As the contest on Nigerian Idol heats up, the astonishing rendition of the five contestants in the last edition was highly commended by the judges, who also encouraged them to put in their best as the show continues.
Kingdom Kroseide’s performance was trailed with praises from the judges. Other contestants: Faith Onyeje, Comfort Alalade, Akunna Okey, and Francis Atela also performed marvellously well. Unfortunately, it was also a time that saw Emmanuel Elijah’s evicted.
The judges gave Kingdom a standing ovation as he performs jazz genre song “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone and Pop lyrics “Just the Way You Are” by Bruno Mars, he took control of the stage, with much excitement from the judges and the audience, and commendation from Seyi Shay who said “Your vocal performance was amazing, you are the strongest vocalist in this competition,” while Mr. P, stated thrice “This is your kingdom”, you will shine and go places.”
It was quite exciting with the contenders displaying exceptional skills in their stage performances to make it to the next episode on June 20.
Faith sang “Someone you Loved,” and “Would rather go Blind”, with comments from Seyi Shay eulogising him saying “You look incredible, I love your vocals,” and Obi Asika with the words, “You deserve to be part of the top five, you sang the song beautifully.”
Mr. P was not left out as he advised that Faith should not stop playing the guitar as it adds colour to his rendition. Comfort, who also sang beautifully, thrilled the judges and the audience with the song “Think out Loud” and “Save the Last Dance for Me”; likewise Akunna performed “Put a Spell on You” by Nina Simone and “Wrecking Ball” by Miley Cyrus.
Francis also excites with “Too Good at Goodbyes” and “Hello” by Lionel Richie. DJ Sose was impressed by his performance and said to him “You brought Las Vegas to Lasgidi.”
The elated Seyi also put in good words that his voice never disappoints her. “Well done,” she added.
The competition continues till July 11, when the winner will go home with a recording contract with a leading record label and N50, 000,000 (Fifty Million Naira) worth of prizes.
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