Nigerian Idol: Akunna Evicted, Francis & Kingdom To Compete In Finale
Akunna was evicted after receiving the least votes in the last round of public voting.
Nigerian Idol, which premiered on March 14, 2021, and auditioned the prospects of young Nigerians, is now left with two contestants namely, Francis, and Kingdom, battling for the ultimate prize.
On Sunday, July 4, 2021, fans saw the exit of Akunna who was the last girl standing on the music talent hunt show after she scored the least votes.
Akunna was eliminated after receiving the least votes in the last round of public voting.
About sixty-eight contestants entered the theatre week and while fourteen of them received golden tickets and 39 went through selections, only seventeen progressed to the next round.
The second Theatre Week had eleven contestants in the show which were: Comfort Alalade, Alumna Okey, Faith Onyeje, Kingdom Kroseide, Dotun Deloye, Francis Atela, Daniel Ikechi, Beyonce Ajomiwe, Clinton Francis, Emmanuel Elijah and Faith-Mac Ebiama.
The 26-year-old Francis on Sunday performed ‘sexual healing’ and ‘Please forgive me’ while Kingdom performed ‘Say something’ and ‘the lion sleeps tonight.
Their performances left fans and judges stunned as they clinched tickets to the finals.
Francis since the beginning of the show has been consistent with his vocals, performance every week.
Kingdom who hails from Bayelsa State has also given his all and impressed viewers, as well as judges with his vocals and performance.
It will be tough on Sunday as the top two final contestants will battle it out on the Nigerian Idol stage hoping to be crowned the winner of the competition.
Fans of the show have taken to social media to give reasons why their favourite will emerge winner on Sunday.
Others have been canvassing for votes for the duo as voting ends on Thursday, July 8, 2021.
The winner will on Sunday clinch a recording contract with a leading record label and N50, 000,000 worth of prizes.