Edgewater native Jason Jackson is now the newly crowned champion of the Chicago Sings Karaoke competition.
His choice of song brought down the house at Park West in Lincoln Park.
"Everybody was fantastic, so I knew that every person was going to figure out a way to make themselves stand out. And, that was the way that I knew to make myself stand out. And, I love opera. I appreciate classical music very much. I got some training in that," Jackson said.
The 45-year-old beat out more than 500 contestants vying for the top spot.
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