Liberia: Lonestar Cell MTN launches national first music competition

Discover new musical talent

Young Liberians across the country have the opportunity to showcase their voice abilities at Lonestar Cell MTN’s first national music competition, MTNY’ello Star.

Abigail Nufeatalai, Lonestar Cell MTN Brand and Communications Manager, said: .. “

The three-stage contest begins with the athlete sending a 1 minute 45 second video to the website http://www.mtnyellostar.lonestarcell.com. Contestants will receive a confirmation email from Lonestar Cell MTN after registration.

“The Y’ello Star Contest is a way to nurture the next generation of Liberia’s hit makers, and in that way it enhances the culture and image of the country through music,” said Nufeatalai.

Judges to the contest include Hot FM and music producer co-owner Sipher the King, Master Queen’s radio personality, and Capital FM CEO Chris Wolo.

Given the importance of MTNY’ello Star to the Liberia music industry, Wolo said: “Young Liberians are endowed with musical talent, especially in rural areas, where few people have access to a platform that can transform talent and give them hands-on knowledge, and most producers have talent. Lacking the resources to travel the country to look for. This competition offers great value and boosts the Liberia music industry. “