The ultimate talent contest, 'The Voice' Nigeria, the Nigerian version of an international singing show, where contestants are guided and critiqued by four coaches in efforts to discover the next great voice has announced its return with the third season, promising bigger and better experience than previous seasons. The show which commenced online auditions on August 25, 2020, has named artists Darey Art Alade, Falz The Bad Guy as first-time coaches while returning coaches are Waje and Yemi Alade.
Speaking on the selection of coaches, Mr Akin Salami, Managing Director, Un1ty Production and Executive Producer, The Voice Season Three said, “Music is a universal language that reaches beyond geographical, age, cultural, social and even religions boundaries. We are excited about taking this journey with a versatile and dynamic team of Coaches that will enrich the experience for both the talents and the audience.
In building on the legacy of The Voice to showcase the very best talents, we are confident that these industry veterans will attract the brightest of Nigerian talents to deliver a more vibrant and competitive contest than ever before. Needless to say, we are in for an exciting ride with maximum energy and a lot of great vibes."
Commenting on his approach, Darey said, "I’m looking forward to impacting and guiding the super exceptional talents we will see on the voice this year. On the show, I will share, teach, coach and also learn while we work to together to build the next superstar to come out of Nigeria"
Also, Falz commended the show, saying "As a first-time coach and a big fan of The Voice across the world, I am excited to be a coach on the show and I will immerse myself to get the best out of all the talents."
“The Voice is about the talents and the coaches. Some don’t have the experience but we will figure that out together. You can be rest assured that we will have show like never before," Waje who coached the winner of the second season.
While, Yemi said, "Last season was my first time but this year Team Yemi has to go home with the crown. I am looking for passion, originality and those want to find themselves in the global music scene."