The Karaoke World Championships took place in Helsinki, Finland at Tapahtumakeskus Telakka and the KWC Junior competition at Gloria.
1st Pedro Matias, Angola
2nd Didier Coste, France
3rd Andy Navarrete, Usa
1st Chyeé Howell, Usa
2nd Emely Myles, Panama
3rd Margarita Dvoynenko, Ukraine
1st Ryota Kaizo & Rena Saito, Japan
2nd Mikko Blaze Bordeaux & Beth Brennan, Usa
3rd Emely Miles & Ricardo Canto, Panama
2017 Junior KWC
1st Laura Ahonen, Finland
2nd Silja Walin, Finland
3rd Elina Ahonen, Finland
1st Alina Karvanen, Finland
2nd Verna Salmi, Finland
3rd Emma Tyyskä, Finland
2017 Viewers Choice Award
Milind Shegokar, India
The Karaoke World Championships took place in Vancouver, Canada at the Edgewater Casino.
1st Ryota Kaizo, Japan
2nd Gabriel Much, USA
3rd Marc Motzer, Germany
1st Astrid Nicole, Panama
2nd Laura Moreau, USA
3rd Bruna Higashi, Brazil
1st Konomi Rivers & Lance Moore, USA
2nd Astrid Nicole & Hiram Harris, Panama
3rd Roger Feng & Heidi Joshua, Canada
The Karaoke World Championships took place in Stockholm, Sweden at the Solidaritet Arena.
1st Anthony Montius Magee, USA
2nd Mitchell Freeman, Canada
3rd Kamsani “Sunny Jackson” Jumahat, Singapore
1st Diana Villamonte, Panama
2nd Miriam Kim, USA
3rd Monika Nike Adiba, Indonesia
The Karaoke World Championships took place in Lappeeranta, Finland at the Holiday Club Saimaa.
1st Luis Boutin, Panama
2nd Ville Pyykönen, Finland
3rd Cornelius Andrews, USA
1st Raquel Pando, Spain
2nd Candice Skjonnemand, Australia
3rd Lilibeth Garcia, Philippines
The Karaoke World Championships travelled from Thailand to Moscow, Russia where the competition was held in the Forum Center.
1st Sam Moudden, Finland
2nd Fedor Rytikov, Russia
3rd Georg Duschlbauer, Austria
1st Maria Saarimaa-Ylitalo, Finland
2nd Julia Kurileva, Russia
3rd Tami Marie, USA
The international finals were held September 11 & 12, 2009. The time had arrived for singers from over 20 different countries to converge on the township of Lahti, Finland for the world’s biggest karaoke event of the year.
1st Adrian Kenny, Ireland
2nd Sami Muhonen, Finland
3rd Elie-Georges Hatem, Lebanon
1st Nataliya Pilyutina, Russia
2nd Dina David, Australia
3rd Jenni Roth, Finland
KWC 2008 was The sixth annual Karaoke World Championship Event. KWC Organization, Eastway and Lahden Messut organized the once again in Finland, in a brand new event venue in Lahti.
1st Michael Bates, Australia
2nd Anthony Garcia, United Kingdom
3rd Medhanie Mezgebe, Sweden
1st Julie Gonnet, France
2nd Elaine O’Halloran, Ireland
3rd Jasmine Kara, Sweden
The Karaoke World Championships travelled from the Baltic Sea all of the way back to Thailand. The Suan Lum Bangkok Night Bazaar, the center of the vivid Bangkok night life, provided the perfect venue for two nights of the world’s best karaoke performances.
1st Lu Hee Wah (Kelvin), Malaysia
2nd Michael Moses Griffin, USA
3rd David Naughton, Ireland
1st Julie Walter-Sgro, Australia
2nd Vanessa Cooney, Ireland
3rd Gabriella Lukács, Hungary
After Heinola and Thailand, the Karaoke World Championships moved out to sea. As it sailed from Helsinki, Finland to Tallin, Estonia, the brand new Tallink M/s Galaxy became a huge partyboat as KWC turned it into a karaokefest for two days.
1st Mark Wilson, Australia
2nd David September, South-Africa
3rd Badri Ibrahim, Malaysia
1st Tham Hui Chyi (Vicky Tham), Malaysia
2nd Yao Dan, China
3rd Veronica Konnova, Russia
In December 2005, the top 5 male & female champions of that year were invited to perform for the Princess of Thailand in Bangkok, Thailand in the “KWC Lights Up The Night” tsunami fundraising concert. The black tie concert was televised throughout Thailand and raised money for the 2004 tsunami victims.
Karaoke World Championships were held at Heinola’s Summertheatre for three consecutive years. The competition was growing with 21 countries competing.
1st Iyad Sfeir, Lebanon
2nd Danny Cummins, Ireland
3rd Ari Koivunen, Finland
1st Rachel Browne, Ireland
2nd Saisunee Sukhakrit, Thailand
3rd Isabel Viana, Portugal
The following year the energetic partying and awesome athmosphere continued with 14 countries competing.
1st Thomas Strübler, Austria
2nd Robin Berg, Finland
3rd Bret Harmon, USA
1st Samantha Sayegh, Lebanon
2nd Shirley Lowther, Ireland
3rd Cathrine Hovland, Norway