6 Reasons You Shouldn’t Miss The MTN Y’ello Star Competition

November 14, 2020

If you haven’t plugged into the rave of MTN Y’ello Star, then you are missing out big time. Y’ello Star is poised to launch new music talents in young Nigerians and believe us, such a historic competition is not to be missed.

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 If you don’t know what MTN Y’ello Star is, we wrote about it here. But to summarise it for you, it is a competition-style reality show created by the telecommunications and data services provider, MTN Nigeria, to search for, discover, nurture, expose and launch music talents in young Nigerians.

What do the winners of the MTN Y’ello star competition stand to gain? A LOT. That’s the answer: A LOT.

1. For starters, they get a well-furnished house.

A star needs to live in a befitting home and this will certainly be taken care of.

2. The house will contain an in-built studio.

A studio to create timeless music pieces.

3. They also get a recording contract.

This is very important to their career. A recording step will go a long way in pushing them forward and cutting the best deals for them.

4. And finally, imagine all the major publicity that comes with winning such a huge prize.

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Stardom and acclaim that opens international doors.

5. The five finalists will attend the Berklee 2021 Summer Music Program in the USA.

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And they’ll receive international training that will set them apart from their contemporaries.


6. Program certification and induction to Henley Alumni for 13 contestants in the hub.

This is how you know that MTN Y’ello Star is committed to the full development of the winning contestants so they can become all round stars.

The judges of the competition are everybody’s faves. Peep the line-up:

1. Omawunmi

Singer, songwriter. A vocal powerhouse.

2. Banky W

A music legend. Extraordinary is a perfect word to describe him.

3. Malik Yusef

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An internationally renowned songwriter and rapper.
A line-up of superstars

And the delectable hosts:

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There’s sure to be no dull moment. Believe us, this is a show you don’t want to miss.


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