Who’s Got the Glo X Factor? All you Need to Know About the 7 FinalistsPosted on Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 10:15 AM
The world’s biggest singing reality show is finally in Africa! For 3 weeks now Glo X Factor has been entertaining viewers with some of the most entertaining musical performances ever seen on African TV.
In case you haven’t been following the hit show, here are the final 7 contestants competing for the 24 million Naira prize and an international Sony Music contract.
The Glo X Factor Diaries
Ankara boi is a Law graduate from University of Abuja. He’s got a strong voice, and a commanding stage presence.
Popular For: Wearing the funkiest ankara pieces, as his name implies.
Twitter Handle: @ankara_GXFactor
Watch Ankara boy perform live on stage here
Eshum is a sassy 21-year old Ghanaian. She’s a single mother with a five-year-old son, and a voice to die for!
Popular for: Her eccentric Bohemian-Afro hair and stunning outfits.
Twitter Handle: @eshumGXFactor
Watch Eshun perform live on stage here
Are you pheeling Pheel? He is a Lagos based RnB singer. “I am focused on coming out as number one. I want to be an example to young people out there,” Pheel says.
Popular For: His warm, soulful vocals have enraptured the hearts of ladies all over Africa! Ladies just love Pheel!
Twitter Handle: @pheelGXFactor
Watch Pheel perform live on stage here
Name: The Symphony
Nationality: Ghana (Kumasi based)
The Symphony is made up of Solomon, 23, Nii Nortey, 21, and Silas, 24.The group started at the audition in Kumasi, they decided to enter the competition as a group rather than entering the competition as solo artists.
Popular For: Thrilling the audience with their vocal prowess and distinctive sense of fashion and swag.
Twitter Handle: @sympho_gxfactor
Watch the Symphony perform live on stage here
Princess pat is 49 and about the oldest! She’s an all-round entertainer: Singer, songwriter, actress, gospel minister, and scriptwriter.
Popular For: Delivering the most powerful performances of gospel songs on stage.
Twitter Handle: @p_patgxfactor
Watch Princess Pat perform live on stage here
Dj Switch is a rapper and professional DJ whose primary passion is rapping. She adopted the name DJ Switch because of her versatility and ability to switch from one thing to another.
Popular For: Doing a lot of dancing, and delivering killer rhymes on stage.
Twitter Handle: @switch_GXFactor
Watch Dj Switch perform live on stage here
A sensational vocalist, Vicky hails from Biseni in Bayelsa state. She believes that hard work and determination are the keys to her success. She has been doing her very best in the competition so far.
Popular For: Because of her powerhouse vocals, she is known in the competition as “The Voice. ”
Twitter Handle: @vickyGXFactor
Watch Vicky perform live on stage here
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