Nigerian Idol Unveils First Episode; Hits TV Screens on December 16th


They spent six weeks touring the country. Six weeks searching for that one person to light up the stage and Nigeria’s heart to become the next Nigerian Idol. Nigeria’s biggest music reality show is back to give you even more; bigger, louder and better!

Nigerians from every corner of the country came to show what they had to offer as the auditions traveled across the country– starting with Abuja and working its way through Port Harcourt, Owerri, Benin, and finally, Lagos.

Be prepared for what promises to be next-level entertainment as the first four episodes hit your televisions this  December.  You will not want to miss the captivating singers, hilarious attempts to impress, and truly  inspired performers.

Want to catch a sneak peek? The first episode on this season will be unveiled in an exclusive media and VIP event on Tuesday 11th of December at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island.

It will also be an evening to catch up with the phenomenal judges: the trio of Grammy nominee and Afrobeat legend Femi Kuti; international performing artist Jeffery Daniel of Shalamar fame; and Nigeria’s Soul Diva, Yinka Davies. Make sure to stay glued to your TV screens and catch all the banter and the drama as the  contestants take a shot at being the next Nigerian Idol.

Showing on weekend prime time television, catch Nigerian Idol on NTA Network at 4.00pm on Sundays, Sound city and ONTV : at 7pm on Sundays and Saturdays , STV at  8.00pm on Sundays and 6pm on Saturdays and TVC at  9.00pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

The prize for this season is worth 100,000 USD and the elements are; N 7.5 million cash prize, a recording contract worth N7.5 million, and an SUV. Runner-ups and even the top ten finalists get several prizes to the tune of N10million.

Visit the website for juicy back story videos, behind the scene cuts and all the fun to get a taste of what is coming.

Like the page on Facebook at and win fabulous prizes and follow the handle on Twitter on This handle gives you current information about the show and drives so many competitions to win several prizes from the sponsors including an opportunity to be live in the studio to watch the show before it gets on TV.

Etisalat brings Nigerian Idol to you in association with Pepsi. Supported by Megalectrics.

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