Number of songs: 1 | Total weeks on charts: 3 Appearing in a total number of: 1 charts | Total period running: 13 days
Beau Monga (born 1994) is an New Zealand singer/beatboxer from Manurewa, who won the second season of the New Zealand version of The X Factor.
Monga was born in South Auckland in 1994. He is the son of Betty-Anne and Ryan Monga of the group Ardijah.
Monga cites his parents, James Brown and Michael Jackson as his main musical influences.
At his audition, Monga performed a version of "Hit the Road Jack" using a loop pedal. He received a standing ovation from all four judges and positive comments. His audition has received over 4,000,000 combined views on Facebook and YouTube after going viral online.
After the elimination of Nofo Lameko on week 2 and Stevie Tonks in week 9, Beau was the final act on the boys category who progressed through to the grand final. Going in to the grand final, Beau is also the only act in series 2 who has never landed in the bottom two. He eventually won the series after beating Nyssa Collins and Brendon Thomas and The Vibes in the grand final. He is the first male winner of The X Factor NZ.