Friday, July 23, 2021

Call for Application: Professional Vocal Coaching FREE If Selected


Talent Showcase Africa (TSA) is offering you a chance to train your vocals through the #VocalsQuickFixAfrica edition. Get the opportunity to work with renowned Voice Coach & Author Joett, to give your voice an upmarket finish.

Do you have a song you think you could do better, given another chance? Get your 2nd shot at a good song by following these two simple steps.


Send a recorded track in mp3 format for evaluation to

If you get selected, you get 10 Hours of a FREE Professional Vocal Training Program; that qualifies you for the next level.

Training will be conducted online via Skype, Zoom, Google Meet, and/or WhatsApp call.

HURRY! Limited space available.


You will re-record your song (or record a new song) after your training; submit your new song to Djooky Music Awards.

Once the new song is submitted, you will get FREE promotion on Nam Radio and Mdundo to help grow your fanbase and VOTES.

Simple, right?                          

Find out more about how the vocal training program can change your music journey. Watch Tanzanian artist Japhy Ross Before & After story on video.

Listen/download the brand new single Bado by Japhy Ross on Mdundo; or watch the Official Audio video on Talent Showcase Africa YouTube channel.

This UNIQUE opportunity is brought to you courtesy of Talent Showcase Africa in partnership with the Djooky Music Awards, Mdundo and Nam Radio.

With best wishes, 

Djooky & Talent Showcase Africa Team

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Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Talent Showcase Africa Gives Away FREE eBook for African Singers

There are fundamental basics to improving your singing voice. I wrote an eBook about this a while ago and revamped it just recently in 2021, and now we've just uploaded it to the Talent Showcase Africa page on Nam Radio to make it available to African artists for FREE download. 

It includes voice training mp3 from my Learn to Sing with JOETT CD, which I released in the past, with instructions on how to use these mp3s included in the eBook.

So, to download the TSA FREE eBook for Singers go to the very bottom of the TSA page here and click on the tab: Download FREE eBook TODAY. 


Call for Application: FREE Vocal Training Programme 

For those of you who want to apply for our ongoing private voice training sessions’ initiative, please click our Nam Radio newsletter link and follow instructions here

Brain Malouf talks to Australian Television

Australia’s longest-running breakfast television show features Djooky and its co-founder Brian Malouf, who has helped create some of the biggest songs in the past four decades and is still on a mission to voice the upcoming music artists through the Djooky Music Awards.

Having an eventful career working with artists like Madonna, Freddie Mercury, and David Bowie, he explains the intricacies in song-making and shares some of the golden memories of working with the big shots!

How was it like working with them? Which track is he most proud of? Find the answers in this video here 

It is Summer Season of the Djooky Music Awards!

Your songs can take part in the weekly competitions and can win up to $300!

The weekly competition begins at 00:00:00 GMT Monday and lasts until 23:59:59 GMT Sunday. Shoutout to your fans to get more votes!

Here are the DMA key Summer Season dates:

Applications close: Sunday, 15 August 2021 at 23:59:59 GMT

National Voting Round: Monday, 16 August 2021, 00:00:00 GMT - Friday, 20 August, 23:59:59 GMT

Continental Voting Round: Saturday, 21 August 2021, 00:00:00 GMT - Wednesday, 25 August, 23:59:59 GMT

Global Voting Round: Thursday, 26 August 2021, 00:00:00 - Sunday, 29 August 23:59:59 GMT

Share this link with your fans so they can help you win:   

So, until the next edition of our regular newsletter, stay safe, and we wish you all the best in the DMAs Summer Season.

With best wishes,

Djooky Africa Team & Talent Showcase Africa 

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Sunday, July 4, 2021

AFRIMA 2021: Submit Your Songs & Videos NOW

The first step to being nominated in any category of the biggest music awards on the continent of Africa @afrimawards is to submit your songs and videos before the close of entries on August 20, 2021.

Head over to submit your songs and videos at OR the AFRIMA social media platforms @afrimawards Or the link submission form here


Call for entries starts on June 28 at 12.00 noon (CAT)

The African Union, in partnership with the International Committee of the All African Music Awards, AFRIMA, has formally unveiled the calendar of events for the upcoming 2021 edition of the awards ceremony. The unveiling event took place at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on June 23, 2021.

The unveiling activity marks the formal opening of AFRIMA 2021 and features a line-up of undertakings and events that would take place between June 20 and November 21, 2021.

Speaking on behalf of the African Union, the Director of health, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Cisse Mariama Mohamed, noted that "The COVID pandemic resulted in multiple setbacks for the continent, but AFRIMA is commitment to uniting the continent through entertainment and honoring their tradition of celebrating the scintillating musical culture of Africa by featuring exhilarating Pan-Africa events through the lifespan of the calendar year in 2021 and we are looking forward to celebrating the richness of the African continent alongside AFRIMA in November this year".

According to a document signed by Mrs. Mohamed, the submission of entries, marks the first official event of the 2021 AFRIMA calendar and officially opens globally on to African music professionals either living on the continent or in the diaspora from Monday, June 28, by 12:00noon Central African Time (CAT) and closes on Friday, August 20, 2021. Further details on entry submission guidelines are available on the AFRIMA website (

The submission of songs and videos must be produced or released under the year in review i.e. June 1, 2020 to August 20, 2021. African music artistes, managers, producers, record label owners, recording companies, video directors, Disc Jockeys, Choreographers/dancers, and International acts are eligible to submit their works or submit on behalf of their clients via the official AFRIMA website for a possible nomination in one or more of the forty (40) categories of AFRIMA.

Other activities slated on the calendar includes a 'Pre-Screening process, where submitted entries will go through screening carried out by the Screening Committee of AFRIMA. The screening process would be done within the period of August 21 to 28 2021, after which the International Jury of AFRIMA comprising a 13-man panel of experienced, respected African music experts and practitioners will carry out the AFRIMA Adjudication process from August 29th to September 6th.

The Adjudication process involves the International jury members carefully and painstakingly assessing and selecting the very best amongst submitted entries to occupy the AFRIMA 2021 Nominees' List. On completion, a 'World Media Announcement of AFRIMA 2021 Nominees' List' will take place on September 7th to publicly unveil the African artistes and works by Africans in Africa and the diaspora that have been nominated.

On September 8 the AFRIMA Academy as well as African music fans and followers around the globe begin to participate in the 'AFRIMA Public Voting' process to be conducted on during which the 2021 nominees will receive votes that could lead them to emerging winners in the various categories of the awards. The voting process, which closes 24 hours before the main awards ceremony, would be monitored and audited by a reputable International Auditing Firm.

Finally, the main awards ceremony, set to hold from November 18th to November 2021 in the host city, features a three-day fiesta of music, glamour, Afrocentrism and entertainment. The event commences with the Welcome Soiree followed by the AFRIMA Music Village, the Host City Tour, the Africa Music Business Summit, and the exclusive Nominees Party and concluded with the live Awards Ceremony.

According to the Fans of African music globally can follow along and take part in the AFRIMA 2021 events on social media, live stream on the AFRIMA website, the AFRIMA App and by tuning to over 84 television stations which are AFRIMA partners.

In partnership with the African Union Commission, (AUC), All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, is the pinnacle of African music awards globally. AFRIMA is a music and cultural initiative developed to celebrate, reward and showcase the rich musical heritage of Africa, stimulate conversations among Africans and between Africa and the rest of the globe about the great potentials and values of the African culture and artistic legacy for the purpose of creating jobs, reducing poverty, calling attention of world leaders to Africa and promoting the positive image of Africa to the world.