Genevieve Antwi-Nuamah, known in showbiz as Araba, has been adjudged winner of the Season 4 of Citi TV’s Voice Factory.
She beat off competition from Ayjay Sam, Cleck Boyson and Idara (who placed second, third and fourth positions respectively) to win the ultimate prize of GHc 10, 000.
Araba is an intern at the West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens at the University of Ghana.
The competition which came in three stages had each contestant performing a song of their choice in the first round.
In the second round, they did a song chosen by the judges and sang their own compositions in the final round.
There were also performances from ‘Notin I Get’ singer, Fameye, ‘Zanku’ hitmakers Dope Nation, Mr Drew and Krymi of Highly Spiritual Music fame.
Gospel musician Edinam Bright-Davies, music producer Kaywa and Richie Mensah, CEO of Lynx Entertainment were the judges for the contest.
The competition whose previous editions were aired on Citi 97.3 FM is meant to unearth music talents and put them in the limelight.
Voice Factory, which started in 2009 has had artistes like Fritz Hehetror, Melody Wilson, Natasha Odoi emerging as winners.
This year’s edition selected 10 contestants in the persons of Red’M, Idara, KennieKings, Charisma, Araba, Ayjay Sam, Cleck Boyson, Lina, Oye and Debbie.
After going through grooming and other seven weeks of performance episodes, the number was sifted to the four.
Voice Factory 2019 is sponsored by Woodin and Beta Malt.
Voice Factory was hosted by AJ Sarpong, host of Brunch in the Citi on Citi FM and Hall of Fame on Citi TV and Osei Kwame, co-host of Citi FM’s late afternoon drive, Traffic Avenue.