Finally the top 12 contestants who will be battling to be named next MTN Hitmaker have been unveiled after weeks of various auditions and intense training.
The final 12, Acoustic, Amakye the rapper, Awal, Ayeyi, Elisante, Erza Tamaa, Eva Maria, Gabby, Jayson, OV, Kulcha and Kay Jay battled it out live on the Hitmaker stage with a live band, on Tuesday 2nd October at the National Theater and emerged as the final 12.
The judges for the 7th edition dubbed “RULE THE MIC” who had the sole task of steering the contestants in the right directions week in, week out and also determining who makes it through and who leaves the competition, award winning singer/song writer Eazzy, celebrated award winning music producer Kaywa and finally, entertainment critic, Francis Doku expressed to the host of the show, Berla Mundi that they were very impressed and looked forward to an amazing season after meeting the contestants for the first time.
The beat makers, Magnum, DJ Breezy and the latest addition, Mix Master Garzey, before the live performance balloted for the 4 contestants each out of the 12 that they will be working with throughout the competition.
Garzy mentors singers, Elisante, Eva Maria, Gabby and Kay Jay as DJ Breezy takes on rappers, Awal and Erza Tamaa, rnb singers Jayson and Acoustic. Magnom, for the rest of the competition, mentors, rappers, Amakye the rapper, rnb singers, Ayeyi, OV together with reggae dancehall act, Kulcha.
MTN Hitmaker airs on Saturdays on TV3 at 8pm, GHOne TV and TV Africa at 7:30pm, Kessben TV at 4pm and Tv3 at 8pm. And on Sundays on 4syte TV at 5pm, Joy Prime at 6:30pm, UTV at 3pm, Homebase TV at 4pm, Maxx TV at 8pm, Oceans TV and TV XYZ at 6pm.
To vote for your favorite contestant, text his/her name to the short code 1747 on all networks.
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