Asa Headlines Nigerian Idol Grand Finale, As K-Peace, Dolu Battle For Crown
Nigeria’s songbird Bukola Elemide popularly known as Asa, will be the main act this weekend, as Nigerian Idol picks the 2015 winner.
The France-based pop legend will be leading other acts in separate performances to draw the curtains close on the fifth season of the leading music reality show.
Other performers include The top 12 finalists and the celebrity Judges, the trio of Dede Mabiaku, an afro beat legend, R’n’B crooner, Darey ‘Art’ Alade and Jazz sensation, Yinka Davies, all of whom will be bringing to the table some of the hits that brought them to limelight as either performing or recording artistes.
Speaking on the project, the Executive Producer, Optima Media Group (OMG), licence holders for Nigerian Idol, Ugochi Pedro said it is a reflection of the brand’s sustained connection with the millions of individuals and families as the leading music reality show.
“Besides being a bespoke platform which budding music talents can maximize for stardom, Nigerian Idol offers the type of entertainment that resonates with the entertainment needs of the teeming millions of individuals and families that follow. Asa is well respected for what she has done for herself and the country using music.
There is no doubt these young talents look up to people like her. This is why we are glad about the fact she will be part of our history-making team this year,” she said.
It would be recalled that Asa, in April this year, released the video of Eyo, a hit song from her latest studio album, Bed of Stone. Meanwhile, all is now set for the emergence of the winner of this season’s edition of the Show.
The two last contenders, K-Peace and Dolu, went down the wire during their last competitive performances at the weekend with both performing four songs apiece.
The contestant with the higher number of votes from the viewing public will be crowned the winner and will be rewarded with N7.5 million cash reward, a brand new SUV, a recording deal worth N7.5 million with South-Africa’s Universal Music label and some high-end devices.
The first runner up will also go home with N1.5 million cash reward, a Salon car and some other high end devices while the second runner-up will be a million naira richer coupled with other high-end devices.
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