Night of Stars: Meet the Top 30 Finalists for the ‘Akwa Ibom Talent Showcase’

It is finally here! In bold, elegant, and breathtaking shades, Akwa Ibom Talent Showcase unveils the finalists and top 30 contestants vying for the top spot at the NIGHT OF STARS.

At the auditions which would be regarded as epic, the performing artistes pitched their passion, courage, and flair to a seasoned panel of judges; the next generation of hit-makers have their feet in the door of the Creative industry.

Accommodating a broad blend of performing arts in Music, Dance, and Drama; Akwa Ibom Talent Showcase has raised the bar by asserting a template for discovering and developing the capacity of the teeming creative talents in Akwa Ibom State. As a significant component of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s roadmap to accelerate the development of key sectors of the State, the project is strategic in revitalizing the entertainment subsector, and exploring the possibilities that abound in our active youth population.

Beyond the NIGHT OF STARS, where 30 top emerging performing artistes will deliver top-of-the-rung performances in MUSIC, DANCE and DRAMA, the entertainment industry is guaranteed a boost from the groomed and tested skills of these artistes.

Another interesting phase will be screening the new series of Akwa Ibom Talent Showcase which hits the scene, December 9, 2018. Veteran judges 2 Face Idibia, Kaffy , Uche Jumbo,  will be blind screening as judges.

For the talented, for the courageous and for posterity; the stage is set, the spotlight is warming it’s glow for our best new performing artistes to chart the course to their future.

Here is AKWA IBOM Talent Showcase Fantastic 30 (top ten in each category):


  1. Aniekan Akpan
  2. Favour Elijah
  3. Gabriel Ettah (Sax Angel)
  4. Glory Ceepee
  5. Iniobong Edet
  6. Nsidibe Etok (Sidi)
  7. Omormusic
  8. Precious Edem
  9. TREF Community Choir
  10. Valentine Uko (Heaven’s Pride)



  1. Space Robot
  2. House of Stylez
  3. The Elite Kings Dance Crew
  4. G and E Dance Duo
  5. Famous Dance Crew
  6. Princess and Blessed
  7. Golden Entertainers
  8. Brown Jay
  9. Vortex
  10. Tetris Nation



  1. Edward Francis
  2. Jane Mark
  3. Akaninyene Amos
  4. Ekaette Umoituen
  5. Akpabio Junior
  6. Otobong Francis
  7. Emmanuel Inyang
  8. Ubong Ekiko
  9. Mkpóuto Johnny
  10. Imeobong Akpan


These are our gem for the future of the creative ecosystem. Among the overflowing turnout at the auditions, and through a cautious verification process, these artistes brought their game, and were impressive in ticking all the boxes in Stage Presence, Costume, Interpretation, Intrigue, Aptitude, and Showmanship. They are fantastic in every sense of it, make it a date at the NIGHT OF STARS- December 9th, 2018.

Follow the AKWA IBOM Talent Showcase train at www.akstalentshowcase.com


Written by Prince Simeon

Goldenchyld is the Head Publicist and Blogger at Hypestation Nigeria. He has interest that cuts across lifestle, tech, music and other things that affect everyday living. Follow him on Twitter @goldenchylduno and @goldenchyld_ on Instagram


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