The musical journey of the top-2 comes to an end in the 8th episode of Pepsi Battle of the Bands. After the introduction of the judges, the hosts invited the top-2 bands upon stage to acknowledge their passion and celebrate their success of making it to the last stage of the show.
The judges shared their wisdom with Xarb and Bayaan, and inspired them to achieve more in the music industry.
The star performances ensued shortly after included:
Ye Hai Meri Kahani | Strings:
Stings took over the stage with their beautiful song “Zinda”. The band created an improvised version of the song and delivered a captivating performance with their mesmerizing vocals and instruments.
Mein | Meesha Shafi:
The grand finale came with an exclusive preview of Meesha Shafi’s brand new original titled “ Mein”.
The spiritual lyrics backed with her strong vocals and incredibly talented band members combined to deliver an explosive performance.
Maula | Shahi Hassan
Catch the melodious musician, Shahi Hassan of Vital Signs perform the patriotic song “Maula” with his incredible team members who returned to the stage of Pepsi Battle of the Bands with a bang.
Satrangi | Fawad Khan
The heartthrob of the nation, Fawad Khan, along with his wonderful orchestra, stole the night and instantly gripped the audience with his spellbinding performance on his song “Satrangi”.
The band members of Bayaan shared some sweet moments with their families and reminisced how their musical journey began right from the beginning till now.
Sab Nahein Milta | Bayaan
Yet another exhilarating performance by the Bayaan boys who did not fail to impress the audience one last time with the first song that they ever wrote called “Sab Nahein Milta”
The band members of Xarb sat down together with their families to walk down the memory lane to remember what little things added up to bring them to the huge platform of Pepsi Battle of the Bands today.
Kashmakash | Xarb:
Xarb wrote this catchy song “Kashmakash” during their journey on the show and delivered an enthralling performance which made the judges immensely proud.
The honorable marketing director of Pepsi, Salman Butt then took the stage to celebrate the success of the show and its huge impact of reviving the band culture of Pakistan.
Finally, Ahmed Ali Butt announced the lucky winner, Bayaan, and the most promising band of Pepsi Battle of the Bands Season 3! Bayaan won a cash prize of 5 million rupees, an album contract with Pepsi, concerts across Pakistan and lifetime royalties on their music.
The runners-up, XARB Band, did not go home empty handed but with a cash prize of 25 lakh rupees and an album contract.
With that, season 3 of Pepsi Battle of the Bands comes to an end and the bands are all set to soar high in the musical career. The journey of this Season of Pepsi Battle of the Bands started when +400 bands applied for the auditions, and culminates in a new champion being crowned.