The search is on for Zimbabwe’s loudest voice in the biggest musical talent show ever to grace our land.
Loud Africa is set to unearth and create a big superstar as various genres and music styles, vie for top honours.
The Harare auditions kicked off this Monday at Pablo’Z in Borrowdale and already about 170 musicians had taken part by the second day.
Auditions will continue until 28 June 2018.
The second phase of the auditions is set for the recently opened Pablo’Z Gweru from 2 to 12 July 2018.
These will cater for aspirants from the southern part of the country.
The entry fee for auditions is $15. This will go towards refreshments and promotional material for the applicants.
Vivacious presenter Rebbeca Muchenje also known as Miss Becky will be the show presenter from the auditons until the finals.
Loud Africa will begin to air on ZBC TV end of July with the final expected before December, the winner will be decided by a public vote.
“We have invested about $300 000 into Loud Africa, buying state of the art equipment as well as employing a full time staff which include videographers, producers, editors, a fully fledged band and choreographers,” said show founder Mr Pablo.
He said the show was open to everyone regardless of age but those below the age of 18 will need the consent of their parents or guardians.
“We want to create a mega superstar and a celebrity, the winner’s money is already secured and is in the bank, we are also looking at bringing an entertaining program that will change the face of Showbiz,” he added.
With a whooping $30 000 in prizes, the excitement and thrill has gripped the city.
The show which is being sponsored by Pablo’z Productions in partnership with AfricanFire Media will have its judges drawn from different entertainment industry people.
The judges’ panel will include radio personality and arts manager Zandile ‘The Zazalicious One’ Ndlovu, Power FM’s Hazvinei ‘DJ Chilli’ Sakarombe, singer Prayersoul, AfricanFire Media co-founder Martin Boka and singer songwriter Victor Stot.