Mumbai-based hip hop dance group The Kings has been crowned as the winner of the third season of US-based reality TV show “World of Dance”.
The NBC show is judged by singer-actor Jennifer Lopez, rapper Ne-Yo and dancer Derek Hough. “Finally, #TheKings are the World Champions. We made it! India is on Top,” the group posted on their official Twitter handle. “World of Dance” also shared the name of the winner on its Twitter page. “The Kings are officially #WorldofDance royalty. Sending big love to our champions,” the post read.
For their final performance, the group dressed as gladiators and presented a powerful act, full of death-defying stunts and well-choreographed and coordinated moves. They impressed the judges with their performance and scored a perfect 100 to win the competition which comes with a prize money of USD 1 million.
Prior to “World of Dance”, The Kings have also won the bronze medal at the World Hip Hop Championship 2015, San Diego. The were also the winner of India’s Got Talent in 2011. According to The Kings’ official Twitter page, the group’s story has been the subject of choreographer-director Remo D’Souza’s “ABCD2”.