MTN Hitmaker unveils final 12 contestants

By: Delali Sika
MTN Hitmaker final 12 contestants
These four will be competing against eight others for the Hitmaker title

After weeks of going through various audition stages and intense training, the final 12 contestants who will battle it out for the ultimate title of MTN Hitmaker have been unveiled. 

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The final 12 are Acoustic, Amakye the rapper, Awal, Ayeyi, Elisante, Erza Tamaa, Eva Maria, Gabby, Jayson, OV, Kulcha and Kay.

The beatmakers, Magnum, DJ Breezy and Mix Master Garzy, each balloted for the four contestants that they will be working with throughout the competition. 

Four of the finalists for MTN Hitmaker 7

Mix Master Garzy will be mentoring singers, Elisante, Eva Maria, Gabby and Kay Jay; DJ Breezy takes on rappers, Awal and Erza Tamaa and R&B singers, Jayson and Acoustic.

Magnum is the mentor for Amakye the rapper, R&B singers, Ayeyi and OV as well as Reggae/Dancehall act, Kulcha.

The final 12 are really strong talents as they emerged out of over 3,000 aspirants. The 3,000 was pruned down to about 20 contestants who were taken through a three-day bootcamp after which the final 12 was selected.

They will take to the stage for live shows and face judges, Kaywa, Francis Doku and Eazzy.

MTN Hitmaker 7 airs on Saturdays on TV3 at 8pm, GHOne TV and TV Africa at 7:30pm and Kessben TV at 4pm. 

It also airs on Sundays on 4Syte TV at 5pm, Joy Prime at 6:30pm, UTV at 3pm, Homebase TV at 4pm, Max TV at 8pm, Oceans TV and TV XYZ at 6pm.

MTN Hitmaker is the initiative of MTN, with support from Holy Trinity Spa, 2nd Image Beauty Academy and produced by Charterhouse Ghana.