Confirmed: Reggie Rockstone is Glo X Factor judge!
Hiplife legend Reggie Rockstone, has confirmed he has been selected as one of the judges in the maiden season of Glo X-Factor.
He joins Onyeka Onwenu and M.I as judges; while popular Nigerian radio presenter, Toolz, presents the show.
Reggie, who is also a Glo ambassador, tweeted shortly after his arrival in Lagos on Wednesday: Just landed in Lagos, Nigeria for my GLo X-Factor Africa obligations. Luv da hustle of this city! Africa, we rise 2getha!
He later tweeted Those that don’t know. U go know. Bless! I’m a judge along w/@MI_Abaga + Onyeka Onwenu along w/Toolz as a presenter on Glo X Factor Africa.
The show, which was launched in Ghana a week ago, is being spearheaded by Glo Mobile Ghana, the leading force that provides the platform for youths to unleash their entertainment passion.
Auditions have been held in Port Harcourt and Abuja in Nigeria with thousands of amateur singers aiming to make it to the final selection.
The next stop is at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Kumasi on 4th and 5th May from 9am to 3pm. It would be followed by the Accra auditions on 11th and 12th May at the Alisa Hotel in North Ridge from 9am to 3pm.
The X Factor” is a Reality TV singing competition to find new talents. It is contested by aspiring singers, drawn from public auditions and is open to all ages, sex, styles, solo acts or groups.
A major difference between the show and others is that the judges also double as coaches for the various groups. It is peculiarly split in stages, following the contestants from auditions through to the boot camp, the judges’ homes; to the grand finale.
Dancers are also featured and contestants could accompany themselves on guitar, piano or any other musical instruments.
The ultimate winner of the spectacular show will cart home a handsome amount of $150,000 the biggest prize money in the continent’s music reality TV shows.
The winner will also win a recording contract with the internationally acclaimed Sony Music to produce an album and professional management.
Source: Alfred Sarpong I Viasat1NewsOnline