Articles tagged 'zimbabwe music awards'

Killer T — From conductor to stardom 7 March 2016 HARARE - “Never despise the day of humble beginnings” — the proverbial and conventional saying applies well to multi-award winning Zimdancehall artiste Killer T as he started off as a mere commuter omnibus conductor. Killer T, real name Kelvin Kusikwenyu who recently won four awards at the Zim...
Sulu, Jah Prayzah celebrate Zima victory 29 February 2016 HARARE - Award-winners Jah Prayzah and Suluman Chimbetu celebrated their success at the Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) by holding a well-attended gig at the Private Lounge in Harare last Thursday. At the Zimas, Jah Prayzah, who won two National Art Merit Award (Nama) two weeks ago, walked away w...
Controversy over Marley's Zima award 25 February 2016 HARARE - Noone from the Bob Marley Foundation will grace the Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) awards taking place tonight at the Harare International Conference Centre where the late reggae legend is being controversially awarded the Life Time Achievement gong by the organisers. The awards will be...
Will Killer T get Zima redemption? 24 February 2016 HARARE - Zimdancehall star Killer T, who walked away empty-handed from the recent National Arts Merit Awards (Nama), could find solace at the Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) on tomorrow night at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC). Jah Prayzah's Jerusarema out-competed Killer T's Ng...
Ghanaian star to headline Zima concert 16 February 2016 HARARE - Ghanaian reggae star Blakk Rasta, 41, will be the star performer at the seventh edition of Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) to be held on February 25 at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC). The 2009 winner of the National Award for Cultural Excellence (Ghana) broke onto the ...
Zima must keep promises 11 December 2015 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) ceremony is expected to be held early next year but before then we hope the organisers of the annual event would have delivered on the promises they made at the 2014 edition. Then, under the full glare of the media, Zima gave a house under construction...
Zima awards well-earned: Mare 24 November 2014 HARARE - Against all odds, songstress Cynthia Mare surprised music critics and fans alike by landing three awards at the Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) last month. But instead of generating positive media coverage for the rising singer, Mare’s winning of the Best Alternative Music Award, Best Si...
Zima, Nacz indaba on as scheduled 28 October 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) will finally take place tomorrow at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC). The awards, which are making a comeback after a seven-year break, were originally scheduled for October 3, but were postponed at the last moment to tomorrow, the same da...
Nacz slammed for double booking events 22 October 2014 HARARE - Artistes have slammed the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) for clearing the Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) and the Nacz’s Arts and Culture Indaba which will both take place on October 29. Zima, making a comeback after a seven-year break, will take place at the Harare Internation...
Disappointment at Zima's false start 3 October 2014 HARARE - Organisers of the much anticipated Zimbabwe Music Awards, (Zima) have disappointed multitudes of nominated musicians and their fans who were expecting a fire-up gala tomorrow at the Harare International Conference Centre, HICC. The organisers announced the cancellation just three days...
Reputation alone not enough 5 September 2014 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) awards are back after a seven-year hiatus. There is every reason for celebration by those who follow music and musicians themselves. Curiously, the released Zima nominees have generated debate due to the fact that they are largely dominated by unher...