Montecido, who is from Bacolod City, garnered a final average score for the week of 78.85%.
Remember that time when your mom was pressuring you to meet a nice Jewish boy?
When the show was revived with a different format in 1996, Brad Sherwood was named as its host.
Chuck Woolery took over in 1997 when the original format was reinstated and hosted for the last two seasons.
The event, which is expected to be "a night of uplifting gospel music," is in celebration of the Chan Centre's 20 year anniversary. The Blind Boys have earned two Grammy nominations for their work on God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson! Omnivore Recordings continues its Blind Boys of Alabama reissue initiative with the legendary gospel group’s Go Tell It on the Mountain and Atom Bomb albums, both slated for November 4, 2016 release in expanded editions —in time for the holidays.
Blind balladeer Montecido sang a heart-tugging version of “Maghintay Ka Lamang,” an apt description of his efforts to get over hardships he had to face to get to where he is today.
"Hindi ko man nakikita ang ganda ng mundo, naririnig ko ito sa pamamagitan ng magandang musika," Montecido said.
The album was nominated for Best Roots Gospel Album and the Blind Boys' song on the album ("Mother's Children Have a Hard Time") was nominated for Best American Roots Performance. Click the photos above for more info on the rerelease!
The Blind Boys are joining forces with Preservation Hall Jazz Band and many guests for the Jam the Vote concert at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY on Nov.