Old Mutual’s Amazing Voices is a pan-African singing reality competition show premiered on 12 January across Kenya, Ghana, South Africa and Zimbabwe. It's a show in which 12 unsigned groups from 3 genres take to the stage to captivate audiences and judges and claim their $100K prize money and be crowned Africa’s Amazing Voices.
Amazing Voices will take viewers on the musical journey with hopefuls from four African countries set to showcase their talents across three genres. The battles are fought and won first by the decisions groups make, and then by the performances, they put up.
The show will be broadcast to DSTv and GOtv viewers in Kenya (6 pm), Ghana, (5 pm) South Africa(5 pm) and Zimbabwe (5 pm) and will run for 13 weeks until 5 April 2020.
“Reality TV will never be the same again! Amazing Voices will take viewers on the musical journey with hopefuls from four African countries set to showcase their talents across three genres. This will make for compelling viewing and entertainment like never before and we are glad that the show will premiere on our platforms as this reaffirms Multichoice as Africa’s best storyteller,” says Nkateko Mabaso - CEO M-Net.
The show's aim is to seek unsigned music groups across the following genres
- Rhythm and Blues (R&B)
Old Mutual is the main sponsor of the show and it hopes that Amazing Voices will give them an opportunity to engage more meaningfully with the entertainment industry and provide advice, mentorship, education and access to tools to promote and monetize business opportunities.
Here's how fans reacted to the season premiere:
The talent producers are:
- Paulina Oduro - Ghana
- Takura Shonhai- Zimbabwe
- Vusi Nova- South Africa
- Sanalpei Tande- Kenya
The show will be broadcast on Maisha Magic East every Sunday at 6:00 pm.