MANILA -- A former singing contest finalist gets another chance to sing with fellow ''Star for A Night'' finalist Sarah Geronimo even after she failed to make the coaches turn their chairs for her in the second season of ''The Voice of the Philippines''.
Musica Cristobal, a 27-year-old Cavite native, was one of the finalists of the same singing contest that launched Geronimo to stardom. She joined "The Voice", hoping to be part of Geronimo's team.
"Gusto ko siyang piliin kasi ang dami na rin niyang natutunan, gusto ko ring mai-share niya sa akin 'yun," Cristobal said.
On the show's episode on Saturday, Cristobal performed the Toni Braxton hit, "Unbreak My Heart". However, she failed to make any of the coaches turn.
After the performance, Geronimo was surprised to see her fellow finalist on stage. She then requested to sing "Emotion" with Cristobal.
"Ang galing!" Geronimo said after their duet.
"Para sa akin lang, you were over-singing the song. Parating rule ko, just keep it simple," Bamboo said.
"Ang hinahanap ko kasi 'yung dagger in the heart. It's beyond technique," Lea Salonga told Cristobal.
"Kasi si Musica ang strength niya talaga is 'yung doing the runs perfectly. Kumuha ka ng song na talaga ma-i-hi-highlight 'yung ganung strength mo. Ang hirap-hirap kumulot, naku siya, effortlessly, nagagawa niya. Salamat, Musica," Geronimo said.