KZ Tandingan beats Jessie J in China contest


Posted at Feb 09 2018 10:02 PM | Updated as of Feb 10 2018 12:56 AM

Jessie J found herself in second place two weeks in a row in the Chinese reality singing contest, "Singer 2018.' Photo from Cornerstone Entertainment and Jessie J's Twitter account

She's not used to losing. 

But Jessie J had to again settle for second place for a second week in a row of "Singer 2018," a Chinese reality singing contest that pits famous singers against one another. 

On Friday, the British pop star placed behind the Philippines' very own KZ Tandingan, who performed a more jazzy rendition of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep."

Her moody, eclectic cover featured a rap part in Tagalog in the middle, which she nailed as Jessie J watched. 

Jessie J sang "Ain't Nobody." The result had her finish in second for two consecutive weeks after finishing top in the first three.

The "Price Tag" hitmaker was seen applauding the Filipina singer following her stunning turn on the stage.

The rankings were based on votes from the studio audience.

She and Jessie J will both return on the show next week for another round of performances.

Editor's Note: A previous version of the article misstated that this was the first time Jessie J lost her top spot. She finished second in the show's fourth episode. We regret the error.