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Nigerian Idol season 8 auditions are now open!


Nigerian Idol season 8 auditions are now open!

Following the success of Nigerian Idol season 7, which saw Progress Chukwuyem emerge as winner, MultiChoice Nigeria is bringing back the competition for an eighth edition, starting with online auditions.

Online auditions for the eighth season of Nigerian Idol opened on Saturday 14 January, 2023 and will close on Saturday 28 January, 2023. Interested contestants between the ages of 16 and 28 must upload a 30 second video of them singing any song of their choice on

Announcing the new season, Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels at MultiChoice Nigeria, Busola Tejumola, said: “MultiChoice has committed to spotlighting young talent in Nigeria in different sectors. As with past seasons of the music talent competition, we remain committed to promoting and giving young, promising Nigerian musicians a platform to shine and actualise their dreams. Season eight promises to be bigger and more entertaining than other seasons. Last year, after a fierce battle between Progress and Zadok, the former emerged victorious, and we are looking for more talent that will pack the heat the way our contestants in season 7 did. So, if you believe you have what it takes to be the next Nigerian Idol, upload your audition clips on the Africa Magic website before 28 January, 2023.”

The Nigerian Idol Season 8 winner will walk away with a N30 million cash prize, among other rewards. Click here to send you 30-second video.

Nigerian Idol season 8 will air on DStv and GOtv in April 2023.

Asuquo Eton founded, now one of the most visited TV, music, tech and features website, in 2011. He is also a social media analyst, media and entertainment consultant.

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