It was indeed a night of pleasant surprises as judges of MTN Project Fame 8 brought back one of viewer's favourite contestants, who was evicted a day before the nomination show.
Project Fame 8.0 is becoming intense as the judges pulled up a surprise to bring back an evicted contestant.
From all the contestants on probation from the previous week, Biko, Joy, Anderson, Jeff, and Kumi were revealed as the five contestants with the least number of votes at the Elimination Show 4.
The five contestants all returned on stage to perform their songs from the previous week for a chance to remain at the house.
After their performances, the judges kept Kumi, the faculty saved Jeff, while the contestants saved Joy, leaving Anderson and Biko who were evicted from the show.
At the Elimination Show 5, the performances continued with Joy giving a sad performance of 'Because of you' by Kelly Clarkson.
Arewa as usual gave a powerful rendition of 'Sleeping with a broken heart' by Alicia keys along with choreography extras. "You always get into character, and surprise us" one of the judges told her.
Deinde decked in Tuxedo gave a jolly performance of 'As long You love me' by Backstreet Boys, Chike performed 'Say you say me' by Lionel Richie which was sultry and steady.
Pearl had a lots of movement and colours during her performance of 'Blank Space' by Taylor Swift, Oluchi's performance of 'Take a bow' by Madonna was sultry, passionate and piercing while Kumi did a rendition of 'From this moment' by Shania Twain.
Jeff had a rapturous performance of "If you are not the one' by Daniel Bedingfield which had the house jumping.
Ada rounded up the night in style with her performance of 'That's the way it is' by Celine Dion.
There was however still time for a surprise as the judges gave Anderson a second chance after he was evicted the previous day.
He closed the show with a performance of 'Story of my life' by One Direction.
To vote for the contestants send voting number to 306 (Nigeria) or 1745 (Ghana).
Ada(1), Anderson(2), Arewa(3), Chike(5), Deinde(7), Jeff(11), Joy(13), Kumi(14), Pearl(16), Oluchi(19).
The winner of the competition will walk away with a grand prize of N5m, a brand new SUV and a recording deal worth millions of Naira.
The 1st runner up will get a saloon car and N3m. The 2nd runner up will be awarded a brand new saloon car along with N1m while the 3rd runner up will receive a cash prize of N1m.