“The Southern Gentleman” Bob Owens from the USA is the new WKT Masters World Champion after a hard fought battle in the Finals of the Masterd Division at the 2020 World Championships. He defeated Finland’s Riku Soininen 85.5 – 84 to win his 1st World title.
He won on the strength of his performance in the Finals of Bridge Over Troubled Waters by Simon and Garfunkle. Owens is the 1st person to be awarded the WKT World Masters title belt and will defend it moving forward. This was also the first time in the history of competitive singing that a World title was awarded in a bracket tournament format.