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Monday, 21 January 2013

Nigerian Idol Top 30 Round II: Meet your Contestants and Vote!

The hard-won battle to make it to the top thirty for the Nigerian Idol contestants continued over the weekend. They have struggled with exhaustion, nerves and against thousands of other hopefuls also looking for their ticket to fame, stardom and $100,000 grand prize up for grabs.

The audience and viewers at home have another opportunity to pick three more contestants to join the first three already in the Top 12. The second 10 performers have had their chance to catch your attention. Who will you choose? See them after the cut...

Angus Okafor (Dani Angus)
He looks like an accountant but sings like a dream. This musically
fierce Lagos resident is out to walk away the Idol trophy firmly in his
grasp. To see Angus Okafor in the Top 12, send his number 512 to 33680
from any network.
Style: Nerdy charisma

Gabriel-ba Gabriel (Tadi)
Gabriel, loves Mary J Blige, and loves to belt out tunes with the best
of them. Confident and talented, it will take your votes to see what
else he has up his sleeve. To see Gabriel in the Top 12, send her number
516 to 33680 from any network.
Style: Old school classy

Amagode Kome (Kome)
This Port Harcourt daughter with the quiet voice is planning to do big
things this year. This is her second try at success on the show. Will
this season favour her? To see Kome in the Top 12, send her number 514
to 33680 from any network.
Style: Delicate and fierce

Emmauel Egbo ( Emmanuel)
A student from the city of Benin, who loves to swim and work out sees
Nigerian Idol as a dream come through and a chance to affect the world
through his voice and his love for writing. To see Emmanuel in the Top
12, send his number 520 to 33680 from any network.
Style: Slow and seductive

Job Emmanuel Idoko (Joe Emmal)
This Abuja native has got confidence, and the soulful vocals to back it
up. The Idol platform will set a stage for him to reach the world with
good and inspirational music. To see Emmal in the Top 12, send his
number 517 to 33680 from any network.
Style: Punchy vocals

OreoluwaLiyeli (Immaculate Victoria)
She came back from the US for her shot at fame and stardom. Can this
Jersey girl take her talent to the next level on Idol? To see Immaculate
Victoria in the Top 12, send her number 511 to 33680 from any network.
Style: Shimmer diva

Moses Obi- Adigwe (Moses)
The teddy bear with the powerhouse voice, Moses is full of surprises.
He cooks, cleans and loves to swim—but will his vocal talent make you
pick up the phone? To see Moses in the Top 12, send his number 518 to
33680 from any network.
Style: Pitch perfect

Kemi Ajayi Mary (Kemi)
Kemi doesn’t just have Idol glory in her sights; she plans a career of
movie dominance too. She has got the dance moves to see her through to
the next round—but only if you vote her in. To see Kemi in the Top 12,
send her number 515 to 33680 from any network.
Style: Flirty and fun

Oweck Oguche (Oweck)
A die-hard fan of Timi Dakolo, Oweck sees Nigerian Idol as a platform
for liberation for his generation and plans to put a smile on the
audiences face. To see Oweck Oguchein the Top 12, send his number 513 to
33680 from any network.
Style: Soothing soul

Richard Tasie (Mr Richie)
A jovial and fun loving student representing Owerri, Tasie mixes it up
with both Asa and Adele as his favourites. Is he yours? To see Taise in
the Top 12, send his number 519 to 33680 from any network.
Style: Laid back and relaxed

It was a tough night for the contestants and they need your votes to make it to the next round. Who will join Safeeyat, Debbie Rise and Vicci?

Nigerian Idol airs weekends on: NTA Network at 4.00pm on Sunday and 3:30pm on Saturday; Sound City and ONTV at 7.00pm on Saturdays and Sundays; Silverbird at 8:00pm on Sundays and 7:30pm on Saturdays and on TVC at 9:30pm on Saturdays and 8:30pm on Sundays.

Afrobeat Legend and new judge Femi Kuti, international performing artist Jeffery Daniel from 80’s disco/dance group Shalamar, and Nigeria’s soul diva Yinka Davies are the judges this season, with suave host Ill Rymz bringing us the highs and the lows throughout the competition. Guest judge Naeto C will be on the show while Kuti completes his US tour throughout the month of January.

