MultiChoice,TRACE partner to add gospel channel on DStv, GOtv ahead of Christmas

TRACE, the platform focused on the latest urban and afro-urban trends – celebrity news, music, lifestyle, entertainment and culture – has partnered with MultiChoice to launch its dedicated gospel channel, TRACE Gospel, across the African continent on DStv channel 332 and GOtv Max channel 77 in Kenya ahead of the Christmas festivities.

The dedicated channel will showcase the best of local and international gospel with music videos from various sub-genres that include Contemporary Gospel, Urban Gospel, Worship Gospel and Traditional Gospel. The channel will be available on DStv Family, Compact, Compact Plus and Premium packages and GOtv Max channel 77 in Kenya. Customers will also be able to enjoy their favourite gospel content anytime, anywhere on DStv Now.

(TOP: from right – Danny Mucira, MD Trace East Africa; Simon Kariithi, the Commercial GM, Multichoice Kenya; and a representative from TRACE East Africa during the launch of Trace Gospel).

“We are a brand that is dedicated to showcasing the very best of Urban music from all genres from across the globe,” said Danny Mucira, the MD of TRACE Eastern Africa.

“TRACE Gospel is a channel where we can share music, news, worship and interviews within the gospel genre. We are looking to provide a channel that is an exploration into Gospel music and a platform for the continents’ artists to share what Gospel sounds resonate most with them,” said Mucira.

“Having TRACE Gospel on DStv and GOtv platforms is part of our on-going commitment to bringing a wide variety of the best in local and international content that touches the lives of our viewers,” said MultiChoice Kenya’s Commercial GM, Simon Kariithi, “The addition of this channel onto our platforms will ensure that our customers are exposed to even more entertainment options for their families, giving more value this festive season.”

The 24-hour channel will offer a diverse offering of programming that will include:

  • SOUNDS OF SOUTH AFRICA We bring you all your Favourite Gospel Greats from South Africa.
  • URBAN VIBES The best Gospel Urban hits of the moment
  • HITS 30 Bringing you the top 30 local and international Gospel hits
  • US HIT 10 Giving you the top 10 international Gospel hits
  • PRAISE VIBES A blend of local & international Praise and Worship playlist

The TRACE Gospel channel will automatically be available to DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family and GOtv Max channel 77 in Zambia and Kenya from today – December 18, 2019.

The channel, to will run for 24 hours daily, will be available in all markets with broadcasts in English, although some of the music videos featured will be in various languages from across the African continent.

The channel will also be available to watch via the DStv Now app.

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