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Radio City Super Singer season 8 gets its winner

Updated: Sep 18, 2016 14:24 IST

New Delhi [India] Sept. 18 (ANI): The season eight of Radio City Super Singer reached its crescendo with an overwhelming performance from music composers Sajid-Wajid.

The competition witnessed a record participation of 4.5 lakhs aspiring singers from across 28 cities. The finalists after getting picked at the initial level, went through a cut throat competition for over five weeks and were judged by a panel of eminent jury from the music industry.

Nandani Sharma from the national capital was crowned the ultimate winner and was awarded with a cash prize of one lakh rupees, along with a range of gift hampers.

Among the five finalists were Madhur Dheer, Abdul Samad Khan, Nitin Shukla and Tripti Garg.

Kartik Kalla, the EVP and National Head of Programming, Marketing & AudaCITY said, "Radio City Super Singer, has garnered stupendous response this year, 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"

The musical duo Sajid-Wajid, who also posed as the judges said, "We were elated about this association with Radio City. It is always exciting to judge the new talent and motivating them for their future endeavors. Radio City Super Singer as a platform itself is enthralling for budding singers. With our Taaleem Studio we aim to boost their talent and are happy to offer a scholarship." (ANI)