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Five contestants emerge from GCGT7 Abuja regional finals

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Contestants at the GCGT 7 Abuja finals

Abuja regional contestants of God’s Children Great Talent (GCGT) were pruned to five finalists in the television broadcast of the show aired on Sunday, May 21, 2017.

The second episode raised more excitement as contestants who met with GCGT judges – comprising award-winning singer, Omawumi, music producer Tee-Y Mix and prolific dancer, Kaffy – all gave brilliant performances but some were incredibly outstanding.

The five finalists from Abuja region proceeding to GCGT7 semi-finals in Lagos include nine-year-old gospel rapper, Enoch who captivated the hearts of judges and studio audience with freestyle of his song ‘Halleluyah’.

Enoch displayed much dexterity and confidence as he shore with the cool swag of a ‘child star’.

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The five finalists

There’s Peter, an eight-year-old saxophonist that performed a medley of popular gospel songs, and Sophie, the spoken word performer, as both enthralled viewers to make the judges selection.

Others are budding dancer, Emmanuel, who melted everyone’s heart with his effortless body movement during the regional finals and Joshua James, a teenage drummer whose delivery on the drum-set marveled the audience.

Tee-Y Mix commented that contestants at the Abuja regional finals brought a blend of creativity, confidence and maturity while Kaffy commended the contestants for a display of originality.

‘We’re looking for a unique talent that will be nurtured into an export to represent greatness. There’s something that is true about these contestants. The talents we see on the show glorify God’s greatness.’

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GCGT 7 judges, Omawumi, Tee-y Mix and Kaffy in Abuja

Ever-vibrant Omawumi also gave a vital performance tip, saying, ‘There’s no such thing as ‘over do’. Give your best always.’

The contestants certainly look forward to giving more in the episodes to come.

Since the seventh season of God’s Children Great Talent (GCGT) debuted two weeks ago, there has been anticipation of a keen contest from regions visited for the grand prize of N250m management deal, cash to the tune of N10m and a brand new car.

The GCGT7 regional finals for Port Harcourt and Lagos will respectively air in subsequent broadcast across various stations including Wazobia Max from 3pm – 4pm, HIP TV from 4pm – 5pm, EbonyLife TV from 6pm – 7pm, OH TV from 6pm – 7pm, Dove TV from 11pm – 12am, Silverbird TV from 11pm -12am and NTA from 3pm – 4pm.

Being Africa’s biggest gospel platform to showcase awesome talent, God’s Children Great Talent has for the past seven editions discovered and nurtured exceptional young individuals between five and 20 years old to embrace their gift for God’s glory.

It is an initiative by the City of David Parish of Redeemed Christian Church of God and supported by the HOW Foundation.

Nigeria News.

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