Nigerian Idol Season II is finally here as the audition train hits Lagos for a three day musical extravaganza. From Friday November 4 to Sunday November 6 the Dream Studios, Lagos will be playing host to the
thousands of Idol hopefuls who have already registered to be part of the forthcoming auditions. The Lagos audition comes after a month long audition tour of four cities starting from Abuja, Port Harcourt, Enugu
and finally berthing in Lagos.
From musical groups in the National Theatre to Cool underground music gatherings like Taruwa and One Mic Naija, the Nigerian Idol auditions is generating buzz and excitement among music talents. According to Ese Okoduwa who trains weekly at the National theatre, “I was very excited to hear that the Lagos auditions will be holding this coming weekend. This looks like the opportunity I have been waiting and preparing for all my life.”
“Etisalat is proud to be associated with Nigerian Idol. As lead sponsors, we are even more
impressed at the turnout of youths who have come out in throngs to audition for a chance to ignite their dream on the Idols stage," said Olufemi Ashipa, Sponsorship and Marketing Manager, Etisalat Nigeria.
The Idol franchise is the world’s biggest musical platform that cuts across all continents, from the Americas to Asia, the Middle East and Africa. It is responsible for the revelation of some of the world’s biggest music stars like Jennifer Hudson, Ruben Stoddard, Carrie Underwood and more recently Nigeria’s own Yeka Onka. Nigerian Idol is brought to you by Etisalat, in association with Pepsi and Sony. It is also supported by partner, Air Nigeria.
AUDITION DATES AND VENUE
LAGOS: 4th, 5th and 6th November, Dream Studios (Bamako Street, Across Omole Phase 1)
1. Complete the Registration form at
2. Confirm your Audition location, by sending an SMS from your Etisalat
line with your FULL NAME & PREFERRED AUDITION CITY to 5599.
3. Show up at the audition venue with the ETISALAT SMS confirmation, a
printed copy of your application form and 2 passport photos.
Contestants who did not make it in one venue can find their way to the
Lagos auditions for another chance at becoming the next Nigerian Idol