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Sasha steals the show at Top 7@7 Finale!

Sasha Wintz delivered a commanding performance during what can be described as a spectacular staging of the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom last evening, March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Music executives also heaped praises on Calden James, whose signature covers of John Legend’s songs such as ‘All of Me’ and ‘Tonight’ have perhaps become synonymous with the teenager’s steadily growing appeal. Photo: VINO
Music executives also heaped praises on Calden James, whose signature covers of John Legend’s songs such as ‘All of Me’ and ‘Tonight’ have perhaps become synonymous with the teenager’s steadily growing appeal. Photo: VINO
Kirtis Kassandra Malone, also gave an impressive account of herself and was highly praised for her delivery after she entertained the audience with a cover of ‘Say Something’ by A Great Big World. Photo: VINO
Kirtis Kassandra Malone, also gave an impressive account of herself and was highly praised for her delivery after she entertained the audience with a cover of ‘Say Something’ by A Great Big World. Photo: VINO
Other finalists for the evening also gave commendable performances and were given praises and similar advice by the judges. Photo: VINO
Other finalists for the evening also gave commendable performances and were given praises and similar advice by the judges. Photo: VINO
Other finalists for the evening also gave commendable performances and were given praises and similar advice by the judges. Photo: VINO
Other finalists for the evening also gave commendable performances and were given praises and similar advice by the judges. Photo: VINO
Other finalists for the evening also gave commendable performances and were given praises and similar advice by the judges. Photo: VINO
Other finalists for the evening also gave commendable performances and were given praises and similar advice by the judges. Photo: VINO
Other finalists for the evening also gave commendable performances and were given praises and similar advice by the judges. Photo: VINO
Other finalists for the evening also gave commendable performances and were given praises and similar advice by the judges. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
Scene from the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom on March 8, 2014. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sasha Wintz delivered a commanding performance during what can be described as a spectacular staging of the Who’s Next Finale of the Top 7@7 at the UP’s Cineplex Crystal Ballroom last evening, March 8, 2014.

Standing confidently before an awestruck audience of several hundred, Sasha may very well have been mistaken for Celine Dion as she ‘owned’ Jennifer Rush’s ‘Power of Love’ with incredibly powerful and breathtaking vocals.

Dressed in a shimmering red gown, Sasha appeared the clear crowd favourite even before her emergence on the stage, as the mere introduction of her performance brought screaming fans to their feet.

By the end of an engaging and truly delightful set, Sasha had managed to convert not only the crowd, but also the judges into adoring fans as well with one judge commenting that music executives may have another Rihanna in the making.

Sasha won a mobile phone courtesy of CCT Global Communications and watch after garnering the most votes through texts sent by fans.

While describing her performance as a ‘slam dunk’, A&R Executive at RCA Records, Wayne Williams assured Sasha that she would be receiving his business card. BET’s Kelly Griffin also called her a star and said the audience should rally around her as he invited her to the United States to become a participant in BET’s Music Matters showcase.

Earlier, Follow The Movement’s President, Craig A. Lake aka DJ Push Pop, expressed to the audience that the finalists were no longer in a competition at this stage, but were instead each standing at the door of an opportunity to have their own record deal.

The music executives also heaped praises on Calden James, whose signature covers of John Legend’s songs such as ‘All of Me’ and ‘Tonight’ have perhaps become synonymous with the teenager’s steadily growing appeal.

James similarly dressed the part and made his presence felt on the stage, engaging the audience and even the judges, despite moments of difficulty with his vocals as he moved through his set.

The Virgin Islands’ reigning Miss World, Kirtis Kassandra Malone, also gave an impressive account of herself and was highly praised for her delivery after she entertained the audience with a cover of ‘Say Something’ by A Great Big World. As with most of the contestants, however, music executives advised that she consult with a vocal coach to assist with improving her technique and allowing her to achieve even greater heights.

Other finalists for the evening, Epik & Neeks, Kamyce Penn, Rochelle Lewis and Marvin Bramble also gave commendable performances and were given praises and similar advice by the judges.

After the show, Lake gushed with pride as he told the audience of the FTM’s trying journey leading up to hosting the seventh annual Top 7@7 show adding things could only get better.

At the end of it all, popular singer-songwriter duo, Planet VI was not to be outdone as they put on a highly energetic set that had fans singing along right through to the close.

19 Responses to “Sasha steals the show at Top 7@7 Finale!”

  • A Fahie (09/03/2014, 09:18) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Wow
  • Fan (09/03/2014, 09:26) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    i was just ipress it ended early and was not too long!
  • good work (09/03/2014, 11:04) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    yea chubby!!!
  • GT massive (09/03/2014, 11:32) Like (11) Dislike (5) Reply
    Go Sasha GT blood all the way
  • farmer brown (09/03/2014, 12:03) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
    Show was nice great job push pop
  • tola (09/03/2014, 13:32) Like (2) Dislike (6) Reply
    Boy boy anti Mmmm one place
  • pat (09/03/2014, 13:39) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply
    there are definitely some beautiful people in the BVI. yikes!
    can you mention the qualifications of the judges? just curious.
  • Great judging!! (09/03/2014, 17:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I am happy Kassandra got that constrictor Critique!! Her peers swell her head into thinking she is the bomb.com!! She needs training and to harness her vocal range! She isn't spectacular she is just OK!!
  • BREAKING NEWS (09/03/2014, 18:06) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    NICE TURN OUT, But I am seeing something that is strange. We have L..E Marketing Director Mr. H..l or what ever his position is right in the middle of CCT promotions! Seems like CCT really coming to take over mah boy!

  • ---------------- (09/03/2014, 18:59) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    Deeds guys of music sow seems to attract a cretin type of young man…lol
  • yellow (09/03/2014, 19:03) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    Saha deserves a Gold medal
  • GoonSquad (09/03/2014, 21:40) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    I thought in the UP’S ball room would be a TERRIBLE spot to have the show but I was pleasantly surprised
    • BEAUTIFUL (10/03/2014, 07:58) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
      Up ballroom is the spot. Not much places here can hold that number of people. My first time there and was really impress with the place. Hats off to Elton. It is truly beautiful.
  • Dee (09/03/2014, 22:34) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    Calden was flawless
  • vi (10/03/2014, 05:49) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    Sasha you were AWESOME!!! Keep singing you will reach far with that voice ..
    S/O to Calden as well y'all two made the show worth while ..
  • Virgin Islands (10/03/2014, 17:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    hope miss world take them advise singing has more to it than opening your mouth and bring out a cord. girl you have a long way to go but don't be fooled by everyone who tell you that you can sing.
  • ta ta (10/03/2014, 21:53) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    ups ball room was not that bad after all
  • JACK BE STILL (11/03/2014, 12:39) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I must give it to push pop it was a good night


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