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|Relatives||Laura Kahunde (sister)|
Juliana Kanyomozi is a musician actress and entertainer by occupation. Juliana Kanyomozi is a multiple award-winning Ugandan pop musician, an R&B and Afro Beat Singer well known among Western Uganda’s decent musicians. Juliana was born November 27, 1980 from Toro Fort Portal in Western Uganda, Mutooro by tribe. A Ugandan musician, actress and entertainer. She is one of Western Uganda's descent and musicians including Angella Katatumba, Allan Toniks and Ray G
Background and education
Kanyomozi is a first cousin to King Rukidi IV of Toro. Her father `was a drummer and her grandmother was a vocalist. Juliana attended City Primary School currently Arya Primary School for her primary education. She then joined Bugema Secondary School for her O-Level education and then Namasagali College in Kamuli District for her high school education.
Kanyomozi was the first female musician to win the Pearl of Africa Music Awards 'Artist of the Year' accolade. In 2008, she made her film debut in Henry Ssali's Kiwani: The Movie.
In March 2014, she signed with international cosmetics company Oriflame to be one of their East African brand ambassadors together with Lady JayDee of Tanzania and Jamila Mbugua of Kenya. More recently, she has collaborated with Nigerian entertainer Flavour.
In 2011 she was nominated in the Pan Africa Artiste or Group category at that year's Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA). In December 2015, she won a lifetime achievement award in Diva Awards Afrika.
Between 2009 to 2013, she judged at the then popular Tusker Project Fame (TPF) talent search show. In 2010, she did this alongside judges like Ian Mbugua from Kenya and Tanzania’s Hermes Joachim. Gaetano Kagwa alongside other personalities who were the hosts of the show.
Kanyomozi had a son, Keron Raphael Kabugo, who died in late July 2014. Her son was asthmatic, but the cause of death was not published. On Wednesday 12 May 2020, Juliana announced that she had given birth to a baby boy whom she named Taj. In 2006, Kanyomozi had a temporary romantic relationship with United States-based Ugandan boxer Kassim Ouma. On 12 May 2020 she gave birth to a baby boy.
In 2013, Big Eye Magazine rated Kanyomozi one of the most beautiful Ugandan women of all-time.
|Airtel Women of Substance Award||Music Category||Won|
|HiPipo Music Awards||Best Female Afro-Beat Song – Eddiba||Won|
|Best Female Artist||Nominated|
|Best Artist on Social Media||Nominated|
|Best Female Afromix Song||Nominated|
|2013||Warid Women of Substance||Entertainment Award||Won|
|HiPipo Music Awards||Best Female Artist||Nominated|
|Best Artist on Social Media||Nominated|
|Best Zouk Song||Nominated|
|Best R&B Song||Nominated|
|2012||Kora Awards||Best Female Artist East Africa "I Am Ugandan"||Won|
|Super Talent Awards, Uganda||Most Gifted Artist||Won|
|BEFFTA Awards, UK||Best International Afrobeats Act||Won|
|HiPipo Charts||Best Afro Beat Act – "Sanyu Lyange"||Won|
|Best Video Act – "Sanyu Lyange"||Won|
|Specially Appreciated Hipipo Charts Female Artist||Won|
|Kisima Awards||Best East African Collaboration – "Mpita Njia"||Nominated
|2011||East African Music Awards||Best Female Artist – "Alive Again"||Won|
|Best East African Collaboration – "Haturudi Nyuma"||Nominated|
|Diva Music Awards Uganda||Afrobeat Diva – "Sanyu Lyange"||Won|
|Super Diva – "Alive Again"||Nominated|
|Exceptional Video– "Sanyu Lyange"||Nominated|
|Exceptional Song– "Omutima"||Nominated|
|R&B Diva – "Libe'esanyu"||Nominated|
|Kisima Awards||Best East African||Nominated|
|Song of The Year – "Haturudi Nyuma"||Nominated|
|Museke Online African Music Awards New York||Best Female Artist||Nominated|
|Best Soul/R&B Artist||Nominated|
|Best East African Act||Nominated|
