John Mark Saga a singing hopeful from Dasmariñas, Cavite became the 2nd Tawag ng Tanghalan Record Holder!
He has successfully defended the golden mic as the defending champion for 10 times. He won over daily winner Ruelagin Tandog, who was dubbed as the “Star Dreamer of Surigao Del Norte”. Ruelagin sang Martin Nievera’s “Ikaw ang Pangarap”. John on the other hand performed Yeng Constantino’s “Ikaw”, where he got a standing ovation both from the judges and studio audience.
John was presented with three boxes that he needed to chose from. Box no. 1 contained the addiitional cash prize of Php 50,000. Box no. 2 has the TNT Records logo,which will give him the opportunity to record a song. Lastly, Box no. 3 had another “golden mikropono,” that will give the John the power to pick the songs for the other contending semi-finalist.
What was his choice?
“Para makatulong sa aking family at sa pag-aaral ko, I will choose treasure box number one,” John decided.
Actually, this is not the first time for John Mark Saga to enter the semis.
Yes, he was also a Tawag ng Tanghalan semi-finalist last season. However, he was not able to make it to the finals.
The first TNT Revord holder was Elaine Duran (Read: Elaine Duran becomes first Tawag ng Tanghalan record holder).
Here are John’s performances: