Freda Rythmz has won MTN Hitmaker season 6, making her the first female contestant to do so in the history of the music competition.
The finale of the 2017 edition of the event was held on Wednesday, November 1 at the National Theater in Accra. Freda beat Xila, Drew, and Yaw Berk to win the Gh100,000 recording deal. She also gets a free music video worth $5000.
The four finalists on the final night had two performances. The first round saw them singing songs of renowned musicians in and outside the country and the final round had them performing their original songs.
Drew, the second runner-up also took home Ten Thousand Ghana cedis(GH10, 000) to support his music career for putting up good performances throughout the competition.
MTN Hitmaker 6, an initiative by MTN Ghana Foundation saw DJ Breezy crowned ‘the beat-maker’ of the competition, beaten the colleague judge of the competition Magnom for his prize.
Freda becomes first female to win the MTN Hitmaker reality show. MTN Hitmaker season 6 finals was hosted by Berla Mundi and Giovanni Caleb all of EIB Network.
Judges on the night were Francis Doku, Caroline Sampson and music producer Kaywa.
The competition began with 16 talented contestants with hopes of becoming the next Hitmaker, but Freda was announced winner on the final night.
The grand finale was graced by the former MTN Hitmaker winners Kurl songx, Kuami Eugene, Koo Ntakra and Kidi as they trail the audience with their hit songs.