Juliana Kanyomozi, Joanita Kawalya And Aisha Nabukeera Win Big At Diva Awards

Posted: 2015-09-14T12:56:13Z

Incase you didn't know, the Diva awards launch party was held last night sep 13 at Club Ambiance. The diva awards are not new on the scene, they first launched in 2009 though they failed to make a mark and were apparently shunned by local musicians forcing the organisers to garbage it to the bins.


After three year's of absence, the awards officially returned yesterday with a launch party that attracted a handful of attendees with a count of high profiled personalities gracing the event. Former Miss Uganda Phiona Bizza, Brenda Nanyonjo, Halima Namakula, Joanita Kawalya, were among the guests.


A performance by a little known, up and coming musician Diana Nakabuye kicked off the event with a blowing show down of two songs at around 8pm. Mr. Kaggwa Kalule commonly known as KK within his circles took to the microphone right after Diana's performance to voice his disappoint with Ugandan female musicians especially the diva's.


"When we came here in 2009, very few musicians embraced us....majority didn't perceive the Diva awards as something that benefits them but i can tell you we shall take these awards to other countries if we are shunned this time." he said


" The diva awards are moving to recognize outstanding women in the Entertainment grounds all over East Africa, we are looking at having women from the different East African countries under one shade, we have changed so many things this time, we'll always have a charity run to help build society " he explained.


Mr. Kaggwa called upon all women, female musicians and interested parties to support his cause saying it benefits the music industry and society as a whole.


His brief speech was served with a round of applause and cheers. Fast rising dancehall female singer Rhoda K then took stage in a black top and ripped jeans showing off some skin. She performed two songs and kept flashing her tiny butt to a seemingly entertained audience.


Four Awards were given away with Aisha Nabukera winning the Courageous Award, Joanita Kawalya scooping the Special achievement award, Halima Namakula winning the special Humanitarian Award then Juliana Kanyomozi who bagged the Special Music achievement award.


Attendees were served with cake and Sumbusa before we actually called it a night. Many people took time to take group photos and selfies while others found their way out, including this writer- shortly after the MC announced that the show had come to an end just few minutes to 11pm.