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Delta TV launches own music awards

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Delta Force Music Awards

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By Our Reporter

Local TV station, Delta TV has launched its own music awards.

Dubbed “Delta Force Music Awards”, the awards were inspired by their entertainment show called “Delta Force” which is hosted Jonathan Jaxta.

The awards were officially launched on Thursday at a press briefing hosted at Top Notch bar in Ntinda, Kampala.

Speaking on behalf of the station’s management, Simon Kimbugwe Matovu revealed that the awards are aimed at appreciating the local artistes.

“As Delta TV, we are trying to take a lead in appreciating local talent. The ‘Delta Force Music Awards’ are about Uganda’s musicians. For as long as there is still music in Uganda, the awards will also be here.” He stated.

The awards will be held under the theme, “redefining pride of Uganda’s music industry” and they will recognise artistes in six categories that is; Artiste of the Year, Best Male Artiste, Best Female Artiste, Fresh Talent, Video of the Year and Song of the Year.

Winners will be crowned at an award gala scheduled to take place on Friday, December 8 at Top Notch bar.

Check out full list of nominees below:

Artiste of the Year

• Bobi Wine
• Jose Chameleone
• Gravity Omutujju
• Geosteady
• Winnie Nwagi
• Fille

Best Male Artiste

• Bobi Wine
• Bebe Cool
• Eddy Kenzo
• Jose Chameleone
• Geosteady
• Gravity Omutujju

Best Female Artiste

• Sheebah Karungi
• Winnie Nwagi
• Irene Ntale
• Cindy Sanyu
• Spice Diana
• Fille

Fresh Talent

• Latinum
• Beckie 256
• Da Agent
• Fik Fameica
• Byaxy
• Vinka

Video of the Year

• Jubilation by Eddy Kenzo
• Nananana by Bebe Cool
• Wololo by David Lutalo
• Byonkola by Ykee Benda
• The Way by Sheebah Karungi
• Sitani Tokema by Roden Y ft. Sheebah & Fik Fameica

Song of the Year

• Specioza by Bobi Wine
• Owooma by Geosteady ft. Charly na Nina
• Mbozi za Malwa by Bebe Cool ft. Sauti Sol
• Gutamiza by Radio & Weasel ft. B2C
• Gudi Gude by Kalifah Aganaga ft. Radio & Weasel
• Banyabo by Rema

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American Singer Ginuwine to Perform in Uganda

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Uganda is definitely Africa’s party destination because the party doesn’t stop when it comes to the Pearl of Africa. Barely a month since we had reggae artist, Tarrus Riley down here performing at the Swangz All Star concert, music promoter and singer Tshaka is bringing another superstar, Ginuwine to keep the party going. Not forgetting, we are also expecting a Major Lazor party next month courtesy of Talent Africa and Club beer.

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Known for songs like: In those jeans, Pony, So anxious among others, Ginuwine will be performing for the very first time in Uganda at the 11th edition of the Johnnie Walker Soul and RnB Safari scheduled for December this year.

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Publiseer now distributes to YouTube Music

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If Publiseer has been asked one question more than any other, it’s “Since Publiseer gives so many things away for free, how does it make any money?” But a close second question is, “When will Publiseer start distrubuting songs to YouTube Music?” The wait has come to an end. Starting right now, YouTube Music joins the ranks of Publiseer’s elite list of digital music distribution channeles, worldwide—alongside Amazon Music, Apple iTunes, Google Play Music, Pandora, Spotify, and Deezer, just to name a few.
Now artists using Publiseer have a one-stop-shop for reaching the biggest and most popular digital music retailers on the planet. Publiseer’s digital content distribution platform makes ‘making things easy’ look easy. All streaming and download sales and royalties are reported in one place, with Publiseer’s beautiful, powerful, and easy-to-read reporting tool.
“Adding YouTube Music is something we’ve always wanted to do for our artists for quite a while, and we’re happy and excited about what this will mean, going forward. We’re thrilled to be able to offer the convenience of one-stop distribution. We’ve been asked about distributing to YouTube Music for quite sime time, and it’s a pleasure to be able to offer this to our artists,” said Chidi Nwaogu, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Publiseer.
Publiseer is a digital content distribution platform tailored to meet the growing needs of independent African writers and musicians, especially those from low-income communities. Publiseer lets writers and musicians distribute and monetize their creative works across over 400 digital stores in 100 countries, at no charge, with just a single click.

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Juliana Kanyomozi celebrates late son’s birthday with charity

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By Nila Faisal

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Juliana Kanyomozi has paid a charity visit to underprivileged children to celebrate what would have been her late son Keron Kabugo’s 15th birthday. The singer together with other foundation members visited Children Of Prisoners Uganda on Thursday September 20, where they donated a number of items to the children including books, sugar, soap, among others.

The singer’s only son passed away at the age of 11 in July 2014, at a hospital in Nairobi after suffering from an acute asthma attack.
The Keron Kabugo Foundation was set up in 2016 by Keron’s parents Julianna Kanyomozi and Aamon Kabugo to support underprivileged children in his memory.

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