Meet Glo Naija Sings Top Ten Finalists
Hometown Enugu State
Occupation Currently unemployed
Biography Enugu’s Amaka – aka AM OK – likes lots of different kinds of music, dancing and hanging out with friends and family. And shopping! A people-person who thinks it’s “her time”, she’s going to work on not deviating from her pitch. Like many of her fellow contestants, she’s a big fan of both Asa and Omawumni. She’s also a Darey fan and believes people should vote for her because she’s talented, likeable and friendly.
Occupation Comedian, musician and businessman
Biography The oldest competitor in the Top 10 and a jack-of-many-trades, Christian Doherty believes that now is his time to be on top and celebrated. He digs R&B and hip-hop fusions,
he plays football and does Taekwando. The “right person for the throne”, he’s looking forward to improving on his audibility – and blowing Africa away.
Occupation Self-employed back-up singer
Biography Being a singing star is Mattade’s dream, and he believes he’s ready to showcase himself to the world. He has a large range of influences, from traditional Nigerian music to soul and R&B, and he plays guitar and keyboard. He says he’s flexible, talented and willing to improve, and Africa should vote for him because he’s ready to make them proud as “a son of the soil.”
Hometown Abia State
Biography Lynn Uke is a student at The University of Benin who loves cooking and shopping. She is honoured to be in the Top 10, where she would love to meet Omawumni, Asa, Flavour, Tuface, D’Banj – everyone in the Naija music industry, in fact! She thinks Nigeria and Africa should vote for her because she’ll make them proud and she’ll make sure she’s focused at all times.
Occupation Student, make-up artist
Biography Victoria Johnny aka Vickiola is honoured to be in the Top 10 and thinks she can win because she has “confidence” and “what it takes.” Vickiola is into reggae, R&B and Afro-pop and likes dancing and movies. She’d love to meet Asa and thinks she should get votes because she’s an entertainer who’ll put the fun behind her and sing her heart out…
Hometown Ondo State
Occupation SIM Registration Officer
Biography Oluwakemi Adimula auditioned in Abuja and is partial to classical music. An indoor girl who digs music, movies and books, she says she has something unique: a new twist on old-school classical music. She intends to pull her weight and add more colour to her operatic style to get Africa’s vote, and if she wins the money she intends to work with women with issues. She’d like to get some advice from Omawumni, “who’s been through this before.”
Hometown Ogun State
Occupation Music Producer
Biography A producer by trade, Tee Songz also enjoys playing table tennis. While he’s not sure he’s the best singer in the competition, he’s counting on the grace of God and improving his energy and gesticulation to take him further in the competition. He’d like to meet Tuface and Banky W, who are in “his style”, and thinks Africa should vote for him because he’s ready to please – and not disappoint.
Hometown Delta State
Biography Precious Omoba is a student at Uniport who loves rock music like Coldplay and Daughtry. A bathroom singer who’s very sociable, he loves photography and thinks he’s “different” to the other singers in the competition – which is why people should vote for him. He’d love to meet Asa, Omawumni, SamKlef and Wizkid.
Hometown Port Harcourt
Biography Oni Roxy is studying Mass Communication at the River State Polytechnic and has eclectic tastes in music, from R&B and rap to funk and blues. An avid reader, she feels she needs to improve on her expression, confidence and ad libs going forward in Glo Naija Sings, and she’d love to meet “feisty and vivacious” Omawumni.
Hometown Bayelsa State
Biography 20-year old Vicky Gomoti is a singer from Bayelsa State who auditioned in Lagos. While she feels she is shy and needs to work on her stage performance, she’s going to bring her best because this is a “do or die” situation. She’d love to meet Waje and thinks people should vote for her because she has “recognizable and obvious” talent.