|Nigeria Entertainment Awards||Pan African Artists – "Alive Again"||Nominated|
|2010||2010 Tanzania music awards||Best East African Song – "Haturudi Nyuma" with Kidum||Won|
|Diva Awards Uganda||Best R&B Artist – "Kantambule Naawe"||Nominated|
|Africa Music Awards||Pan African Artist – "Haturudi Nyuma"||Nominated|
|Pearl of Africa Music Awards||Female Artist – "Kantambule Naawe"||Nominated|
|2009||African Music Awards||Best Female Act, Best East African Act||Nominated
|2008||Pearl of Africa Music Awards||Artist of the Year & Best R&B Artiste/Group & Best Female Artist||Won|
|Kisima Music Awards||Ugandan Song of the Year; (a) Afrobeat Song – "Diana"; Best Collaboration – Usiende Mbali||Nominated
|2007||Pearl of Africa Music Awards||Best R&B Artiste/Group||Won|
|2007||Teenz Awards||Female Artist – "Kibaluma"||Nominated
|2006||Pearl of Africa Music Awards||Best R&B artist/group||Won|
|2006||Tanzania Music Awards||Best Ugandan song ("mama mbire")||Won|
|2005||Pearl of Africa Music Awards||Best R&B Artists & Best Female Artist & Song of the Year – "Mama Mbiire" with Bobi Wine & Best R&B Single – "Nabikoowa"||Won|
|2005||Kora Awards||Best East African Song – "All I Wanna Do"||Nominated
|2004||Pearl of Africa Music Awards||Best R&B Artists||Won|
- 2010 Tanzania music awards – Best East African Song – "Haturudi Nyuma" with Kidum
- 2010 Diva Awards Uganda – Best R&B Artist – "Kantambule Naawe"
- 2011 East African Music Awards – Best Female Artist – "Alive Again"
- 2011 Diva Music Awards Uganda – Afrobeat Diva – "Sanyu Lyange"
- 2016 Most Inspirational Song-Zzina Awards - "Woman"
- 2010 Africa Music Awards – Pan African Artist – "Haturudi Nyuma"
- 2010 Pearl of Africa Music Awards – Female Artist – "Kantambule Naawe"
- 2011 East African Music Awards – Best East African Collaboration – "Haturudi Nyuma"
- 2011 Nigeria Entertainment Awards – Pan African Artists – "Alive Again"
- 2011 Museke Online African Music Awards New York – Best Female Artist, Best Soul/R&B Artist & Best East African Act
- 2011 Kisima Awards – Best East African /Song of The Year – "Haturudi Nyuma"
- 2011 Diva Awards Uganda – Super Diva, Exceptional Video, Exceptional Song, R&B Diva – "Alive Again, Sanyu Lyange, Omutima and Libe'esanyu"
Film and television
Juliana Kanyomozi debuted her acting career in 2008 in a Ugandan crime thriller film, Kiwani: The Movie alongside Flavia Tumusiime, Hannington Bugingo and Allan Tumusiime. She was also a judge on East Africa's leading singing competition, Tusker Project Fame from 2009 to 2013. She was also one of the selected African musicians to represent in Coke Studio Africa.
|2009–2013||Tusker Project Fame||Herself - Judge||Judge (Uganda)|
|2008||Kiwani: The Movie||Judith||Pam's (Flavia Tumusiime) Auntie, Cooperate lonely & victim of online dating scam|
Some her most popular songs are listed below:
- I’m Still Here
- Malaika Wange
- Wesigame Kunze
- Yiga Empisa
- Right Here
- Enkwanzi Yange
- Tombowa Mukwano
- Malaika Wange
- Don’t Wanna Cry
- Ondage Omukwano
- Sayi It Juliana
- Seven Days among others
- Usiende Mbali
- Mpita Njia
- Omutima Guluma
- Sanyu Lyange
- Love You Better
- Juliana ft. Bobi Wine in Taata Wa Baana Yani and Maama Mbiire
- Juliana ft. Sweet Kid in Sirinaayo Mulala
- Juliana ft. Klear Kut in All I Wanna Know.
- Juliana ft. Bushoke a Tanzania Artist in Usiende Mbali
- Juliana ft. Radio and Weasel in Engule
- Juliana ft. GNL Zamba in Wololo
- Juliana ft. Jay Gharter in Love You
- Juliana ft. Hope Mukasa in Ensonga Semasonga
- Juliana ft. Kidum in Hatutrudi Nyuma
- Juliana ft. Vampino and Cindy in Kwe Kunya Kunya
In Spanish: Juliana Kanyomozi para niños
- Alicios Theluji
- Bobi Wine
- King Oyo
- Iryn Namubiru
- Afrigo Band
- Jemimah Sanyu
- List of Ugandan musicians
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