The Voice Nigeria premiered last week with a spectacular episode that leaves one thinking everyone in Nigeria is an amazing vocalist.
The second episode of the reality show didn’t fail to meet up to it’s expectation. Filled with emotional moments, and a great vibe, here’s the full gist of what happened during the second episode of The Voice Nigeria.
Khemmie from Kwara State who’s a singe in her church was first up with her rendition of Tiwa Savage’s “Olorun mi”. She got two turns from Timi Dakolo and Waje, opting for the latter after professing to have wanted to be Team Patoranking.
Kelechi with stage name, “Armstrong Martins” mentioned his dad’s younger brother as his inspiration. The 20-year old sang Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud”, he got a turn from Timi Dakolo, automatically making him his coach.
Up next was Princess Pat a mother of three from Edo state who sang Katy Perry’s “Roar” but got no turns from the coaches. Despite this, the coaches showed respect to her, Patoranking prostrating as a cultural sign of respect when they discovered the singer was 51.
Linda 1Nneka from a family of musicians performed Asa’s “Be my man”, getting turns from Patoranking and 2Baba. An excited Linda jumped into Patoranking’s arms making it quite obvious whose team she wanted to be a part of.
Daivy Jones’performance of Cee Lo Green’s “Forget you” got him three turns. He eventually picked Timi Dakolo.
Mojisola, a mother of two was next with a performance of Jill Scott’s “A long Walk”, she got turns from Waje and Patoranking. She was incredibly excited to be a part of Team Waje.
28 year old David Ogbo performed One Direction’s “Story of my life”, this got him a turn from 2baba automatically making him his coach.
32 year old Feyisayo who performed Darey’s “Pray For Me” got no turns, with the judges saying she played it soft. Feyishayo seemed undaunted as she left the stage more inspired.
Prime, a 23 year old trader from Lagos who hopes to win the Grammy’s one day sang Lorde’s “Royals”, getting Patoranking, Timi Dakolo and 2baba to turn, he opted for Team Patoranking before the coaches could even make their pitch.
The final and first 4 turns of the night was by David Operah who sang Sam Smith’s “Stay with me”, he opted for Team 2baba although initially deliberating on joining Team Timi.
Follow Up On The Voice
The Voice airs on Africa Magic Showcase DStv Channel 151 and on Africa Magic Urban DStv Channel 153 by 7pm (GMT +1) You can also download The Voice Nigeria App on Android’s Playstore and iOS Appstore.