At the end of March, Spain’s media company, Endemol Gestmusic, started a new TV show and set out to discover “the next music star”. Under the title “Numero 1”, it has been broadcast on the Antena 3 schedule, one of the most acclaimed TV channels in Spain.
The competition, which was issued on prime time and on the international channel, was focused on finding the "best voice in Spain" and was judged by a professional jury consisting of five well-known, and acclaimed singers; Michael Bose, Natalia Jimenez (La Quinta Estación), Sergio Dalma, Ana Torroja (Mecano) and David Bustamante. It was their job to decide among the finalists, who the winner of this first edition of “Numero 1” would be.
With a weekly audience of over 3,000,000 people, more than any other music program on Spanish television, the contest has been the audience leader this year (2012). Thanks to show drummer, Santi Carcasona, Zildjian and specifically the Gen16 AE Cymbals were well represented on the set of this very popular TV show.