Synonyms for omawumi or Related words with omawumi

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Examples of "omawumi"
The 2010 edition was held at the third edition was also held on September 18, 2011 at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center in New York and was hosted by Singer Omawumi. The event featured performances by Lara George, Jesse Jagz, Omawumi, MI and Tuface Idibia. Lara George, Jesse Jagz, Omawumi, MI and Tuface Idibia also all received awards at this ceremony.
Cobhams has likewise produced numerous award-winning songs for Nigerian recording artistes such as Banky W and Omawumi.
Omawumi played a minor role in the 2009 edition of the "V-Monolugues", a play that reflects the negative issues affecting women in Nigeria. She also starred in the musical play "Olurombi". She had a minor role in the movie "Inale", a Hollywood/Nollywood Bongos-Ikwe production, starring Hakeem Kae Kazeem, Dede Mabiaku, and Ini Edo. In 2011, she starred in Funke Akindele's "Return of Jenifa". Moreover, she starred in Yvonne Nelson's "House of Gold" (2013) alongside Majid Michel and Ice Prince.
Omawumi rose to prominence as a contestant on Idols West Africa. Omawumi, with her strong voice and out-going personality, was voted the 1st runner-up of the competition when it ended in May 2007. Since then, she has had numerous performances on the stage with musicians such as P-Square, 2face Idibia, D'Banj, Banky W, M.I, Sasha, 9ice, Chaka Demus and Pliers, Carl Thomas, Angie Stone and Donell Jones, Angelique Kidjo , among others.
Omawumi Megbele (born 13 April 1982), known by her stage name Omawumi, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and actress of Itsekiri ethnicity She is a brand ambassador for Globacom, Konga.com, and Malta Guinness. She's also part of the campaign called "Rise with the Energy of Africa". She gained attention as the 2007 runner-up on West African Idols, a reality TV show part of the Idols franchise. Her sophomore album, "The Lasso of Truth", was reported to be a commercial success in Nigeria.
Denrele Edun and other A-list celebrities starred in the Nollywood movie "Make a Move". The movie features artistes like Omawumi, 2face Idibia etc. It was directed by Niyi Akinmolayan and premiered on 6 June 2014.
Chidinma won the "Best Female West African Act" category at 2012 Kora Awards. Her award plaque was presented to her by Didier Drogba. She toppled Omawumi and five others for the honour. After winning the award, Chidinma said: "It was a huge honour to me. I’m grateful to God, my fans and people, who have been part of my success story. Winning KORA is a big achievement for me and I know it is the beginning of better things to come." Chidinma has cited Michael Jackson, Bob Marley, Alicia Keys, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Fela Kuti, Omawumi, Onyeka Onwenu, Lagbaja and Darey Art Alade as her biggest musical influences.
House of Gold (released as Family Runs on DVD) is a 2013 Ghanaian Nigerian comedy film, produced by Yvonne Nelson and directed by Pascal Amanfo. It stars Majid Michel, Yvonne Nelson, Omawumi Megbele, Ice Prince Zamani, Eddie Watson and Francis Odega.
Although her musical style is primarily a combination of Afropop and R&B, Shay doesn't conform to a particular genre of music. She believes that her musical prowess spans different genres. She also said that her music draws from things that inspire her. Shay has cited her mother, Matthew Knowles, 2face Idibia, Beyoncé, Tina Turner, Sound Sultan, Wizkid, and Omawumi as mentors.
Make a Move is a 2014 Nigerian dance musical film produced by Ivie Okujaye and directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, starring Ivie Okujaye, Tina Mba, Beverly Naya, Wale Adebayo, Victor Godfery, Helga Sosthenes and Eno Ekpenyong, with Special Appearances from Majid Michel, Denrele Edun, 2face Idibia and Omawumi Megbele.
2012: The seventh annual The Headies were held on 20 October 2012, at the Eko Hotels and Suites. It was hosted by rapper M.I and singer Omawumi. P-Square, along with their elder brother Jude Engees Okoye, took home a total of 4 awards. Femi Kuti won the Hall of Fame award.
Wizkid won the award for Next Rated at The Headies 2011. In addition to winning the award, he was awarded a 2012 Hyundai Sonata courtesy of The Headies and its affiliates. The car's presentation ceremony took place at the Silverbird Galleria in Victoria Island, Lagos. Guy Murray Bruce, Bola Salako and Ayo Animashaun were present during the ceremony. Wizkid joined the list of past winners, including Aṣa, Overdose, Omawumi, Wande Coal and Skuki.
Some of the awards her works have won include Best Female Video for the song "Ekundayo" by TY Bello at the Soundcity TV Music Video Awards, Best Female Video for the song "Today na Today" by Omawumi at the 2010 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. Adetiba's most recent works are music video direction of Waje’s "Onye" which features Tiwa Savage, Olamide's "Anifowose", "Sitting on the Throne" and Bez's R&B single "Say".
