The top five finalists in the second edition of Airtel Trace Music Star national competition have been unveiled.
They are Ivlyn Mutua, Tonya Ahenda, Daniel Osanya, Elvis Kosiso and Ciano Maimba.
The five will battle it out in the Kenyan finals on May 8 at the Enashipai Resort & Spa in Naivasha where the winner of the competition will pocket a cash prize of Sh1.5 million and a mentorship deal with American singer Keri Hilson in Atlanta.
The finalists were selected by a team of judges consisting musician Atemi Oyungu, reggae/dancehall singer Wyre and producer Chris Adwar.
The winnwe will represent Kenya in the grand finale to be held in Nigeria in June this year.
“As we proceed to the next stage of the competition, we are giving Kenyans the opportunity to vote for the ultimate winner who will represent Kenya in the pan-African finale next month.” says Airtel Kenya CEO Adil El Youssefi.
To vote for your favourite contestant, just text their code to 33733.
The code for Ciano is CIA, TON (Tonya), IVL (Ivlyn), ELV (Elvis) and DAN for Daniel.