Globacom is set to sponsor the Nigerian version of the hit British music reality TV series X-Factor. Initiators of the reality show have created a Nigerian franchise which will be sponsored by Globacom alongside Rotimi Pedro’s Optima Media Group (OMG).The Glo/OMG partnership with X-Factor was announced last Wednesday (March 27, 2013) at the weekly music industry networking event, Industry Nite, with artistes Burna Boy, Niyola, Seyi Shay, Phyno and UK-based Nigerian singer, L Marshal.
Auditions kick off on April 13th. Admission is FREE and open to all ages (solo or group entries). Time is 9am to 3pm prompt (Saturday & Sundays only). Log on to www.gloxfactor.com for more information. Venues will be announced soon, but see below for audition dates.
ABUJA - April 20th & 21st, 2013 (Sheraton Abuja Hotel, Ladi Kwali Way, Maitama)
KUMASI - May 4th & 5th, 2013
ACCRA – May 10th & 11th, 2013
LAGOS – May 25th & 26th, 2013 (Dream Studio, Omole Berger)