Old Mutual Amazing Voices is a 13-episode Pan-African singing competition reality television series in 5 African countries: South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria (new) and Zimbabwe.
The show has talented Ghanaian songwriter/rapper Trigmatic as a judge.
We are three episodes deep with Old Mutual Amazing Voices, Africa’s top 10 groups prepare to meet the judges. First impression is everything! In the case of Old Mutual Amazing Voices, this definitely counts.
The challenge is set, each group must introduce themselves through an Acapella song. Find out which group will leave the judges in awe, and which group will leave the judges doubtful about their place in the competition?
The show aims to find unsigned groups from three musical genres: Gospel, Pop and Rhythm & Blues (R&B).
Old Mutual Amazing Voices Season 2 digital audition submissions are closed and successful groups were notified. Groups were invited to closed auditions in these 5 African countries: South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria (new) and Zimbabwe. Two groups per country were chosen to represent their country (in SA) and will be competing for the US$100 000.
Here is what each judges is looking for when judging the performances in this season…
Vusi Nova (South Africa) – “I’m looking of super stars…Groups that you can tell that they have been together for a while. They have experience, character and their personality shine through in their music”
Evelle (Nigeria) – “As a new judge, I want to see originality, creativity and growth…
Filah (Kenya) – “What I feel like I will be looking for from the performances is the sincerity of every performance from all the groups, the connection between the members of the group. Beyond the money and winning the competition, I want to see if this groups have what it takes to do well in the music industry in the long term.
Ammara (Zimbabwe) – “I’m expecting to see fire from Nigeria, I’m expecting people to sort of push themselves. I’m interested to see what the contestants are going to do this season”
Trig (Ghana) -”I want to see what the groups have… I want to see what Africa has for the second time. I know season 2 of Old Mutual Amazing Voices will be like an upgrade from the first season. I want to see what voices they are bringing…Guys this is season 2!
Make sure you tune in to DSTV on the following channels from 11 April 2021:
South Africa: MZANSI MAGIC & MZANZI WETHU simulcast at 17:00
Ghana: AFRICA MAGIC at 15:00
Kenya: MAISHA MAGIC EAST at 18:00
Nigeria: AFRICA MAGIC at 16:00
Uganda: PEARL MAGIC at 18:00
Zimbabwe: ZAMBEZI MAGIC at 17:00