Vodacom South Africa partners to launch NXT LVL TV show

Thursday 12 October 2017 | 07:56 CET | News

Vodacom South Africa and Rocka partnered to find the country’s next big music superstar by launching a new TV show called The NXT LVL. The show will first screen on Mzansi Magic, DSTV channel 161 on 04 October. It will run for ten weeks and will be presented by TV personality Denise Zimba alongside Mzansi’s own music icons and show mentors: DJ Zinhle, Danny K, Euphonik, Riky Rick and Durban’s Big Nuz. Vodacom said NXT LVL was launched in 2016 as a platform providing all young South Africans under the age of 25 the opportunity materialises their dreams by giving them access to all the things they love. 

Rewards will include data, rewards and music. The show focuses on the development of talent through various platforms that focus on mentorship and coaching. 

To be selected to participate in the exciting show, Vodacom customers between the ages eighteen to twenty-four were required to download the My Vodacom App, subscribe to the Vodacom NXT LVL platform and upload a video or audio clip of themselves singing; rapping or DJ’ing. From the entries received, only five lucky acts were selected. The top five will compete for a prize worth ZAR1-million, which is aimed at giving them full ownership of their Intellectual Property, and the support to manage their careers themselves. The winner will be determined by public vote via SMS, and announced at the live show recording on 6 December.


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