Queen Drie Wins ‘AfroArtist of the Year’ at 312 Music Awards

Queen Drie Wins ‘AfroArtist of the Year’ at 312 Music Awards

Ghanaian sensation, Queen Drie stole the spotlight over the weekend at Chicago’s 312
Music Awards by not only winning the coveted “Afro Artist of the Year” award but also
etching her name in the annals of history as the first-ever recipient of this prestigious

Queen Drie’s triumph marks a significant milestone for African artistes in the city, with her
genre-defying Afrobeats sound gaining well-deserved recognition. During her acceptance speech, Queen Drie expressed her gratitude to the organizers for introducing the Afro Artist of the Year category, acknowledging the importance of representing African music within the vibrant Chicago music scene.

Her win not only celebrates her achievement but also symbolizes the growing
influence of Afrobeats on a global scale. “I want to say thank you to the 312 Music Awards for recognizing Africans in the city with the introduction of this category… the city is so much bigger than what we think it is. And also for recognizing us and afrobeats and for afrobeats as a genre to make it up here means a lot. We’re grateful and shoutouts to everyone who got nominated in the category…
we’re all winners,”
she remarked.

In a mesmerizing performance, Queen Drie showcased the power of her music, treating
the audience to renditions of her newly released single “Woman,” exclusively available on
EVEN, along with an electrifying collaboration with Jessenation titled “See You Later”, and
her infectious song “Ferrari.”

Her stage presence and dynamic performance left an indelible impression, solidifying her
status as a trailblazer in the music industry.

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