Suzanna Owiyo

Bio

Suzanna Owiyo’s Music is a fusion of traditional western Kenyan Music with traditional African instruments, and contemporary rhythms. She has thrilled audiences the world over with her unique and magical voice. Born in Kasaye village, Kisumu, Suzanna Owiyo was introduced to music at a tender age by her grandfather, who was a prolific Nyatiti player.

Initially she performed as a background vocalist before starting her solo career. Suzanna has produced a number of songs since ‘Kisumu 100’. The hit song propelled her to immediate success, and led to numerous concerts in Kenya and abroad. Out of these she received nomination in the Kora Music Awards 2002 in the 'Most Promising Female Artist' category.

She won Kisima Award for the same category in 2003. She received the prestigious Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya Award (OGW) from the President. In 2004 Suzanna was given an honor of performing at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo. She has participated in various advocacy campaigns for creating awareness on various social concerns in Kenya. Suzanna once again shared the stage with world renowned celebrities at the 46664 Concert celebrating Nelson Mandela’s 90th and 91st Birthday at Hyde Park in London (2008) and Radio City Hall in New York (2009).

Suzanna received recognition as the 46664 Ambassador, Nelson Mandela’s Global Campaign that promotes human rights and HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention. March 2011 she performed with Youssou N'Dour in collaboration European Tour dubbed 'New African Voices'.

Music

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WAMIEL~Suzanna Owiyo
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08 Lek Ne Wounda
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01 Wachna
04:43
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01 Wachna
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02 Ngoma
05:10
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03 Uyie
04:20
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04 Sandore
05:29
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05 Suna Ka Ngeya
04:12
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12 Minwa Mary
04:16
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04 Sandore
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11 Kisumu 100(benga Mix)
06:32
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Kisumu 100 (Benga mix)
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Videos

Suzanna Owiyo features at Kunle Ayo Concert, Nairobi.
Suzanna Owiyo Interview on AM LIVE
NASA DANCE by SUZANNA OWIYO LIVE AT JACARANDA GROUNDS 2017
NASA DANCE by SUZANNA OWIYO
NASA DANCE by SUZANNA OWIYO
Suzanna Owiyo and Kenyan Boys Choir~ UNCTAD 14 Theme Song (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)
SUZANNA OWIYO SIO KOSA LANGU (audio)
Suzanna Owiyo - WAMIEL -"LET'S DANCE" {Official}
Suzanna Owiyo - LO (LIVE)
Suzanna Owiyo -Anyango 'Pod Itin'
Suzanna Owiyo -Kisumu 100
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Contact

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