Betty G

Bio

Biruktawit Getahun, also known by her stage name Betty G, is an upcoming artist striving to become a star. She was born and raised in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia. She went to Lycée Gebre Mariam, a French high school from which she graduated in 2006.

She pursued higher education by attending Commercial College of Addis Ababa University as well as a French University called Université de L’IAE Poitier via correspondence. In 2009 she graduated with a dual degree in office management and general management. Even though she spent most of her time in school her passion for music was born with her. She was so devoted in her singing career that she started singing in a different night club when she was still in high school.

Betty G. is a rising star in the Ethiopian music industry. Even though she spent most of her time in school her passion for music was born with her. She has worked with notable Ethiopian artists such as Theodros Kassahun (Teddy afro),Zeritu Kebede, Jhonny Raga, Natenael Ayalew (Nhatty Man) and many more. She has also collaborated with a Nigerian artist Ras Kimono to create awareness to global warming and the damage it causes to our environment.

Her ability to sing in French, English and Amharic could possibly be her golden ticket into the international market. She aspires to show her Ethiopian heritage in her work and bring more exposure to the richness and beauty of her culture.Her travel to the United States was the first step in the efforts of attaining her goal. During her stay in the US, she had the chance to collaborate with even more artists one of which is Tomas Doncker, a jazz artist. She also performed at the blue note jazz club in New York. Her experience in New York leads her to Studio Samuel, a nongovernmental organization that helps empower women in Ethiopia so they can overcome poverty and change their lives. She currently holds the title of Ambassador for Studio Samuel.

In November 2015 Betty G released her debut album “Manew Fitsum”. The album was met with instant acclaim from all who heard it. The record comprises 13 original songs making for a comprehensive introduction to Betty G’s uniquely captivating repertoire.

Betty G has come back with a brand new album entitled “Wegegta” which also has 13 songs that has a wide range of genres: contemporary, traditional Ethiopian songs, soft rock, and pop.

Nominations: - Urban Music Awards - African Artist of the Year - 5th AFRIMA - Artist of the Year, - 5th AFRIMA - Album of the Year, - 5th AFRIMA - Best African Jazz, - 5th AFRIMA - Revelation of the African Continent, and - 5th AFRIMA - Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa

Awards: - Best Female Artist in Eastern Africa - AFRIMA - Album of the Year - AFRIMA - Revelation of the Year - AFRIMA

Videos

Betty G - Na Na Demaye (LIVE)
Betty G - Birabiroye (LIVE)
Betty G trip to uganda and preforming at the Bayimba Art Festival

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