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BOOMPLAY MUSIC COMPETITION WINNERS

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Boomplay is an online streaming app, it focuses on African and International music.
It was founded in the year 2015 in Nigeria and has been in existence for over 7 years now and has quite a number of different genres of music like pop, Rock, afrobeats and reggae from top artists.

Boomplay held a competition partnering with Supadrum that has seen 6 artists walk out as winners, with over 500,000 in cash and other Promotional awards.

Littydavinci, Number One King Gray, Buruklyn Boyz, Rhymes ab, Faiye Blessings and Katempa have emerged winners of the Competition in the order they appear. Walking out with over 500,000 reward in cash.

Boomplay said that the Competition challenge they created was an initiative to provide a platform to support the growth and development of emerging artists in a bid to unearth talents in Kenya.

Over 500 audio files were sent from people all over the country who turned out in large numbers with their music set to win the rewards and be counted by Boomplay.

The first winner was to walk away with USD 1,500. While the second runner-up will take USD 1,000 as the third will receive USD 500 as well.

The Criteria that was used in shortlisting the winners was by shortlisting 50 artists based on their streams on Boom play and online judges score. Then shortlist 20 artists based on their fan votes & judges score, and lastly they involved shortlisting the top 6 winners based on votes for their performance videos that they had submitted for the final stage which were also scored by judges.

Boom play’s East Africa Managing Director, Martha Huro, acknowledged the artists who stood up to compete which she said in a statement and congratulated the winners on the same note, 

“We were incredibly blown away by the quality of work that was submitted by talented young Kenyans for this competition. I take this opportunity to congratulate the top six and thank everyone that entered the Booming on Boom play competition. It wasn’t an easy task to select winners, as all participants submitted quality work. I am glad that through the help of our judges, the choice to select winners got easier.” 

Supadrum’s CEO, Allan Njoroge, also had something to say to the winners as they were also partnering with boom play, he showed his gratitude to all the artists that took part in the competition saying,

“It was uplifting to see the huge variety of work that was submitted by talented Kenyans from across the country. As partners in the campaign, we were impressed by the range of techniques that had been used and the creativity deployed within the work.”

Alongside with the cash prizes, all top six winners will have promotional opportunities such as billboard features, In-App and digital placements to enhance exposure. They will also have 40hrs of studio time and a music masterclass featuring top producers, engineers & music executives covering topics such as production, distribution, publishing, music marketing & business.

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