AFTER weeks of cavorting through the country in search of singing talents, the Nigerian Idol train finally came to Lagos for what can best be termed the grand finale of Season 3. On Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10, thousands of Idol hopefuls made it to Dream Studios, Bamako Estate, Omole, the venue of the Nigerian Idol auditions to try out for a shot at global fame.
As usual, lead sponsor Etisalat was on hand to ease the tension and entertain the hopefuls. There was a full blown concert headlined young and vibrant people already making waves in the industry, Chuddy K, MayD, and Olamide.
“It has been a mind-blowing experience for the Idol team over the last one month, as we have seen and heard dynamic voices from the five states where auditions took place. There is a reason why Nigerian Idol is called the real-deal and this is why Nigerian youths look forward to the opportunity to be part of the show every year. Nigeria’s haven’t seen nothing yet from the last two seasons, an artiste that will hold his/her own against the Beyonce’s and the Chris Browns of this world is going to revealed come December when the show will be on air,” said Tiwa Medubi, the Project Manger.
Hosted by on-air personality; Ill Rymz, the judges for this season are; African-American dancer, singer and former Michael Jackson’s personal choreographer; Jeffrey Daniels, veteran singer, Yinka Davies and Afro-beat legend, Femi Kuti.
This season’s prize is valued at $100,000 and the elements are thus; N7.5 million cash, a recording contract worth N7.5million and an SUV.
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