In a stunning new development, 18-year-old secondary school senior Iam Tongi was delegated the Season 21 champ of “American Symbol” on Sunday night.
During the live finale, the excess three competitors − Megan Danielle, Colin Stough and Iam Tongi − performed two melodies: one by visitor guide Keith Metropolitan and one more in accolade for the places where they grew up. Then, have Ryan Seacrest uncovered which hopefuls made the Main 2, astonishing fans from one side of the country to the other.
Stough, a nation vocalist, got the least watcher casts a ballot and was disposed of, passing on Tongi and Danielle to fight it out for the primary spot title. The two finalists sang unique tunes delivered and recorded through “Symbol” for the last opportunity to prevail upon watchers.
Danielle sang her tune “Beauty queen,” and Tongi played out his unique single “I'll Be Seeing You,” which eventually won him the sought after $250,000 prize and a recording contract with Hollywood Records/19 Accounts. He's the first non-country artist to win the show in three years.