Gospel Icons Africa (GIA), the organizers of a talent show, are all set to discover and promote the next generation of Christian artists, offering them a significant platform to showcase their talents.
Gospel Icons Africa have announced exciting prizes for the competition, which kicks off this month. The grand prize includes N10 million, a car, a two-year record deal, and an all-expenses-paid trip to Jerusalem for the winner. Additionally, other winners can expect rewards such as cash prizes, musical instruments, and iPhones.
Segun Oluwayomi, the Chief Operating Director of GIA, highlighted the unique aspect of their reality show, stating, “GIA reality show is distinctive in its focus on nurturing kingdom stars. We have seasoned gospel music veterans who will mentor the contestants throughout their journey.”
Furthermore, he emphasized the transformative aspect of the program, stating, “Everyone who engages with us is bound to undergo positive change. The competition is structured in phases, with the initial phase involving online registration on our website, www.gospeliconsafrica.com, and the submission of a 30-second singing video.”
He added, “Afterward, our panel of selected music veterans will conduct video auditions, and successful participants will progress to the live show.”
Esther Oladeji, the Managing Director of GIA, highlighted the spiritual dimension of the show, stating, “This platform aims to connect true worshippers with God and uplift humanity.”
She expressed the show’s purpose, saying, “Our mission is to please God, and by following His guidance, we are establishing a framework that aligns with His vision for genuine Gospel music in Africa. We also aim to provide emerging Gospel artists with a significant platform to shine.”
Bamidele Martins, Chief Executive Director of GIA, emphasized the empowerment aspect of the competition, stating, “This competition serves as a means of empowerment for budding Gospel singers, both amateurs and professionals alike.”
For those interested in participating, Bamidele Martins encouraged them to visit the event’s website at www.gospeliconsafrica.com, upload their 30-second video, and anticipate feedback within a few days.