The seventh season of the Nigerian Idol contest ended on May 22, 2022 with Progress Chukwuyem emerging as the winner of the contest.
According to a statement available to THISDAY, it was noted that Binance spoke to the two top candidates about their experience.
The statement stated that the company was the exclusive cryptocurrency and blockchain sponsor for the show.
Progress and Zadok emerged as the bottom two after weeks of performing on live shows to earn fan votes.
He also noted that musical contestants were judged on their creativity, strength of voice, and stage performances.
On winning the Nigerian Idol contest, Progress said, “Honestly, I don’t think I fully understood that I actually won the contest. Sometimes it still feels like a dream. I feel like a conqueror and I feel like I can accomplish anything I set my mind to.
When contacting Binance, Progress noted, “The competition exposed me to Binance’s many services and an exciting financial world in cryptocurrency. countries in terms of meeting global standards. I also want to thank Binance for investing in talent.
As the winner of the competition, Progress returned home with a N30 million cash prize, a brand new car, a fridge, a year’s supply of drinks and a weekend getaway. He will also be able to record an album produced by a leading music producer.
Progress was announced the winner by the show’s host, IK Osakioduwa after battling with Zadok, for the grand prize.
Binance also spoke to Zadok about his experience with Nigerian Idol: “I felt really privileged to be one of the best on Nigerian Idol this season, I had some really priceless moments. Thank you Binance for sponsoring the show – I already use Binance and look forward to working with the company in the future,” said Zodak.
Binance continues its mission to drive blockchain adoption and enable greater access to financial services.