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Azawi Biography

Born on February 2, 1996, Priscilla Zawedde is a Ugandan singer, songwriter, dancer, and Swangz Avenue signed artist in 2019. She performs Afrobeats in both Luganda and English. She made history as the first female performer from Uganda to appear on billboards in Los Angeles and “Times Square” in New York.

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WIKI FACTS & ABOUT DATA
Full Name: Priscilla Zawedde
Stage Name: Azawi
Born: 2 February 1996 (age 27 years old)
Place of Birth: Kampala, Uganda
Nationality: Ugandan
Education: Makerere University
Height: 1.75 m
Parents: Walusimbi Samuel, Nakamatte Mary
Siblings: 3
Spouse: Not Married
Boyfriend • Partner: Eddie (ex.)
Children: N/A
Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
Net Worth: US$1 million

Azawi Net Worth

Azawi Net Worth
Azawi Net Worth

Azawi, a singer and songwriter from Uganda who is renowned for her extraordinary skill, has accumulated a substantial net worth that is expected to surpass $1 million.

Her rise to prominence in the music business has given her the ability to attract a sizable fan base that values her distinct sound and style, which has aided in her increasing financial success.

Azawi’s Early life and education

Azawi Early life and education
Azawi’s Early life and education

Priscilla Zawedde was born in Kampala on February 2, 1996, to Walusimbi Samuel and Nakamatte Mary, who have now passed away. She received her early schooling at Buganda Road Primary School and finished her primary seven education at Mother Kevin Primary School in the Mukono district. She completed her A-level education at Ggangu Masajja’s St. Henry’s College, Lubiri Secondary School, London College in Nansana, and St. Janani Luwum Secondary School before continuing to Makerere University and receiving a Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Azawi Career

Azawi Career
Azawi Career

Early career

In 2005, Azawi started her career as a dancer with the Kika dance team. They gave several stage performances as a group. She joined Crane Performers, a different dance group, four years later while she was still enrolled in school. She stopped dancing when she realized she was falling behind in her studies. Nevertheless, she made two trips to China with her company to do performances.

Music career

She began creating songs in 2011 as a hobby before understanding she could get paid for them. After her father passed away in 2012, she had to assist her mother in providing for her and her two siblings, which is why she focused on becoming a successful songwriter.

Azawi started creating songs at an early age, and because of her talent, she met Eddy Kenzo, who then introduced her to other musicians. She has composed music for performers such as Vinka, Eddy Kenzo, Carol Nantongo, Lydia Jazmine, and Nina Rose.

Later, in 2015, Azawi joined a band while working two jobs as a waiter at a restaurant her mother had recently opened.

After leaving her job as a waiter, she wrote “Quinamino,” intending to sell it. However, in August 2019, when she made her first appearance on Swangz Avenue, she received an offer to be featured on the label instead.

Her big break occurred in January 2020 when she dropped Quinamino, her debut track.

She was signed and introduced by Swangz Avenue management in November of that year, and in January 2020, she dropped her debut single under the company. With almost 20 songs under her belt, she remains signed to the same record label.

Azawi Other activities and achievements

Azawi Other activities and achievements
Azawi Other activities and achievements

Azawi currently serves as a Guinness brand ambassador, a position that is shared by Nigerian Afropop singer Fireboy DML. This was further demonstrated in her most recent MAJJE video, in which Ugandan musician Fik Fameica appeared. as well as in her most recent sold-out first performance in July 2022 at Lugogo, Kampala.

In 2021, Azawi had an appearance at “Times Square” in both New York and Los Angeles, becoming the third and first female act from Uganda to be featured on a billboard, following Eddy Kenzo and Bobi Wine.

Azawi Personal Life

Azawi Personal Life
Azawi Personal Life

 

Moving on from her previous romance with a young man named Eddie, 27-year-old Ugandan singer Azawi recently revealed that she now seeing an American man. She is single and does not have children.

Azawi Social Media

Azawi Social Media
Azawi Social Media
  • Instagram: @azawimusic
  • Twitter: @azawimusic
  • Facebook: @azawimusic
  • YouTube: Azawi Music
  • TikTok: @azawimusic
@azawi_baddest

This Saturday 4th November its @Aziz Azion 💜💜Day at the Kampala Serena Hotel 🧚🏿‍♂️🧚🏿‍♂️

♬ Nkumila omukwano Azawi Cover – Azawi

Azawi Awards and Recognition

Azawi Awards and recognition
Azawi Awards and Recognition
  • Female Artist of the Year Janzi Awards 2021
  • Outstanding Album of the Year – African Music Janzi Awards 2021
  • Outstanding Afro Beat/Pop Artist Janzi Awards 2021
  • Artist of the Year Buzz Teeniez Awards 2021
  • Teenz Female Artist of the Year Buzz Teeniez Awards 2021
  • Teenz Hottest Songwriter Buzz Teeniez awards 2021
  • Teenz Hottest Song of the year – ‘Slow Dancing’ Buzz Teeniez awards 2021
  • Teenz Flyest video – ‘Slow Dancing’  Buzz Teeniez awards 2021
  • Female Artist of the Year Zzina Awards 2021/22 
  • Best Song Writer of the Year Zzina Awards 2021/22
  • Best Inspirational Song – Majje ft Fik Fameica Zzina Awards 2021/22

Azawi Discography

Azawi Discography
Azawi Discography

Music albums

  • Lo Fit (2020)
  • African Music (2021)

Singles

  1. Fwa Fwa Fwa
  2. Party mood
  3. Gimme
  4. Craving you heavy
  5. Bamututte
  6. Thankful ft Benon
  7. Majje ft Fik Fameica,
  8. Slow dancing
  9. Face Me ft A Pass
  10. Fwa Fwa Fwa
  11. Ku Kido,
  12. My Year
  13. Tubatiisa
  14. Party Mood
  15. Nkuchekele ft Eddy Kenzo,
  16. Love you is easy,
  17. African Music
  18. Ache for you.
  19. Quinamino
  20. Repeat it
  21. Lo Fit
  22. Crazy lover
  23. Toast to 75
  24. Mbinyumirwa
  25. Envision
  26. Craving You Heavy Remix ft. Chike

Who Is Azawi?

Azawi is a multi-talented Ugandan singer-songwriter whose love of unusual music has spurred her to become a young, emerging star in the industry.

Quinamino, her debut song, was released in January 2020, marking her breakthrough. “LO FIT,” her five-track EP, is available. Azawi has been acting like a real star, setting herself up for success, especially since the release of her debut album, “African Music,” which is without a doubt among the best records to come out of East Africa. She created history by being the first Ugandan female performer to be featured on billboards in Times Square, New York City, and Los Angeles.

The quickly rising diva is unquestionably proof of extraordinary talent, and even at her young age, Azawi is well-versed in the entertainment industry and embodies both the present and the future.

Which country is Azawi from?

A Ugandan singer, composer, and dancer, Priscilla Zawedde (born 2 February 1996) is better known by her stage name Azawi. She was signed by Swangz Avenue in 2019.

What is Azawi’s real name?

Priscilla Zawedde, a Ugandan Afrobeat and Afro Pop singer-songwriter and dancer signed to Swangz Avenue in 2019, was born on February 2, 1996. She is better known by her stage name, Azawi.

 

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