A Filipina Singer is Back on X Factor UK as the Wildcard Entry

Alisah Bonaobra X Factor UK


Just when Alisah Bonaobra thought her X Factor UK journey was over when she was eliminated in the first part, she’s now back on the show as a wildcard entry when she sang Jordin Sparks’ “This Is My Now.”

Her performance was received with a standing ovation from judges Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh, and Nicole Scherzinger, as well as loud cheers from the audience.

According to Walsh, “That song is absolutely perfect for you because this is your now. And you deserve to be back on the show. You should be on this show. It’s almost like a winner’s song.”

Scherzinger said, “You just karate-chopped all through that song but you did it with grace, with poise, with strength. I freaking adore you. I look at you and I’m like, that’s my little ninja Filipina sister up there,” while Osbourne noted that “you’re gonna be here through the end.”

Bonaobra got her start when she won runner-up in the second The Voice of the Philippines. She then flew to the UK to audition for X Factor, where she performed Beyonce’s “Listen.”


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