SINGAPORE: Jazz crooner Joanna Dong has a opportunity to make history as the to start with Singaporean singer to earn the Sing! China talent demonstrate.
Following three grueling elimination rounds, she has built it to the last of the common singing competition by Zhejiang Television.
Previous October, Nathan Hartono was a trailblazer for Singapore singers when he came in next in the demonstrate. Will Dong likewise make it into the last two – or do even far better?
She is up against four other contenders in the finals, to be broadcast stay from the Beijing ‘Bird’s Nest’ Countrywide Stadium on Sunday (Oct eight) evening. They are the previous five standing from four groups of performers, led by superstar coaches Jay Chou, Liu Huan, Na Ying and Eason Chan.
Dong is from Taiwanese Mandopop superstar Chou’s group. Hong Kong star Eason Chan’s group won an before fight among the groups and is fielding two singers – Xiao Kaiye, 26, and Ye Xiaoyue, 26, both from Guangdong.
Tibetan Zhaxipingcuo, 30, is the successful singer from Chinese pop pioneer Liu Huan’s group, even though Doris Guo Qin from Hunan signifies Na Ying’s group. Guo is the youngest contestant at 17.
Every of them will sing a duet with their coaches and conduct a solo. The two singers who get the most votes from the viewers will then duke it out in a last spherical.
Even though preparing for the last, coach Chou invited her to his concert in Taiwan and even termed her up on phase for a spontaneous duet.
Dong, who is a musical theatre veteran, has amazed with jazzy demonstrate tunes in the operate up to the last. For the show’s blind audition, she pepped up Luo Da You’s Enjoy Song 1990 with a contact of jazz and a mouth trumpet functionality.
She went retro in the spherical-robin battles among the groups with Grace Chang’s I Want You to Be My Little one.
In the upcoming spherical against her personal group customers, Dong sang Correct Enjoy Song in a duet with Taiwanese star Harlem Yu and for her solo, a mash-up of Journey’s Open Arms and Chinese traditional Lover’s Tears.