Ghana’s own Moses Ugheighele has emerged as the winner of Airtel TRACE Music Star competition. He will represent the country at the continental finals of Airtel TRACE Music Star to be held in Lagos, Nigeria later this year.
It was two months of intensive search with over 200,000 entries. At the finale, Ghana’s top finalists battled it out at the National Theatre, Accra for the honour of representing the country in the Pan-African Finale. Moses Ugheighele took the crown after out-singing his fellow finalists; Ama Yeboah, Fathia Gyimah , Sedem Afaglo, and Harry Gantuah.
The event was graced by great performances from the biggest acts in the Ghanaian music industry including EL, Efya, Joey B and Mr. Eazi. The judges of the competition comprised Grandpa of Hip life Reggie Rockstone, Multi-talented singer and songwriter Becca and popular radio personality, Sammy Forson.
Moses, an IT personnel from Accra who has been has been singing professionally for 10 years, set the stage on fire with his “Everything I do” by Brian Adams. The talented singer broke into tears upon hearing his name as the winner of the competition. He expressed so much joy and gratitude to his family and fans.
He promised to put in his best in the coming Pan-African in Lagos. The Airtel TRACE Music Star is known as Africa’s most prestigious and biggest talent competition. It is a mobile phone based music competition, which simply means that stakeholders do not have to go through the tedious method of having to audition in stages before the main show.
On this platform, participants call the short code 533, and record a song. The winner of the competition will be awarded a mouth watering contract with a record label, a mentorship programme with American singer-songwriter Keri Hilson in Atlanta and worldwide media exposure through various TRACE’s platforms.