In a recent Sing! China audition in Malaysia that involved over 1,000 applicants, 10 contestants were selected for the finals from 22 who qualified for the semi-final rounds held at the Mega Star Arena in Kuala Lumpur.
The three winners selected to represent Malaysia include Danson Ooi Tiek Sing (champion), Wan Adlyn Maasyah Mohd Shah (first runner-up) and Jonathan Chee Yan Hao (second runner-up). They will be representing Malaysia in Sing! China Season 3 which is set to air on China’s Zhejiang Television in July 2018. Judges include Taiwan’s Jay Chou and Harlem Yu, Hong Kong’s Nicholas Tse and China’s Li Jian.
At Malaysia’s final show, singer-songwriters Abin Fang and Bell Yu Tian attended as guest performers and judges along with radio personality Wayne Thong and actor William San, as well as music producer Billy Ong.
Malaysian singer Michiyo Ho led its winning team alongside fellow contestants including Namewee, Ribbon Ooi, Danny One, Daniel Chezi, Emily Kong, Daphne Charice, Ke Qing, Kate Chan, Ruby Yap and Ding Ding. The five-hour long show also saw the performance of Guizhou-born Zhang Hengyuan, the first runner-up from The Voice of China Season 2 (2013), and Malaysian singer Janice Tan from the Jay Chou Team of Sing! China Season 2 (2017).