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Here Is The Full List of Uganda’s Most Decorated Artistes,

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There is no doubt Uganda has variety of talent in the music scene and with supremacy declared on different parameters today we choose to see who is Uganda’s most decorated singer as per 2017.

In the past artistes have been weighed on number of hits, assumed number of fans, time spent doing good music and maybe wealth. Here are the top five most awarded artistes to date.

5. Juliana Kanyomozi.

Juliana Kanyomozi

She may not be so soundly heard today but songbird Juliana Kanyomozi is still a reckoning force in the Ugandan music business. She is the female singer that dominated the past decade. Most of all her awards were with the now defunct Pearl of Africa music awards where she won female artiste of the year back to back. She has in the other awards picked not so many of them but remains the most decorated female artiste with about 20 awards accolades.

4. Radio and Weasel.

Radio and Weasel

The dynamic duo cannot go unmentioned when talking Ugandan music evolution and growth. They invaded the music scene at around 2008 breaking off from José Chameleone’s Leone Island. The duo of Radio and Weasel has managed to scoop over 70 nominations converting only 27 of them into accolades. Radio and Weasel were the very first artistes to get nominated for the prestigious BET awards but unluckily lost the award. They have been awarded in different categories and awards both here and abroad. They are ranked 4th most decorated artistes with 27 awards.

3. Bebe Cool.

Bebe Cool on Coke Studio Africa

You cannot mention awards without mentioning Bebe Cool. He is a reckoning force of the music industry in Uganda. Starting his career in the last 90s, Bebe Cool as expected has won himself most of the awards from awarding bodies in and outside Uganda. Bebe Cool still competes favourably with the present generation younger artistes. It is estimated that in his two decade career, he has won about 30 awards.

2. Jose Chameleone.

Jose Chameleone

Jose Chameleone is no ordinary artiste in these rankings. He is one of the pillars of the Ugandan music industry starting his career more than 17 years ago in 1999. He paved way for almost of the present generation singers. Chameleone was with no doubt the finest artiste of the past decade and dominated all the awards in and outside Uganda. He has managed to collect about 38 awards from within and outside Uganda. He comes in second place.

1. Eddy Kenzo.

Eddy Kenzo

Eddy Kenzo is Uganda’s most decorated artiste with a collection of more than 50 awards to his coffers. The singer has collected more awards from west Africa than from any other region. He is also the artiste with the most prestigious award of all the above which is the BET that he won in 2015 in International views choice category.

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Seanice Kacungira named among Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business

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Seanice KacungiraBy Our Reporter

Former radio personality Seanice “Lojede” Kacungira has been recognized by Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government and Titans: An award ceremony that took place at the Hilton Sandton, in Johannesburg – South Africa.

The awards are the leading African recognition programme honoring excellence in the private and public sector. The programme covers 23 economic sectors and has for the past nineteen years independently recognized those leaders who are at the pinnacle of their industry.

“Nominees undergo a rigorous multi-tiered judging process,” says Annelize Wepener, Chief Executive, of CEO Global. “The highest possible standard is maintained throughout the judging. Those individuals whom have been recognized as winners in their field can be assured that they have truly excelled.”

The SADC South leg of the recognition programme is the first part of CEO Global’s recognition programme that takes it around the continent to 8 regions. In each of these regions, country and regional winners are identified.

Seanice, who has set up what can be termed Africa’s first Indigenous female run Pan African Digital Agency with physical offices in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, Blu Flamingo Digital Africa, is also the Founder of the Digi-Con Academy, which has to date trained over 25,000 young men and women in all things digital.

“It feels surreal to be recognized, this means so much to me, but at my core I’m really just about the work and pursuing the highest level of excellence for myself and those I have the privilege to work with,” Seanice said about the award.

Seanice was awarded in the category of Business and Professional Services.

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Pastor Bugembe to use concert money to build 6,000-seater church

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Pastor Wilson Bugembe today held a press conference at his Nansana based temporary church where he will also hold his upcoming concert ‘Tuzimbe’. His concert is slated for 31st August at his church in Nansana and will be accompanied by other artistes doing both gospel and secular music.

During the press conference the pastor revealed that all monies collected that day will be used to construct a well furnished church with sitting capacity of over 6,000 people. The said church is expected to be completed by January 2020.

Bugembe urged all his fans to flock his Light The World Ministries church and also not to politicize his concert by wearing attires with political colors especially the berets because he was warned by police not to allow politics to interfere in his concert or risk being stopped from performing.

Pastor Bugembe has over years domeyhits albums and singles like Kani, Ani, Yellow, Njagala Kumanya, Akawala Ako, Sibiwulira, Wanaza, Biribabitya, and Lengera Embaata among others.

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Kenyan DJ Pierre Makena coming to Uganda

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Kenyan Female DJ Makena will be coming to Uganda and particularly to Bbunga based nightlife spot Nomad bar and grill. The grill is slated for 7th September in a night themed “All ladies affair party”. DJ Pierre will be joined by DJ Lola from Uganda.

Event will be hoosted by NTV’s MC Esco, DJ Ace and DJ Kerb. The DJ Makena is also an actress and TV host and has served in the inaugural season of popular reality music show, Tusker Project Fame.

Determined to network with industry bigwigs, she poured herself into her duties and soon enough, climbed through the ranks becoming a camerawoman. The calls she so desperately longed for also started pouring in as the producers of TV drama series Tahidi High contacted her for a role.DJ Pierra Makena won best supporting actress for her role in When Love Comes Around at the annual Nollywood and African Film Critics awards held in Los Angeles.

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