By Patricia Uyeh
News reports reveal that ”Johnny” crooner, Yemi Alade will be replacing legendary singer, TuBaba, as one of the coaches of the Voice Nigeria.
The show which is being hosted by IK Osakioduwa and Stephanie Coker would have Yemi Alade come on board. She would join the likes of Patoranking, Waje and Timi Dakolo, who are returning as coaches of the reality show.
The Voice Nigeria is the Nigerian version of the Television series – The Voice. Its maiden edition started on 10th April, 2016 and was won by Arese Emokpae.
Speaking on why Yemi Alade was chosen as a replacement for TuBaba, Director, M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, said:
“Yemi Alade is widely recognised 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 recognised 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.”
Photo credit: Instagram @yemialade