The Winner of the Airtel TRACE music star competition will be crowned by Akon in a spectacular Grand Finale filmed at Enashipai Resort & Spa on March 28th and will be televised starting 18th April on TRACE music channels.
The final decision will be made by the publicand the three judges (Akon, Devyne Stephens and Lynnsha). The overall grand prize comprises of a record deal, promotion and mentorship campaigns fora totalvalue that exceeds $ 500,000.
To enter the competition, the contestants called an interactive Voice Respond System with their phone and recorded their songs. This wasa 6 month- selection process in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo Brazzaville, The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Gabon. Each country, TRACE selected 5 finalists who went head to head to win the national title and represent their country during the finals.
Public voting polls are open until March 25th and one can vote for their favorite finalist by sending an SMS to the short code dedicated to their country, along with their key word.The finale will be hosted by Capso and Wanjira Longauer.
Follow the link to meet each finalist: http://bit.ly/1BByvza