The Golden generation of Africans in Germany:

Ivy Quainoo is “The Voice of Germany”

The 19-year-old Ivy Quainoo has won the talent show “The Voice of Germany”. The Ghanaian-German from Berlin-Neukölln convinced the audience at the final show on Friday night with three very strong songs. Her coach, Alec and Sasha from the band BossHoss were very proud of her performances throughout the show. From the beginning neither Ivy nor her coach, The BossHoss musicians were regarded as favorites in the final show. Ivy competed against three very strong candidates from the coaches Nena, Xavier Naidoo and Rea Gavey – the American Kim Sanders (43), who lives in Mühltal near Darmstadt, Max Giesinger (23) from the Baden Waldbronn and Michael Schulte (21) from Dollerup in Schleswig-Holstein.
But Quainoo was just more convincing. She sang along with BossHoss in short red glitter dress the evergreen “I Say A Little Prayer”, presented a classic James Bond movie song “Do You Like What You See” and interpreted with Florence and the Machine, the song “Shake It out “. Her third song presentation is already a “Hammer” on the Internet.
Ivy Quainoo won with 33.66 percent from the viewer’s piont rating, while Sanders came second with 24.58 percent and Schulte was third with 23.78 percent. Rudd Giesinger from coach Xavier was fouth 17.99 percent.

Ivy Quainoo is following the footstep of the Golden generation of Africans in Germany like model and  actress Sara Nuru the winner of “German Next Top Model 2009”, Dayan Kodua, Model and actress, Yarad Dibaba, actor and TV presenter, Nneka Egbuna, e.t.c

Kingsley Mordi

Executive Editor African Heritage Magazine


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