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Akon to reveal TRACE Star winner

The Airtel TRACE Music Star competition grande finale saw Akon, Devyne Stephens and Lynnsha select the winner of the biggest pan-African music competition on the continent. Find out who was crowned at the spectacular grande finale on 18 April at 20:00 CAT on TRACE Urban.

With 2.3 million calls, Airtel TRACE Music Star is the biggest talent competition to ever take place in Africa. The number of contestants for this year’s pan-African talent search surpasses European and American talent shows such as The Voice and Idols.

The 13 finalists converged in a nail-biting head-to-head grande finale of epic proportions in Kenya on 28 March. Don’t miss out on all the tears, drama and explosive emotions in the star-studded finale, which displayed a great deal of intensity and tension. After a merciless selection done by the jury, Akon declared that it was the best TV show of his life!

The Grande Finale airs on TRACE Urban ( Channel 325) on Saturday 18 April 20:00.

The viewers and the judges (multi-platinum award-winning hit-maker Akon, renowned music executive Devyne Stephens and top-selling French Caribbean singer Lynnsha) selected the winner who will get a record deal with Universal Music, mentorship and promotion for a total value exceeding $500,000.

If you miss the broadcast for the Grande Finale on Saturday, you can watch it on Sunday 19 April at 15:00 CAT on TRACE Urban.