The search for Africa’s first X Factor singer will come to an end on September 20. That day, the winner of Globacom’s N24-million-prize money and Sony Music’s recording contract will be announced at a high profile event in Lagos.
X Factor is the world’s biggest singing reality TV show, and it berthed in Africa for the first time on the shores of Nigeria, courtesy of national operator, Globacom.
The prize package is considered outstanding as the cash prize is the biggest offered by any singing reality show in Africa, while the Sony Music recording deal is the first express commitment to a recording contract for the winner of a singing reality show by a major recording label.
Globacom said in a statement in Lagos that the grand finale will be attended by high profile personalities, including corporate executives and the crème of Nigeria’s entertainment industry.
The company added that top Nigerian and international musicians have been scheduled to perform at the event.
Glo presents the platform for fame and stardom and with Glo X Factor, the opportunity is unlimited.
Vicky, DJ Switch, Princess Pat and Eshun are up for the grand prize come September 20.