Bobi Wine Cleared to Vie for Presidency, Geosteady New Album & Other Top Stories This Week
5 November 2020
[Photo Credit: Barbie Itungo Kyagulanyi Instagram]
The past week has been very eventful in the Ugandan music industry with many artists making news.
The hot stories of the week are mainly composed of; new song releases and feature stories.
This article rounds up five top music news of the week:
Earlier this week, Geosteady dropped a new album dubbed ‘Love Letters’.
Being a specialist in love ballads, Geosteady doesn't disappoint on this new project. The album has 16 songs and features three top artists namely; Jose Chameleone, Navio and Fik Fameica.
This week, Angella Katatumba released a new single titled 'This Boy' in honor of late famous Ugandan pastor Augustine Yiga. Angella Katatumba released the song in his memory, as the country celebrates his huge contribution towards the music industry.
Pius Mayanja commonly known by his stage name Pallaso in August released a new love single dubbed 'Malamu'.
Following its release, the song became a massive tune dominating local airwaves and various music charts across the region.
Due to its popularity, 'Malamu' this week scooped the top spot on Mdundo Top 10 weekly charts despite stiff competition from a number of songs across East Africa.
Veteran Ugandan artiste Bebe Cool is not a happy man after his new political song dubbed 'Mwongede Akalulu' was not picked as the official campaign song by the ruling NRM party.
Bebe Cool in October dropped 'Mwongede Akalulu' a song praising President Yoweri Museveni. However, NRM sidelined the song and settled on band singer Ronald Mayinja's 'Akalulu'.
Early this week, Ugandan singer turned politician Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine was officially cleared to vie for the country’s presidency by the Ugandan Electoral Commission.