The Voice Philippines admits senator’s daughter, PWD, wakeboarder, rocker dad

On the Voice of the Philippines first episode, the four coaches was able to get one artist into their own teams. Hopefuls who made it to the blind auditions are Balladeer Timmy Pavino, police officer Jannet Cadayona, rocker Tanya Diaz, and reggae singer Kokoi Baldo.

For the second blind audition episode, another set of singers will try to turn the chairs of coaches Lea, Sarah, Apl and Bamboo.

The first to step on stage was Mark Cando who sang Brenda Russell’s ‘Get Here’. The 24 year old singer managed to get a spot on coach Apl’s team. He was also given a chance to sing a song for his crush, the voice host Toni Gonzaga.

Four chair turner Kai Honasan whose inspiration is her father, Senator Gringo Honasan had proven that she can make her own story through her distinctive singing talent. The classical pianist performed Katy Perry’s hit ‘Teenage Dream’. Kai chose to be part of team Bamboo for they belong to the same world.

The 17-year-old wakeboarder Daniel Ombao who joined ‘The Voice’ to prove himself to his father was able to turn coach Sarah’s chair. According to Sarah his performance was “perfect”, the song he chose and the heart he showed while singing blended well.

Karlo Mojica of Makati City showed the world that having a disability is not a hindrance in reaching one’s dreams. He sang Freddie Aguilar’s ‘Bulag, Pipi, Bingi’ then Bamboo and both turned for him. Eventually, Karlo chose Bamboo to be his coach.

Filipino-American Kathryn Dela Cruz failed to turn the chairs of the four coaches. However, Leah promised that she will recommend Kathryn to the producers of ‘Miss Saigon’ in London.

Rocker dad Bradley Holmes whose performance was able to turn coaches Leah, Apl and Sarah’s chair sang the classic rock hit ‘Long Train Running’. In order for him to explore his talent more, he chose to be part of team Apl.