It’s Showtime’s Tawag ng Tanghalan Year 3 third placer John Michael dela Cerna served the spectators with a powerful combination of masculine vocal prowess and charming good looks in the Huling Tapatan last Saturday, September 28. John Michael belted out Jeff Buckley’s “Hallelujah” as the finals’ opening act, drawing a standing ovation from the hurados. He later on performed a Bon Jovi medley in the second round.
WATCH: John Michael dela Cerna gets standing ovation from the TNT hurados
The Davao City bet has indeed won the hearts of female, and even male, netizens on that memorable day. “Salamat sa pagmamahal”, John Michael’s reaction to the shower of positive remarks. Although, John Michael still feels shy every time someone would call him handsome.
Fans are shipping John Michael with their batch’s ultimate champion, Elaine Duran. Yet, John Michael clarified that he does not have any romantic feelings for Elaine, the bunch’s bunso. If given a chance, he would like to try his hands on acting as well and he would like to have FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano star Yassi Pressman as his leading lady.
In the Fast Talk segment, John Michael named It’s Showtime host Anne Curtis as the sexiest woman in the Philippines. He picked Kadenang Ginto as his favorite teleserye and his hometown, Davao City as the happiest place in the country. John Michael said he plans to still pursue his studies while chasing after his showbiz dreams.
To end the October 2 episode, Boy Abunda requested a duet from John Michael and fellow TNT grand finalist John Mark Saga.