MTN HITMAKER SELECTS FINAL 24

MTN HITMAKER SELECTS FINAL 24

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Call it the battle of the most talented and you wouldn’t be far from the truth as it was well
displayed last Friday August 18 th during the Auditions of the 6 th season of MTN Hit Maker. A
little over 200 young talents converged at the Charterhouse Studios to battle out for a slot
and hopefully proceed to the next stage of the competition.
With over two thousand five hundred entries from all over Ghana and as far as Nigeria, Sierra
Leone and even the UK, the search team who also happen to be the seasoned beat makers,
Richie Mensah, Magnum and DJ Breezy were more than elated to see and hear so many talents
with one dream – to become Ghana’s next MTN Hitmaker after Kurlsongs who won in 2016.
Ahead of this encounter, the search panel had to meet weekly to listen to and shortlists from
the thousands of demos that had been sent in from all over the country and beyond.
The format for this face to face was straightforward and separated the most talented from
those who had a lot of help in producing their demos. Contestants were given two chances to
perform for the panel after which a decision was made based on nothing but delivery.
From singing to rapping to dancehall, every act that hit the stage knew exactly what was at
stake, hence brought everything they had to impress the panel. But as it is a competition,
despite a blitz of stunning display of talents, the judges had to make their cut.
According to all three panel members, the talents that auditioned this year were absolutely
incredible and they are upbeat about a swell season as the final 12 could be very difficult to
select.
The second phase of the audition was a way for the judges to find that x-factor in the
contestants. They were now looking beyond just the talent, but also originality and
showmanship. After what the judges termed, an intensive session, they finally picked their final
24.

MTN Hitmaker 6 will be hosted by Starr FM’s Giovani Caleb with the adorable Berla Mundi of
GHOne TV and Live FM.
The show starts airing on Saturday 19 th August on GhOne Tv and Metro Tv, 7pm and 8pm
respectively and on Sunday on UTV at 3pm, tv3 at 5pm, 4syte tv at 6pm and joy prime at 8pm.
MTN Hitmaker 6 is sponsored by Ghana’s largest and most reliable mobile telecommunications
service MTN, and produced by the nation’s biggest event organizer Charterhouse and proudly
supported by Huawei.

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