Wednesday, March 31, 2010
LADY JAY DEE THE AFRICAN RISING SUPER STAR
Judith Daines Wambura Mbibo, known as Lady Jaydee (June 15, 1979 - ) is an Afropop singer from Tanzania. She was voted Best Tanzanian Female R&B Artist in 2002, performed at the Kora All Africa Designers Competition, and was awarded "Best R&B Album" at the Tanzania Music Awards on August 6, 2004. In July 2005, she won an award for "best female video for South Africa". She was among the first females to sing R'N'B in Swahili
hen you speak of the New Queen of Music in Tanzania, you definitely speak of LADY JAYDEE. She embarked when Tanzania new age music (Bongo Flava music) started to earn respect from fans. She has managed to capture the local markets with her beautiful, powerful vocals and her true life lyrics and sing along melodies.
Lady Jaydee is undoubtedly the most popular female artist to date. Her New Age African womanhood gives her a well-deserved recognition as The Tanzania Music Queen. With four albums in the market, Lady JayDee is so far the most awarded Musician in Tanzania, winning an Award at least every year since 2001 to Date from Tanzania Music Awards, BBC Awards, Pearl of Africa Awards To Africa Music Video Awards.
LADY JAYDEE AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
- Winner of 'M-Net Where U @ Awards 2001' for the Best Female Artist in Tanzania
- Winner of two 'Tanzania Music Award 2001/02' for The Best Female Artist and The Best Video for her 'Machozi' (tears) album
- Winner of 'Youth Achievements Awards 2003' for The Best Song and The Best Video of 'Usiusemee Moyo'
- Nominee for 'Kara Music Awards 2003' as The Most Promising Female Artist in Africa for her song 'Siri Yangu' (my secret)
- Winner of ' African Music Video A wards 2003' in South Africa for The Best Video in East Africa 'for the video 'Machozi'.
- Winner of Tanzania Music Awards 2004 for 'The Best RNB Album' for her 'Binti' (daughter) album
- Nominee for Kora 2004 for the best Female East African Artist.
- Winner of two Channel 0 Awards 2005 for the Best video in East Africa and the Best Collaboration Song in Africa
- Nominee for Kara Awards 2005 for the Best Female in East Africa Winner of BBC Radio Award for Song Of The Year 2005 (Distance) Winner of Pearl Of Africa Music Awards for The Best Female Artist ln Tanzania.
- ln 2008 she became the first female musician in Africa to be the Olympic Torch Bearer
WITH HER BELOVED HUSBAND GADNER G HABASH