For the first time ever, Nigerian Idol took the search for the voice of tomorrow to Benue state – Makurdi to be precise. The influx of prospective contestants at the audition venue was amazing, but would we find people with amazing singing talent? That is the question! We expected so much from the hopefuls in Makurdi because, in the previous episode (Calabar Auditions), only two singer ...Read More
Just when we thought prospective contestants in ‘The People’s Paradise’ city, Calabar, were going to raise the bar, they failed to do so as only two contestants were lucky enough to walk away with a golden ticket. Little wonder why Calabar hopefuls didn’t deliver. However, some hopefuls gave rib cracking performances which we’ll never forget in a hurry. We won&r ...Read More
After the long wait and the suspense, we finally we unveil our new judges on the show. Maybe we should have started by asking you the fans, followers and viewers of the show to make a guess and reward whoever answered the three names correctly. That being said, the new judges are Dede Mabiaku, Darey and Nneka. These three have rich musical background and are also artistes of international re ...Read More
Lagos auditions conclude the entire city auditions for Nigerian Idol season 4. As expected, the turnout was massive to the extent auditions carried on late into the night and we had to re-schedule some contestants for Sunday.
In all, it was an exciting experience. Hopefuls who believed they have what it takes to be crowned the next Idol, and some other who just saw the auditions a ...Read More
Straight to the matter! Lagos auditions for Nigerian Idol season IV has kicked off and looking at the faces of the contestants, you could see a mix of excitement and nervousness. Well anyone in their shoes will feel the same way because at the end of the day, just one person out of the entire lot will coast home with N7.5million naira, plus a sports utility vehicle. Anyway, lots of fun ...Read More
Finally we move to the city of Lagos! For the past three seasons on Nigerian Idol, Lagos auditions have always been the last to hold in all the city auditions and this season, it’s no different. Saving the best for last you want to say? Well, yes if the turnout and the pool of talents is what you have in mind.
The crowd is always huge that the auditions fun for two days. In ...Read More
The fantastic turnout and warm reception is Makurdi is amazing most especially it’s our first time of auditioning in the city which serves as the food basket of the nation. Beyond the culinary skills, Makurdi people have shown that they can sing. Should we be surprised? It is a city in a state which proudly boasts of an international singer as Tuface, therefore nothing less than the be ...Read More
It is a wrap in Calabar and the next stop is Makurdi! Interestingly, this will mark the first time the Nigerian Idol audition train will move into the city in the search for talented singers with amazing voices. This in itself is one of the reasons we are looking forward to seeing a mammoth crowd at the audition venue. It’s true N7.5m plus an ‘SUV’ are up for grabs this sea ...Read More