The entertainment industry of Ghana has aired various reality shows over the years, but only a few have sired top celebrities. Most reality shows aim to unveil and nurture talented people. The participants get a chance to learn that help in shaping their skills significantly. Although some of the stars remain to be celebrities, there is a group of stars that fades quickly from the limelight. Some of the Top Shows that have sired great stars include;
Stars of the Future
Stars of the future was an amazing musical show that searched, nurtured, and brought the participants to fame. The show offered a fantastic chance to a vast pool of talented people to build their music careers. Efya was crowned as the first runner-up during the show’s first edition, and she is currently one of the best female soloists in the music industry. The artist has proven to be a star in the past years, and she will continue winning even in the future. Efya has an extensive list of local and international awards. She is among the most influential women in Music.
Adina Thembi is also a top star in the Stars of the Future show. She is a songwriter, actress, and model. In 2017, she banged the Best Afropop Song of the Year award. Her hit song ‘why’ won the Reggae Dancehall Song of the Year in the 3Music Awards. Besides, she is among the most influential women in Music.
Vodafone Icons is a music reality show that aims to unveil talents from various regions and nurture them to show their talents and skills in a thirteen-episode video production on television. After a tough competition, Noelle Wiyaala was crowned as the 2012 Vodafone Icons star. She is an afro-pop songwriter who sings in vernacular and English language. Noelle Wiyaala made history by winning all the 2014 African Music Awards. She is winning in her music career.
Nescafe African Revolution
Nescafe African Revolution was written by STB McCann and organized by Top Dogg. It was a sub-regional show that featured over five thousand young talented people from Central and West Africa. Nescafe African Revolution show discovered, nurtured, and rewarded young and fresh African musical talents. Praye and Rana are the only Ghanaian stars in this show. Praye won the final Award during the 2005 Nescafe African Revolution.
Next Movie Star
Next Movie Star show focused on identifying and grooming new talents interested in acting. It is a famous show that was broadcast on various television channels in the world. The show originated in Nigeria and later spread to ten other countries. Participants go camping for weeks while being equipped with acting skills and tips. Lydia Forson, Martha Ankomah, Tonto Dike, Uti Nwachukwu, and Karen Igho are the successful actors in this show. Martha Ankomah has a great personality, charisma, eloquence, and unique acting skills, which caught her viewer’s attention. She won various awards, such as Best Actress in Lead Role at the Ghana Movie Awards in 2012, Best Actress in Supporting role, Favourite Actress, and many more.
Kasahari Level was among the best battleground for talented rappers. The show was organized and held by Adom FM Over ten years ago. Each week, all rappers attended the show to test their rap skills against other competitors. Sarkodie was crowned as the winner of this show, and up to date, he is still winning in the music industry. He has won various awards, such as the BET Hip Hop Award for Best International in 2019, Bet Awards for International Act Africa in 2012, and many others.