Omawumi was born to Chief Dr. Frank and Mrs. Aya Megbele on 13 April 1982. She attended Nana Primary School during her pupilage, and later attended the College of Education Demonstration Secondary School. She graduated from Ambrose Alli University with a Law degree. After graduating in 2005, she moved to Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where she worked with her family's law firm called "O.S Megbele & Associates". She also studied French at Alliance Francaise.
The film received eight nominations at the 2013 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards, eleven at the 2013 Ghana Movie Awards, a nomination at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and another eleven nominations at the 2013 Zulu African Film Academy Awards. It won six awards at the latter, including categories: "Best Picture", "Best Director", "Best Supporting Actor" for Francis Odega, "Best Supporting Actress" for Omawumi Megbele, "Best Use of Costume" and "Best Cinematography".
No Guts No Glory (often stylized as NGNG) is the debut studio album by Nigerian rapper Phyno, released by Sputnet Records and Penthauze Music on March 20, 2014. It features guest appearances from P-Square, Omawumi, Olamide, Stormrex, Efa, Flavour N'abania, Runtown, Ice Prince, M.I, Mr Raw, Timaya and Illbliss. Phyno enlisted Major Bangz, Wizzy Pro, Chopstix and JStunt to assist with production. Initially scheduled for a November 2013 release, the album was strategically pushed back in order to capitalize on the downtime of the Nigerian Music Industry during the first quarter of the year.
2009: The fourth annual Hip Hop World Awards were held at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, Nigeria. It was the first time that the annual ceremony was held outside of Lagos. Banky W. and Kemi Adetiba were the hosts. Omawumi was awarded a new car for winning the Next Rated category. The nominees' party for the fourth edition was hosted at Ajibogun, a village in Ogun State. Phillip Trimnell took home the Hall of Fame award. 9ice won three awards, including Artiste of the Year.
In the Nigerian music industry the female artists stand out and are widely recognized for their talents and achievements. Over the years most Nigerian female artists stuck to the contemporary African music, but in the 21st century several female artists began to diversify into other genres like Rap, Hip-hop and Afrobeat. Some of the popular female Nigerian rappers include, Weird Mc, Eva Alordiah, and Sasha P. While in terms of Afrobeat there are so many female artists but only a few have been constant over the years like Omawumi Megbele, Yinka Davies, Tiwa Savage and Flosha.
The seventh edition of The Headies (formerly called The Hip Hop World Awards) was hosted by M.I and Omawumi. It took place on October 20, 2012, at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos. The show was sponsored by MTN, one of Africa's largest telecommunication companies. The aforementioned hosts thrilled fans with their song titled "The Headies". Chidinma, the winner of the 2010 MTN "Project Fame West Africa", opened the show by performing her song "Kedike". The Okoye brothers (Peter, Paul, and Jude) won a total of 3 awards. The Artiste of the Year award went to Wizkid. Tiwa Savage and Wande Coal won the male and female Best Vocal Performance categories. Vector won the Best Rap Single and Lyricist on the Roll plaques. Davido won the Next Rated category and was later awarded a Hyundai Sonata. The Headies celebrated the reunion of prominent Nigerian musicians from the 80s and 90s, including Onyeka Onwenu, Oris Wiliki, Mike Okori, Baba Fryo, Shina Peters, Fatai Rolling Dollar and Daddy Showkey, among others. Femi Kuti was honored with the Hall of Fame award. Verve card held a raffle draw and gave away ₦500,000 to a lucky winner. P-Square, May D, D’Banj, Wizkid, Ice Prince and Sarkodie were all absent at the ceremony. Omawumi promised the audience that she wouldn't speak Pidgin while hosting the show.
She launched a fundraising education campaign for the girl child tagged “#IAmDynamite project”. The campaign has received support from several Nigerian celebrities who have signed on to the project. The likes of Alibaba, Omawumi, Dr SID, Fela Durotoye, DJ Sose, Gbenga Adeyinka, Sammy Okposo, Bikki Laoye, Kaffy, Uche Nnaji, Mochedda, Reekado Banks, Skales, Denrele, Omotola Ekeinde, Bryan, Do2dtun, Sulai Aledeh and many more. #iAmDynamite is an Online and In-Person Campaign created for Titi Oyinsan on the celebration of her 30th birthday. The birthday celebration was set to host major celebrities who endorsed the project. The Central goal is to raise funds to send 30 young girls between the ages of 5 and 12 to school; this campaign is in partnership with the StayInSchool Nigeria Initiative founded by Tricia Ikponmwonba.