Looks like Ghana is now ready to join the Pan African Airtel TRACE Music Star competition with the announcement of the top 5 finalists to battle it out.
Airtel Ghana has announced that, the winner of Airtel TRACE Music Star Ghana version will be revealed on February 14, 2015.
After weeks to months of sieving through all the hundreds of entries submitted from wannabe music stars, judges of Airtel Trace Music Star Ghana, radio broadcaster Kafui Dey, rapper Edem and singer Raquel have selected top 5 finalists who auditioned in the competition by calling 533 from October 7 to December 10, 2014.
The 5 were selected based on a combination of singing skills – quality, pitch, originality, tone and range with the following winning codes; Francis Tengey (33100510), Cassandra Tettey (33100398), Linda Goraseh (33101351), Princess Dartey (33100480) and Angela Ackim (33100303).
Unveiling the top 5 finalists paves the way for the general public to vote for their favourite contestants to win the competition.
The grant finale is scheduled for Saturday, February 14 at the forecourt of the World Trade Centre in Accra.
The winner of the Ghana edition of the Airtel TRACE Music Star will walk away with a cash prize of GHC50.000 and a ticket to compete at the Pan African event involving 13 other African countries in Kenya in March, 2015.
The general public can now take part by voting for their favourite candidate to win the Ghana edition and move to the Pan African event by sending their name to the Airtel shortcode 533; DON (Francis Tengey), CAS (Cassandra Tettey), LIN (Linda Goraseh), PDB (Princess Dartey) and DZU (Angela Ackim).
The overall Pan African winner will win a trip to the USA to be mentored by megastar Akon, a professional music video and a record deal with Universal music.