(Some of the contestants. Photo: Filed)
18 contestants will battle for a slot in the MTN Project Fame 8.0 academy at the Opening Gala show coming up on Saturday, August 1, 2015 in Lagos, Nigeria.
The shortlisted 18 contestants will perform before a teeming live studio audience and judges, who have to pick the very best of the contestants. The lucky qualifiers from the opening will make their way into the famous MTN Project Fame Academy to vie for an opportunity to become this year’s winner of the competition.
The overall 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. The 1st runner up will get a saloon car and N3m. The 2nd runner up will be awarded a brand new saloon car along with N1m while the 3rd runner up will receive a cash prize of N1m.
In the past, MTN Project Fame has made immense contribution to the Nigerian music industry with the likes of Inyanya, Praiz, Chidima amongst others that are success stories of the platform.
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