Twitter Goddess ng General Santos City” Ethel Booba always have that unique wit and personality, and her well-roundedness as an entertainer, making her shine among her peers. Joining It’s Showtime’s Tawag ng Tanghalan Celebrity Champions Edition, Ethel showed that among her many talents, singing is one of the things she does best. Although it is no secret that she is one of the most popular comediennes in the industry, Ethel made a statement on her TNT journey that she could also be a soulful diva when she is given the microphone to sing on stage.
When Ethel first stepped on the TNT stage, she gave a show-stopping performance of the song titled “Help!” by The Beatles. Her slow and emotional version of the song that is far from the English rock band’s upbeat original version of the song captivated everyone’s hearts.
With her very impressive performance, Ethel emerged as the TNT Celebrity Champion of the Day against JinHo Bae AKA “Song-Yupsal”, Alex Castro and Marlo Mortel.
WATCH: Ethel Booba, itinanghal na TNT Celebrity Champion of the Day
Advancing to the semi-finals, Ethel gave us a more powerful performance. She sang Celine Dion’s classic hit single titled “To Love You More”. Despite struggling in some points of her number, she was able to pull through and finish strong her performance.
WATCH: Ethel Booba, pasok na sa Huling Tapatan sa TNT Celebrity Champions
Garnering a total of 56.03% total average of votes, Ethel was hailed as the Madlang People’s Choice. This became her ticket to the Grand Finale event of the competition.
On the first round of the grand finals, she brought the house down with her powerful take on the classic “What Kind Of Fool Am I” that became her ticket to the final round as one of the Top 3 contenders alongside Jason Fernandez and Roxanne Barcelo.
For her last hurrah, Ethel gave a heartfelt rendition of the song titled “Never Say Goodbye” by Nonoy Zuniga. She started smoothly, telling the heart-melting story of the song. Gradually, she gave a striking take on the high notes and ended her performance with a breath-taking finale.
WATCH: Ethel Booba, itinanghal na kauna-unahang TNT Celebrity Grand Champion
WINNING MOMENTS: Ethel Booba hailed as TNT Celebrity Grand Champion
Having the ability to make a remarkable performance with her impactful personality and authenticity while showing off her amazing vocal talent, Ethel was crowned as the first ever grand champion of the TNT Celebrity Edition. She took home 300,000 pesos cash, a trophy carved by Filipino renowned visual artist Toym Imao, a pair of customized in-ear monitors and a recording contract from TNT Records.
EXCLUSIVE: Ethel Booba on TNT cash prize: “Gagamitin ko para sa tuition ng pamangkin ko”
With her successful journey in It’s Showtime’s Tawag ng Tanghalan Celebrity Champions Edition, we will surely be seeing more of Ethel Booba’s splendid talent in the next days.