With an aim to promote aspiring talent of the country, HUM TV’s Jajo Pakistan Jago initiated a singing competition Voice of JPJ to provide a platform to young budding singers to showcase their talent to wider audience.
The competition received an overwhelming response from the audiences and the finale was held on Friday, last week, in a special “Sufi Music” episode of JPJ.
The five finalists Anam Sheikh, Tarab, Ali Hasan, Zubair Ahmed and Adeel competed for the title while the judges’ panel for the finale comprised of classical musician Karam Abbas, Sanam Marvi, Ahmed Jahanzeb and Shuja Haider.
Finalist Zubair Ahmed was crowned the Voice of JPJ after much consideration and was also awarded PKR 100,000 by Bank Alfalah and a gold pendant by Damas. Ali Hasan was chosen “Performer of the Day” and awarded gold pendant by Damas.
The competition received over 2000 entries from all over Pakistan, out of which 35 were shortlisted and finally 11 contestants were selected to compete for the title. The judges’ panel was kept different each day, comprising the best of Pakistani music scene which included Shuja Haider, Ahmed Jahanzeb, Bushra Ansari, Mikaal Hasan, Karam Abbas and Emmu. Host Sanam Jung’s support also gave participants the much-needed push.
The participants were groomed by Rashid Salon and styling was done by EB.