Last weekend, she delivered a strong version of Alicia Keys’ song to the delight of the audience. She followed up her first performance with Rihanna’s ‘Umbrella’; dramatising her set with a well-choreographed dance routine. But Najite but failed to get enough votes from the audience to keep her in the competition. And the judges showed her the exit doors.
Fan favourite Mercy had emerged as the contestant with the highest vote, followed by the Stephen Onoche and Joe blue, the favourite male contestant.
So it’s now down to just three final contestants – Mercy, Stephen and Joe Blue! We can’t wait to find out who walks away with the big prize!
Below leaving, Najite entertained the audience one last time, rendering the Bob Marley classic, ‘Everything is gonna be alright’ while the other finalists joined her on stage.
According to organizers, the winner of the show will be unveiled at a grand gala in April where A-list international artistes are expected to perform.
The next Nigerian Idol will win a grand prize valued at $100,000 which includes a management and recording contract. The winner also gets an SUV and many other prizes; including gifts from lead sponsor Etisalat.
The winner of Nigerian Idol will join the elite group of Idol alumni around the world, including Stars like Fantasia, Timi Dakolo and Yeka Onka.