Its finally happening! The Voice has come to Uganda.

Global reality talent show that focuses on showcasing the continent’s strongest undiscovered vocalists as they compete for an ultimate prize with the help of some superstar coaches “The Voice” is finally happening in more African countries; with Uganda inclusive.

This follows the show having taken a break in countries where it was happening previously due to the pandemic; the most prominent being Nigeria where a maiden season was kicked off in April 2016 and since run for a couple of successful seasons.

In an announcement made by telco Airtel Uganda, the contest is back, and this time leaving no one behind with a Pan- African approach and is happening across Africa in countries Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Tanzania, Uganda & Zambia. It also comes as an opportunity to further amplify the much-untapped talent Africa has got, and provide a platform for the growth of African music and drive towards Global dominance.

As is the norm, celebrity/ musician judges are always tapped and this is seen in the U.S where and in Nigeria where acts like 2Baba, Waje, Patoranking & internationally Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend & more have served in their capacity as judges. Now that it is here in the Pearl, do expect a replica with some judges/ coaches coming from within the music industry who are yet to be revealed.

 Seize this riveting opportunity by auditioning by signing up/ registering and ending your 1 minute Mp4 video through of you singing to by the 6th of November, 2022.

Airtel’s Chief Commercial Officer Amit Kapur while speaking at the launch of the singing challenge later today evening encouraged open participation for all who are of the age 18 and above saying:

“Do not worry about having instruments or beats. Just have a clear vocal recording without any background instrumentals, tuning or production.” Just hop onto your bed, make a video and send it to us.”, he remarked.

$100,000 Up For Grabs As Singing Contest “The Voice” Makes Debut In Uganda 1 MUGIBSON


Speaking about what’s at stake; well, the overall winner is to receive a cash prize of USD$100,000 and a recording contract. Each of the seven selected participants from each country are to also be rewarded USD$5,000 and some Airtel goodies according to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section on the contest’s site.  

All the stages of the Voice of Africa contest will be aired on the Airtel TV App; to deliver all the screen worthy episodes and emotions and moments. Happy Hunting!