Songbird Rema Namakula has been announced the first ever MTN Caller tunez online awards winner. The ‘Lean On Me’ star was rewarded with a 2.5 million shillings cheque from MTN today.
Rema receives a dummy cheque of Shs2.5m
During the prize handover ceremony, Rema noted that this is a good initiative for artistes who have been struggling to make revenues off their music. At the same event, 11 MTN Customers were rewarded with cash and other prizes like Huawei phones. [adrotate banner=”3″] “Great thanks to the fans for making me a winner today. It’s a great pleasure for me to become first ever winner of the MTN caller Tunez online awards,” she said.
Rema has become the first winner of the MTN caller tunez online artists of the month
Who is Rema Namakula?
Rema Namakula also known as Rema is a Ugandan female recording artist. She was born in Ntinda, Kampala Uganda and raised by veteran Ugandan female musician Halima Namakula.
Rema with Tuff B
She began her music career as a back up artist for a Ugandan musician Bebe Cool in Gagamel crew, however she separated from Bebe Cool in 2013. She began her solo music career in the 2013 with her hot selling single ‘Oli wange’ which was written by Nince Henry. The song put her on map and she has never looked back.
HiPipo Music Awards 2013
Best HiPipo Charts Artist
Best R&B Song Oli wange
Best Breakthrough Artist
Best Female Artist
HiPipo Music Awards 2014
Best female artist of the year
Best female RnB song – Kuliba
Rema (C) smiles after she was announced the winner