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    The full winners list of the 2023 Trace Awards

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    Nigerian artists shine at the maiden edition of Trace awards.

    Musicians, executive, media personalities, stakeholders, and fans around the world gathered in Rwanda for the maiden edition of the Trace awards.

    The award which is in celebration of the company’s 20th anniversary took place on October 21, 2023 in Rwanda with Nigerian music stars Davido, Yemi Alade, and ODUDMODUBLVCK all performing.

    Davido who has enjoyed impressive success with his record breaking fourth album ‘Timeless’ won the Best African Male. Rema won the Song of the Year for his hit single ‘Calm Down’ while Burna Boy‘s sixth album ‘Love, Damini’ won the prize for the Album of the Year.

    See full winners list below.

    Album of the Year

    ‘Love Damini’ – Burna Boy (Nigeria)

    Song of the Year

    ‘Calm Down’ – Rema (Nigeria)

    Best Music Video

    ‘Baddie’ – Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

    Best Male

    Davido (Nigeria)

    Best Female

    Viviane Chidid (Senegal)

    Best Collaboration

    ‘Unavailable’ – Davido (Nigeria) with Musa Keys (South Africa)

    Best Newcomer

    Roseline Layo (Ivory Coast)

    Best DJ

    Michael Brun (Haiti)

    Best Producer

    Tam Sir (Ivory Coast)

    Best Gospel Artist

    KS Bloom (Ivory Coast)

    Best Live

    Fally Ipupa (DRC)

    Best Artist Africa – Anglophone

    Asake (Nigeria)

    Best Artist Africa – Francophone

    Didi B (Ivory Coast)

    Best Artist Africa – Lusophone

    Lisandro Cuxi (Cape Verde)

    Best Artist – Rwanda

    Bruce Melodie (Rwanda)

    Best Artist – East Africa

    Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

    Best Artist – France & Belgium

    Tayc (France)

    Best Artist – UK

    Central Cee (UK)

    Best Artist – The Caribbean

    Rutshelle Guillaume (Haiti)

    Best Artist – Indian Ocean

    Goulam (Comoros)

    Best Artist – Brazil

    Ludmilla (Brazil)

    Best Artist – North Africa

    Dystinct (Morocco)

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