Airtel Ghana and TRACE have announced the opening of Airtel Trace Music Star Competition voting period following the selection of the top 5 contestants from over 200,000 entries
The voting lines, which opened on 1 May 2016 allows friends, families and supporters to vote for their preferred contestants with the overall national winner walking away with GHC 50,000 and a trip to Nigeria to compete in the Pan African grand finale.
The Top five contestants, who have each been given a unique code through which their supporters can vote for them, are Moses Ugheighele (MOS), Ama Yeboah (AMA), Sedem Afaglo (SED), Fathia Gyimah (FAT) and Harry Gantuah (HAR). Airtel customers can vote for their favourite contestants by simply sending their unique code to 533 and increase their chance of winning the coveted competition.
Speaking to the voting process, Cornelius Kakrabah, Head of Brands and Marketing Communications said, “We are now in the final stage of the most exciting music talent search and competition in Africa – Airtel TRACE Music Star. This is the stage where Ghanaians can power their favourite contestants into stardom by voting for them via the short code 533. As part of the process to outdoor the contestants and to make it easier for Ghanaians to vote for their favourite contestants, they will be granted some promotional interviews on various media platforms.
He continued “ Airtel TRACE Music Star has truly lived up to the bill as the most popular and exciting music talent search with over 200,000 entries recorded over a two months period. We want to encourage Ghanaians to actively participate in the voting process to select the best candidate to present Ghana. We also want to invite all and sundry to join us on 13 May 2016 at the National Theatre for the grand finale”.
Airtel Trace Music Star is a breakthrough music competition which has simplified the otherwise tedious auditioning processes that typifies most music competitions. Season 2 of Airtel TRACE Music Star has been a huge success, with over 200,000 entries it is obvious that Ghanaians have truly embraced this innovative, stress free talent search that enables budding music talents to simply call, sing and stand the chance to become a star.