Dan Ombao may not have made it big in "The Voice Philippines," but it didn't stop him from pursuing his dreams.
On the May 5 episode of "Idol Philippines", the 23-year-old contestant wowed the judges with his version of "Nobela" by Join The Club. And as early as now, he's already an obvious favorite by one of the judges, James Reid.
"That was dope. I think you're my favorite so far," he said.
James even said he'd take his on-and-off screen partner Nadine Lustre to see Dan's show to prove how great he did.
Vice Ganda also praised Dan, commending his emotional power when singing.
"Alam mo 'yung pag ganoon mo pa lang ng gitara, wala ka pang boses, may naramdaman na agad ako," he said. "Ang sexy, ang sarap sa tunog, ang sarap sa pakiramdam. Affected na affected ako habang pinapakinggan kita."
Moira Dela Torre also had nothing but praises for the “Idol” hopeful, "Sobrang galing. Even when you're performing, nakita ko 'yung change, 'yung turnaround. Maraming magaling pero humility will always be the crowning glory - and that's what I saw.”
With four nods, Dan earned the golden ticket to Idol City.
Watch his performance here:
Dan joined "The Voice Philippines" in 2014 under Team Apl De Ap. He also had several viral song covers in the past including "Tadhana" and "I'm Not The Only One". He’s also collaborated with the band Agsunta with the songs "Mundo" and "Buwan".
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