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Update: #AfricaMagic’s #TheVoice Nigeria Audition Details Here


Television is about to get more exciting as Africa Magic, the leading provider of premium

African entertainment, is launching The Voice Nigeria, a Nigerian version of the internationally

acclaimed reality singing competition. Auditions begin on the 8th of January, 2016 and the show

begins airing in April, 2016.

Since its original launch in 2010, The Voice has gone on to win audiences in countries like the

US, Australia and the UK, where renowned artistes including Adam Levine, Blake Sheldon,

Christina Aguilera, Shakira, Tom Jones, Pharrell Williams, Kylie Minogue and Ricky Martin have

occupied the show’s famous red chairs as coaches. The Voice Nigeria employs the same format

including a panel of four coaches who critique the contestants’ performances. The coaches

guide their teams of selected artists through the remainder of the season whilst also competing

to ensure that their act wins the competition.

The Director, M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, said: “We are thrilled to announce the

launch of The Voice Nigeria. All over the world, lovers of entertainment recognise The Voice

franchise as premium, exciting entertainment and we are thrilled to introduce this excitement

to audiences in Nigeria and across Africa. Our viewers will definitely enjoy the stellar

performances by the artistes and all the excitement as the coaches compete to pick the best


To stand a chance of participating in The Voice Nigeria, prospective contestants need to visit

the various audition venues across four cities:

Port Harcourt: 9th & 10th January 2016 at the Viontel Hotel Plot 96 Stadium Road G.R.A

Calabar: 9th & 10th January 2016 at the Channel View Hotels, 27 MCC Road

Abuja: 16th &17th January 2016 at the Bolingo Hotels, Independent Avenue, Central Business

District, Garki

Lagos: 16th & 17th January 2016 at the Freedom Park; 1 Hospital Road, Old Prison Ground

For his part, the Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, Mr. John Ugbe, said: “For over 20

years, MultiChoice has played an active role in the development of the African film and

television industry. The Africa Magic channels, which sit on our DStv and GOtv platforms,

continue to display the best of African entertainment content to the world and with the launch

of The Voice Nigeria, we have once again provided a platform for African talent to shine.”

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