Trace Awards 2023 was held in Kigali, Rwanda, to honour and recognize African and Afro-inspired music and artists. The event showcased various genres such as Afrobeat, Dancehall, Hip Hop, Afro-pop, and more.
Hosted by D’Banj and Maria Borges, the ceremony featured performances by Davido, Yemi Alade, Black Sherif, Kizz Daniel, and others.
Here’s a list of winners at the Trace Awards 2023 from this side of Africa.
Best Music Video – “Baddie” Yemi Alade
Best Artist Anglophone Africa – Asake
Best Global African Artist – Rema
Best Collaboration – “Unavailable” – Davido (Nigeria) with Musa Keys (South Africa)
Changemaker Trace Award – Mr Eazi
Lifetime Achievement Award – 2Baba
Album of the Year – “Love Damini” – Burna Boy
Best Male Artist – Davido
Song Of The Year – Rema