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How Timi Dakolo’s Protege, Idyl Won “The Voice Nigeria 2017”

Idyl won Season 2 of the show

Idyl emerged season 2 of The Voice Nigeria!

The 22-year-old Bayelsa born singer defeated Ebube of  Team Patoranking with whom he was in the top 2 before delivering a stunning performance to win the 2017 edition of the competition.


Syemca came third while Wow took the fourth position. Symeca is the brother of Chike, first runner-up of the last edition.

For the first round of performances, Team Yemi (Syemca and Chris Rio) performed Yemi Alade‘s “Knack Am” alongside their coach while Team Timi (Jahtell & Idyl) sang an unreleased song by Timi Dakolo – “Find You There” for his friends Eric Arubayi & Belema. Team Waje‘s (Wow & J’Dess) performed Waje’s latest single “In The Air” with the star.

Team Patoranking (Yimika & Ebube) performed with Patoranking to his new single “Love You Die” which features Diamond Platnumz.

Fan-favourite, Jahtell did not make it to the top 4. Chris Rio, J’Dess & Yimika also did not make it to the next round.

In the next round:


Idyl performed Bez‘ “You Suppose Know”

Ebube performed Wizkid’s “Come Closer” featuring Drake

Syemca performed Maleek Berry‘s “The Matter” featuring Wizkid

Wow performed Phyno‘s “Fada Fada“ featuring Olamide.

After the performance, Syemca and Wow were evicted leaving Idyl & Ebube as the top two!

In the final round, Idyl performed John Legend‘s “This Time” while Ebube performed “I Am Your Angel” by Celine Dion.

The previous edition’s revelations and Mavin Records twin stars, DNA performed their latest song “Queen”.

Idyl goes home with a grand prize of a record deal, a luxury SUV, and an all-expense paid trip to Dubai.

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