The second season of Airtel TRACE Music Star is back and on the hunt for the continent’s next music talent, starting February 1. Niger will join Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Zambia as the newest African territory to enter the competition. The best singing talent in each territory will be identified, rewarded and put in competition to run for the title of best African music talent. The grand prize comprises a mentorship program with American singer-songwriter Keri Hilson in Atlanta.