By Aduragbemi Omiyale
The continued Nigerian Idol Season 8 will take a brand new twist this weekend as 10 contestants will start the race to clinch the coveted prize with the assistance of the voting public.
Prior to now, the judges for the present, Simi, Obi Asika, and D’Banj, have had the ultimate say on the hundreds of budding singers that utilized for the programme.
However from this weekend, it could be the flip of the viewers to seal the destiny of the contestants. The three judges picked 10 contestants from the 29 that made it to the ultimate stage of Theatre Week after doing their last solo efficiency.
The aspiring music stars could be anticipated to sing and impress the viewers with their performances in the course of the Nigerian Idol Season 8 stay present on Sunday, Could 28, 2023.
The primary choose for the ultimate prime 10 was Henry Savy, who impressed the judges along with his Para efficiency of Davido, as 17-year outdated Constance stole the present as she melted hearts with Positions by Ariana Grande, whereas Treasured Mac thrilled and stuffed the theatre with singer Simi’s Ayo.
The judges additionally chosen Victory, Daniel Ose, Goodness, Abraham, Reigny and Quest after singing No Shaking by 2baba, Catch me if you happen to can by Adekunle Gold, About rattling time by Lizzo, Beneath the Affect by Chris Brown, Karma by Summer time Walker, and Flowers by Miley Cyrus, respectively.
The final man standing, Chizo, narrowly escaped this time round, not like final season when he was despatched off at a vital second.
In the meantime, 19 contenders – Arite, Sapphire Whinnas, Amaka, Akinwande, Mura’s twin brother (Mina), Eloehi, Daniel, Sir Danny, Soultunes, Busayo, and 9 others have been tactfully eradicated from the transferring prepare because it might solely accommodate the ten finest acts this time round.
Whereas commenting, Ms Aransiola Biola, who’s the Assistant Model Supervisor of the sponsor of the present, Bigi, stated the assist was to assist uncover and nurture expertise throughout the nation and the African continent and an illustration of its mantra that it’s for each second, connecting shoppers via worthy platforms.
“We’re excited to sponsor Nigerian Idol for 3 consecutive years, the Seasons 6 and seven, as a result of our love for selling the leisure trade and to assist the subsequent era of musical abilities,” she said.
“This present is a good alternative for contestants to showcase what they’ve as they unlock new alternatives within the music trade,” she added.