Programme: 'Nigerian Idol' To Come Back After 5 Years In Fallow!
Multichoice Nigeria and MNet West Africa have indicated that their entertainment show, the Nigerian Idol, will be brought back to their for the 6th season in 2021 - after a five-year break! A statement from to the chief executive of Multichoice Nigeria, Mr John Ugbe, said: "Nigeria is at the heart of music excellence, and we are excited to announce that Nigerian Idol is officially back, starting with the online auditions.
Industry reports indicate that the online auditions for the show are currently underway in Nigeria with entrants sending through performance videos of themselves. The closing date for the online auditioning for the show is the 13th of December 2020.
Commenting further, John Ugbe said, "for us at MultiChoice, it has always been about talent development and giving our subscribers premium content that they can relate to and engage with. Idols is a show with a track record of producing the most popular music idols around the world, and we are happy to bring season 6 of Nigerian Idol to your screens."
Credit: contribution from TV With Thinus