On the 21st of May 2011, the National Theatre will host the grand finale of the Stars of the Future season five. On the night, the remaining four contestants will be battling it out for the Star of the future title, recording contract, brand new salon car aside the cash prize.
Meet the four amateur singers to rock the big stage on the night; Emmanuel, Noella, Kwame and Daniella.
Born on the 19th of December 1987 to Captain Mark Yawson and Charlotte Yawson (Mrs.), the twenty three (23) year old soulful singer can be described as a natural who sings from the soul. Currently, he is a Business Management student of the Mataheko branch of the Central University College and a former student of the Presbyterian Secondary School (Legon) where he was an active member of the choir.
According to Emmanuel, music has always been a part of him and hopes to get into the mainstream as a recording artist, hence his motivation for joining the Stars of the Future music talent hunt competition. ‘I love singing and wish to become a professional singer aside managing my mother’s traveling agency. To be in the finale is overwhelming and I hope to win the ultimate!’
Noella is bold, smart and filled with an enviable zeal that presents her as a refreshing performer though san amateur musician. She is twenty two (22) years of age and the pride of Upper West Region, where she hails from. Noella is a student of the Tarkoradi Polytechnic with a major in Graphic Designing.
She strongly believes in the principle of multi-tasking and aspires to become a professional photographer alongside a musician. She describes her participation in the Stars of the Future season five as the needed boast. ‘Being a part of the competition is just what I need in my needed break and going for the finale is another story. I will make everyone proud on the night’.
His only hobby is singing and hopes to become a celebrated Ghanaian composer in the next two decades. Kwame can best be described as a man of few words with a laid back attitude. He is twenty five (25) years and a student of the Accra based Zenith University College where he studies a degree program in Tourism.
According to Kwame, he discovered his singing ability whiles in High School when he flawlessly performed songs by then Puff Daddy and other more to entertain his peers. ‘I thank God for getting this fair and my prayer of making a career out of music is eventually being answered. With God on my side, the title is mine!’
Born into a devoted Christian family, the nineteen (19) year old Daniella grew up in England and as a church girl. She joined the Luton Gospel Community Choir at a rather tender age where she received her exposition into music. She comes across as a relatively calm person when not in her element.
Currently the manager of her mother’s hair shop, the Stars of the Future music talent hunt serves as her musical break. ‘All I have ever wanted to be is a musician and SOF is the right platform for me to find myself and also succeed in the music industry. Being a part of the final four makes me happy and I hope to shine at the grand finale!’