Alisah Bonaobra wows the judges with her powerful cover of Beyonce’s hit “Listen” on The X Factor UK Auditions.
22-year-old Alisah Bonaobra from Manila Philippines gave a spine-chilling performance during her audition on X Factor Series 14.
According to Alisah, she started singing when she was five. She makes living by singing in wedding events. She dedicates her performance to the Filipino community in UK.
“This is not the best version of this song I’ve ever heard but there’s something about you that I really like. You have a great energy,” said Simon Cowell.
“You are a great singer and great person,” said Louis Walsh.
“I am crying because I came from very humble beginnings as well. You’re just this tiny little thing with a voice given from God, an unbelievable gift blowing everybody away. I connect with you, it’s a yes for you and for all if Pinoys out there,” emotional Nicole Scherzinger said.
Watch her performance on the video below.
Bonaobra gets four yeses from the judges and she now moving to the next round of the competition.
Alisah Bonaobra has history of joining reality TV shows. In 2015, she finished runner-up in the Philippine version of The Voice. She was mentored by Black Eyed Peas member apl.de.ap.
She was once become an internet singing sensation in the Philippines. Her viral video features her effortlessly singing “Let It Go” at a shopping mall.