MTN unveils season 5 contestants
8/3/2012 11:57:45 PM -
The much anticipated unveiling of the successful music talents who have been admitted into the MTN Project Fame West Africa music academy for the 5th season of the show will take place this Saturday August 4 with a sensational Opening Gala ceremony.
The event is meant to let out a tip of the ice-berg to the 10 week musical-feel West Africans are expected to get from this season of the popular show as the contestants will be dishing out their talents in front of the Judges, Faculty and expected massive audience.
After 4 successful seasons of uniting music talents across West Africa with their passion by actively engaging viewers in this reality TV show where they train, groom and empower the contestants who have been admitted into the academy, this season promises to be filled with more fun and excitement.
Speaking on the 5th season of the show, General Manager, Consumer Marketing, MTN, Kola Oyeyemi said 'the time has come once again to empower another set of West African youths in line with our brand philosophy of 'enriching lives'.
This year's show will be having songster Ade Bantu as an addition to Femi Aderibigbe, popularly known as 'Kwame', Ghanaian international singer and songwriter, Bibie Brew, Nigerian singer, Nomorelose and A-list producer, Tayo Ibitoye known as TY Mix the expert judges on the show. The Faculty members are Principal Joke Silva, Music Director, Ben Ogbeiwi, Dance Instructor, Kaffy and Voice Coach, Dupe Ige.
Winner of last season, Monica Ogah encourages the contestants to gear up on be at the top of their game because there has to be a winner of the 5th season. Letting them in on her winning tactics for last season she said 'I believed in God and I also believe in the talent he gave me. This show has produced for winners in 4 seasons, this is season 5 which means that season's 5 winner is among the contestants to be unveiled at the opening gala'
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