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Top artistes lined up for Wizkid show.

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Lugogo cricket oval will be the place to be come Thursday, December 7 when Nigerian Superstar Wizkid jets into the country for his “Live with Wizkid” show.

The musical fest, that is powered by Face TV Uganda, recently unveiled a lineup of Uganda’s top artistes that will be joining the “Ojuelegba” singer on the big stage. Exodus, Maurice Kirya, Sheebah, Vampino, B2C, Da Agent, Fic Fameica, Beenie Gunter, Winnie Nwagi and Nina Roz will be performing alongside the Nigerian star.

The “Live with Wizkid” show will be hosted by Roger Mugisha, MC Kats and Esco.

Tickets to the show are now available at UGX25,000(ordinary), UGX 75,000(VIP) for early bird tickets and UGX30,000 and UGX100,000 for the gate tickets.

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I was called by God – Gospel singer America Arnold as he drops first ever single “Elyato”

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Talent continues to emerge every passing day but this time its a gospel singer. America Arnold os the latest entrant in the gospel music arena as he drops his first single “Elyato”

In Elyato, America Arnold cries for God’s rescuing hand. He repents sin and begs to belong to the chosen. This is only intended to bring salvation to hos audience as he considers himself already born again.

While dropping his song, America said he was called to serve God and he will do it through music.

Elyato was produced by Legend beatz and video by Lenon Mulla of Switch on visuals.

Watch Elyato here

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Diamond Platnumz shows-off amusing music accolades closet, see list of all his awards

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By BigEyeUg Team

Nasibu Abdul Juma Issack (born 2 October 1989), popularly known by his stage name Diamond Platnumz, is a Tanzanian bongo flava recording artist, actor, dancer, philanthropist and a businessman from Tandale, Dar es Salaam.

Diamond’s achievements out of his music career are remarkable in Africa and he continues to live as a role model of many raising stars and music lovers.

He is the founder and CEO of WCB Wasafi Record Label also a TV Station titled Wasafi Tv & a radio station titled Wasafi Fm.

He has had several hit songs including “Number One” featuring Nigerian artist Davido.

Earlier this week, Diamond showcased part of his music accolades closet, capped with 22 awards & 28 nominations from numerous local and international music award schemes.

These include; Channel O, MTV Awards, Soundcity, Kilimnjaro Music Awards, Headies, Afrima, Afrimma, Kora, AEA, the HiPipo Music Awards and more.

Here is a break-down of some won accolades;

WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards:

2016 African Video of the Year (“Kidogo”) – Winner!

2016 Best African Combo Video (“Kidogo”) – Winner!

2016 Best African Performance (“Kidogo”) – Nominated

2016 Best African Male Video (“Kidogo”) – Winner!

2016 Best East African Video (“Kidogo”) – Nominated

Channel O Music Video Awards 2014:

2014 Most Gifted Newcomer (“Number One”) – Winner!

2014 Most Gifted East (“Number One”) – Winner!

2014 Most Gifted Afro Pop (“Number One”) – Winner!

2014 Most Gifted Video of the Year (“Number One”) – Nominated

HiPipo Music Awards:

2015 East Africa Superhit (“Number One”) – Winner!

2016 East Africa Superhit (“Nana” by Diamond Platnumz) – Winner!

2016 East Africa Best Video (“Nana” by Diamond Platnumz ft. Mr Flavour) – Winner!

2017 Quinquennial Africa Music Vanguard Award (“Diamond Platnumz) – Winner!

2017 East Africa Best Video (“Salome” by Diamond Platnumz ft. Rayvanny) – Winner!

2018 Africa Song of the Year (“Marry You”) – Winner!

2018 East Africa Best Video (“Eneka”) – Winner!

Top Ten Tube Music Awards 2014:

2014 Best Artist East Africa (“Diamond Platnumz”) – Winner!

The Headies 2014:

2014 African Artiste of the Year – Nominated

The Future Africa Awards 2014:

2014 Prize in Entertainment – Winner!

Nzumari Awards 2012:

2012 Best Male Artist (“Diamond” Tanzania) – Winner!

MTV Europe Music Awards/WORLDWIDE ACT AFRICA/INDIA:

2014 Best African Act – Nominated

2015 Best African Act – Winner!

2015 – Worldwide Act (Africa/India) – Winner!

MTV Africa Music Awards:

2010 Best New Artist – Nominated

2014 Best Male – Nominated

2014 Best Collaboration (Diamond ft. Davido) – Nominated

2015 Diamond, Best Male – Nominated

2015 Best Collaboration (BumBum ft. Iyanya) – Nominated

2015 Best Live Act – Winner!

2016 Best Male Artist – Nominated

2016 Artist of the year – Nominated

BET Awards 2014 & 2016:

2014 Best International Act: Africa – Nominated

2016 Best International Act: Africa – Nominated

African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA):

2014 Best Male East Africa – Winner!

2014 Artist of the Year – Nominated

2014 Best Video of the Year (“Number One”) – Nominated

2014 Best Collabo (“Number One Remix”) – Nominated

2014 Song of the Year – Nominated

2015 Best Male Artist East Africa – Winner!

2015 Nana, Video of the year – Winner!

2015 Artist Of The Year – Winner!

2015 Afrimma Best Insipirational Song (Alive with Bracket) – Winner!

2015 Best Collaboration (“Nana” ft. Flavour N’abania) – Nominated

2015 Best Dance Video (“Nana”) – Nominated

2015 Song Of The Year (Nitampata Wapi) – Nominated

Tanzania Music Awards:

