groove’ by Earth, Wind and Fire. The special track is now available for download with all proceeds donated to the earthquake victims of Nepal.
- David Foster was also reunited with his protégé, Filipino songstress Charice for a duet of the song “Lay Me Down’. Charice was the first Asian solo artist in history to make it into the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart.
- Anggun performed her signature hit song, ‘Snow on the Sahara’ complete with awe-inspiring orchestral accompaniment. The single was first released in 1997 in 33 countries worldwide, topped music charts in Italy and Indonesia, and made the top 20 in Finland, France, Japan, Spain and the US.
- Australian illusionist-escapologist Consentino, himself the runner-up of “Australia’s Got Talent” in 2011, also graced the occasion. Consentino had audiences transfixed with his breathtaking grand staged illusion for the first time in Asia.
The Grand Final Results show brought the curtains down on “Asia’s Got Talent” which has made AXN the no.1 rated pay-TV channel collectively in Southeast Asia (which include Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines) and Taiwan, among all pay-TV audiences in its time slot.
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- Asia’s Got Talent : Grand Final Results Show (bubbamama.com)
- Who are the Celebrity Judges for Asia’s Got Talent on AXN? (bubbamama.com)