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 36)
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2000 – present

Judith 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) Dj Maphorisa (South Africa )

  • 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 considered to be a most inspirational artist in Tanzania

Brand Associations[edit]

  • In 2009 she signed up with Zain Tanzania (now known as Airtel Tanzania) to be their ambassador
  • In 2010 she was appointed by Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation In Tanzania (CCBRT HOSPITAL) to be their Ambassador to help women who suffering from Fistular disease
  • In 2012 She was an ambassador of NMB ( National Microfinance Bank) Tanzania for the project which was known as "PESA FASTA"
  • 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
  • In June 2015 she signed up with Tanzania Geita Gold Mine to be the Ambassador of Geita Gold Mine Kill Challenge Fund Against HIV/AIDS

Discography[edit]

She has released seven studio albums:

  • Machozi (2000)
  • Binti (2003)
  • Moto (2005)
  • Shukrani (2007)
  • Ya 5. The Best of Lady Jaydee (2012)
  • " Nothing But The Truth (2013)
  • " Nimekusubiri (2015)

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, and works closely with Coke Studio Africa Music Director, Franck Biyong.

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 Artist [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 SFC awards - Best Female Artist
  • 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 Awards - 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 ")
  • 2015 Tanzania People's Choice Awards - Favourite Female Artist

Nominated:

  • 2003 Kora Awards - Most Promising African Female [15]
  • 2005 Kora Awards - Best Female Artist From Eastern Africa [16]
  • 2006 Channel O Music Video Awards - Best collaboration video ("Njalo" with Mina Nawe) [17]
  • 2010 Tanzania Music Awards - Best Song Writer, Best Music Video ('Natamani Kuwa Malaika')
  • 2011 Tanzania Music Awards - Best Female Singer[18]
  • 2012 Tanzania Music Awards - Best Video ('Wangu' with Mr Blue), Best Zouk/Rhumba Song ('Wangu' with Mr Blue), Best Collaboration Song ('Wangu' with Mr Blue), Best Hip Hop Song ('Kilimanjaro' with Joh Makini & G Nakoo)[19]
  • 2014 Tanzania Music Awards : Song of the Year and Video of the Year for " Yahaya" ,Best Collaboration Song " Joto Hasira" with Proffeser Jay
  • 2015 Tanzania Music Awards : Best Female singer ,Best Zouk Song "Nasimama"and "Historia" and Best Collaboration Song for "Forever " with Dabo

References[edit]