- Anjolaoluwa Abiosun
- May 9, 2023
- 2 minute learn
After two audition reveals, the judges spherical up the audition course of for Nigerian Idol Season 8 with a ultimate set of contestants on the Reside Reveals, which aired on the Africa Magic channels on Sunday, Could 7, 2023.
The present began with a efficiency from the contestant DGTYcoon as he tried to offer a rendition of Fave’s NBU. Though he appeared actually assured in his skills to sing, he failed to fulfill the decide’s expectations.
His efficiency was adopted by Reigny’s as she turned the primary golden ticket winner of the evening as she carried out the go-to singing competitors tune Rise Up by Andra Day.
Following a sequence of hilarious and subpar performances, Akinwande modified a story as he completely slayed his efficiency with an unique monitor. The phrases ‘Ori mi, Ejika’ resounded across the audition centre because the judges couldn’t assist however sing alongside. The unique tune’s rendition route by no means goes nicely, however Akinwande pulled it off.
In case you watched the earlier season of Nigerian Idol, you’d keep in mind Paul Bielonwu’s hilarious rendition of the Christian tune, El Shaddai, nicely he’s again once more for Season 8, and this time he brings his Saxophone to carry out Timi Dakolo’s Iyawo and it was a travesty.
Whereas there have been some horrendous moments, some contestants additionally stood out for his or her vocal management and dexterity. Semilore is a kind of as she carried out Adele’s ‘Love In The Darkish’. Whereas Victory ends the audition on a excessive be aware together with his enthralling efficiency of Bruno Mars’ ‘Simply The Method You Are’.
With 136 golden ticket winners, the present strikes on to the theatre stage, the place Victory strikes on to the duet stage after efficiently giving a worthy efficiency on the first stage of theatre week. This efficiency is adopted by Quest’s fascinating efficiency of Rihanna’s ‘Lift Me Up’, and closed by Constance’s efficiency of Ayra Starr’s ‘Away’.
General, 76 contestants crashed out of Theatre Week because the others made it to the duet week, the place they lastly are a step nearer to the highest 10 finalist lineup. Who would make it previous the duets? We’re nonetheless very not sure of that.