Canada-based Malawian singer, Mona Singing, has been nominated for this year’s Obsidian Awards Singer of the year to take place on October 12 in the Canadian city of Calgary.
The Obsidian Awards is presented by the African, Caribbean and Afro-Canadian Cultural Society of Excellence (ACACSE) to celebrate African, Caribbean and Afro-Canadian culture and excellence.
In an interview the singer, born Monalisa Ndovie, said “The nomination means everything to me. It means that my hard work is acknowledged by peers and that’s a blessing. I wanna give hope to some girl somewhere that dreams can come true if you work hard, no matter where you come from”.
She added: “I’d like to encourage Malawians to vote for me. Let’s do it for Malawi. I wanna make it and be a superstar with Malawi on my name. I know my dreams are huge but something tells me it’s almost time.”
According to the Obsidian Awards website, the awards represent a community that is unique, diverse, cutting edge and rich in historical value, saying the community that the ACACSE envisions begins with outstanding individuals willing to inspire and mentor others to become leaders in their communities and society as a whole.
Mona Singing is a performing artist who was born in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe and raised in Lansing, Michigan U.S.A, before moving to Canada.
Having been singing since age seven, music has become a passion for the artist, who is also a dancer. Growing up, MonaSinging had been performing for seven years on and off, until 2012 when she started recording professionally and released Walking Away.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :