Archive for Sunday, September 26, 2010

Karaoke champ wins 1M dumplings

September 26, 2010


— A technician for an American telephone company has won the top prize of 1 million Russian dumplings in the Karaoke World Championships.

Edward Pimentel won the unusual prize early today in Moscow after getting the most votes from audience members.

A panel of judges chose two Finns as the male and female champions: Sam Moudden and Maria Saarima-Ylitalo. They were awarded karaoke machines.

Pimentel, from Albuquerque, N.M., favors the R&B; genre. For his song in the final round, he chose Usher’s “DJ’s got Us Fallin’ In Love.”


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