Pinoy singer wins "The One UAE" singing competition

The Pinoy singer said, “It was a month-long competition which I just enjoyed... not thinking that eventually, I’ll be the one.”

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1/3/2019 4:34 PM
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Another Filipino singer gave honor and pride to the country on the international stage as Jovan Aquino from Laguna won UAE's biggest singing reality show The One UAE on  December 31. 

"I’m still speechless and I still couldn’t believe it. What a way to close 2018’s door and what a great start for me this 2019," he posted on Instagram. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

I’m still speechless and I still couldn’t believe it. 😭 What a way to close 2018’s door and what a great start for me this 2019! 5 minutes before the countdown begins, I was announced the grand winner of UAE’s largest singing reality show, The ONE UAE Season 1! Lord God, you have paved my way here since the very beginning. To my family, relatives, and friends who never stopped believing in me, THANK YOU! It was a month-long competition which I just enjoyed... not thinking that eventually, I’ll be the one. 😭 Again, thank you so much for everything, Lord! I LOVE YOU! ♥️😍😘🙏😭🙌🏼🤩 HAPPY NEW YEAR, EVERYONE! 😍💥 #GoingGo!!!!!

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He shared that it was five minutes before the countdown to 2019 began when he was announced as the champion. "Lord God, you have paved my way here since the very beginning. To my family, relatives, and friends who never stopped believing in me, thank you," he stated.

He said that he did not expect that he will be hailed as the competition's champion saying, "It was a month-long competition which I just enjoyed... not thinking that eventually, I’ll be the one." 

Jovan performed Feeling Good by Michael Buble for his final performance. He won 12,500 UAE Dirhams or around Php 179,000.