Followers of the biggest singing reality TV show, X Factor, brought to Africa by Globacom, will find out on Friday which of the remaining 8 contestants will be evicted from the show.
The two contestants with the least votes based on votes received from 8.00 p.m. last Saturday to 8.00 p.m. on Monday will perform for the three show judges, Onyeka Onwenu, MI and Reggie Rockstone, to decide who eventually goes home.
The evicted act will be the second of the Top 9 contestant to be sent home after the SmoothBoiz were voted out of the show last week.
The remaining eight contestants vying for Globacom’s N24 million and a recording contract with Sony Music are Eshum and Symphony from Ghana and Nigeria’s Ankara Boi, Pheel, Princess Pat, DJ Switch, Vicky and DNA Twins.
A statement from Globacom said one of its music ambassadors and hot rap artiste, Naeto C, is scheduled to entertain the audience at the studio recording of the Result Show.
Globacom said the public can find out who the second evictee will be as well as watch Naeto C’s performance on the X Factor show on the following television channels on Friday: AIT (5.00 p.m.), STV (8.30 p.m.), V Channel (7.00 p.m.), Sound City (8.30 p.m.) and AMC (7.00 p.m.).
“They can also watch the Result Show on Saturday at 5.30 p.m. on NTA and NTA International and WAP TV, at 6.00 p.m. on ONTV and Real Stars and at 6.30 p.m. on Kennis Music. TV Continental will broadcast the show at 8.30 p.m.,” Globacom said.
After the eviction, the company explained, the remaining seven contestants will perform for public votes and viewers can watch the performance at 7.00 p.m. on Saturday on AIT and Soundcity and on STV, AMC and V Channel at 8.00 p.m. The performance show is also broadcast on Sundays on NTA and NTA International at 5.00 p.m., WAP TV at 6.00 p.m., ONTV and Real TV at 7.00 p.m. as well as on TVC at 8.30 p.m. and Kennis Music at 9.30 p.m.
Members of the public can vote for their favourite contestant by sending the contestant’s voting number via SMS to “33680” from Nigeria and “1739” from Ghana.
The contestants’ voting numbers are Eshum “501”, Ankara Boi “502”, Vicky “503”, DJ Switch “504”, Pheel “505” and Princess Pat “506”. Others are the DNA Twins “507”, Symphony “508” and SmoothBoiz “509”.
Each week, the voting lines open at 8.00 p.m. on Saturday and close at 8.00 p.m. on Monday.
Voters also stand a chance to win fantastic prizes including Glo Bolt internet modems, Samsung Galaxy tabs, Blackberry phones and Glo recharge cards.