After his impressive rendition of Adele’s “Rumor Has It,” Filipino-Australian Cyrus Villanueva has advanced to the next stage of the X-Factor Australia.
In the Live Decider Episode Tuesday October 27, Villanueva was one of the 6 X-Factor Australia finalists who were safe from elimination.
Michaela Baranov who faced off with Mahalia Simpson in the bottom 2 showdown was eliminated.
On Monday’s Top 7 Live Show, Cyrus slayed his performance via Adele’s “Rumor Has It.” X-Factor Australia judges were unanimous in prasing Villanueva’s performance saying he doesn’t only have the talent but also the charisma. James Blunt even said “Move over Justin Bieber” because of his pop-star moves.
His mentor Chris Isaac meanwhile got emotional commending Cyrus’ dedication and hardwork.
WATCH: Here’s Cyrus Villanueva’s “Rumor Has It” performance.