Kunle Ogunrombi better known as K-Peace has won the 5th season of the Etisalat-sponsored Nigerian Idol! He smiled home after weeks of passionate performances, with a brand new SUV, cash prize of N7.5 million and a mouth-watering recording deal with Universal Music Company at the grand finale show held over the weekend.
Watch the amazing performance that reminded Nigerians of his unique style of music below!
His emergence as the winner of the competition ended months of heart-wrenching performances that started with thousands of contestants at the auditions that took place in Benin, Abuja, Port-Harcourt, Ibadan and Lagos, to knock-out rounds and down to the top 2 contestants who won the hearts of the judges and viewers nationwide.
The highlight of the finale was the performance of the Nigerian-French singer, songwriter and recording artist, Asa who lit up the stage and hearts of guests with hit songs from her chart topping new album – Bed of Stone.
“Etisalat is living up to its reputation as a lifestyle brand that is passionate about the youth and Nigerian Idol is one of our platforms to celebrate the Nigerian youths. K-Peace particularly has been outstanding from the audition stage and we are glad that the voting public has crowned a winner deserving of his crown.” Chief Marketing Officer, Etisalat Nigeria, Francesco Angelone said after the event.
An ecstatic K-Peace who was unable to control his happiness shed tears of joy and declared that he was overwhelmed and shocked at being crowned the winner of the competition.
The show’s first runner-up, Dolu received a cash prize of N1.5 million and a brand new Hyundai car, while the second runner up – Nex2 got N1 million.
Since 2010, Etisalat-Sponsored Nigeria Idol has discovered some of Nigeria’s talented artistes including Yeka Onka (2011), Mercy Chinwo (2012), Moses Adigwe (2013) and Evelle Zibilli (2014), all of whom have regularly graced numerous entertainment and musical events nationwide.
Check out photos from the event below!
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