- Power Duo earned a standing ovation from Pilipinas Got Talent judges
- The pair is composed of Anjanette and Gervin from Angono, Rizal
- They were among the four acts from the third batch of semifinalists who performed on April 30
MANILA, Philippines – Power Duo, the first act to get the much coveted ‘golden buzzer’, which brought them directly to the semifinals of the fifth season of Pilipinas Got Talent, proved that they deserved the spot.
The pair, composed of Anjanette and Gervin from Angono, Rizal, immensely impressed Angel Locsin, Vice Ganda, Robin Padilla and Freddie M. Garcia (FMG) for their emotional and breathtaking performance during the show’s live semifinals Saturday, April 30, 2016.
Their performance earned them a standing ovation from the four judges.
According to an article published by ABS-CBN News, Vice Ganda said that at this point in the competition, it doesn’t matter if an act got a ‘golden buzzer’ during auditions, but with the kind of performance Power Duo showcased, if there’s a golden buzzer, they will press it for the pair.
For her part, Locsin, who became emotional when she watched the pair’s performance when they auditioned said she can really feel the chemistry between the pair.
Garcia, the former president of ABS-CBN Corporation, praised Power Duo for showcasing the best acts in the competition.
“From the beginning until now, I think you are the best and you deserve to be in the finals already.”
As for Padilla, the judge who pressed the ‘golden buzzer’ without hesitation for the pair after he witnessed their heartfelt dance to express their true feelings for each other, thanked them for proving that he made the right decision that time.
According to an article published by The Summit Express, Power Duo, and magician Ody Sto. Domingo have been chosen to advance to the grand finals as announced during the fourth weekly results night on Sunday, May 1.
Watch the pair’s performance here: