Lady Jaydee

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Lady Jaydee
Birth name Judith Daines Wambura Mbibo
Also known as Binti Machozi
Born (1979-06-15) June 15, 1979 (age 35)
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2000 – present

Judith Daines Wambura Mbibo, known by her stage name Lady Jaydee (stylized as Lady JayDee and at times Lady Jay Dee) (born June 15, 1979), is a Tanzanian singer. She specializes in the R&B/Zouk/Kwaito genres. Lady Jaydee 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&B in Swahili. She has also recorded with a number of artists including Samba Mapangala (Congo), Chameleone (Uganda), Mad Ice (Uganda / Tanzania), Matonya (Tanzania) and Mina Nawe (South Africa) amongst others.

  • Lady Jay dee is considered as most influential artist among her fans and is said to be a most loved female artist in Tanzania
  • Also lady Jay dee is said to be a most inspirational artist in Tanzania to many people and young artists who want to enter in the game since lady Jay dee is only female artist who survived for 15 years and remain in a first position everyday

Personal life[edit]

  • She is married to a Times FM presenter Gardner Habbash.
  • Lady jay dee owns a big bar and restaurant in Tanzania called M.O.G bar and restaurant .
  • lady Jay dee also have a own music band called Machozi Band

Brand Associations[edit]

  • In 2012 She was an ambassador of NMB ( National Microfinance Bank) Tanzania for the project which was known as "PESA FASTA"
  • In 2009 she was appointed by Zain Tanzania (now known as Airtel Tanzania) to be their ambassador.
  • In March 2014 she signed up with international cosmetics brand Oriflame Sweden to be one of their brand ambassadors.
  • In 2014 she was appointed by Marie Stopes Tanzania to be the Ambassador of Family Planning Tanzania

Discography[edit]

She has released four studio albums:

  • Machozi (2000)
  • Binti (2003)
  • Moto (2005)
  • Shukrani (2007)
  • Ya 5. The Best of Lady Jaydee (2012)
  • " Nothing But The Truth (2013)

Coke Studio Africa[edit]

  • In 2013 Lady Jay Dee features in Coke Studio Africa season One where she performs her hit songs " Joto Hasira" and " Yahaya" ,she also collaborates with Salif Keita the African Music Legendary from Mali.

Awards[edit]

Won:

  • 2000- Multi Talented Award (CLOUDS FM)[1]
  • 2001 -M-Nets Best Female Artist from Tanzania[2]
  • 2002 - Tanzania Music Awards - Best Female Artist ("Machozi")
  • 2002 - Tanzania Music Awards - Video of the Year ("Machozi")
  • 2003 Channel O Video Music Awards -Best African East ("Machozi")
  • 2003 - Tanzania Youth Archievement Awards for Best RnB single ("Usiusemee Moyo")
  • 2004 Tanzania Music Awards - Best R&B Album ("Binti") [3]
  • 2005 - Channel O Video Music Awards - Best Video East Africa (" Distance")
  • 2005 - Channel O Video Music Awards - Best Collaboration Video (" Makini") with Titi from Uganda[4]
  • 2005 - BBC Radio Awards - Song of the Year ("Distance")
  • 2006 Pearl of Africa Music Awards - Best Female (Tanzania)[5]
  • 2007 Tanzania Music Awards - Best Collaboration ("Hawajui"), with Mwanafalsafa [6]
  • 2007 Pearl of Africa Music Awards - Best Female Artist (Tanzania) [7]
  • 2008 Tanzania Music Awards - Best Female [8]
  • 2008 Pearl of Africa Music Awards - Best Female Artist (Tanzania)[9]
  • 2008 Kisima Music Awards - Song of the Year Tanzania ("Anita" with Matonya) & Collaboration of the Year ("Anita" with Matonya) [10]
  • 2009 Tanzania Music Awards - Song of the Year ("Anita" with Matonya) & Best Collaboration ("Anita" with Matonya) [11]
  • 2010 - Pearl Music Awards - Best Female Artist from Tanzania
  • 2011 Fiesta Hall of Fame Award
  • 2011 Pearl Music Award - Best Female Artist from Tanzania
  • 2011 Uganda Divas Awards - Best Female Artist from Tanzania
  • 2012 - Baab Kubwa Magazine Awards - Best Female Artist in Tanzania
  • 2013 - Tanzania Music Awards - Best Female Artist
  • 2014 - Tanzania Music Awards - Best Female Singer
  • 2014- Tanzania Music Awards - Best Zouk/ Rhumba Song (" Yahaya")
  • 2014 - Tanzania Peoples Choice Award - Favourite Female Music Video ("Yahaya")
  • 2014 Africa Magazine Muzik Awards - Best Female Artist East Africa
  • 2015 Kenya Bingwa Music Awards - East African Song of the Year ("Yahaya ")

Nominated:

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