The Idol grand prize is worth $100,000, and the lucky winner will get: 7.5 million naira in cash, a recording contract also worth 7.5 million naira, and a brand new SUV. Runner-ups will receive prizes worth a combined total of 10 million naira.

Visit for compelling back story videos, juicy behind the scene news, and get a taste of what is coming. For the latest information, Like the Nigerian Idol Facebook page
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Anonymous said...

Kool. Wish u guyz d very best

segunsd said...

No be small thing o. I don't know anyone in this round II.

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Make-Up by Teju Tobun said...

That's how Byno dint make it eyaaah... See truth is , he's too good to be a competition material, he should be motivated now, after not getting in the second time...he shud seat down, write good lyrics, sweat, find a producer, and head for radio stations! He'l make it IJN....please open this link if u Love me on this blog......

Anonymous said...

9ja corporations still bull shitting.
Dey should encourage science nd entrepreneurship. Enuf of muziK. Dis sucks.


benita ome said...

nice one nice pose nice event infact nice everytin See How A Baby Was Buried Alive

BLOGLORD said...

i'll vote based on their upcoming performances. let the best man/woman win


I think they are all good musicians but only one of them will walk away with d Stash and Shwagg.....personally I Voted for Mr Richie @519 to 33680 but I got Respect for all of dem...y'all keep up d good work..LEGO powered by VOKALEN D GREAT...

★★PRINCE CHARMING™★★ said...

Let's watch and see who will stand out

Anonymous said...

Its Tagi not Tadi, linda!and its a gurl not a guy.

CREAMY said...

Who do y☺ü now want me to vote for? Anyways, ɪ̣̝̇ like Immaculate, Moses and Dani Angus.

Anonymous said...

it is the judges I can't stand.

BuzzBee said...

WHAT! Jeffery Daniels(sp) was in Shalamar. ROTFL!!! Srzly?! Why does he bahave like a mongose on the show? Ehen LinLin abeg help me advice him to stop wearing sunglasses indoors enh, biko.

Anonymous said...

Go angus! Hope u make it into the top 9

Anonymous said...

Na wa o! Y dem no zone this thing? Kaduna n jos guys dey sing fa.

Anonymous said...

Dat moses adigwe is in my skul uniben.d guy sings like mad and he got a great voice.I'll vote for him

Dee said...


Anonymous said...

Moses all the way!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Go richard tasie aka mr richie!!men u hv my support!!see u in d top 12&all d best my nigger.Otown 2 d bone.kings

Chidozie Mario said...

Wish all of them equal good luck, but it just has to be one person at a time.
Have You Met Andrea Bocelli Yet?

Bohemian Thoughts. said...

See my man Richard Richie... Funny boy!!!!!! #Lol# Am so happy for you must win this idol oh its long overdue nna! More grease to your elbow hun!#shining my 38#

Anonymous said...

I was disappointed yesterday bcos I didn't except them to sing that way. It was only Moses Obi that sang well yesterday. Actually, it was my 1st time watching d progarm. Hope they will do well nxt time. Wishing all of them d best.

chioma said...

Den u didnt watch d full show,angus ws d bomb.he had d best performance yesterday...

Anonymous said...

U just downloaded ma mind..Bless u!


Anonymous said...

Moses all d way.... The guy has actually sang for me in person. He's good!!!!

Anonymous said...

Her name is Gabrielba meaning Gabriel's daughter is a girl and she's Taggy...its Taggy all the way cos she's repping...its Lilian

Anonymous said...

Tagi gabrella U̶̲̥̅̊ re doing great I trust U̶̲̥̅̊ my girl go touch the growed wit ur voice cos I knw U̶̲̥̅̊ strike good I love U̶̲̥̅̊ girl U̶̲̥̅̊ re going all the way baby

Anonymous said...

Moses killed it. I'm voting for him all the way. 518 to 33680 as much as my battery can stand. Lol. D guy try sha

Anonymous said...

KEMI ALL D WAY PLS GUYS Txt 515 to 33680. Tanx a million. FABGOLD!

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