Here are our Helsinki 2017 KWC champions            Pedro Matias                                                                  Chyeé Howell From: Huambo, Angola                                      

The four day finals for Karaoke World Championships 2017 ended with crowning the new champions in the award ceremony on Saturday night. The level of the singers was amazing and the jury had to work hard to pick the winners for each category. Karaoke World Champions 2017 Female: Chyeé Howell, USA Male: Pedro Matias, Angola Duets: Ryota Kaizo & Rena Saito, Japan Ryota Kaizo is the Male World Champion for

The 15th annual Karaoke World Championships Finals will be held in Helsinki, Finland, between 14th – 18th November 2017. The World finals for the largest and most prestigious amateur singing contest in the world will return to the country that started it all for Finland’s 100th anniversary of independence! The Finnish capital Helsinki will be hosting a full week of KWC related events. We will have a KWC Festival with

There will be a change in KWC rules concerning the eligibility of those who participated duets only or solos only. From now on, everyone has the right to participate once in every category of KWC. That means those competitors who have only represented their country as a solo singer are eligible to participate in the Duet competition and the other way around. What does this mean? ALL of our past

Helsinki Finland, Mar. 6, 2017 Karaoke World Championships (KWC), today announced the appointment of Elle Quan as Director of Asia Pacific Operations. “We are very happy to announce the appointment of Elle Quan to lead our Asia Pacific operations. Elle was responsible for bringing KWC to Singapore in 2013 and after a year-long hiatus, she brings her skills in strategy, planning and marketing to complement KWC’s efforts to boost the

The 15th annual Karaoke World Championships Finals will be held in Helsinki, Finland, between 14th – 18th November 2017. The World finals for the largest and most prestigious amateur singing contest in the world will return to the country that started it all for Finland’s 100th anniversary of independence! The Finnish capital Helsinki will be hosting a full week of KWC related events. We will have a KWC Festival with

After high standard finals the winners were found: Ryota Kaizo from Japan and Astrid Nicole from Panama! The duet championship was grabbed by Konomi Rivers & Lance Moore from USA. Final standings: Top5 women 1. Astrid Nicole – Panama 2. Laura Moreau – USA 3. Bruna Higashi – Brazil 4. Allison Cociani – Canada 5. Elenie Ketsetzis – Canada Top5 men 1. Ryota Kaizo – Japan 2. Gabriel Much – USA

The Karaoke World Championships in Vancouver, Canada are well underway. Here are the results from 2 first rounds and the singing order for the 3rd round on Sunday. The jury decided to put through two wildcards, one singer in each solo category. Congratulations and good luck to all! 3rd round 1. Nicole, Astrid – Panama 2. Kaizo, Ryota – Japan 3. Ketsetzis, Elenie – Canada 4. Much, Gabriel – USA

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KWC 2016 prizes!

This year the prizes for both solo categories (male and female) will be as follows: 1st Title of Karaoke World Champion, trophy, medal, 5000 USD and invitation to perform in next year’s KWC final with travelling expenses paid. 2nd Trophy, medal and 1000 USD 3rd Trophy, medal and 500 USD 4th Medal 5th Medal Duet category: 1st Title of Karaoke World Champion, trophy and 1000 USD. 2nd Medal 3rd Medal Stay tuned for

NORIYUKI TAKEHANA (JAP) Mr. Noriyuki Takehana is the General Manager of Advertising and one of the board members of Daiichikosho, the largest karaoke company in Japan. He is also a board member of famous Japanese music label NIPPON CROWN as well as Tokuma Japan Communications which is a subsidiary of Daiichikosho. STEPHANIE STANDERWICK (CAN) Stephanie Standerwick is a rock singer and songwriter with her debut album poised for release. Dubbed “The Next