MANILA - (UPDATE) Her road to stardom has not been easy, but teen singer Zephanie Dimaranan achieved her dream as she was named the grand winner of "Idol Philippines" on Sunday.
Dimaranan received 100 percent of combined viewers' and judges votes.
Lucas Garcia came in second with 70.2 percent of combined votes, while Lance Busa placed third with 41.89 percent of combined votes.
Prior to joining "Idol Philippines," Dimaranan previously joined "The Voice Kids" and “Tawag ng Tanghalan."
Known as the girl who never gives up amid all the heartbreaks and disappointments, Dimaranan has been compared to Sarah Geronimo and a young Regine Velasquez.