Keri Hilson is this year's Airtel Trace Star Ambassador

09:05 by Kaggwa Andrew
Keri Hilson


After Akon in 2015, the singer Keri Hilson is the Godmother of the edition 2016 of the competition Airtel Music Star Trace, which begins on February 1st!
TRACE Airtel Music Star, the biggest competition for detecting musical talents of the African continent, returns for a second edition with the special participation of R & B star Keri Hilson.
A contest in 10 African countries
For many that enjoyed the show that introduced the Ugandan market to Sandra Suubi, this won't be good news as Uganda is not one of the countries the Trace Website listed as one where the competition will take place.
Sandra Suubi

This year the contest will take place in 10 African countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zambia and for the first time Niger. The competition starts on 1 February and as in the previous edition, candidates will call a number from their mobile phones and recording their songs.
In 2015, TRACE Airtel Music Star had recorded over 2.3 million entries. This success was rewarded during the AfricaCom Awards in Cape Town in South Africa, or event received the award for the Best Pan African Initiative in the universe Media / Telecom.
Keri Hilson, the second edition of godmother, mostly known for albums like No Boys Allowed, In a Perfect World and Lose Control among others.
The Grammy nominated singer songwriter has also blessed the airwaves with songs like Knock you down, Pretty Girl Rock as well as Turning me on.
Mayunga, the winner hails from Tanzania in 2015, won an artist's contract, a coaching session with Akon in the United States and promotional support TRACE on Media for a total amount of over € 500,000. After a first single "Nice Couple" that card in his home country, Mayunga unveil for the season launch of Airtel TRACE Music Star Season 2, entitled "Please Do not Go Away" in collaboration with Akon, the mentor of the 2015 edition.

For the winner in 2016, the first prize will include a coaching session and the production of a title and a video duet with singer Keri Hilson.

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