MTN to Support Music Concerts for Top Ugandan Artistes.

  • MTN is set to sponsor 6 top Ugandan artistes’ concerts as the country’s music claims its place, at the top in the music industry.
  • Spice Diana, Sheebah Karungi, Fik Fameica, Gravity, Ray G, and Levixone shall each stage concerts with support of MTN Uganda.
  • Get your tickets at a discount through MTN MoMo (at the gate) or follow MTN social media platforms to win free tickets to the concerts.
  • MTN prides itself in being the number one supporter of Ugandan music over the years. 

 

As the biggest supporter of Uganda’s music, MTN Uganda yesterday announced its support for several Ugandan artistes’ music concerts starting this month until early next year. 

At a press conference held at the MTN Headquarters in Kampala, the company hosted the six artistes who are set to benefit from MTN’s sponsorship package. The artistes are; Spice Diana, Sheebah Karungi, Fik Fameica, Gravity, Ray G, and Levixone.

This season of concerts is set to excite Ugandan music fans, following the reopening of the entertainment scene after a two-year lockdown. MTN Uganda, which has over the past years supported Ugandan music and it’s our pride to be “the number one supporters of Uganda music,” said Somdev Sen, MTN Uganda’s Chief Marketing Officer.

“We all know that music is one of the biggest passion points in Uganda and as a country, Uganda is blessed with a pool of very talented artistes who make world-class music. We as MTN, are therefore happy to provide a platform which promotes Ugandan music for both the artistes and the fans,” Somdev said.

As part of the sponsorship package offered to the artistes, MTN is subsidizing the concert fees for fans who pay for their concert tickets using MTN MoMo, at the entrance.  To pay for tickets using MoMo, customers simply dial *165*98# or go to the MyMTN app, then select MTN Events and follow the prompts. The total sum of the discounted amount goes to the artiste. For more detail, follow the MTN Uganda social media pages and the hashtag #supportingugmusic and participate in the various 

challenges to win tickets for you and your friends to watch your favorite artistes live in concert starting this weekend. Below are the artistes and their scheduled concert dates

No. Artistes Region Date
1 Ray G South Western – Mbarara Sat 20th August
2 Fik Fameica Central -Kampala Fri 26th August
3 Gravity Central -Kampala Sat 1st October
4 Levixone Central Sat 26th November
5 Spice Diana Central- Kampala Fri 13th January 2022
6 Sheebah Central -Kampala Fri 9th December

 

 

MTN Uganda awards artistes with the highest CallerTunez downloads

MTN Uganda has awarded the artistes with the most downloaded CallerTunez in 2021 across different music genres in a colourful event held at the Kampala Serena Hotel last evening.

The 2021 MTN CallerTunez awards were a culmination of the six-month-long award journey during which different artists with the most downloaded ring back tune and lucky customers who downloaded and used the tunes on their phones were rewarded with cash prizes on a monthly basis since July last year.

The artist with the most downloaded CallerTunez in a month from July to December 2021 was rewarded with Shs 2 million while the artiste in the Rising star category would take home Shs 1 million.

Pallaso, Spice Diana, Liam voice, Martha Mukisa, Pia Pounds among others, are some of the artists that were rewarded in the previous months.

The 2021 MTN CallerTunez categories comprised of; Kadongo Kamu (Band), Afro Beat (Pop), Hip Hop (Lugaflow), R&B, religious and dance hall (raga & reggae).

The 2021 MTN CallerTunez winners for each category include; Chosen Becky’s Nesiimye, for the Kadongo Kamu (Band) Category, Pallaso’s Mallamu for the Afrobeat/Afropop category, Fik Fameika’s Lock won in the Hip-Hop/Lugaflow category.

Liam Voice’s Omwooyo took the mantle for the RnB category while Martha Mukisa an Kenzo’s Sango held the top position under Ragga/Dancehall.

Under the religious category, Miracle Music Ministry’s ‘You have been faithful to me’ was the most downloaded gospel callerTune for the year 2021. Each of the winners walked away with 2.5Million shillings.

To ensure that customers also take part in the 2021 MTN CallerTunez awards grand finale, MTN introduced the People’s Choice Award which comprises three categories namely, the best male artist, the best female artist and the rising star to allow customers to vote for their favorite artists of 2021.

Liam voice scooped a second award having emerged as the Best rising star as chosen by the 8,858 people who voted for him.

Spice Diana was voted as the best female artiste under the people’s choice awards having garnered 33,461 votes.

Pallaso also bagged a second award after beating other male artistes to get named the best male artiste by the 25,672 people who voted for him. They each walked away with 3Million shillings in addition to the awards.

Customers voted for their favorite artists by simply dialing *170*70# and via the MTN website www.mtn.co.ug/CRBTAwards

Lorna Otieno MTN Uganda’s Senior Manager for Consumer Segments said the MTN CRBT awards seek to recognize the effort and work created by the local entertainment industry throughout 2021.

“We are glad to have successfully achieved our goal of honoring the talented artistes and content creators who have continuously spiced our lives with great music and messages that we enjoy as our caller ring back tunes. This is our way of saying Thank you. We hope to cultivate more digitization, appreciation, and consumption of our local content through recognizing and rewarding the artists’ efforts,” Otieno said.

The CallerTunez service is an offering of MTN where customers download their favorite songs or audio skits as ring back tunes that callers listen to while waiting for the customer to answer the phone.

Customers can get a CallerTune by simply dialing *170# and follow the prompts or SMS the word ‘TUNE’, followed by a space then the CallerTune code e.g., ‘TUNE 5151415’ to 170. Each callertune is charged at UGX 700 and is valid for a period of 30 days.

Question 1/4

How many MBs do you get for UGX 1000?

200 MBs
165 MBs
310 MBs
120 MBs
Question 2/4

How many additional MBs do you get when you pay UGX 250?

20 MBs
5 MBs
10 MBs
8 MBs
Question 3/4

How many data bundles have been increased at the same price?

Zero bundles
2 bundles
5 bundles
4 bundles
Question 4/4

What's the code for activating data bundles?

*150*10#
*175*2#
*110*7#
*150*4#