Auditions open for Nigerian Idol S9

By Content Nigeria reporter
January 26, 2024


The producers of reality singing show Nigerian Idol have opened auditions for its ninth season with potential contestants asked to come forward before January 29.

Themed Dare to Dream, the competition will run for 12 weeks on Africa Magic and talented Nigerians between the ages of 16 and 28 can record a 30-second clip of themselves singing any song of their choice and upload it here.

Busola Tejumola, executive head of content and channels for West Africa at pay TV operator MultiChoice, said: “MultiChoice is committed to enabling young talent to actualise their dreams and delivering premium entertainment to our audience.

“The success of previous editions of Nigerian Idol has encouraged more young Nigerians to dare to dream. Today they are some of the voices that carry our African stories and inspire others to live their dreams. Season nine promises to be bigger and more entertaining than other seasons. Interested contestants can send their entries to the Nigerian Idol portal on our Africa Magic website.”

Nigerian Idol S9 will be available on DStv Channel 198 and GOtv Channel 49 while the live shows will air on Africa Magic Showcase (DStv channel 151), Africa Magic Urban (DStv channel 153 & GOtv channel 8) and Africa Magic Family (DStv channel 154 & GOtv channel 7). The season will be sponsored by soft drink brand Bigi and gadget manufacturer Tecno.