TRACE Urban confirms its status of favorite channel of the South African youth and was voted the “Coolest Music Channel” and the “Coolest TV Channel amongst all TV channels” for the ninth year in a row in South Africa.
These rewards were presented yesterday during the 2017 “Sunday Times Generation Next Awards” in Johannesburg.
The recently launched Southern African version of TRACE Africa, figures at the 5th place amongst the coolest TV music channels in South Africa.
The Sunday Times Generation Next Awards rewards South African urban youth’s favorite brands every year.
Nearly 12,000 youths aged between 8-23 years, across urban and peri-urban parts of South Africa, were polled.
Olivier Laouchez, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TRACE, said: « We are proud TRACE Urban as the coolest music channel and coolest TV channel, remains the most awarded TV channel in the past years; and that TRACE Africa, situated on the 5th place, confirms its launching success. This is an amazing reward for the entire TRACE Team, which tirelessly works on these channels. »
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ABOUT TRACE URBAN
Launched in 2003, TRACE Urban is the first music channel exclusively dedicated to urban music and culture. Available in 160 countries worldwide, the channel offers a unique approach to the urban world through the latest music videos, exclusive interviews with top celebrities plus unique magazines and documentaries.
ABOUT THE SUNDAY TIMES
With over three million readers, The Sunday Times is South Africa’s largest weekly newspaper.