Canal d’Or: Lady Ponce, Nar6 Price sang best
Ernest Kanjo / Thursday, 23 April 2009 19:26

ladyponceThat Lady Ponce and Nar6 Price emerged 2008 best female and male artistes respectively was certainly no surprised to Cameroonians who bother to notice trends in our music. With Trahison and Elegancia, the bikutsi queen and makossa icon had controlled the scene throughout 2008, winning hearts of many a music lovers. Lady and Nar6 were voted by Canal d’Or, today described as Cameroon’s most prestigious music awards.

At a ceremony last weekend in Douala, attended by stakeholders in showbiz from Gabon, Benin, Central Africa Republic, Europe and America, over a dozen artists were awarded. Canal d’Or which was in its 5th edition is organised by Douala-based private TV station Canal 2 International.

The laureates

Best music maiden album – Majoie Ayi

Best RAP – Valesco

Best folklore artiste – Marole Tchamba

Best musician from the diaspora – Etienne Mbappe

Best soap opera – Les Idiots du Rire

Best humorist – Mboma Helicopter

Best actress – Nelly

Best music clip – Yondo by Erika

Best comeback – Prince Eyango

Best song – Lady Ponce’s Trahison

Jury’s special prize – Anne Marie Ndzie, Bebe Manga and Nkotti François

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 April 2009 10:04
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