The British popstar performed Whitney Houston’s 'I Will Always Love You'

British popstar Jessie J has won Chinese singing talent show SINGER.

Jessie J, known for hits such as ‘Price Tag’ and ‘Domino’, has won Chinese talent show SINGER, China’s version of The X Factor.

In a post on Instagram, the British singer confirmed she had won the competition after being asked to take part last year, “performing alongside the biggest established singers / artists across Asia”.

Describing her participation as an “honour”, Jessie J revealed that she actually is not very competitive.

“I’m probably the least competitive person I know,” she wrote. “I said yes because I LOVE to do the unexpected and I LOVE to represent the UK and singing everywhere I go. I LOVE to sing.”

Nonetheless, the Brit stunned the crowd by singing Whitney Houston’s challenging classic ‘I Will Always Love You’.

Jessie J went on to say that the opportunity would “bridge a gap between two cultures”. The British popstar was the first international artist to compete in SINGER.

“For them to see a western performer and hear music some had never heard before and visa versa,” she wrote. “For the performances to be seen by millions outside of China and visa versa. And those people to discover the show was the best part.”

“Seeing the boundaries break down and the rules be shifted made this whole experience incredible,” she added.

Last year I was asked to compete in a singing competition in China. Performing alongside the biggest established singers / artists across Asia. I was the first international artist to ever be asked / compete. An honour alone. I know a lot of people were shocked when they found out. Like why would I compete in a singing competition… I’m probably the least competitive person I know. I said yes because I LOVE to do the unexpected and I LOVE to represent the UK and singing everywhere I go. I LOVE to sing. But also it was an opportunity to bridge a gap between two cultures. For them to see a western performer and hear music some had never heard before and visa versa. For the performances to be seen by millions outside of China and visa versa. And those people to discover the show was the best part. The respect being shown for both cultures and the love was ❤️ Seeing the boundaries break down and the rules be shifted made this whole experience incredible. China is an amazing place and so different to anywhere I have ever been. I have never been made to feel more welcomed and loved as I have done here. My team and I have been in China for 3.5 months. It’s been an amazing learning experience for all of us! We worked hard! THANK YOU! I love you all! 💫 I won the show last night. But what we all won was the beginning of something really magical. I am so happy I got to play a part. Here is to me being the first but not the last international artist to be on SINGER. And for the boundaries to continue to be broken. I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU! I still cant believe I came 1st! 🏆 Last night a billion people watched the show | MAD ✨😭🙏🏻🌹❤️

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