By Samuel Ouga.
Tusker Project Fame 6 auditions, in Uganda, were successfully concluded on Saturday and Sunday capping an exciting three week search for music talents in Uganda. Auditions attracted thousands of hopefuls from across the country but by Saturday at Sheraton Hotel Kampala, 36 were shortlisted for the second round of auditions on Sunday.
They were joined by the 10 individuals that qualified from Arua and Mbarara as well as those who qualified from the digital auditions. In total, 51 individuals were shortlisted on day two of the auditions. This number was again cut.
17 was the final number that qualified for the next stage of screening in Nairobi to take that will kick off on 20th September.
The music battles will now start in Nairobi. Tusker Project Fame Season six is going to be more exciting as there will be surprise changes and new additions this season.
Juliana Kanyozi has been retained as a judge and Mitch Egwang remains as the main MC.
Some sought heavenly help during the auditions.
Live episodes will be screened on Urban TV with interpreted version screened on Bukedde and TV West.The Contest that will see talents selected from six East African Countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Southern Sudan, is expected to be bold and more competitive this season.
One of them could be this season's winner this.
Viewers across the region will be more involved, as the organizers want the show to be more interactive this time. You will, for instance, be able to vote and decide what songs particular contestants should sing and also determined their dress code.
“Tusker Project fame has gown. Expect to be kept on the edge this season and expect a VIP feel” Promised one of events executive.
Below the full list of names and audition numbers in their order of qualification:
1. Daisy Ejang – 6019
2. Irene Nambogga – 5821
3. Kasakye Sitenda – 5794
4. Charity Kabalinta – 6054
5. Betty Komushana – 6075
6. Kavuma Herman – 6576
7. Eliab Kasumba – 6048
8. Dorothy Ashaba – 5704
9. Tracy Birungi – 5712
10.Bartson Lutalo – 6577
11.Asha Nakitto – 5969
12.Samuela Mateega – 5828
13.Shakil Ali – 5909
14.Rebecca Nambi – 6557
15. Derrick Kojjo – 5837
16.Undercover Brothers Group (Katiika and Abudul) – 5793
17.Sheila Nayebare – 5883