Celebrating 25 Years of Scoop
Special: Up To 25% Off Scoop Pro Learn More

Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

5 Minutes Of Fame – Quarter Finalists Found!

After hundreds of auditions and six rounds of heats, the competition is heating up in the quest to find the next singing stars of Aotearoa.

The first quarter final of 5 MINUTES OF FAME will screen on 9 November at 7.30 PM.

Resident vocal mentor and judge Bella Kalolo-Suraj will be joined for this episode by guest judge R&B singer songwriter and producer, Vince Harder,

Bella Kalolo-Suraj says the task of judging has not got any easier in the second series of 5 MINUTES OF FAME.

“Last year was hard, but it’s still really, really tough having to choose only one of the two in each category,” says singer-songwriter, actor and vocal coach Bella Kalolo-Suraj (Ngāti Porou, Hāmoa, Tonga).

“The amount of talent out there is incredible, it is so inspiring to work with all these amazing people and help them hone their skills and fully develop their potential. I feel so privileged,” says Bella.

THIS WEEK ON 5 MINUTES OF FAME – WEDNESDAY 09 NOVEMBER 7.30 PM

Under 16:

Sienna Stewart, from Taupō vs Taiaho Huia (Ngāi Te Rangi, Waikato, Ngāpuhi), from Ōtautahi

Male:

Kauri White (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Pukeko, Tūhoe), from Whakatāne vs LeRoy Paul (Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa, Tūhoe, Ngāti Hine), Tāmaki Makaurau

Female:

Erena Taurima (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu) from Porirua vs Laney Van Jaarsveld (Ngāti Whātua), Mt Maunganui

50+

Murray ‘Muz’ Knock, Pōkeno vs Ivy Henare (Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Ruanui), Tāmaki Makaurau

Advertisement - scroll to continue reading

Are you getting our free newsletter?

Subscribe to Scoop’s 'The Catch Up' our free weekly newsletter sent to your inbox every Monday with stories from across our network.

The full list of quarter finalists is:

Artist – Under 16From
Taiaho Huia (Ngāi Te Rangi, Waikato, Ngāpuhi) Ōtautahi
Amelia Taatiti (Ngā Puhi) Paraparaumu
Mymah Sisifo Laloata Roretana (Rolleston)
Salem Randall (Ngāti Porou) Tairāwhiti
Sienna Stewart Taupō
Te Kahurangi George (Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa) Rotorua
Lavara Makutu (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kauwhata) Taitoko
Elina Sisifo Laloata Roretana
Artist - FemaleFrom
Marianne LeighTāmaki Makaurau
Erena Taurima (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu)Pari-ā-Rua (Porirua)
Nichole SuarezTe Aroha
Manaia Munro (Ngāti Kahungunu)Whakakī - Tairāwhiti
Keira BattenTūranganui-a-Kiwa
Laney Van Jaarsveld (Ngāti Whātua)Mauao (Mt Maunganui)
Samantha Grace (Ngāti Porou)Tairāwhiti
Hinenui Wano-Bryant (Taranaki, Te Ati Awa, Ngāti Awa)Ngāmotu
Artist - MaleFrom
Laurence Boyd (Ngāi Tahu) Te Awa Kairangi ki Tai (Petone)
Kauri White (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Pukeko, Tūhoe)Whakatāne
LeRoy Paul (Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa, Tūhoe, Ngāti Hine) Tāmaki Makaurau
Manawa Randall (Ngāti Porou) Tairāwhiti
Marunui Davis (Ngā Rauru) Tāmaki Makaurau
Ellaphon Tauariki (Ngāti Whātua) Tāmaki Makaurau
Daniel Waho (Te Whānau-ā-Apanui) Tutaenui (Marton)
Steve TofaKirikiriroa
Artist - 50+ 
Tracey Takiwa (Ngāti Tūwharetoa) Taumarunui
David Copisarow (Matakairiri/Ngāti KahuTāmaki Makaurau
Jan McKay (Ngāti Porou) Paharakeke (Flaxmere)
John Marsters (Ngāti Mahuta) Tāmaki Makaurau
Keepa Smith (Wildcard) (Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa) Taratahi (Masterton)
Muz Knock Pōkeno
Ivy Henare (Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Ruanui)Tāmaki Makaurau
Maureen Maynard (Rongowhakaata, Ngāti Porou)Tairāwhiti

 

 

© Scoop Media

Advertisement - scroll to continue reading
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland
 
 
 

Join Our Free Newsletter

Subscribe to Scoop’s 'The Catch Up' our free weekly newsletter sent to your inbox every Monday with stories from across our network.