The first edition of The Voice Nigeria is currently in production in South Africa. Some of the contestants from Lagos arrived South Africa today, March 1st for the singing competition.
The Voice boasts leading Nigerian vocalists Innocent ‘2baba’ Idibia, Waje, Timi Dakolo and Patoranking as part of judges who will critique the contestants’ performances.
The maiden edition of the Airtel sponsored show employs the same format used in the US, Australia, South Africa and the UK, where other renowned artistes have occupied the show’s famous red chairs as coaches.
Speaking recently, the Director, M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu said: “It’s an exciting time for us at M-Net. The Voice is an internationally renowned franchise and has consistently provided exciting television content whilst giving great opportunities to talented individuals to showcase their talent to the world. The Nigerian adaptation will be no different and our viewers can expect the best television entertainment even as we wait to discover the next generation of talented singers!”