Tusker Project Fame is an East African reality-singing competition show sponsored by Tusker Lager.
The show is similar to American Idol and Project Fame South Africa, musicians compete to win cash and a one-year record deal with Universal Music Group South Africa.
Tusker Project Fame has aired 6 seasons so far .For years, Tusker Project Fame has been in our airwaves. It has always been a place where new talent’s are developed. The whereabouts of most singers who have past through all the seasons have been a question that no one has a quick answer.
Some of the winners in the various seasons include: Valerie Kimani, Esther Mugizi,Alpha Rwingira,Davis Ntare,Ruth Matete and Hope.
Most of the winners were heard last when they were in the academy except for Ruth Matete who has been working hard to release new songs. Ruth Matete can be said to be one of the success stories that the competition managed to nurture.
On the contrary ,some of the artist who came out in the academy without a win have grown musically. Some of the prowess phenomenon powerhouse musicians such as Amelina Mwenesi , Amos and Josh have proven that you don’t need to win to grow your music brand.
KTN , a media company owned by the standard group has also unveiled different competition dubbed “I can Sing,” . This has also provided platform for singers. With the win of Mercy Opande and Ivy Githaiga in the recent competition, eyes are looking out whether they will outlive their predecessors in the singing prowess. Mercy Opande has began releasing her latest sensational music.
With the rise of these shows in our country, one has a platform to nurture his or her talent. Talanta Mtaani and I can Dance are new platforms that have been created. It’s just a matter of time for people to audition and compete.
In America, Jenifer Hudson ,one of the musical sensational powerhouse has always overwhelmed the world with new music that wins accolades and awards.She didn’t win in America Idols competition but her music prowess can’t be matched.
Music is a food of the soul and many love music, to those TPF winners and those who made it to different competition , your fans are really looking forward to hear from you ….