Radio City, India’s leading radio network announces the 12th season of India’s biggest singing talent hunt on the radio – Radio City Super Singer, to uphold its legacy of turning the spotlight onto some of India’s brightest singing stars. Renowned singer and rapper All Ok alias Alok R. Babu and Sangeeta Rajeev would be judging the contestants from Bangalore this season. Through Radio City Super Singer, the radio channel encourages aspiring singers by giving them a platform to showcase their singing talent across 39 cities. Keeping in mind, the current situation, Radio City would be executing the 12th season of Radio City Super Singer on-air and across social media that will culminate on 20th December 2020.
The auditions for the contest began from 23rd November 2020 wherein aspiring singers can send in their entries till 6th December 2020 via IRVS, Radio City’s microsite, and social media platforms. Post the auditions, 5 contestants will be shortlisted from Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada speaking regions by esteemed judges – Kailash Kher, composer Ghibran, music director Chaithan Bharadwaj, rapper All Ok and singer Sangeeta Rajeev, respectively. The top 5 singers across each region, will indulge in the ultimate battle to win the title of Radio City Super Singer 12. The contestants from Bangalore will be chosen by rapper All Ok and singer Sangeeta Rajeev through public voting.
Commenting on the launch of the 12th edition of Radio City Super Singer, Radio City’s Chief Executive Officer, Ashit Kukian, said, “With an aim to spread happiness and positivity amongst people during these tough time, we decided to come back with our tent pole property, Radio City Super Singer Season 12. Radio City has always believed in creating opportunities amidst crisis for the benefit of the city and its citizens. Radio City’s unwavering commitment to nurturing talent has helped this flagship property grow in the last 11 years. Being in its 12th year, Radio City Super Singer has not only grown by scale, but this year we are certain it will exceed its level of engagement amongst listeners. We are grateful for the support we have received so far and hope to see people participating in large numbers this year too and we would like to thank our sponsors who have instilled their faith in this property. As our tagline says, ‘Sangeet par koi lockdown nahi hota’, we are excited to celebrate this country’s immensely gifted singers and showcase them to our millions of listeners.”
Expressing his thoughts on Radio City Super Singer 12, Sandalwood’s widely-acclaimed singer, and rapper All Ok alias, Alok R. Babu said, “Over the course of 11 years, Radio City Super Singer has helped various aspiring singers in jump-starting their music career. As an artist, I believe it is a matter of getting that one chance to show the world what you have to offer. The one chance that can change your life. Through, Radio City Super Singer, I am honoured to present that chance to the right talent. I hope all the contestants make the best use of this opportunity and give their 100%. Good luck to all the Kannadigas participating, hope to see you all in abundance!”
Sharing her thoughts on Radio City Super Singer-12, Sangeeta Rajeev a renowned stage performer and singer stated, “I am honoured and excited to be a part of Radio City Super Singer again, this time as a jury member. My association with Radio City Super Singer goes back to the time when I was a contestant and now, I am flattered to come back as a judge. Like me, this platform has fulfilled many singers’ dreams and I can’t wait to do my bit in giving the same opportunity to other deserving singers.”
Radio City Super Singer has been a flagship property of Radio City and has given the industry some of India’s top singing stars like Harjot Kaur, Bharti Gupta, Manya Narang among many. This year, owing to the pandemic, the month-long event will be hosted live on-air across the channel’s 39 stations.