Star Power grand winner is Angeline Quinto from Sampaloc, Manila

The final showdown of Star Power (Sharon's Search for the Next Female Pop Superstar) has just been held earlier at the Ynares Center in Antipolo.

Five (5) finalists competed in the finals where they had to go through with two elimination rounds.

During the first elimination round, the 5 of them had to sing a song of their choice and Cebu's Akiko Solon was the one voted off on this round. Her final score was 78.77.

The second elimination round required the remaining 4 finalists to perform a song picked by the judges for them. Unexpectedly, K-La Rivera was the one eliminated on this round with a final score of 83.45.

The final round had Monica Sacay of Leyte, Angeline Quinto of Manila and Krissel Valdez of Davao singing an original composition from Star Records.

Star Power grand winner Angeline Quinto

Angeline (photo), a Regine Velasquez look-alike, was the only one who sang a Tagalog song for her final piece. It was entitled "Patuloy Ang Pangarap" originally composed by JohnJonathan Manalo and it sounded so great, a song fit for a winner.

She indeed won! Angeline (who topped Mykiru's Poll) was announced as the Star Power grand winner or Sharon's first Female Pop Superstar with a final score of 90.88.

Krisell came in 2nd with the score of 88.70 while Monica was 3rd with a score of 85.20.

Their scores were based on the following criteria: 40% Online and Text Votes from January 9 to February 20, 30% Judges' Scores and 30% from ABS-CBN Management.

Angeline won 1 million cash, a car, an entertainment showcase from Sony Philippines, diamond jewelries from JMK Jewelry and a recording contract from Star Records.

All 5 Star Power finalists are guaranteed to be regular performers on ASAP Rocks starting on February 27.


A brief info about the winner, Angeline Quinto:

She was a grand finalist of Star For A Night in 2002 and competed against Sarah Geronimo and Mark Bautista. Sarah was the grand winner with Mark as the Runner-Up.

Then she later joined and won on MTB's Teen PopStar contest.

And in 2010, Angeline also joined "Diz Iz Kantahan" challenge on GMA 7's Diz Iz It, but only made it as a wildcard finalist.

About M.I.

Mykiru is an entertainment blogger, having been named recently as one of the Top 10 Pinoy Showbiz Resources in the Philippines. For 8 years now, Mykiru has been delivering the latest, the hottest and most trending issues in the country.
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6 Comment(s):

  1. FYI...The composer name of that beautiful Tagalog song is JONATHAN MANALO, not John Manalo.

  2. Haha s0rry. Ant0k na ko kgbi. Tnx.

  3. maganda ang boses nya sa tagal ba naman nya sa pagsali sa mga singing contest nahasa na sya ng husto...kaya lang obvious naman na sya ang gustong manalo kahit di nya naabot ang unang kanta nya sumabog at di maniniwala ang mga nakapanood na nabasag ang mic ....kinamapihan lang talaga sya at walang dating ang looks nya para syang amasona siguradong di magtatagal ang career nya ma22lad lang yan sa mga ibang nanalo na walang hatak sa masa kahit sabihin pa na kung ano ang nangyari sa kanya na ginagawang isyu para maawa mga tao sa kanya.

  4. Asus nanghusga ka naman agad... pano mo naman nalaman na di magttagal ang career?Lets see ?

  5. alam mo toni 14 , it looks like na may manok ka sa contestants ng star power, obvious naman na ang layo ng talent ni Angeline quinto sa mga ibang contestants, talent na lang ang pagusapan lampaso na sila. yes , talagang mahahasa ang isang tao kapag may constant at serious practice. practice makes perfect. be happy for her winning the grand prize and magtatagal sya alam ko, dahil madasalin sya at very humble na bata. May nagsabotage ng speakers for your info. taga channel 2 ang nag patunay nyan. Kahit ano pa ang sabihin mo, Magaling talaga si Angeline Quinto, and remember her name ha.

  6. ate angeline ang galing galing mu naman palang kumanta.................................................