Women In Music announces “Searching For Paradise” finalists

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Johannesburg, Monday, 25 April 2022 – The coveted “Searching for Paradise” competition has reached its final stages! Earlier this year, Women in Music South AfricaParadise Sound System and Trace Southern Africa called for all emerging women-identifying artists to be part of the “Searching for Paradise” compilation slated for release this Friday, 29 April 2022. Your finalists and their compilation songs are: 

  • Soki Saka – Love Don’t Cost A Thing
  • Don Calya – Our Love
  • La Vita – Amukela
  • Luleka Enn – Ndiyoyika
  • Yashna – Lost
  • Asah M – Phola
  • Mannie – Keep It Real
  • LUYD – Just Be
  • The Blvck Sash – Rain
  • Rosie Leigh – Dlala Ngami
  • The Bridget Pike Experience – Who I Am

Pre-add/pre-save the “Searching For Paradise” compilation now:

The submitted songs vary from RnB, Pop, Hip-Hop and House Music, each one telling its very own story. The “Searching for Paradise” compilation encompasses what made the competitors fall in love with music and the sacrifice, losses, risks, ambitions for career advancements, and one of their most unforgettable moments that have inspired  their continual pursuit of music  leading to this pivotal moment in their artistic development. 

As the competition nears conclusion, the power lies in the hands of you, the listener. You are urged to keep your ear tuned to your preferred streaming platform, stream and share your favourite song with your friends, as the finalist with the most streams will win the competition and be rewarded with a music video. 

Connect with Women In Music on social media for the “Searching For Paradise” compilation release and announcement of the most streamed song. 

Connect with Women In Music:

Facebook: @WomenInMusicSA

Twitter: @WIMSouthAfrica

Instagram: @wimsouthafrica

About Women in Music

Women in Music is an organisation with a mission to advance the awareness, equality, diversity, heritage, opportunities, and cultural aspects of women in the musical arts through education, support, empowerment, and recognition. Our seminars, panels, showcases, achievement awards, and youth initiatives celebrate the female contribution to the music world and strengthens community ties. The South African chapter was established in 2020 and is dedicated to fostering equality in the music industry through the support and advancement of women. Providing knowledge, strategy and solutions to our members and the greater community is our driving purpose.

About TRACE 

Created and chaired by Olivier Laouchez, following the buyout of the eponymous magazine in 2003, Trace is a global platform dedicated to Afro-urban cultures and the success of young people. TRACE publishes 27 television channels, a hundred radios, digital and mobile services that are used by 350 million fans in 180 countries, including France, Africa, the Caribbean and Indian Ocean, Brazil, England and the United States.

For more information, please visit Trace online at

About Paradise Sound System

Paradise Sound System is our very special in-house label of Paradise Worldwide which focuses on Building Bridges between Africa and The World. You can find a few of our releases from the last months here. Check out our YouTube channel for more about the exciting artists we are working with here. If you want to get in touch with the team behind Paradise Sound System mail us here.

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