Okay everyone, the search for Nigeria’s favourite singer has gone through Abuja, Port-Harcourt, Owerri, Benin, and Lagos. The contestants are ready, Etisalat is ready, we hope you’re ready because Nigerian Idol is hitting your TV screens as from the 16th of December 2012, so get ready to see fresh new talent as well as some old faces who didn’t quite make it from last season. And let’s not forget the funnies.
This season’s edition of the reality show will commence airing on local TV stations like STV, NTA Network and AIT Network, as well as on DSTV (Soundcity) and OnTV. Contestants who made it through the different audition stages in the country will each have the opportunity to compete on the Idol stage for a chance to be crowned the voice of tomorrow.
Head, Events and Sponsorships, Etisalat Nigeria, Ms. Modupe Thani said that the time of waiting had finally come to an end as Nigerians will get to see the high points of the all the auditions and witness an array of music talents throughout the duration of the show.
“Nigerians should brace themselves for a music show like never before seen. The bar has been raised this year in all aspects of the show; from the stage, to the judges and of course the calibre of talents. We guarantee nothing but the best in entertainment,” Thani said. “Viewers can also participate in the show by logging on to Etisalat FaceBook and Twitter pages to find out how to win various competition prizes courtesy of Etisalat,” Thani added.
This year’s competition has on-board Afro-beat legend, Femi Kuti as part of the judges alongside Yinka Davies and Jeffery Daniels with Ill Rhymz as host. Total prize for season three winner is a whooping twenty million Naira which will be made up of 7.5 million Naira cash, 7.5 million naira record contract and brand new SUV. The first runner up will be presented with 1.5 million naira and a saloon car which will be presented by Etisalat.