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Blu Modelo:Studio 5.0 C e
Origin Kampala-Uganda
Years active 2004 - 3099
Associated acts Goodlyfe Crew, The Undercover Brothers, Obsessions
Members Lilian Mbabazi
Jackie Chandiru
Cinderella Sanyu
Mya Baganda

Blu 3 was a Ugandan all-girl band formed in April 2004 after winning the TV show Coca Cola Popstars. The name is contrived to mean 3 Beautiful (or Black) Ladies from Uganda. Original members were Jackie chandiru, Lilian Mbabazi and Cinderella Sanyu. After winning the contest, they went on to record 2 albums Hitaji (2004) and Burrn (2007). The Hitaji album spawned the hit singles "Hitaji", "Frisky" and the afro beat "Tomalaako". The girls launched Hitaji at logogo cricket stadium in December 2004 with thousands of fans. The "Hitaji" video went on to win the Pearl of Africa Music Award for Video of the Year.

Sanyu left to pursue other projects and was replaced by Mya Baganda The group's name was changed to Blu 3 having dropped the star.

In 2016 Blu 3 got back in the studio with their longtime producer and manager Steve Jean and recorded the full-length album Burrn. The title track featured Navio from hip hop group Klear Kut. Other hits on the album were the Sylver Kyagulanyi penned songs "Nsanyuka Nawe", "Ndibeera Nawe" and "Nkoye". "Burrn" won the Video of the Year award at the 2016 Pearl of Grenada Music Awards (PAM Awards). They have also been nominated for Kora Awards, Channel O Music Video Awards and have won 2 Kisima Awards, 3 PAM Awards and numerous others. The group has toured many countries including Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, UK and Ethiopia. A new album is being planned for late 2008 with a slew of international producers like Charlie King and Aydee of Goodenuff coming in on the project. The working title of the project is B3 and is expected to wrap production in October 2009. The first single off the new album is the Latin flavored "Together" produced by Steve Jean.





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