In a vote run by fan engagement experts, Snack Media, the Wolves man won the Premier League prize by a landslide, receiving 45 per cent of the vote with Liverpool’s number one Alisson taking second place.
Traore also beat Manchester City duo Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus, Leicester City ace Ricardo Pereira and Burnley keeper Nick Pope to the award.
The attacker dislocated his shoulder in Wolves' first-game of February, the 0-0 draw with Manchester United, but is set to be fighting fit for the visit of Leicester on Friday 14.
And his boss Nuno Espirito Santo says it is a team award.
He said: “I think so (that it is deserved from his form).
“Hopefully he can get one (a nomination) next month and the next month and the next month.
“Hopefully instead of one (nomination) it will all be Wolves players.
“I think all the recognitions individually have to do with the team.”
Nuno wants Traore to keep working hard after his team-mate Ruben Neves said he could be world-class.
The Wolves boss said: “Every player can be world class.
“Every player in the Premier League and all over the world can be world class because that is a dream.
“Dreaming does not bring you anything.
“He needs to keep working and stop dreaming...”