Award- winning singer, Tuface Idibia, earlier in the week, was announced as one of the coaches of the maiden edition of The Voice Nigeria.
Other artistes unveiled as the coaches for the Airtel sponsored music show include Waje, Patoranking and Timi Dakolo.
Meanwhile, the much talked about reality show is all set to kick off as the auditions will hold in some cities in the country including Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt and Calabar.
Speaking during the coaches’ unveiling, Director, M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu said, “It’s an exciting time for us at M-Net. The Voice is an internationally renowned franchise and has consistently provided exciting television content whilst giving great opportunities to talented individuals to showcase their talent to the world. The Nigerian adaptation will be no different and our viewers can expect the best television entertainment even as we wait to discover the next generation of talented singers!”
Commenting during the unveiling, Mr. Ahmad Mokhles, the Chief Commercial Officer of Airtel Nigeria, noted that Airtel is passionate about creating platforms that will delight, excite, entertain and engage talented youth as well as telecoms consumers across the country.
According to him, “The Voice Nigeria demonstrates Airtel’s commitment to its vision of connecting Nigerians to their dreams. We are also pleased by the fact that the majority of the coaches are not just icons in their respective music genres but also members of the Airtel family, underscoring our intense interest and support for the entertainment and creative industry.”