Jona Soquite is The Voice Teens Philippines Grand Champion


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MANILA, Philippines - Jona Marie Soquite of Team Sarah was named the first-ever grand champion of "The Voice Teens," the hit singing reality show announced during the results night on Sunday, July 30.

Jona Soquite is The Voice Teens Philippines Grand Champion
Photo Credit: Screenshot from The Voice Teens YouTube channel
Jona, who sang "I Believe I Can Fly" in the power ballad round, garnered the highest percentage of combined text and online votes, 44.78%, to beat other three artists - Mica Becerro of Team Lea, Isabela Vinzon of Team Bamboo and Jeremy Glinoga of Team Sharon.

Mica, Isabela and Jeremy got 17.79%, 22.42% and 15.01% of the votes, respectively.

WATCH: The Voice Teens Philippines Grand Finale: Jona Soquite - "I Believe I Can Fly"


Jona brings home a fashion package, a business package, a dental service package, P1 million cash, P1 million worth of trust fund, P2 million life insurance plan, and a brand new house and lot.

"Sobra akong proud sa iyo. Dicipline and humility are true traits of a champion," Coach Sarah told Jona.

The contesera artist is driven by her dream to provide a new home for her family who lives by a river. She used everything her singer father and coach Sarah have taught her in order to win.

The youngest artist in the competition, Jona has already shown she does not back down from any challenge by performing songs that showcase her versatility. The Tabing Ilog Sweetheart of Davao has also consistently received praises for her heartfelt singing.

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