Nigerian Idol Season 7 ▷ How To Register & Audition In 2022

Nigerian IdolAre you interested in knowing Nigerian Idol Season 7 starting period, registration form price, official website, audition date, location and venue, requirements, application, selection methods and the deadline to send in your application, judges, contestants and past winners?

If YES, then this article is only what you need to read today.

The Nigerian Idol by Africa Magic Tv is the biggest music talent show in Africa and its 7th season is projected to be awesome.

The competition is held every year in Nigeria and winners of the competition are rewarded with amazing cash prizes, endorsement deals and so on.

Since inception, this music competition has seen many young music stars with amazing talents come to limelight including Nigeria’s amazing Gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo.

Before you can contest for this show, you would need to register and scale through the audition first.

That’s why this post was specially written for you.

At the end of this post, you will be fully prepared as you’ll get hints, right guidelines that will enable you avoid making costly mistakes and become a qualified contestant and possibly win this season edition.

So, ensure to take your time and read this article to the end if you’re really serious in achieving your musical dream and career this year.

Getting started…

About Nigerian Idol

The Nigerian idol is a Nigerian reality TV series that aims to search for young talented individuals in Nigeria.

The TV show which is made up of just singing competition is open for every Nigerian who is between the age of 16 to 30 years of age.

Before the audition commence about 30 eligible Nigerians are selected for the show and are made to compete against each other through their song presentation.

Later on in the show, a voting system is normally introduced to trim down the contestant down to around 12.

Only 12 contestants will eventually make it to the final stage where their progression fate will be determined by fans through voting using their mobile phone.

Nigerian Idol Winner Prizes in 2022

The winner of Nigerian Idol Season 7 in 2022 will likely walk home with the grand prize, which includes a cash prize of ₦30 million, a brand-new SUV, a six-track EP recording deal with three music videos included, an all-expense-paid trip to Seychelles, and a weekend getaway to Dubai for two.

Nigerian Idol Season 7 Audition

Nigerian Idol Winners

There have been Five (5) Nigerian Idol winners to date.

  • Mercy Chinwo
  • Moses Obi Adigwe
  • Evelle
  • K-Peace
  • Kingdom Kroseide

Nigerian Idol Judges, Coaches and Teams

To make the program stand out from the rest, the organizer of the program will be engaging some panel of judges to make the program lively and transparent.

As a contestant, expect to see the likes of Obi Asika, Seyi Shay, DJ Sose and Darey Art Alade with IK Osakioduwa serving as a host, who will be there to bring out the best skills in you.

Nigerian Idol Registration Requirements in 2022

Here are the requirements you are expected to meet before your application can be successful.

  • Audition is only open to Nigerian citizens.
  • Applicants must reside in Nigeria. Nigerians living abroad aren’t allowed to participate.
  • If you took part in any of the previous seasons of Nigerian Idol, then you are not allowed to participate again.
  • Participants must be 16 to 30 years of age.
  • Have Nigerian International Passport.
  • Must record and upload a 30-second video of you singing.
  • Have an active mobile phone number.
  • Have an active email address where you can receive messages for the audition.
  • Have a YouTube Channel.
  • If you have a baby and he or she is above 5 years of age, you can register but the child should be left at home.
  • At the point of registration, you will be given a wristband, it is expected that you bring it to the audition venue.

Steps to Apply and Audition for Nigerian Idol in 2022

Nigerian Idol Form For Audition and Registration

  • The first step to successfully register for the audition is to fill and submit the application form online.
  • Visit the OFFICIAL Nigerian Idol online audition platform at using your mobile phone, tablet or computer.
  • On the site, in order to continue, click and enter via the registration banner displayed.
  • Once you’ve done that, you’ll be redirected to the audition registration form which will be displayed on your screen.
  • Fill in your personal details such as your full names, date of birth, Nigerian Passport Number, mobile phone number, WhatsApp number, email address etc.
  • Click on “NEXT” as soon as you are done entering your bio data. A new page will open where you’ll have to answer some questions.
  • Click on “NEXT” as soon as you are done answering the questions. A new page will open where you are to upload your singing audition (please have this ready before completing the form). 
  • Your audition should not be longer than 30 seconds, so choose the part of your song that best shows off your voice. 
  • You may upload a file up to 100 Mb. Supported Files to Upload: *.mov, *.flv, *.f4v, *.m4v, *.mp4, *.avi, *.mpeg, *.mpg, *.mkv, *.wmv
  • No talking, only singing should be in your audition video.
  • Perform the song without accompaniment, instruments or a backtrack – remember the Judges are here to listen to your singing only.
  • Please do NOT upload the following: music videos, produced singing or tracks, live performance videos in front of an audience.
  • Post your YouTube/Vimeo (unlisted) link or upload your video.
  • After that, click on “SUBMIT” to complete and finish your registration.
  • Should your audition be successful, you will be invited to audition in person in front of the Nigerian Idol judges at a specific venue/location.

Nigerian Idol Audition Venues Nationwide

There are four basic cities where Nigerian Idol audition is held all over the country.

