By Destiny Eseaga
Gospel Music Africa, GMA, Organiser of the Gospel Music Africa Reality TV Show has disclosed that over 400,000 entries from 25 African countries had been received for auditioning which will kick off in Abuja on April 19, Owerri, April 24 and Lagos, April 30, 2018, respectively.
The Gospel Music Reality TV Competition is aimed at inspiring and nurturing, young talented gospel singers in the spirit of true praise and worship.
The organiser noted that participants for the maiden edition are from Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, South Africa, Kenya, Liberia, Cameroun, Uganda, Lesotho, Niger, Gambia, Togo, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, Congo, Malawi and Zambia.
In a statement issued recently, The Executive Producer of Gospel Music Africa, Matthew Obono said, ‘’The time has come for Gospel Musicians to make spiritual impact, reap financial dividends from their talents and occupy the highest echelons of stardom in Africa without feeling the need to succumb to secular music for their meal tickets.”
Obono explained that Cross River State will host the grand finale as only 30 contestants’ will battle to be the King or Queen of Gospel Music in Africa together with a cash prize of $20,000, a brand new car and an international recording deals.