WATCH: Lea, Sarah give Pinoy from Guam standing ovation

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 16 2014 10:18 PM | Updated as of Nov 17 2014 06:29 AM

MANILA -- A Filipino radio personality Guam turned the chairs of the two "Voice of the Philippines" coaches during the Blind Auditions aired on Sunday.

Performing Brian McKnight's "One Last Cry," Charles Catbagan impressed coaches Lea Salonga and Sarah Geronimo, who both gave a standing ovation for the contestant.

"Your voice, just all by itself -- umpisa pa lang inikutan na kita kasi ang ganda," Salonga said.

Geronimo added that she felt Catbagan's heart during his performance.

"Kompleto ka e, andoon 'yung puso mo at sinseridad mo sa kinakanta mo. Pati ang quality ng boses mo, hindi sobra pero tamang-tama lang," Geronimo said.

Both coaches wooed Catbagan to join their team. But in the end, he chose his long-time idol, Lea Salonga.

The 26-year-old Pinoy came all the way from Guam, where he works as a DJ, just the join "The Voice of the Philippines."

Catbagan said he joined the competition to fulfill his dream of giving his parents a new house.

Watch the full episode in iWantv.com.ph and TFC.tv