THE grand finale of MTN Hitmaker Season 8 themed: “Live Your Wildest Dream,” is set to come off at the Fantasy Dome in the Trade Fair Centre today.
It is expected to be a do-or-die affair for the final four contestants; Lasmid, Nessa, Kofi Pages, and Alibaba as they battle it out to win the GH₵120,000 recording deal and the bragging rights as MTN Hitmaker.
Ahead of the finals, the contestants have been busy preparing but took time out to speak to Graphic Showbiz.
Nessa expressed her excitement about making it to the finals. “Honestly, I had no idea I would make it this far and I am proud that I am part of the finalists. I want to thank each and everyone who believed in me and voted for me.
“To the judges, I want them to know that their comments and rebuke have helped shaped my life in a better way and I am grateful. We are coming hard in the finals,” she said.
Alibaba said he was ready to wow everyone. “I am not one who goes to bed when good things are said about me. I may have had good reviews from the judges but it means I need to work harder.
“It is a competition so anything can happen, however, I am willing to wow the crowd, judges, and followers on that day than I have ever done,” he told Graphic Showbiz.
Crowd and judges favourite, Kofi Pages reassured his fans that he would not let them down. “They have been with me and believed in me since day one and so I need to make followers proud at the finals.
“To win in a competition like this, it takes something extra, going beyond what you are known for because everyone on this show is a winner," he said.
The charger man, Lasmid said he can’t wait to light up the stage. “I cannot wait to get on that stage to show the world what I am capable of. Everyone here has the potential to win, for me, the most important is the fun you have while on stage.
"I'm very happy for a platform like this, I have never taken it for granted. If not for anything at all, out of this stage, one or two people have come to the realisation that there is a name like Lasmid," he said.
There will be performances from Omo Ada rapper, Medikal, Mr Drew, Krymi and OV among others on the night.
This year’s edition of MTN Hitmaker started with 12 contestants and over six weeks, eight of them, Mawuly, Jeremy, Kojo Karl, Qwesi Ishe, Mimi, Sinam, Singer P and Derrick were evicted.
Fans and families of the remaining contestants can vote for them via the MTN Hitmaker app by downloading it on the Google Playstore. IOS users should vote via the ussd *714*14# or simply text their preferred contestant’s name to 1470.
For more updates and behind the scenes footage, they can catch all the action on the MTN Hitmaker App.
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