The competition, which ran from February 15th till 31st March 2021, had over 400 submissions from artists around the African continent.
Speaking at the unveiling, ASVG CEO Mr. Leslie Koroma Sr creator of the event said, "the competition is intended to provide opportunities for artists from all 55 African countries as they lock horns in head to head competition as they vie for supremacy”. He further highlighted that The Top 5 artists will be unveiled on the 8th of May.
The five will then perform virtually during ASVG's second edition of The Africa Day Celebrations on May 25th after which the winner will be announced.
During the top 20 unveiling, Nigeria and Botswana both had six artists each making the cut followed by Zambia with 2, Sierra Leone, Eswatini, South Africa, Cameron, Namibia and South Sudan.