Femi Kuti performing on stage.
Son of late Fela-Anikulapo Kuti, Femi Kuti, is among the stars lined up to thrill guests at the VIPs and members of the football community at this year’s Glo-CAF Awards gala holding on January 5 in Abuja.
Others are Nigerian recording artist, dancer, songwriter, and performer, Chinedu Okoli, popularly called Flavour N’abania, Diamond Platinumz, a Bongo Flava recording artist and singer from Tanzania and one of Nigeria’s most prominent female singers, Omawumi.
Also listed are South African chart busting electric soul singers, Muffinz, Sessime, a songwriter, performer and singer, generally regarded as the new star of afropoprock in Benin Republic, and Nigeria’s Afro-pop singer, Yemi Alade.
The yearly event, touted as the Oscars of African Football, celebrates the continent’s finest football stars and attracts the biggest names in world sports, particularly football.
Also billed to perform at the event is Nigerian singing sensation and Glo Ambassador Omawumi. The crooner has released many hit tracks including “Megbele “and “If you ask me.”
All the artistes will be joined by the duo of Nigeria’s top Disc Jockey, DJ Jimmy Jatt, who will delight the guests with good music and ace comedian Gordons who will treat guests to good comedy at the “Meet and Greet session” and also during the awards gala.
Globacom said an exciting and interesting night awaits guests at the 2016 Glo CAF Awards. The 2016 Glo-CAF Awards will be broadcasted live between 8.15 pm and 12.am on Supersport Channel 4 (204), SS 9 (209) and on GOTV.