10 Contestants Prepare to Impress Nigerian Idol Voting Audience
By Aduragbemi Omiyale
The 10 contestants of the Nigerian Idol Season 7 who scaled through to the next round last week are already preparing to impress the judges and viewers of the show.
Last week, two of the 12 singers who made it to the live show were evicted and they were Precious and Joel. They could not give the Nigerian Idol voting audience the reason to remain on the show and were booted out.
The show created much excitement, disquiet, and entertainment as the other 10 contestants took turns to impress the judges, comprising Obi Asika, D’Banj and Simi.
Progress initiated theatrical feelings for the night when he performed Wizkid’s lyrics Joy. The highlight of his rendition was his amazing jig and sonorous version of the song which caught the admiration of the judges and kept them thrilled to the end.
Faith, who was ecstatic with smiles, won the heart of many with her outstanding performance of Lagbaja’s Always on my Mind, with a standing ovation from the judges, which marked her inimitability among others.
Similarly, Itohan, also known as the Baby-dragon, with her melodious voice pierced through the heart of many with the creative style applied in the delivery of her rendition of If You Ask Me by Omawunmi.
Amazingly, Debby brought some excitement into the night when she resurrected Branda Fassie in her performance of Vuli Ndlela, while David Operah added colour to the evening gig with his wonderful act of 9ice’s Street Credibility, leaving the judges amazed with his vocal talent.
The Nigerian Idol is sponsored by Bigi carbonated soft drink produced by Rite Food. The winner of the show will get N100 million worth of prizes, including a recording deal from a label, a brand-new Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), cash prizes and other exciting gifts.
This weekend, the show will air on Africa Magic Showcase (DStv channel 151), Africa Magic Urban (DStv channel 153 and GOtv Supa channel 6), and Africa Magic Family (DStv channel 154 and GOtv channel 2).