The 14-year old Pinay powerhouse, Marlisa Punzalan, was among the X Factor Australia Top 12 Contestants, who advanced to the Live Shows of the popular reality singing competition.
Marlisa is under Team Ronan. Coach Ronan Keating has repeatedly expressed his belief in Marliza, saying she could win the competition for him.
The other Top 12 X Factor Australia Contestants are:
1. Sydnee Carter
2. Reigan Derry
3. Caitlyn Shadbolt
4. Adrien Nookadu
5. Boy Group – Joel Watson, Harry Targett and Ellis Hall
7. Jason Heerah
9. Girl Group – Serenity, Nada Leigh Nassar, Chaska Halliday and Tahnie Cristini
10. Rochelle Pitt
Incidentally, another Pinay, Mary Ann Van Der Horst, who was a strong contender during the auditions, was previously eliminated.
Will Marlisa Punzalan win the whole thing? Check back later for updates on the 2014 X Factor Australia Live Shows.