India's Lydian Nadhaswaram Wins $1M Prize – The World's Best

Well, we're here with the Kukkiwon Demonstration Team and Lydian One of them is about to take home the title of World's Best and win $1 million

Let's hear it one more time for both of our incredible finalists [ Cheers and applause ] Well, the American judges have already locked their scores It's now time for the rest of the world to have their say World judges, lock in your votes [ Cheers and applause ] This is much harder than I ever thought it would be

I know I feel sick Oh, I hate this This Ahh! Please ♪♪ Okay So all of the votes are in The act with the highest total score will win

Mm I feel like you shouldn't be on your own up here Can we bring up Satish? Lydian's dad Win or lose, I don't feel like this is something you should go through on your own Just come and stand with Lydian

Okay This is it First, let's get the American scores for the Kukkiwon Demonstration team 50 from Faith, 50 from Ru, 50 from Drew That gives you an average combined score of 50 points

That is absolutely incredible Congratulations Okay Let's see how the American judges scored Lydian It's a 50 from Faith, 40 from Ru, and it's a 50 from Drew

That gives you an average combined score of 47 points Now it's time to find out how the wall of the world voted

And the act with the most votes will win $1 million and be crowned The World's Best For the very last time, let's face the wall of the world ♪♪ ♪♪ ♪♪ ♪♪ ♪♪ Ahh! [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ ♪ Watch me run ♪ Congratulations, Lydian! Congratulations! Well done, well done Ladies and gentlemen, let's hear it for the Kukkiwon Demonstration Team Thank you so much

[ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ ♪♪ Which means that Lydian is our champion! Lydian, you are The World's Best! Well done! Lydian, everybody [ Cheers and applause ] ♪ Watch me rise ♪ ♪ Watch in the skies ♪ Congratulations I'm so happy for you [ Cheers and applause ] Ladies and gentlemen, our "World's Best" winner, Lydian