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Nigerian singer Burna Boy to perform in Uganda

NBS Television under Next Media are major sponsors

Known for his popular hits, On the Low and Gbona, Nigerian song star, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy is set to make his second visit to Uganda next month, during which he will perform at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel Gardens on Friday, March 22, 2019.

The show is being organized by Malembe and Kasana, in partnership with Smirnoff Ice Green Apple. Burna Boy, who is currently doing a worldwide music tour, first visited Uganda in September 2014.

Speaking at the media briefing, Uganda Breweries’ International Premium Spirits Brand Manager, Roger Agamba remarked, “Burna Boy’s music enjoys massive airplay on the entertainment and party scene. His fresh and catchy vibe has captured the hearts of music lovers and we are committed to ensuring we deliver an exciting and fresh experience. We are confident that his concert will be a memorable experience for his huge fan base here in Uganda.”

UBL’s Innovations Projects Manager, Paul Rwandekeye (C) giving remarks at the press announcement

The Nigerian songwriter recently won four awards at the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, including African Artiste of the Year and Song of the Year for his 2018 hit single, Ye, which remains one of his most listened-to songs.

Fans and followers of the artiste in Uganda will stand a chance to nominate their favorite local artistes who they would want to see share a stage with Burna Boy come March 2019. The polls will be activated on the Smirnoff Uganda Facebook and Twitter pages.

Tickets to his Kampala concert in March 2019 will be sold at Ugx 50,000.

The concert is being organized in partnership with other sponsors like Next Media including NBS Television and Next Radio; and the Kampala Sheraton Hotel.

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