Nigeria’s leading music talent show, The Voice, proudly sponsored by Airtel Nigeria has returned with the promise of an even more exciting journey of talent discovery.
The Season will hit TV screens across the country from Sunday, 18th of June, 2017.
Contestants for this year’s show emerged at auditions which took place in April in four cities, namely: Abuja, Port Harcourt, Enugu and Lagos.
The Voice Nigeria airs on Africa Magic Showcase on channel 151 and Africa Magic Urban on Channel 153 by 7pm.
The Airtel sponsored show is bound to keep viewers at the edge of their seats as they watch thrilling performances from talented Nigerians. Another interesting part to this year’s show is the addition of the ‘King of Queens’, Yemi Alade to the trio of Timi Dakolo, Patoranking and Waje. Yemi replaces Tuface Idibia on the judges’ list.
IK Osakioduwa, popular show anchor and master of improvisation and Stephanie Coker remain the host of the 17-episode show.
Commenting on why Airtel is sponsoring the show, the Chief Commercial Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Ahmad Mokhles, said the telco is committed to creating exciting platforms that will give Nigerians a voice to be heard, thrill music lovers as well as provide opportunities to identify, nurture and develop young, talented Nigerians.
Viewers can access more information on The Voice Nigeria by going to http://africamagic.dstv.com/show/the-voice-nigeria
Since its original launch in 2010, The Voice has gone on to win audiences in countries like the US, Australia and the UK, where renowned artistes have occupied the show’s famous red chairs as coaches. The Voice Nigeria deploys the same format, including a panel of four coaches who critique the contestants’ performances.
At the end of last season, A’rese of #TeamWaje, emerged winner after seeing off stiff competition from some of Nigeria’s most exciting talents.