Ready to get Mentored?

By Jude Toyat

THINK YOU HAVE WHAT it takes to become Malaysia’s next singing sensation? Transform your dream into reality with reality television programme, Mentor that is now entering its seventh year in its latest edition of Mentor Legend.

Following the success of Mentor 6 that received more than 3 million viewers, Mentor Legend is expected to be the most intense competition in the history of the show with the return of six renowned singers who will find and mentor their protégés.

The six legendary singers who will mentor the champions and first runner-ups from the shows’ previous editions include Zainal Abidin, Amy Search, Mas Idayu, Ajai, Dayang Nurfaizah, and Ella.

Auditions for their proteges will be held for three days at Merdeka Palace, Kuching from September 12 to 14 (Friday to Sunday).

For those living in and around Kuching, do not miss the auditions that will commence from 9am to 3pm. Those who wish to participate in the auditions are advised to come before 9am to avoid congestion and ensure smooth running of the programme.

Among the requirements for entering the audition are that entrants must be Malaysian, aged between 18 to 26 years old (before 1st January 2015), and fluent in Bahasa Melayu and English. Members of the public keen to audition must bring along two (2) passport sized photos and a compact disc (CD) of their ‘minus one’ which is their audition music without the vocals.

It is also advisable to be prepared mentally and physically before entering the audition hall as it will be judged by professional and experienced judges including Azmeer and Faizal Uzir (Lok U).

For those who miss their chances to audition in Kota Kinabalu and Kuching, the next audition will be held at Sri Pentas, Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya. These auditions will be judged by any of the six mentors.

The schedules for the auditions to be held at Sri Pentas, Bandar Utama that will be judged by them are: Dayang Nurfaizah (20th and 21st September), Ajai (27th and 28th September), Mas Idayu (11th and 12th October), Ella (18th and 19th October), Zainal Abidin (25th and 26th October) and Amy Search (1st and 2nd November).

Who will be their lucky protégés? The answers will be revealed in Mentor Legend starting November 16 every Sunday, 9pm.

For more information, log on to, official Twitter account via @TV3Malaysia or Facebook page at TV3MALAYSIA.

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