Yemi Alade joins Timi Dakolo, Patoranking and Waje on The Voice Nigeria Season 2

Renowned Nigerian song­stress, Yemi Alade, has been confirmed as the newest star to occupy the famous red chair as a coach on season two of The Voice Nigeria. Ms. Alade joins the trio of Timi Dakolo, Pa­toranking and Waje who reprise their roles as coaches who cri­tique contestants’ performances and guide their teams of selected artistes through the remainder of the season whilst also competing to ensure that their act wins the competition.

Speaking on Yemi Alade’s ad­dition to the panel, the Director, M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, said: “Yemi Alade is widely recognised as one of Ni­geria’s biggest musical exports with incredible appeal across the continent and in other interna­tional markets. Not only is she an amazing vocalist, Yemi is also rec­ognised for her energetic and en­tertaining performances on stage. We are thrilled to have her join The Voice and we cannot wait for the contestants and our viewers to experience her on the show.”

Yemi Alade replaces another ace Nigerian musician, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as Tuba­ba, who leaves the show to pursue other commitments.

Since its original launch in 2010, The Voice has won audi­ences in countries like the US, Australia, South Africa and the UK, where other renowned ar­tistes have occupied the show’s famous red chairs as coaches. In the first season, A’rese of #team­waje emerged victorious winning the grand prize of an SUV and a recording contract with Universal Music.

Auditions for the second sea­son of The Voice Nigeria recently held across Nigeria in Abuja, La­gos, Port Harcourt and Enugu, and preparations are in top gear for the show’s return to television.

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