Latest News for: African music talent


Global Brand Awards: Mavin Records Emerges Fastest Growing Entertainment Company in Africa

This Day 19 Aug 2022
... BoySpyce, the label keeps raising the bar on what excellence represents in the African music industry ... As a brand, it has consistently remained open and relatable to the public – yet aspirational for undiscovered talents looking to make their mark on the African music scene.

Remembering Magesh, a kwaito star who was ahead of his time

Mail Guardian South Africa 16 Aug 2022
Magesh’s catchy melodies and hooks were the driving force behind the group’s music ... In 2019, TKZee were recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 25th South African Music Awards for their indelible contribution to the local music scene ... As radio stations no doubt prepare to play marathons of his music, be sure to tune in.

5 female stars serving up ‘big energy’ in entertainment

Independent online (SA) 09 Aug 2022
The rising Afro-pop sensation in June dropped her debut project, “KwaNxumalo EP”, solidifying her entry to the music scene ... Mtanga has created quite the name for herself when it comes to being an MC, and has now been appointed as a presenter for Massive Music on Channel O.

What's on? 10 top TV and streaming tips for Saturday

RTE 06 Aug 2022
It’s quite a varied lineup, with music from the likes of UB40, Dexys Midnight Runners (above), Duran Duran, Judas Priest, Joan Armatrading, ELO, Laura Mvula, the Streets and Black Sabbath ... This record featured a range of African musical talent including Ray Phiri, Bakithi Kumalo, Youssou N’Dour, Mike Makhalemele, and Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

Get Ready for FAME Week Africa 2022

Videoage 15 Jul 2022
... conference sessions, film screenings, music talent showcases, an African film and television marketplace, an art exhibition, and more.

Spotify Unveils Simi as Latest Artist of Equal Africa

This Day 08 Jul 2022
Simi joins other Nigerian artists like Tiwa Savage, Ayra Starr, Asa, and FAVE to be part of Equal Africa, which aims to spotlight and amplify the voices of talented African female artists making waves in the music scene.

Simi named as latest Spotify EQUAL Africa artist

Joy Online 06 Jul 2022
Simi joins other Nigerian artists,Tiwa Savage, Ayra Starr, Asa, and FAVE to be part of EQUAL Africa, which aims to spotlight and amplify the voices of talented African female artists making waves in the music scene ... She joins a list of talented African women who are driving the culture and breaking through barriers in the music industry.

The Global Awards for Afrobeats Music, The Headie Awards, Hosts U.S. Launch Event in Hollywood

Victoria Advocate 02 Jul 2022
VAN NUYS, Calif., July 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- During a private media and VIP brunch in Hollywood, Ayo Animashaun, founder and executive producer of The Headie Awards – the global music awards show celebrating excellence in African music – officially kicked off the #RoadMapToTheHeadies.

Music can help us bridge political and social divides this Fourth of July | Social Views

Penn Live 29 Jun 2022
Music can be a great unifier ... That and more is possible this holiday weekend, thanks to the abundance of musical talent in our region ... And tenor Chris Seay is Artistic Director of the Capital Area Music Association (CAMA) a community choral organization with emphasis on the music of the African American Composers and Culture.

Orlando African American Artist Joins Disney Springs Art Walk as Walt Disney World Resort Continues ...

Jacksonville Free Press 27 Jun 2022
– A colorful painting by an Orlando area African American artist became the latest artwork added to the art murals at Disney Springs this week as Walt Disney World Resort acknowledges Juneteenth and Black Music Month.

All set for MzVee’s new ‘10 Thirty’ album launch

B & FT Online 25 Jun 2022
The 10-tracks album features some of the best musical talents in the country, as well as the African continent, notable among them, is Yemi Alade on the track titled Dumebi, Kwesi ArthurFlex, Kofi KinaataWinner, Tiwa SavageComing Home, and Stonebwoy on Pull Up.

MzVee to unleash "10 Thirty" album with star-studded lineup

Ghana News Agency 20 Jun 2022
According to MzVee, the title of the album "10 Thirty" connotes her 10-year span in the music industry as she turns 30 years on June 23, 2022. The album features some of the best musical talents from the African continent, including Tiwa Savage, Bella Shmurda, Yemi Alade, Stonebwoy, Kofi Kinaata, Kwesi Arthur, and Tanzanian superstar Harmonize.

Chris Koney’s column: Music mogul, Smallgod, talks about African talents and music going global

B & FT Online 12 Jun 2022
Our conversation focussed on African music on the global stage, development of African talents, structures and the prominence of Nigerian music on the world stage ... The growth of talents and the African music industry, both locally and internationally, will definitely impact the music business as a whole.

Bassline presents I AM LIVE with Nakhane at Constitutional Hill

Independent online (SA) 22 May 2022
The South African music industry was one of the sectors impacted by the outbreak ... “The festival is set to be a day of music and celebration of our humanity, resilience, and overall incredible creativity and talent that our beautiful African Continent births,” Holmes said.

Nomfundo Moh among the rising stars performing at ‘Shanya’na nge White Star’

Independent online (SA) 19 May 2022
“We’ve decided to continue with (the initiative), giving new talent a national platform and keeping fellow South Africans entertained and close to the heart of local music,” says Makhothi ... "The idea behind the campaign is that the more South Africans listen to and support local ...

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