By Niyi Tabiti
The season 3 of the popular showbiz talent discovery show ‘MTN Project Fame’ kicked off on Saturday 17 July 2010. But not without the glitz and glamour, as top media executives and celebrities turned out in style at the Ultima Studios venue of the grand opening.
Every year, Nigeria’s leading telecom company, MTN Nigeria says it invest a good percentage of its earnings into corporate social responsibility (CSR) such as discovery of talents.Nyanya and Mike, the past winners of the singing competition are already making waves in the music industry.
All the 18 people who scaled through the auditioning of the contest were presented to the audience.They had their first performance that night. All of them showed that they have huge deposit of music talent.Tension was heightened as the crowd got the message that three amongst the contestants would be eliminated that night but alas!The judges said,everyone should go into the academy. Gistmaster.com watched as tears of joy flowed from the paticipants
Photo 2:Actress Omoni Oboli and Azuka Ogujuiba of ThisDay Newspapers look so excited at the kick off of Project Fame West Africa season 3.
Some of the participants of MTN project Fame West Africa Season 3 looking so excited after their first performance last Saturday in Lagos.
Musician,Chidinma (She performed at Bella Adenuga’s wedding) and her friend with ‘dangerous’ hips! at the Season 3 of MTN Project Fame opening at Ultima Studios in Lagos.
DJ Jimmy Jatt, top entertainment writer, Ayeni Adekunle and Comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka the first.
Yvonne Imoabasi Ekwere (Vixen) of Silverbird Television,Lagos
Here are some of the contestants of Project Fame season 3. Above:Adebola
Above:Eyo and Modele
Helen, one of the participants of this year’s MTN project Fame