It was a night filled with beautiful performances and much suspense. The first eliminations show was held on Saturday night, with over the top performances by 8 out of 16, who came through to the piano round of Maldivian Idol season 3.
Saturday’s episode began with a group performance by contestants followed by duets by the 8 contestants. The judges all concurred that this season has brought together great talents, making it one of the most competitive piano rounds. We also witnessed a little duet performances between the talented judges, Unoosha and Zara, which set the social media on a frenzy.
The performances were followed by the much dreaded eliminations which were based on 50 percent votes of audience and 50 percent on judges’ decision.
The show bid farewell to two contestants, Ahmed Isham and Nisfa Musthafa.
When asked about how they felt about being eliminated Ahmed Isham and Nisfa Musthafa both agreed that it was with the heavy heart they leave the show, but that it was a great journey and an opportunity for them to expand their horizons within the industry. They also noted that their fans will see more of them, noting that they will continue to pursue their dream to become better artists.
The judges and fellow participants were all emotional, noting that they all feel like a big family, which makes it difficult to say goodbye to any fellow contestants.
6 contestants, namely Raihaan Adam, Shaan Shareef, Mariyam Maeesha, Abdullah Munaz, Abdullah Murshid and Aishath Azal Ali Zahir, are now through to the top 12 of the season. They will be joined by 6 more contestants who will be selected from the rest of the 8 who are to perform on next weekend.
The second episode of piano round continues next week with 8 more contestants vying to make it to the top 12 spot. Once again Friday night (9.03.2018) will see performances of participants after which polls will be open to public to vote for their fav contestants. This would be followed by Saturday (10.03.2018) night’s elimination round, where once again 2 contestants will say goodbye to the show.
SMS Voting is now open to select top 6 out of the top 12 contestants Maldivian Idol Season 3
Voting is now open for 8 contestants who performed in the first episode of Maldivian Idol Piano round aired on Friday night.
The top 12, who will go through to the gala of the Maldivian Idol season 3, will be based on 50 percent votes from public and 50 percent from the judges. So audience and the judges now have the power to select the first 6 contestants who will go through to the top 12 spot of the show. A total of 16 contestants were selected from theater round held on 23rd and 24th of February, out of 31 contestants who performed during the two shows. Out of the 16 who came through to the piano round, 8 performed on Friday night for the first time vying to impress not only the judges but also their fans.
Voting for 8 contestants who performed on Friday night’s show opened right after each contestants performance and will be up by 4pm Saturday. Each number can send 50 SMS. Friday night's episode was filled with splendid performances and huge improvements by contestants, according to all the judges.
Saturday night will witness the first elimination show of the season during which 2 contestants will bid farewell to the show and the rest will go through to the Gala round. The first elimination show of Maldivian Idol season 3 will air tonight at 10:30pm on TVM.
Theater rounds are over, and 16 are through to the piano round of Maldivian Idol season 3.
21 contestants performed to be in the top 16 of the Maldivian Idol season 3
This season just keeps getting better and better with the show bringing a new surprise factor to each episode. The first round of theater aired on Friday saw on the spot eliminations of 3 contestants and judges sending off another 8 whereas Saturday night’s episode were also full of suspense and surprises.
The 2nd episode of theater round saw individual performances by 21 contestants. That’s not all, the episode saw each judge give off a golden mic to one contestant for performances they deemed extraordinary. The lucky golden mic winners were Aiminath Saina Mohamed Rasheed, Hassan Shahudhaan, Ibrahim Shameel and Raihaan Adam. This means these participants would be given some surprise perk during the upcoming episode. Next week’s piano round of Idol will surely be filled with competitive entertainment and performances of 16 contestants going head to head for the top 12 spot of the reality show. But they will have to not only impress the judges but also the audience during piano round.
That’s right, Piano round will factor in judges votes and audience SMS votes to select top 12 who will go through to the Gala round of Maldivian Idol Season 3. Voting for your favorite contestants will be opened after the first episode of piano round to be aired on Friday night and the results will be revealed in the second piano round show to be aired on Saturday. So stay tuned at 10:30pm this Friday and Saturday for the latest on Maldivian Idol season 3.
It was a night filled with surprises and suspense in Maldivian Idol season 3 theatre round's first episode.
The episode which aired on Friday night at 10:30pm took place at Hulhumale Youth City. The aesthetic view of the youth city along with group performances were a perfect setting for the theatre round with yet another plot twist. During the third group performance of the first episode of theatre round, judges surprised viewers and contestants alike by announcing on the spot eliminations.
33 participants went through to the theatre round, one of whom had to bid farewell to the show due to personal reasons and another was not present at the first episode of theatre round as she won the golden mic during auditions, which is also a new introduction to this season. This left 31 contestants performing in groups of 2, 3 and 4 on Friday night’s episode.
The episode saw some splendid performances, nevertheless some contestants were unable to perform to the standards expected by the judges. Due to this 3 participants were eliminated on the spot, while 8 more bid farewell at the end of the episode when judges revealed their results. 20 plus the lucky golden mic winner are to perform tonight on the second episode of theatre round at 10:30pm on TVM. The production team reveals that yet again tonight’s episode will also be filled with plot twists and suspense. So stay tuned on TVM at 10:30pm for your favorite entertainment reality show, Maldivian Idol.