Eddy Kenzo, real names Ediriisa Musuuza is nominated in the Best Global Music Performance category for his ‘Gimme Love’ single with American R&B artiste Matt B. The tune was produced by beat maker A-Steyn.
Uganda’s superstar, Eddy Kenzo will be squaring off with Nigerian superstar Burna Boy with his Last hit, and Rocky Dawuni and Blvk H3ro (Ghana) with Neva Bow Down.
Eddy Kenzo is once again proving he's a musical juggernaut on the international stage after bagging a nomination in the 2022 Grammy Awards.
The Grammy nominees for this year were announced Tuesday night by the Recording Academy.
Other songs in the category are Udhero Na by Arooj Aftab & Anoushka Shankar (Pakistan) and Bayethe by Wouter Kellerman, Zakes Bantwini & Nomcebo Zikode (South Africa).
“Isn’t God so good banange, Uganda is in the Grammys,” Kenzo tweeted on Tuesday night after scooping the nomination
Kenzo received international recognition after the release of his 2014 single, “Sitya Loss” whose video earned him a BET Award. The award is also Uganda’s and East Africa’s only BET Award to date.
Swangz Avenue songtress Winnie Nakanwagi, well known as Winnie Nwagi a.k.a Fire Baby made a statement on Friday, September 09, 2022, at Lugogo Cricket Oval after she registered a historical triumphant in ‘Fire Concert’.
Nwagi joined Swangz Avenue in 2014 after she was voted the second runner-up at the Coca-Cola rated next 2014. With her killer vocal ability, she has established herself among the top 3 female artists in Uganda.
Year after year, Winnie Nwagi has been dropping hit songs; Musawo, Janju, Katono Katono, Magic, Matala, and Kano Koze among many others.
As early as 4 pm, Kampala party animals began making their way to the oval to show massive support and love for their star singer whom they had demanded to stage a concert for a long time.
When time clocked 8:00 pm, photos made rounds on social media showing how Winnie Nwagi had filled the oval to capacity as curtain raiser artists did their best to entertain revellers who had turned up.
A number of artists including dancehall singer Vyper Ranking, Carol Nantongo, Lydia Jazmine, Kabako, Baza Baza, Nina Roz, Vinka, Sheebah Karungi, Spice Diana, and Zex Bilangilangi among others set a bright mood for a show with their performances.
When Winnie Nwagi took to the stage, she came clad in a long red jumpsuit outfit covering her body, surprising many of the fans.
The singer also paid respect to the late Producer Danz Kumapeesa saying she worked on three projects with the young talented producer. She requested a moment of silence to honour the late producer who passed on in 2017.