2010 Best Upcoming Artist – Winner!

2010 Best Song (“Kamwambie”) – Winner!

2010 Best R&B Song – Winner!

2011 Best Male Singer – Winner!

2011 Best Male Artist – Nominated

2011 Best Afro Pop Song (“Mbagala”) – Nominated

2011 Best Video (“Mbagala”) – Nominated

2012 Best Male Artist – Winner!

2012 Best Song Writer – Winner!

2012 Best Male Singer – Nominated

2012 Best Music Video (“Moyo Wangu”) – Winner!

2012 Best Song of the year (“Moyo Wangu”) – Nominated

2012 Afro Pop Song of the Year (“Moyo Wangu”) – Nominated

2013 Best Male Artist – Winner!

2013 Best Male Singer – Winner!

2014 Best Male Artist – Winner!

2014 Best Male Writer – Winner!

2014 Best Male Entertainer of the Year – Winner!

2014 Best Collaboration Song (“Muziki Gani” (Nay Wamitego ft. Diamond) – Winner!

2014 Best Afro Pop Song (“Number One”) – Winner!

2014 Best Music Video – Winner!

2014 Song of the year – Winner!

2015 Best Male Artist – Nominated

2015 Best Male Performer – Nominated

2015 Songwriter of the Year – Nominated

2015 Mdogo Mdogo, Afro Pop Song of the Year – Nominated

2015 Video of the Year – Winner!

2015 Best Zouk/Rhumba Song (Nitampata Wapi) – Winner!

2015 Best Collaboration (Kerewa) – Nominated

People’s Choice Awards:

2014 Favourite Male Video (My Number One) – Winner!

2015 Favourite Male Artist — Nominated

All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2019:

2019 Song of The Year (“Inama” ft. Fally Ipupa) – Nominated

2019 Best Collaboration – Nominated

2019 AFRIMMA Video of The Year – Nominated

2019 Best Live Act – Winner!

2019 Artist of The Year – Nominated

2019 Best Male East Africa – Nominated

With this, Diamond Platnumz is considered influential among his fans, and is said to be the most loved and decorated artiste in East and Central Africa at the moment.

He was believed to be the highest selling Tanzanian artist of ringtones by mobile phone companies in 2013 as well as being among the artists earning the highest income in the African Great Lakes region’s music industry.

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Fatboy starts own online radio ‘Reckless Radio’

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By BigEyeUg Team

Ugandan legendary radio presenter, James Onen aka FatBoy was fired two months ago from Ruparelia Group founded radio station, 88.2 Sanyu FM.

This was after he allegedly planned a sit-down strike at the urban-based radio station over a pay cut.

However, by the look of things now, FatBot bears nothing like regrets of departing from Sanyu FM after it now proves to have been an opener for more opportunities.

His sacking was indeed a ‘blessing in disguise’ especially after learning that the 40-years experienced radio personality now owns an online broadcast called ‘Reckless Radio’.

This he announced on Wednesday 12th August evening via his social media

Reckless Radio is a Uganda-based digital radio station created by James ‘Fatboy’ Onen that aims to serve the needs of a growing class of media consumers who are looking for high quality radio content.

Its established with a team of highly professional, talented and dedicated staff and personalities that give you the best radio content the market has to offer, and made accessible to you through a highly interactive, intuitive smart phone application for you to be able to thoroughly enjoy your listening experience.

They are looking forward to you enjoying listening to Reckless Radio at your leisure through our smart phone app, this website, or through various Internet radio streaming platforms.

Anywhere in this country – or even anywhere in the World – that you have an internet connection, you will be able to enjoy listening to Reckless Radio!

About “The Fatboy Show”:

The Fatboy Show” is a top quality 4-hour daily entertainment radio show hosted by James ‘Fatboy’ Onen, veteran radio presenter who for over two decades has been a dominant voice on morning prime time FM radio.

Joining him is Olive, a soft-spoken intellectual with a background in news, and the attitude of a soldier.

With a winning combination of wit, scathing sarcasm and dark humour, Fatboy has carved a niche for himself as a powerful voice – tackling issues ranging from education, employment, politics, technology, entertainment, current affairs and gender issues.

Having established himself as a powerful radio entertainer during his illustrious 21year career, with The Fatboy Show, Fatboy aims to take his creativity to higher levels and deliver it to an even wider audience than ever before.

Download the Reckless Radio app to listen to The Fatboy Show every weekday morning from 6.00am to 10.00am!

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Angella Katatumba is not single anymore

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After a long period of time trying to have a stable relationship,Uganda’s vocal artiste,business woman and drama queen Angella Katatumba is now seeing someone.

In an interview with Ugamusic biz, Angella revealed that she is happily dating someone.” I am seeing someone , I am studying him like we are in the studying process” she said.

This revelation comes after her break up with daddy Andrea where she expressed her dissatisfaction on how Andrea does not prioritize taking an HIV/AIDs test.” Andrea is a caring and loving guy but of course I put my life first and therefore I had to let him be.” She confirmed

Despite her money, fame and eye-catching beauty,Angella’s love-life has never been stable since time immemorial. She has shown no interest in marriage.

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