“Breakout Child Star” Awra Briguela was hailed the first “Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids” grand winner after garnering the highest combined score from the jury and public text votes at the program’s grand showdown Sunday night (Apr 9).
Awra got a score of 95.41% and impressed viewers with his rapping skills and high-level performance as he transformed into the American rapper Nicki Minaj.
He won P1 million, a house and lot, and a trip to Jeju Island, South Korea for four.
Meanwhile, viewers tuned in to the two-night grand showdown as “Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids” scored high in nationwide ratings last weekend, according to data from Kantar Media. The program hit a national TV rating of 35.3%, beating “Pepito Manaloto: Ang Tunay na Kwento’s” 18.1% last Saturday (Apr 8). “Your Face Kids” also recorded 38.3%, or almost double than “Tsuperhero’s” 14.7% last Sunday (Apr 9).
The grand showdown was also a hit among netizens as the show’s official hashtags #YFSFGrandShowdown and #YFSFGrandWinner topped the list of trending topics on Twitter.