Jayr Gets Standing Ovation As Pepe Smith on “Your Face Sounds Familiar”

King of R&B Jayr received a standing ovation from all three judges of ABS-CBN’s newest show “Your Face Sounds Familiar” after his impressive impersonation of Pinoy Rock icon Pepe Smith.

Jayr, with his heavy make up and prosthetics, rocked the stage with his performance of Pepe Smith’s hit song “Beep Beep” and made Sharon Cuneta, Gary Valenciano and Jed Madela stand up from their judges’ chair. Even his co-contestants Tutti Caringal, Maxene Magalona and Nyoy Volante stood up and applauded Jayr’s performance.

Jayr was the first contestant of the show who received a standing ovation from all three juries and also became a top trending topic on Twitter.

Jayr Gets Standing Ovation As Pepe Smith on "Your Face Sounds Familiar"

Here are what the judges has to say about his performance:

Sharon Cuneta: “Hangga’t hindi ka nagsalita as Jayr…hinahanap ko si Jayr. From the time lumabas ka hanggang… pati speaking voice, pati galaw…Pero ganyang ganyan si Pepe Smith. That was flawless perfomance.”

Jed Madela: “Im speechless. Tonight, your performance.. we completely forgot about Jayr which is you know a good thing.. we saw Pepe Smith tonight. Ang galing mo.”

Gary Valenciano: “Isa lang salita masasabi ko, mismo! Nagstanding ovation kami diba, pero pati yung bang mga contestants tumayo din. Ang kayo ng genre but you made it so well. You did it so well.”