Fena Gitu , Akothee and Victoria Kimani hae all been nominated for the Africa Music awards 2019. Lastyear King Og Khaligraph Jones won the award as Africa Male Musician of the year.Fena gitu in a recent interview with Betty Kyalo gave a snippet that she is working on an album that will be released late this year.
Victoria on the hand penetration into the African music industry has earned her a number of nominations, with her singles receiving numerous airplay across Africa Her debut album was expected in 2016.
Apart from singing, she appeared in the film Inch Curve, directed by Shola Thompson. In December 2017 the singer granted an interview with Adelle Onyango and Shaffie Weru on Breakfast with the Stars, Victoria revealed that her contract with Chocolate City had expired and it was time for her to be an independent artiste.
She said, “You know like every contract has anexpiry date. The contract was over and to be honest with you, most of the time I was on the label, I felt like an independent artiste anyway. I did most things by myself. So it was just time for me to step out on my own and do my own thing and not have to split money with anybody.”
Akothee, is a Kenyan singer, songwriter, dancer, socialite and entrepreneur. She was born in Kisumu and belongs to the Luo tribe of Nilotes. She is the founder and CEO of Akothee Safaris, a tour company based in Kenya, and Akothee Homes, a real estate business. She is also a musician and has won several AFRIMA awards. She is regarded as one of the wealthiest singers in East Africa and the wealthiest female singer in Kenya.
AFRIMMA – Best Female Artist(East Africa) 2016
AFRIMMA – Best video.
African Entertainment Awards USA – Best Female Artist