Hyderabad, 3rd September 2016: Radio City Super Singer Season 8, India’s biggest singing talent hunt reached its crescendo with a grand finale culminated in Hyderabad on 3rd September 2016. The 8th Season of Radio City 91.1 FM’s marquee property presented by LuvIt Chocolates saw 6 weeks of intense competition. At the grand finale, Music director Anup Rubens, Filmfare Award winner for Best Music Director for Manam, crowned the ultimate winner from Hyderabad amongst the top 6 finalist, competing for the title and the cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-.
The city of Hyderabad, this year witnessed 88% rise in number of auditions across various platforms as compared to last year. Aspiring singers registered through digital platform – PlanetRadiocity.com, SMS, Calls, Mall auditions, on the go auditions and by walking in to the Radio City Studio. After the cut throat competition between the talented singers, the top 5 contenders were given an opportunity to showcase their singing talent on air and win votes from the listeners.
On this occasion, Kartik Kalla, EVP & National Head – Programming, Marketing & AudaCITY, Radio City said,“Radio City Super Singer, has been garnering an overwhelming response since its inception, and with the grand success of season 8, we have set a benchmark to follow. Radio City Super Singer is one such effort to gratify the singing talent in each city .Our belief in the fact that music runs through the veins of India stands vindicated and we are glad , we could play our part in unearthing fresh talent”!
On the finale event held at Inorbit Mall, HiTech City the audience and the judges grooved to the tunes of the 6 finalist of Radio City Super Singer 8, Krishna Lasya, Ravi Kishore, Revanth, Divya, Shree Deep, Soumya a Wild Card entrant, finally crowning Krishna Lasya the ultimate winner.
Keeping in mind the national brand campaign, Rag Rag Mein Daude City, the theme for this year’s competition was Jinki Rag Rag Mein Hai Singing that brought to forefront some astounding talent. Radio City Super Singer is definitely a great initiative that proves that Radio City 91.1 FM looks to engage and forge a never ending connect with its listeners!