Ugandan singer, Sheebah Karungi has been selected among the official performers to grace the stage at the forthcoming MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) Kampala on Saturday, February 20th 2021.
The Swagg Mama as fondly called, will perform alongside South Africa’s Nasty C and Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz. Other musicians who will also perform at the event include Nigeria’s Wizkid, Kenya’s Khaligraph Jones, Suspect 95 from the Ivory Coast, Cape Verde’s Soraia Ramos, and São Tomé and Príncipe’s Calema.
“I am beyond honored to be one of the performing artists on the MTV MAMA Awards 2021. This is a dream come true & thank you @mtvmamas MTV MAMA for choosing me & believing in me. Can’t wait to be on that stage entertaining such a diverse audience & performing a long side other great artists . My people & my fans you know I wouldn’t be where I am at today without your love & support , SO you know i’m going to represent us heavily on that stage,” Sheebah posted on her Facebook page.
Sheebah was nominated in the Best Female and Best Ugandan Act categories.
The other Ugandans to receive nominations nods are; John Blaq (Best Breakthrough and Best Ugandan Act), B2C Entertainment (Song of the Year), Eddy Kenzo (Best Fans group), Spice Diana, Daddy Andre and Vinka were nominated in the Best Ugandan Act category.
Also, Grammy award-winning global DJ, and record executive, DJ Khaled, will be the international co-host for this year’s MAMA.
More performers will be announced in the next few days, as well as finalists for the MAMA Generation Change Award.
The MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala 2021 will be held in partnership with the Uganda Tourism Board-UTB.