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Talented Esther Wins GCGT Season 7; Gets N10m, Car and N250m Management Deal

On Saturday 24th June 2017, Esther Benyeogo the 19 year-old singer was crowned Season 7 winner of God’s Children Great Talent during a live television broadcast of the grand finale at Eko Convention Centre. She received the show’s grand prize of a 250 million naira management contract, 10 million naira cash and a brand new Kia Rio.

The winner’s prize was presented by Senior Pastor at City of David Parish, Pastor Idowu Iluyomade, Chairperson, GCGT Board of Trustees, Pastor (Mrs) Siju Iluyomade, Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank and Founder of The How Foundation, Dr. Herbert Wigwe.

Esther Benyeogo beat 9 other finalists...
Joseph Odi, Damilare Bafunso, Anderson Peter, Deborah Oladipupo, Olawonuola Kehinde, Sophia Albert, Goodluck Enoch, Nengi Jaja and Emmanuel Osahor in a keenly contested final that saw a display of exceptional showmanship on stage.


A fans’ favorite, Esther has been a standout phenomenon on GCGT 7 since her very first performance and through the entire competition. Now as this season's winner, Esther Benyeogo’s career is about to take off with the GCGT team providing close guidance.

The two-hour live television broadcast on HIPTV, EbonyLife TV, Wazobia Max and Dove TV on Saturday night was the final performance of the season and last chance for the final ten contestants to enchant the judges and audience with their performances. It also featured highlights from the season’s auditions as well as performances by Nikki Laoye, GCGT season 6 winner Onome Enakerakpor, Darey, Frank Edwards and Enitan Adaba.
The winner’s selection was a combination of GCGT7 judges’ scores and audience votes for Esther Benyeogo to emerge victorious.


An emotional Esther was grateful for how far she has come giving all glory to God for being so faithful. “The journey has been long. Weeks of practice and focus but in the end, it is has been a blessing to remain in God’s grace. I thank the Almighty God for helping me express my talent through GCGT and more importantly, making my light shine among thousands. Here I am, standing.” A cheerful Esther said.