‘May landi, makati!’ Former ‘Voice Teens’ finalist wows ‘Tawag’ judges, steals golden mic

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Posted at Jun 17 2019 10:05 PM

Former ‘The Voice Teens’ semifinalist Emarjhun de Guzman impresses the judges of ‘Tawag ng Tanghalan’ on Monday. ABS-CBN

MANILA — A former finalist on “The Voice Teens” crossed over to another ABS-CBN singing competition on Monday, wowing judges and becoming the new “Tawag ng Tanghalan” defending champion.

Emarjhun de Guzman, a semifinalist from Bamboo’s team in the 2017 edition of “The Voice Teens,” delighted the audience of “It’s Showtime” with an energetic rendition of “Superstition.”

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His performance earned raves from the judges, particularly Karylle and Yeng Constantino, with the latter describing de Guzman’s stage presence as “intoxicating.”

“Na-high ako sa performance mo, totoo. Ibang klase ‘yung naramdaman ko. Meron kang love, passion doon sa ginagawa mo na talagang nag-ooze. Meron kang landi! Makati! There’s just something about you, sobra akong nalasing sa performance mo,” she told de Guzman.

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As the daily winner, de Guzman went on to challenge defending champion Rox Santos. With a stirring take on “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World,” the fresh graduate from Bulacan stole the “golden mikropono” to become the new titlist.

Should De Guzman achieve a five-time winning streak as the new defending champion, he will become a semifinalist for the ongoing quarter.

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