19-year-old Kristina Cassandra “KC” Dilao snags home the title from 11 other Sinulog Idol finalists. KC, an English Language Major at the Cebu Normal University, said thather parents are her inspiration for singing.
During the 1st round of the competition, KC sang the song “Hero” by her favorite artist, Mariah Carey. She told the host that the song is meaningful to her because whatever difficulties she had in life, she would never be afraid because God will always be there. Her hero.
At the end of round 1 there were only 3 finalists left who would battle it out for the championship. KC makes it through the final round along with 2 Josenians, Joie Catamora and Charlie Sumalinog whom she considers a fierce competitor.
In the finals, KC sang the song “Somewhere”. When the judges tallied their scores, KC emerged as the grand champion, earning the title Sinulog Idol 2015 and ₱30,000 + trophy.
Joie Catamora clinched the 2nd place (₱20,000 + trophy) while Charlie Sumalinog placed 3rd (₱10,000 + trophy).
In an interview, KC said that she was still speechless and was humbled by the title bestowed upon her. She also said that the journey wasn’t easy considering the competitors she had but through self-discipline and faith in God, anything is possible.