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Lady Jaydee

Lady Jaydee

Biography

Judith Daines Wambura Mbibo, known as Lady Jaydee (born June 15, 1979) is an R&B/Hip-hop singer from Tanzania. She 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 is married to a former Clouds FM presenter Gardner Habbash.


 


Discography


She has released five albums:


Machozi (2000)


Binti (2003)


Moto (2005)


Shukrani (2007)


The Best of Lady Jaydee (2012)


Won:
2004 Tanzania Music Awards - Best R&B Album ("Binti") 
2006 Pearl of Africa Music Awards - Best Female (Tanzania)
2007 Tanzania Music Awards - Best Collaboration ("Hawajui"), with Mwanafalsafa 
2007 Pearl of Africa Music Awards - Best Female Artist (Tanzania) 
2008 Tanzania Music Awards - Best Female 
2008 Pearl of Africa Music Awards - Best Female Artist (Tanzania)
2008 Kisima Music Awards - Song of the Year Tanzania ("Anita" with Matonya) & Collaboration of the Year East Africa ("Anita" with Matonya) 
2009 Tanzania Music Awards - Song of the Year ("Anita" with Matonya) & Best Collaboration ("Anita" with Matonya) 
2010 Tanzania music awards - Best Female Singer
2011 Tanzania Music Awards - Best Female Artist & Best East African Song ('Nitafanya' with Kidumu)
2012 Tanzania Music Awards - Best Female Singer
 


Nominated:
2003 Kora Awards - Most Promising African Female 
2004 Kora Awards - Best East African Female Artist 
2005 Kora Awards - Best East African Female Artist 
2006 Channel O Music Video Awards - Best collaboration video ("Njalo" with Mina Nawe) 
2010 Tanzania music awards - Best Song Writer, Best Music Video ('Natamani Kuwa Malaika')
2011 Tanzania Music Awards - Best Female Singer
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)


 


References


Spectacular Tanzanian songbird 28 December 2009
Tanzania Music Awards - Winners 2004
Ugandaonline.net: PAM Awards 2006 Winners
Tanzania Music Awards - Winner 2007
Museke: Pearl of Africa Music (PAM) awards 2007 winners - Uganda
Tanzania Music Awards - Winner 2008
Museke: PAM Awards Winners 2008
Kisima Music Awards: 2008 Kisima Music Awards winners
Daily Nation, Buzz Magazine, April 12, 2009: The Kilimanjaro Awards 2009:The highs and lows
The Citizen: Diamond becomes toast of Kili Awards night 15 May 2010
allAfrica.com: '20 Percent' Bags Five Tanzania Music Awards
Chicamod: From the 2012 Kilimanjaro Musi Awards 16 April 2012
Tonight.co.za, November 11, 2003: This year's best in African music
Yeahbo.net, Kora Awards 2004
Yeahbo.net, Kora Awards 2005 nominees
africa.bizcommunity.com: Channel O Award nominees released
allAfrica.com: '20 Percent' Grabs Seven Kili Music Awards Nominations
Bongo5.com: Kili awards 2012 Nominees hawa hapa! 8 February 2012

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