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Oliver Gaolaolwe: Champion of Africa Day Music Contest

Thursday, May 27th, 2021 3:08pm

By Jude Chukwuemeka

Contestant's performances were Live Streamed through a Zoom platform

An upcoming artist from Botswana became the Winner of the Inaugural Season of the Africa Music Challenge Pan-Africa Music Talent show on Tuesday, May 25th, 2021, Africa Day.

The Patriotic Vanguard reports that the Top 5 finalists virtually performed their songs live to an audience that had judges and other artists from around Africa. The top 5 finalists were "Oliver The Poet" of Botswana, Michael George of Sierra Leone, Rea Rachael of Nigeria, David Golekwang from Botswana, and Daniel Anthony from Nigeria.

Watch Oliver congratulated on a short video posted below

Contestant's performances were Live Streamed through a Zoom platform as well as the Africa Music Challenge Facebook Page

The winner of the inaugural music challenge walked away with the following:

1. US$1000.00
2. Brand New iPhone 12 Pro
3. AMC Winner Trophy
4. Vintage AMC 2021 T-Shirt
5. The Song will be Featured as the Theme song for the Africa Empire Warrior Sportainment Series
6. A Recording Contract with ASVG and Partners

The event is meant to showcase Africa's talent, and a spokesperson said, "Africa is immensely talented in music, so artists should be willing to go out of their comfort zone and reach out to the international market and do collaborations with artists in other countries, something that will help them grow beyond their borders."

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