Glo Battle Of The Year Dance Competition Launched In Nigeria With #84Million Up For Grabs

Over the years, Nigerians have witnessed quite a number of mega-events within the country, but none quite as eventful, fun, and rewarding on every scale as the brand new GLO BATTLE OF THE YEAR event which is about to kick off.

When a brand like Globacom which is known for its penchant for excellence, innovation, and promoting the Nigerian story launches an event that touches on one of the key passion points of the youths in Nigeria – dance, you can expect nothing but the show of a lifetime. It is that passion for projecting Nigerians onto the world stage that led GLOBACOM to partner with the BATTLE OF THE YEAR creators, and the stage is now set for Nigerians, irrespective of their age, tribe, sex, or location to come “SHOW YOURSELF”.

For those who may not be aware, Battle of the Year Nigeria! BOTY in short, is an international breakdancing competition popularly known as the “World Cup of B-Boying” that began in Germany twenty years ago; a stage where the best dancers and dance crews show up to show off their awesome skills.

With GLOBACOM now on board, this show will transverse the length and breadth of Nigeria, seeking out dancers who will get an opportunity to claim up to N84m in prizes. It will be aired as a thirteen-part TV show where the best dance crews and individuals will battle it out across the various dance categories (B-boy, Popping, Locking, Krump. Afrodance) and and an opportunity to represent Nigeria at global dance competitions.

When Will Glo Dance Show Start in Nigeria?

The show will begin with the regional qualifiers which will span 6 different Nigerian cities from 28th November 2021 and these regionals will carry on till 18th December 2021.

The regional qualifiers will take place in Lagos, Kaduna, Benin, Port Harcourt, Enugu, and Abuja, and live shows in Lagos. Its simply Unlimited Excitement all the way!

Dates for Glo Battle Of The Year Reional Qualifiers?

Dancers in Kaduna will kick off the tour on November 28th, 2021, and will have till 30th November 2021 to impress the judges and get a ticket to the semifinals. Next up will be the turn of Abuja from 2nd till 4th December, Enugu will follow from 5th till 7th December. Then, the train will move to Port Harcourt from 9th till 11th December and Benin City will get their turn from 12th till 14th December. Finally, it will be the turn of Lagos from 12th till 18th December. So, if you are in or close to any of the regional cities, you must absolutely make your way there on these dates.

The live shows will take place at Eko Hotels & Suites and this is where the Semifinals will hold between 20th and 24th April 2022. If there’s any date you want to absolutely mark out on your calenders, it has to be from 27th till 1st May 2022 where the winners of GLO BATTLE OF THE YEAR, NIGERIA will emerge.

The fans are not also left out in the fun as they can rewatch episodes of Glo Dance Show on the website –, they can also follow the stories of the dancers and monitor the categories as well. But, most importantly for the fans is that at the end of every episode, a 30second easy dance routine will be shared by an Influencer for the fans at home to replicate. This will give fans an opportunity to win N200,000 Cash Prize and will also give them the chance of a lifetime to perform with a Glo Music Ambassador at the Finals.

Where To Watch Glo Battle Of The Year Dance SHow?

You can watch the Glo Dance show via GloTV app or it’s website :

Glo Battle Of The Year Dance Competition in Nigeria

Glo Battle Of The Year Dance Show Judges

To judge the show, Globacom engaged seasoned judges who have cut their teeth in the world of dancing and have come out tops in different areas. These include – Izzy Odigie, JC Jedor, Gidnasty (USA), Poxy (Cameroon), Poco Lee, and Pinki Debbie. Other judges which will be on the show are Franc Okwara, Big Flo, Lockin Sion, Maxbuck, and Dunamis. The GLO BATTLE OF THE YEAR, NIGERIA will also feature mentors such as Bimbo Obafunwa and Gbenga Yusuf who will be very instrumental in getting the dancers ready to grace the stage with millions of people watching in Nigeria and across the world.

How To Register or Apply for Glo Battle Of The YEar Dance Show

Go to and fill the Glo Battle Of The YEar Dance Show application form online

Participants will be required to upload their 60 seconds entry videos on one of Facebook, Instagram and YouTube using #GloBattleOfTheYear and tag @botynigeria.


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Written by Jide Ogunsanya

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