By Philips Sunday
Lagos, (AN24) – Stage actress Agharese Emokpae popularly known as A’rese, has emerged as the winner of the first season of Airtel sponsored musical talent show, ‘The Voice Nigeria’.
The 28 year-old stage actress, who has appeared in various theatre acts and musicals, won the much coveted award after beating off competition from Chike, Brenda, Cornell, Patrick, Viveeyan, Nonso Bassey and Dewe.
Ladies’ man and crowd favourite, Chike, was the first runner up, followed by Brenda and Cornell; two equally great performers.
Furthermore, A’rese comes from a creative family. She has been doing music theatre ever since she graduated from Washington and Lee University in 2010.
She has starred in various musicals and theatre productions in both Nigeria and The United States.
Meanwhile, A’rese and Chike who were the Top 2, performed “Halleluyah” by Jeff Buckly and “Mama” by Kiss Daniel respectively, before A’rese was declared winner of the first season of Airtel sponsored musical talent show, ‘The Voice Nigeria’.