Renowned Nigerian songstress Yemi Alade has been confirmed as the newest star to occupy the famous red chair as a coach on season two of The Voice Nigeria.
Alade joins the trio of Timi Dakolo, Patoranking, and Waje who reprise their roles as coaches who critique contestants’ performances and guide their teams of selected artists through the remainder of the season whilst also competing to ensure that their act wins the competition.
Speaking on Yemi Alade’s addition to the panel, the Director, M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, said:
“Yemi Alade is widely recognized as one of Nigeria’s biggest musical exports with incredible appeal across the continent and in other international markets.
Not only is she an amazing vocalist, Yemi is also recognized for her energetic and entertaining performances on stage. We are thrilled to have her join The Voice and we cannot wait for the contestants and our viewers to experience her on the show.”
Yemi Alade replaces another ace Nigerian musician, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as Tubaba, who leaves the show to pursue other commitments.
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