On Saturday 24th June 2017, Esther Benyeogo the 19 year-old singer was crowned Season 7 winner of God’s Children Great Talent during a live television broadcast of the grand finale at Eko Convention Centre. She received the show’s grand prize of a 250 million naira management contract, 10 million naira cash and a brand new Kia Rio.
The winner’s prize was presented by Senior Pastor at City of David Parish, Pastor Idowu Iluyomade, Chairperson, GCGT Board of Trustees, Pastor (Mrs) Siju Iluyomade, Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank and Founder of The How Foundation, Dr. Herbert Wigwe.
Esther Benyeogo beat 9 other finalists…
A fans’ favorite, Esther has been a standout phenomenon on GCGT 7 since her very first performance and through the entire competition. Now as this season’s winner, Esther Benyeogo’s career is about to take off with the GCGT team providing close guidance.
The two-hour live television broadcast on HIPTV, EbonyLife TV, Wazobia Max and Dove TV on Saturday night was the final performance of the season and last chance for the final ten contestants to enchant the judges and audience with their performances. It also featured highlights from the season’s auditions as well as performances by Nikki Laoye, GCGT season 6 winner Onome Enakerakpor, Darey, Frank Edwards and Enitan Adaba.
The winner’s selection was a combination of GCGT7 judges’ scores and audience votes for Esther Benyeogo to emerge victorious.