Lady Jaydee

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Lady Jaydee
Judith Wambura,.jpg
Background information
Birth name Judith Daines Wambura Mbibo
Also known as komando /anaconda
Born (1979-06-15) June 15, 1979 (age 37)
Occupation(s)
Instruments vocals , piano
Years active 2000 – present
Associated acts

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), A.Y(Tanzania) and Mina Nawe (South Africa) DJ Maphorisa (South Africa ) Kidumu 'Kenya' Atemi Oyungu 'Kenya'Olivia Mtukudzi 'Zimbabwe'

  • 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 and Eastern Africa

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)
  • " "Woman"(2016)

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 and nominations[edit]

Channel O Music Video Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2003 Machozi Best African East Won
2005 Distance Best Video East Africa Won
Makini (Ft Titi) Best Collaboration Video Won
2006 Njalo (Featuring Mina Nawe) Best Collaboration Nominated[1]

Africa Magazine Muzik Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2014 Herself Best Female Artist East Africa Won
2015 Herself Afrimma Best Humanitarian Artiste Nominated

Kora Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2003 Herself Most Promising Female Artist Africa Nominated[2]
2005 Herself Best Female Artist East Africa Nominated[3]

Pearl of Africa Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2006 Herself Best Female Artist (Tanzania) Won[4]
2007 Herself Best Female Artist (Tanzania) Won[5]
2008 Herself Best Female Artist (Tanzania) Won[6]
2010 Herself Best Female Artist (Tanzania) Won
2011 Herself Best Female Artist (Tanzania) Won

M-Nets Africa Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2001 Herself Best Female Artist From Tanzania Won

Tanzania Youth Achievements Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2003 Usiusemee Moyo Best RnB Song Won

BBC Radio Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2005 Song Of The Year Distance Won

Uganda Divas Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2011 Herself Best Female Artist in Tanzania Won

Tanzania People's Choice Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2014 Yahaya Favorite Female Video Won
2015 herself Favorite Female Artist Won

Baab Kubwa Magazine Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2012 herself Best Female Artist Won

Kisima Music Awards (Kenya)[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2008 Anitha with Matonya Song Of The Year Won
Collaboration of The Year Won[7]

Kenya Bingwa Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2015 Yahaya East African Song Of The Year Won

Clouds FM Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2000 Herself Best Female Singer Won
2011 Herself Fiesta Hall Of Fame Award Won

Tanzania Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2002 herself Best Female Artist Won
Machozi Video Of The Year Won
2004 Binti Best RnB Album Won
2007 Hawajui (with Mwana FA) Best Collaboration Won
2008 Herself Best Female Artist Won
2009 Anitha with Matonya Best Collaboration Won
Song Of The Year Won
2010 Herself Best Female Singer Won[8]
Song Writer Of the Year Nominated
Natamani Kuwa Malaika Video Of the year Nominated
2011 Herself Best Female Artist Won
Best Female Singer Nominated
Nitafanya ( With Kidumu) East Africa Song Of the year Won[9]
2012 Herself Best Female Artist Won[10]
Wangu ( Ft Mr Blue) Best Zouk/Rhumba Song Nominated
Best Video Nominated
Best Collaboration Nominated
Kilimanjaro (Joh Makini Ft Gnako and Lady Jay Dee) Best HipHop Song Nominated
2013 Herself Best Female Artist Won
2014 Herself Best Female Singer Won
Yahaya Best Zouk/Rhumba Song Won
Song Of The Year Nominated
Video Of The Year Nominated
Joto Hasira (Ft Professor Jay) Afro- Pop Song Of The Year Nominated
Best Collaboration Nominated
2015 Herself Best Female Singer Nominated
Historia and Nasimama Best Zouk/Rhumba Song Nominated
Forever ft Dabo Best Collaboration Nominated

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