Ghanaian Artists Black Sherif and Camidoh Earn Nominations at Inaugural Trace Awards

Accolades pour in for Ghana’s music scene as rising stars Black Sherif and Camidoh secure nominations for the first-ever Trace Awards. The event is scheduled to take place on October 21 in Kigali, Rwanda, bringing together top artists from across Africa and beyond.

In a demonstration of Ghana’s growing influence in the music world, Black Sherif has been nominated in the Best Collaboration and Best Artiste Africa categories. Notably, he’ll be competing with renowned African artists like Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, and Davido. Meanwhile, Camidoh’s recognition comes in the Song of the Year category, where he faces tough competition from both Nigerian and Cameroonian talents.

The nominations are particularly significant for Black Sherif, who currently holds the VGMA Artiste of the Year title, and Camidoh, who also secured a spot in the 2023 BET Viewers Choice: Best New International Act category. Excitement is palpable among fans of both artists, as they rally behind their favorites on social media.

The Trace Awards promise to be a spectacular event, uniting artists, industry experts, and fans in celebration of the vibrant global music scene. With over 30 countries represented, the competition spans 22 diverse categories, acknowledging talents from Africa, South America, the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean, and Europe. Notably, the awards also embrace the rich musical contributions of the African diaspora, with esteemed nominees hailing from France, Brazil, the UK, the Caribbean, and the Indian Ocean.

More than just a platform for recognition, the Trace Awards will facilitate collaboration and networking opportunities within the music industry. As anticipation builds, eyes are firmly set on Kigali this October, where a new chapter in the African music landscape will unfold.

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