As the X-Factor audition train zoomed into Kumasi on Saturday, scores of contestants who trooped to contest on the platform have commended Glo for regularly initiating people oriented programmes that offer unlimited platforms for turning dreams into reality.
The contestants who thronged the Golden Tulip Hotel venue of the X-Factor audition in Kumasi, implored the telecommunication giant to bring more of such exciting programs.
Meanwhile, the contestants tried to outperform each other to progress to the next round of the competition and stay in the run for the star prize of $150,000, and a Sony Music recording contract.
Some of the contestants included 49 year-old George Danzoma from Tamale who described the audition as unique because of the professional tips offered by the selectors and the four tiers of the audition, which he said calmed his nerves and brought out the best in him.
Another contestant, Miss Audrey Mikass, a medical student from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology said “Glo is cool. It has given a boost to my singing career and whether I am selected or not, I would soon release an album.”
For 16-year-old Chelsea Frimpong, a Year Eleven Arts student of International Community School, Kumasi, the X-Factor audition is a dream come true because X Factor is her favorite show and “I never thought I was going to get this rare opportunity to participate in X-Factor. I really thank Glo for making this possible.”
Commenting on the Audition, Glo X-Factor’s Music Director, Carl Raccah expressed satisfaction with the level of performance of the contestants, especially the groups that auditioned.
He enjoined the contestants to relax and give their best and not miss musical notes.
Line Producer for the show, Abigail Clark also noted that X-Factor is different from all other Reality TV singing show, because in the course of the programme the judges would transform into mentors who would stake their reputations for the three contestants each of the three judges would select for the live performance stage.
Meanwhile, the X-Factor audition train would move to Accra next weekend where talented contestants would be screened at the Alisa Hotel, North Ridge.