Victory Gbaraka has been crowned the winner of Nigerian Idol season 8 on Sunday, July 16, 2023. He emerged after a closely contested final round with Precious Mac.
With this feat, he will take home N35 million in cash, a brand new SUV, one Bigi Refrigerator and one year’s supply of Bigi soft drink, an all-expense paid trip courtesy of Tecno, a music record deal by a reputable label that will include a video shoot, one year’s supply of WAW detergent, and a fully installed DStv Explora with one year of Premium subscription.
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The families of both finalists were introduced during the live show, as well as musical performances by Nigerian music stars Simi, Fave, Johnny Drille, and season 7 winner Progress Chukwuyem.
Victory is a 25-year-old singer from Warri, Delta State. He started singing at a young age and was part of a choir group. He became a fan favorite with his soulful voice and performances.