Gretchen Espina bested Jayann Bautista, 24, from Pampanga who placed second and Ram Chaves, 25, from Cagayan de Oro, placed third. All 3 finalists were voted by the public via SMS texting.
Gretchen Espina will receive P1 million, a condominium unit, a brand new car (Mitsubishi Lancer LXi 2008 series), a P1-million recording contract with Sony BMG Music Philippines, and a television contract with GMA 7 worth P500,000.
Here's a video of the third round of their final performance last Saturday night August 16, 2008
some snapshots from the video