VIDEO: Fil-Aussie Cyrus Villanueva wins X Factor Australia 2015


MANILA, Philippines - Filipino-Australian Cyrus Villanueva was named grand winner of the X Factor Australia 2015 as announced on Tuesday night, November 24 during the live grand finals.

Fil-Aussie Cyrus Villanueva wins X Factor Australia 2015

Cyrus Villanueva made a back-to-back wins for Filipinos following the success of Marlisa Punzalan who ruled the competition last year.

The 19-year old graphic design student toppled other finalists Sydney duo Jess Dunbar and Matt Price, both 24, and Louise Adams, 31, from Mount Gambier.

On the live performance night Monday, Villanueva shown a powerful rendition of Labrinth's “Jealous,” which moved his mentor, American rock icon Chris Isaak, and co-judge Dannii Minogue to tears. He also performed his audition song The Weeknd’s “Earned It" and the winner's song “Stone.”

WATCH: Pinoy Cyrus Villanueva wows during X Factor Australia Grand Finals

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