  • Abuja
  • Enugu
  • Lagos
  • Port Harcourt

All applicants are expected to be in these cities on the audition date when it is released.

Any applicant that fails to do so will be disqualified from taking part.

How to Win Nigerian Idol Competition

  • Be confident but not overconfident
  • Be prepared to answer questions thrown at you
  • Be yourself at all times
  • Build a social media fanbase early
  • Have a strong personality
  • Practice regularly in front of a camera and small audiences
  • Try as much as possible to win the heart of the coaches and audience from the first stage

When will Nigerian Idol 2022 Start?

Nigerian Idol Season 7 will likely premiere around March 2022 across selected TV stations in Nigeria and on YouTube.

Do well to visit this website often, so you can get updated and never miss important information.

How much is Nigerian Idol Registration Form?

Nigerian Idol Registration Form Price is FREE of charge to everyone that is applying.

So, please beware of scammers asking for payment.

How to Join Nigerian Idol

To join Nigerian Idol, you simply have to fill and submit the application form online. If you are accepted, you will be contacted to come for the audition.

Can I Apply Using My Stage Name?

Yes, you can. You also have to provide the name that is on your government issued ID for proper identification.

When and Where Will Audition Take Place?

The audition form for Nigerian Idol Season 7 is currently out and is held online via the Africa Magic website from November 14th 2021 – November 28th 2021.

It is open to both male and female aged 16 – 30 years of Nigerian Nationality.

After the Audition, What Next?

After the Audition, if you are selected, you will be contacted by the organizers and sent the next steps and process.

Who is the Headline Sponsor for Nigerian Idol Season 7?

Nigerian Idol Season 7 sponsor is Bigi Drinks. 

Will There Be a Live Audience Present at The Nigerian Idol Studio?

No. Nigerian Idol Season 7 will not be having a live audience during the show due to practicing social distancing and following the safety guidelines put in place by the NCDC.

Where Can I Find More Information Regarding the Show?

For more information, visit the Nigerian Idol website.

You can also follow the verified @AfricaMagic handle on Facebook and Instagram to keep up with all the updates.

Which Channels Will Nigeria Idol Be Available On?

The special two-week bonus content will air on DStv Channel 198 and GOtv Channel 29 while the pre-recorded episodes and live shows will air on AM Showcase (DStv channel 151), AM Urban (DStv channel 153) and AM Family (DStv channel 154 & GOtv channel 2).

Which DStv and GOtv Packages Will Nigerian Idol Be Available?

The show will be available on DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Confam and Yanga packages and on GOtv Max and Jolli packages only

Will I automatically have DStv Channel 198/GOtv Channel 29 to Watch the Bonus Content?

Yes. With an active subscription on DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Confam and Yanga or GOtv Max and Jolli, Channel 198 or 29 will automatically be available.

Will I Be Able to View Nigerian Idol Online Via the DStv App?

Yes. Viewers can watch Nigerian Idol Season 7 via the DStv app on multiple devices at no additional cost. The app is available for download on iOS and Android devices.

Will I Be Able to Catch the Highlights on Dstv Catch Up?

Yes. Viewers will be able to watch the show on Catch Up, which is available to all DStv customers on Explora and the DStv app.

Is Nigerian Idol Season 7 Going to Be Available on Showmax?

Nigerian Idol will also be available on online streaming device, Showmax, across Africa as well as in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. Premium customers enjoy a Showmax subscription at no extra cost as part of DStv Thanks reward programme whilst other customers get Showmax at half the price.

When Does Voting Start on The Show?

Voting on Nigerian Idol starts during the live shows at the Top 10 stage.

On What Platforms Will Voting Take Place?

Voting takes place on SMS, Mobile, Web and the MyDStv/MyGOtv App.

To be eligible to vote for your favourite contestant, you’ll need to register on the Africa Magic website.


The Nigerian Idol competition is a yearly music competition organized by Africa Magic TV, DSTV and other several sponsors of the show for upcoming Nigerian musicians to showcase their talents.

Applying and becoming a contestant for Nigerian Idol Season 7 comes with lot of benefits especially if you’re unique and talented.

If you perform very well, aside the cash prizes for the winner of this great talent show, you also tend to get exposure and recognition to wide range of audience in Africa and getting signed under a good record label won’t then be a problem for you.

Ensure that you make adequate preparation.

  • Have the necessary application requirements
  • Know your music genre (Afrobeat, Reggae, Rap, R & B etc.)
  • Start training your voice
  • Have good communication skills
  • Learn stage management/performance and how to overcome stage fright
  • Learn and memorize the songs you’ll likely be performing once qualified.

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I wish you success.

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  1. Are they using the 30 seconds video to pick the first 30 to compete for the competition?? Or after we’re invited to come in person was when the 30 people will be selected?

  2. Pls after the registration and filling of form and uploading of 30sec video, how long does it take for you to be needed in person if you are selected? I am asking because am not going to be available till January, please.

  3. Please what if you don’t have a Nigeria passport is there an alternative or can you make use of someone else own that’s related to you.
    Thanks 💕🙏🏽

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