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Nigerian Idol Season 8: Everything You Need to Know

Nigerian Idol Season 8 is set to premiere on Sunday, April 23, 2023, with live performances beginning on May 28, 2023, and the grand finale on July 16, 2023.

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Summary:

  • Nigerian Idol Season 8 is set to premiere on Sunday, April 23, 2023, with live performances beginning on May 28, 2023, and the grand finale on July 16, 2023.
  • The judges for Nigerian Idol Season 8 are Simi, D’banj, Obi Asika, and the host is IK Osakioduwa. The voting process will be through SMS and online voting, with the winner receiving a prize package worth N100 million.
  • Nigerian Idol Season 8 will broadcast on all Africa Magic Channels – Showcase, Urban, and Family, and a Nigerian Idol pop-up channel (DStv ch. 199) will showcase auditions and behind-the-stage conversations.

Nigerian Idol returns for Season 8 to unearth some of the best musical talents the country has to offer. This year’s competition promises to be fiercer than the former, as MultiChoice Nigeria and Africa Magic are committed to bringing another season deserving of every vote cast.

In this article, we will give you everything you need to know about Nigerian Idol Season 8, from the premiere date to how to watch the show.

Nigerian Idol Season 8 Premiere Date

The eighth season of Nigerian Idol is set to premiere on Sunday, April 23, 2023, at 7:00PM (WAT), 8:00PM (CAT). The show, which will air in phases until the live shows begin on May 28, will premiere with clips from the auditions.

Nigerian Idol Judges and Hosts

The judges for Nigerian Idol Season 8 are Superstar singer/songwriter Simi and multiple-award-winning entertainer D’banj, who are back for a second time, while Obi Asika and IK Osakioduwa are returning for the third season. The host of the show is IK Osakioduwa.

How to Audition for Nigerian Idol Season 8

To audition for Nigerian Idol Season 8, contestants are required to upload a 30 seconds video of them singing any song online. Interested contestants can visit the official website of Nigerian Idol to register for auditions.

Nigerian Idol Audition Requirements

Contestants must be between the ages of 16-30 and be residents of Nigeria with a valid form of identification.

Nigerian Idol Season 8 Live Shows

Live performances for Nigerian Idol Season 8 will begin on May 28, 2023. The live shows will run for several weeks, leading up to the grand finale on July 16, 2023.

Nigerian Idol Season 8 Voting Process

The voting process for Nigerian Idol Season 8 will be through SMS and online voting. The details of the voting process will be made available during the live shows.

Nigerian Idol Season 8 Prize

The winner of Nigerian Idol Season 8 will receive a prize package worth N100 million.

Nigerian Idol Season 8 Sponsor

Nigerian Idol Season 8 is sponsored by MultiChoice Nigeria and Africa Magic.

Nigerian Idol Pop-up Channel

There will also be a Nigerian Idol pop-up channel (DStv ch. 199) where fans can see all the auditions and “behind-the-stage” conversations.

Nigerian Idol Season 8 Broadcasting Schedule

Nigerian Idol will broadcast on all Africa Magic Channels – Showcase, Urban, and Family. The show will air every Sunday at 8:00PM (CAT) on DSTV Channel 197 and Channel 153.

Nigerian Idol Season 8 Social Media Handles

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Nigerian Idol Season 8 Promotions

To promote Nigerian Idol Season 8, MultiChoice Nigeria and Africa Magic have organized a series of “campus storms” across Nigeria in Jos, Benin and Lagos. Fans of the show can expect to see fun moments from these events ahead of the premiere on Sunday.

Nigerian Idol Season 8 FAQs

  1. What is Nigerian Idol? Nigerian Idol is a reality TV singing competition that showcases remarkable Nigerian voices to a global audience whilst empowering participants with an opportunity of a lifetime.
  2. When does Nigerian Idol Season 8 start? Nigerian Idol Season 8 will start on Sunday April 23, 2023, at 7:00PM (WAT), 8:00PM (CAT).
  3. Who are the judges for Nigerian Idol Season 8? The judges for Nigerian Idol Season 8 are Simi, D’banj, Obi Asika, and the host is IK Osakioduwa.
  4. How can I audition for Nigerian Idol Season 8? To audition for Nigerian Idol Season 8, you need to upload a 30 seconds video of you singing any song online.
  5. What is the prize for Nigerian Idol Season 8? The winner of Nigerian Idol Season 8 will receive a prize package worth N100 million.

Conclusion

Nigerian Idol Season 8 promises to be bigger and better than ever before. With a lineup of talented judges, exceptional contestants, and an unbeatable prize package, fans are in for a treat. Tune in every Sunday at 8:00PM (CAT) on DSTV Channel 197 and Channel 153 to watch the show, and don’t forget to vote for your favorite contestant.

FAQs

  1. How long is each episode of Nigerian Idol Season 8? Each episode of Nigerian Idol Season 8 will run for approximately 1 hour.
  2. Can viewers outside Nigeria watch Nigerian Idol Season 8? At this time, Nigerian Idol Season 8 is only available to Nigerian subscribers on DSTV and GOTV.
  3. What happens if there is a tie in the voting process? In the event of a tie, the judges will make the final decision on who stays and who goes.
  4. Will there be guest judges on Nigerian Idol Season 8? There is no official announcement regarding guest judges for Nigerian Idol Season 8 at this time.
  5. Can I vote for my favorite contestant more than once? The details of the voting process will be made available during the live shows.

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