Mitoy Yonting is first-ever The Voice of the Philippines Winner

Manila, Philippines - The Voice of the Philippines on Sunday, September 29, 2013 named Mitoy Yonting as the very first winner of the trending and highly-followed singing reality show of ABS-CBN in the grand finale episode held at Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City.
Mitoy Wins the Voice PH, with coach Lea Salonga
Mitoy Yonting wins The Voice Philippines

Mitoy got 57.65% of public votes to secure the winning spot. Klarisse de Guzman from Team of Sarah Geronimo placed second.

Mitoy will receive two (2) million pesos cash prize, brand new car and Asian tour package for two, and a four-year-contract with international recording studio, MCA Universal.

“Salamat po sa inyong lahat. Para sa inyo ito,” Yonting said.

Klarisse (Team Sarah) and Mitoy (Team Lea) after topping the public votes battled on the Final Showdown. Meanwhile, Myk Perez (Team Bamboo) and Janice Javier (Team Apl) obtained the lowest percentage of votes - 12.81% and 13.56% respectively.

After the two top artists are revealed, the scores are reset to zero. The voting lines were then re-opened. Mitoy who garnered the highest percentage of votes was declared the winner of the competition.

Former lead vocalist of Westlife SHANE FILAN performed in the Grand finale and sang Fool Again and Uptown Girl. According to Filan, Klarisse is his personal bet.

ABS-CBN airs the two-part finale episode on September 28-29 (Saturday and Sunday) and have different voting mechanics compared to other Live Shows.

After the end of the fifth Live shows, eligibility to download songs from iTunes and through mobile truetone downloads were opened immediately. Each song downloaded was equal to 5 votes per artist.

Voting lines were opened at the start of the first episode of the finale and were temporarily paused after. The votes accumulated on Saturday were then summed up with the votes accumulated from the downloads.

Janice Javier showed her very best on her rendition of 'The Greatest Love of All' as the audience and judges gave her an standing ovation. Mitoy Yonting performed next and impressed Coach Lea with his version of the classic song 'Anak'. Myk Perez showed his lovely voice with his rendition of 'Give Me Love'. Last but not the least, Klarisse de Guzman voice truly wowed coach Sarah and the latter said that she deserves the very first 'The Voice of the Philippines' title.

The Voice Philippines hosts revealed the partial results of Saturday episode. Percentage of votes without revealing the artist who owns the score as follows: 39.07%, 31.84%, 16.36% and 12.72%.

The Voice Philippines proved to be the most talk-about show in the country as it dominates at least 8 out of 10 trending topics on Twitter nationwide and 4/10 worldwide on the Finale episode.

krizzy kalerQUI tweeted: #VoicePHFinale raises the bar of singing competitions. Spellbound performances, amazing coaches, world-class staging & superb finalists!

The Voice of the Philippines Season 1 premiered on June 15, 2013. In more than three months of search for the brightest artist, contestants undergo strict process from Blind Auditions, Battle Rounds up to the Live Shows.

Toni Gonzaga at the end the Season 1 Grand Finale announced that Voice Philippines Season 2 is coming very soon. 

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