As the television show ‘The winner is’ commences, it has quickly gained a lot of followership. Organisers say game show is an intense Three months packed with electrifying performances as well as nail-biting decision making which will all be delivered on the stunning ‘Star The Winner Is’ stage.
With contestants going head to head, showcasing their vocal prowess in duel battles all aiming for a spot in the semi-finals and finale, the season premiere did not fall short with the likes of 23 year old freelance musician Sonia Ebhota, Joy Siakpere who sings in restaurants for a living and Augustine Owviri who dreams of being a fashion icon.
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There was also a friendly schoolteacher, Shapeera Makepeace, background singer Henry Mcjohn and the man of the night Philip Otuya who had his first music recording in 2006, battling it out on the exquisite stage.
There were great performances, and not-so-great ones, but there were unforgettable contestants like Philip Otuya who charmed the audience with ‘The way you make me feel by Micheal Jackson, made the ladies scream with his outstanding rendition of ‘Unchained Melody’ by The Righteous Brothers and proved why he was the favorite of the episode with Bob Marley’s ‘No Woman No Cry’ earning himself a well deserved spot in the semi finals.
However, viewers are not impressed by the work done by the anchor of the show, actor Uti. He misses his lines many times and his demeanour seems to take the atmosphere not serious at all.