Telecommunications giant, Globacom made do its promise to its teeming subscribers as it had a superlative outing during its Mega Music Nationwide held in Awka, Anambra State last Saturday.
The show was held at the Marble Arch Event Centre where an array of music stars from the nation’s fecund music and Nollywood industries treated fun seekers into an evening of exquisite music and dance.
The cream of the Nigerian music circles including Marvin Records label diva, Di’ja; Afro pop poster boy, Timaya; King of the Streets and Badoo exponent, Olamide; Nigeria’s dancehall king, Runtown; Queens of Afropop, Yemi Alade and Omawumi, proved that their soar away reputations were earned as the crowd gyrated, yelled and sang along with their idols. The show was compered by two resourceful Nollywood actresses, Mercy Johnson Okojie and Ebube Nwagbo.
Legends of Nollywood were also represented by Patience Ozokwor, aka Mama G, Richard Mofe-Damijo, RMD, and the lead character in the TV Series, Professor Johnbull, Kanayo O. Kanayo who made celebrity appearances and received rousing ovation from their fans.
The show was also graced by top government dignitaries including the Secretary to Anambra State Government, SSG, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu; the Managing Director of Operation Clean and Healthy Anambra (OCHA Brigade), Hon. Kenneth Okonkwo, and the MD/CEO of Anambra State Broadcasting Service (ABS), Nze Uche Nworah.
Local artistes in Awka were accorded the privilege of proving their mettle as Emiboizy, Titilaptop, Emkizzy, Tonero, Videch and Zyryes, showcased their talents to the delight of their fans. Two Glo subscribers, who previously competed in the online engagement activity vide hash tagged #glosings60seconds, Endless Pella Iyke and Chief Priest, employed the platform to demonstrate their talents
Svelte songstress Di’ja opened the night with an awesome performance during which she introduced Thelma, an Igbo ethno-rapper, who displayed her dexterity on the mic gaining approval of her impressed fans.
Omawumi came next with the full ensemble of her band and performed her hit tracks including kokoma, What a Bang Bang, Bonsue, Somori and As I Dey.
Runtown took the show to a higher octane as he performed his songs including Fijo Gbowo, Emergency, Bend Down Pause, Walahitalahi, Superwoman and Mad Over You.
With Yemi Alade and her band, the enthralling night went a notch higher as she sang her hit tracks: No do me, Kom Kom, Kissing, Ferrari, Taking over me, Charlie, Tangerine and Pose. Her electrifying performance elicited such excitement as Yemi Alade dramatically paused and froze during her break dance.
Timaya came on her heels immediately with his Dem Papa signature tune which dazzled the crowd further following with I concur, Overdose, Money no dey, closing with Won fe pami.
Olamide came on stage and held the capacity crowd captive for over 40 minutes dishing out in quick succession, his hit songs among which were Jeje lomo eko, Introduction, How are you, Oh baba, Alowo majaye, Don’t stop, Skekelobose shoki, Eledami and Omo abule sowo.
Nollywood star, RMD later appeared on stage to educate the crowd about the Glo Café application, took time to mime Phyno’s Fada Fada track and simulated some dancing steps which sent the crowd reeling in high ecstasy. RMD told the crowd that Glo Café is a special app which allows subscribers to quickly load credit, borrow airtime/data, monitor airtime usage, download ring back tones and enjoy the biggest music, games and videos,
The train of the Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour will berth in Owerri, Imo State, this weekend. The show promises to give fun lovers in the city world-class entertainment at the International Conference Centre on Saturday, April 22.
To attend the Owerri show or any other of the remaining 26 shows, subscribers are expected to recharge up to N2,000 within one month and text MUSIC and preferred location to short code 207, for example, “MUSIC Owerri’ to 207.