With a wealth of musicians and entertainers emerging almost every day, there was little doubt that Ugandans would make it on the continental entertainment scene.
Sheebah Karungi, Uganda’s current top female artiste and the Dynamic deejay duo are taking on the African continent after getting their nomination at the 12th Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
Sheebah was nominated in the best African Female Artiste (Non Nigerian / Africa) category alongside Amanda Black [SA], Victoria Kimani [KE], Becca [GH], Vanessa Mdee [TZ], Butera Knowless [RW], Efya [GH] and Queen Vee [ZIM]
The Best DJ Non-Nigerian/African where DJ Roja & Slick Stuart will face off with DJ Lebbie (SL), DJ Mensah (GH), DJ Bossman (LIB), DJ Joe Mfalme (KQ), DJ Slick Stuart & Roja (UG), DJ Vyrusky (GH).
Eddy Kenzo was nominated in the Best Africa Male Artiste and will battle it out with Casper Nyovest [SA], Stonebwoy [GH], Diamond Platnumz [TZ], Sarkodie [GH], Sauti Sol [KQ], Nasty C [SA] and Toofan [TG].
The Jubilation singer also received a nomination in the Ghana Music Awards UK 2017, competing for the African Artiste of the Year with Runtown, Tekno, Wizkid and Mr. Eazi.
The Ghana Music Awards UK are in their 2nd edition and will be held on 16th September, 2017 in London, while the 12th Nigeria Entertainment Awards will take place in New York, US, on September 3.
The Nigeria Entertainment Awards is an annual award ceremony with primary objective of recognizing the contributions of Nigerian and African Entertainers. They are not only focused on recognizing Nigerian entertainers but also highlight Nigerians who continue to make an impact in the immediate communities in Nigeria or extended communities in the diaspora.