14 lucky contestants who made it to the prestigious MTN Project Fame Academy for the 8th season tagged 8.0 were unveiled at the opening gala featuring thrillingperformances not only from Nigeria’s brightest upcoming talents but also past winners of the competition including Iyanya, Chidinma among others.
12 out of the 18 contestants that made it to the opening gala night were handed automatic qualifications to the academy based on their sterling performances from regional auditions in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Accra and Ibadan by the judges comprising Ade Bantu, Bibie Brew and Tee Y- Mix.
The winner of the competition will walk away with a grand prize of N5m, a brand new SUV and a recording deal worth millions of Naira. Also, the 1st runner up will get a car and N3m while the 2nd runner up will get a brand new car along with N1m and the 3rd runner up will receive a cash prize of N1m.
See the full list of all the contestants and pictures below…
Deborah Ohiri Oluwamayowa, Jeffrey Ufedo Akor, Jennifer Chioma Amadi, Adanoritsewo Gold Tosanwumi, Funmilayo Comfort Arewa, Stephen Sackitey, Okletey Biko, Joy Chukwuma, Olanma Pearl Awa-Agwu, Amma Korantema Kumi, Richie Tay, Tejiri Odjighoro, Deinde Okubajo and Emmanuel Amos Anderson..