13 July 2017

Zimbabwe: Guspy Warrior Nominated for U.S. Award

Photo: Guspy Warrior/Instagram
Guspy Warrior

Dancehall chanter, Guspy Warrior has been nominated for the United States' Linkage awards 2017.

Guspy Warrior holds the bragging right as the only Zimbabwean dancehall artiste to be nominated for the USA-based entertainment awards. He has been nominated for the category of the "Best African Dancehall Artiste of the Year" with some top notch artistes across Africa.

"This nomination means success. I am motivated to do more in the music industry. It was always my wish to be recognised outside of my country and this is only the beginning," said Guspy.

Youth non-profit organisation, Hard Mashona Arts & Culture Trust has been helping Guspy to find endorsements and yesterday, he accepted a legal service plan which will cover both his family and band from a company, Legal Guardian.

Linkage Awards, according to their website recognise individuals in the music and radio industry for their contribution to music as well as their accomplishments in music.

In the "Best African Dancehall Artiste of the year" category, Guspy Warrior faces stiff competition from Stonebwoy (Ghana), Bobi Wine (Uganda), A2 (Gambia), AK Songstress (Ghana) and Frankie Dee (Kenya). Guspy is, however, not worried about the competition but is grateful for this opportunity.

"I am honoured by this nomination alone. It has taken me to greater levels and it shows that God has blessed all my hard work," he said. The date for the main awards ceremony will be announced later by the organisers.

Meanwhile voting is open for all nominees on the website www.linkageawardz.com and the rule reads '1 vote 1 person every 5 days'.


Mnangagwa Never Invited Me to Attend Independence Celebrations - Mugabe

Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, 94, has reportedly denied reports that he rejected an invitation from President… Read more »

Copyright © 2017 The Herald. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.