|Nhat Thuy. — Photo ngoisao
HA NOI (VNS) – Nhat Thuy of Nam Dinh Province grabbed the majority of the audience votes to win the Vietnam Idol 2014 on Sunday night.
Thuy won about 52 per cent of the votes, as compared to second-runner up Minh Thuy, at the award ceremony.
Born in 1991, Thuy graduated from the Military Culture and Arts College's Music Education Faculty. She has a natural talent and technique which enables her to perform in different genres of music easily.
At the contest, she was highly appreciated by the jurors, including veteran composer Anh Quan. Thuy is a rare singer in the Vietnamese entertainment industry who is endowed with a good voice, according to Quan.
Thuy received a prize of VND600 million, or US$30,000. Vietnam Idol originates from the reality programme Pop Idol, which was created by British entertainment executive Simon Fuller. The first season of Vietnam Idol premiered in 2007. — VNS