Naruto, Yakitate Japan Singer TiA Moves onto Next Round in Brooklyn 'X' Factor
posted on by Carlos Cadorniga
Japanese pop-singer Tia is competing in a singing competition in New York tonight. Tia qualified for the final round of the competition after winning the Cheryl Pepsii Award for her performance of Whitney Houston's rendition of "I Will Always Love You" at the Apollo Theater.
音楽の殿堂 アポロシアターアマチュアナイトに出場してきました。I performed at Apollo Theater .I got second place and advanced to next round . Show off is September 9TH.I really appreciate you guys coming to support me.同点1位からの決選投票で94スコアで準優勝しました。✨次のステージに進めます!!〜アポロシアター ショーオフ〜9月9日にTiA出場決定です。✨Sometimes I homesick and miss my family and friends in Japan.Living in America is tough for me but always my friends and my family help me and encourage me.I love you guys and I won't give up on my dream.I'm on my way to touch the sky.応援してくれた皆さんへ本当に心から感謝の気持ちでいっぱいです。ありがとうございます!!大きな歓声と目の前のスタンディングオベーションの光景に涙がでました。どんな想いでここまで来たか、走馬灯のように蘇りました。どうか、これからも応援宜しくお願いします!!日本の皆さんへ凱旋帰国 LIVE 6月21日(日)✨お待ちしています!!〜詳細〜⬇︎http://s.ameblo.jp/tia-blog/entry-12024028339.htmlPosted by 高山萌香 on Friday, May 29, 2015
She wrote on her Facebook post with the performance:
I performed at Apollo Theater. I got second place and advanced to next round . Show off is September 9TH. I really appreciate you guys coming to support me. Sometimes I homesick and miss my family and friends in Japan. Living in America is tough for me but always my friends and my family help me and encourage me.I love you guys and I won't give up on my dream.I'm on my way to touch the sky.
She also mentions in her post that she will return to Japan on June 21.
As part of Brooklyn 'X' Factor, Tia is pitted against 11 other talented vocalists to show off their stuff in front of a live audience. The grand prize is US$5,000 and the event will take place on June 2 at the NYSEC Theater in New York City. The winner will be decided through a live vote from those attending and the overall performance will be overseen by a panel of celebrity guests including Raekwon of hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan. Tickets are currently on sale for US$25 online, but will be available at the door for US$35.
In her career, she has peformed "Ryūsei" as the sixth ending for the Naruto anime and "Promise" for the second opening of Yakitake!! Japan.
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