This Year’s Winner Of Nigerian Idol Is “Progress”

This Year's Winner Of Nigerian Idol Is Progress

After weeks of thrilling competition, Progress walked away with the title of Nigerian Idol Season 7 champion. And to sweeten the pot, the group got NGN100 million (US$1 million) as prize money!

“Progress” Will Be The Title Of Nigerian Idol

The victory isn’t only a win for Progress, but all of Nigeria. With this cash influx, the group will help orphans, build schools, and provide other much-needed help throughout the country.

This Year's Winner Of Nigerian Idol Is Progress

We can’t wait to see what Progress does with its newfound wealth!

What Is Nigerian Idol?

Nigerian Idol is a talent show created by media personality and entrepreneur Steve Dede. The first season premiered in 2005, and the show has been running for over a decade.

It is currently in its 7th season. It aims to search for, mold, and develop Nigeria’s best new music artists through various auditions and competitions by bringing together aspiring young singers from around the country.

Nigerian Idol is a reality television show produced by the MNet network. Between 2005 and 2007, the series featured auditions held across the country and live performances each week.
In its first season, each episode had two phases; the first phase was an audition. Contestants performed individually or as part of a group before four judges looking for vocal ability and stage presence.

Of thousands of applicants, they selected only thirty for further competition. These thirty semi-finalists were further reduced to fourteen finalists: Six solo artists, six groups, and two wildcards.

The second phase comprised performances by these finalists until viewers determined who would become Nigerian Idol.

Nigerian Idol Season 7

After seven weeks of intense competition, Progress has been crowned the winner of Nigerian Idol Season 7.

The young singer, who impressed judges with his brilliant vocals, often hinged on personal experiences and education, took home a golden microphone and the N100 million cash prize from the competition.

Progress has been crowned the winner of Nigerian Idol Season 7. After wowing audiences from around Africa with her powerhouse vocals, vocal range, and uncanny ability to belt out high notes, Progress was named the winner of the competition at Vertis Conference Center in Lagos on Saturday night.

Who Is Progress Egbon?

Progress Egbon is a Nigerian Idol born on February 8th, 1988, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. He has been a pioneer in musical and inspirational entertainment since 2007, with his consistent performances across Africa and beyond. His dedication to music and his fans’ love makes him unique.

Nigerian Idol winner Progress Egbon has proven to be worthy of the accolades that have come his way. When the Nigerian music scene is struggling for fresh blood, Progress stands out as a breath of fresh air.

Mixing elements of R&B and Afro-Pop into his music, Progress has seen massive acclaim within months of his debut album dropping into stores.


Nigerian Idol Season 7 has ended, and the winner is Progress! Congratulations to Walks Home, who walked away with an NGN 100 million prize! This season, contestants had the unique opportunity to showcase their talents in music, fashion, and art.

While there were many talented singers, dancers, and fashion designers, Walks home’s powerful vocals and storytelling abilities won the hearts of millions of viewers.

We commend all the contestants for participating in this fantastic season and hope that they will continue making progress in their respective fields. Congratulations once again, Walks Home!


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