Female singer Yemi Alade has replaced 2face as coach in the second season of M-Net music reality show, ‘The Voice Nigeria.’
M-net West Africa team made the replacement known in the week, saying 2Face has left the show to pursue other commitments which has prompted the need for a new coach.
The second season which kicks off in a couple of weeks will have Alade join Patrick Okorie (Patoranking), Aituaje Iruobe (Waje) and Timi Dakolo who will reprise their roles as coaches.
The coaches critique contestants’ performances and guide their teams of selected artistes through the remainder of the season whilst also competing to ensure that their act wins the competition.
Reports said that the winner from the 17 episode show this year would earn a recording contract with Universal Music Group, an SUV car worth N7 million and a trip to Abu Dhabi.
Auditions was recently held across Nigeria in Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt and Enugu, and preparations are in top gear for the show’s return to television.