After a tumultuous six months of eliminations, thrilling performances, surprises, criticism and thorough training, the fourth edition of Nigerian Idol the TV reality show has come to an end with 23-year-old Evelle declared as winner!
After an opening performance, the show started with the host Illrymz introducing the two final contestants Evelle and Eye-D on stage.
The 10 other finalists joined them and they all performed together for the last time.
Then came solo performances from Evelle and Eye-D. They both received a mighty applause from the audience.
Also, immediate past winner of Nigerian Idol Moses thrilled the audience with her performance.
2face made a surprise appearance on stage to electrify the audience.
And the moment came, Illyrmz announced Evelle as the winner!
Interestingly, Moses popularly called ‘Teddy Bear’ made his way to the Top 12 through the wild card selection.
She takes over from Moses Obi-Adigwe. Moses who’s the first male contestant to win the show, will now join Timi Dakolo (West Africa Idol, 2007), Yeka Onka (Nigerian Idol, 2011) and Mercy Chinwo (Nigerian Idol, 2012) in the league of Idols winners. And she goes home with the sum of 7.5M Naira and a brand new SUV.
Zibili Evelyn (Evelle) is 23, a jeweler and a backup singer for a popular band in Lagos.
Evelle who has been singing since she was 5 is a strong lover of Storm from the popularly X-men cartoon and loves pink lipstick.
Eye-D, the runner-up walks away with sum of 1M and a KIA RIO automobile.