Sandra Nankoma

Bio

Sandra Nankoma is a Ugandan singer, songwriter, poet and actress from Kampala, Uganda.

She sings jazz and soul with a distinctive identity and tune. Her biggest influences are the 1960s and 1990s soul music legends like Farida Sonko, Miriam Makeba, Anita Baker, Jill Scott and Erykah Badu.

She began her music career in 2013. That same year she performed at Bayimba International Festival of the Arts. She has performed at the 2014 World Music Day alongside notable artists such as Suzan Kerunen, Jackie Akello, Maurice Kirya, Sylvester and Abramz and Myko Ouma.

She has also shared the stage with Geofrey Oryema at the innaugural Bayimba Honors, Grammy Award winner Skyler Jett (US), Soleil Laurent and Quantum Split (US), Kareyce Fotso (Cameroon), Joey Blake (US), and One People Band (SA) at Rwanda’s premiere music festival Kigali Up in 2016.

A winner of the 2017 Visa pour la creation Award, Nankoma has also performed at the La Cite Des Arts International Paris in Concert.

In 2018, Nankoma was double nominated in the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA for “Best Female Artiste in African Inspirational Music” and “Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa” for her song “Kaddugala.” The anthem for dark skinned girls to love their skin tone and reject skin bleaching took home the continental award for “Best Female Artiste in African Inspirational Music.”

Apart from music, Nankoma also creates works in other mediums such as theatre and photography. She has used her photography skills to address issues related to skin color discrimination at an exhibition dubbed 'Melanin Kaddugala'.

Music

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SANDRA NANKOMA
Mercedes Sandy Soul
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KADDUGALA
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MWISUKA
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Videos

Sandra Nankoma- Acoustic Tales, Mercedes
Mwisuka - Sandra Nankoma (Official Audio)
Sandra Nankoma - Kaddugala (Official Audio)
Music Performance at TV MONDE5 France with Nankoma Sandra, Kane Monza and Michael Avron
Baliba Bambuza-NANKOMA SANDRA
kaddugala- NANKOMA SANDRA
Kaddugala Acoustic - FEZAH Saturday Unplugged
Sandra Nankoma- Babylon

Photos

Gigs

UGKampala, Uganda
In operation since: 
2013

Contact

+2567004780299
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