Organisers of Ovation Carols have confirmed the participation of several international and Nigerian music stars in the 2016 edition of the event sponsored by the next generation network, Globacom.
The event is scheduled for Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, on Sunday, December 18, and will be headlined by Cameo, the legendary American hip-hop group, widely known for its hit track, ‘Attack me with your love’.
Other artistes lined up for the show include Juju music maestro, King Sunny Ade (KSA), and Glo ambassadors, including Mavin duo of Reekado Banks and Korede Bello, as well as Nabania crooner, Flavour. They will be joined by the famous saxophonist, Olu Jazz, who will add spice to the event alongside Richard Mofe-Damijo of Nollywood fame, and Daala Oruwari , a presenter with Ovation TV, who will jointly compere the event.
Globacom, in a press statement in Lagos on Thursday expressed its delight in sponsoring the carols for the second year running.
“We are delighted to associate with the Ovation Carols again this year to further our support for African musical culture. We acknowledge the Yuletide as a period of mirth and celebration and a time to employ music as a tool of appreciation to God for preserving mankind. We will therefore be rewarding our loyal subscribers with special invitations to the event to savour the sublime menu of fun, music and laughter in continuation of our culture of appreciating our stakeholders in this season of goodwill,”
Assuring Nigerians of an entertainment–filled night featuring praise and entertainment, Globacom added that it would be the perfect way to kick off the Christmas celebrations.
The night will be filled with old memories as US band, Cameo is expected to render tracks like “Attack Me With Your Love”, “Cameosis”, “Real Men… Wear Black”, and “Thank God it’s Friday”.
The event, according to the organizers would also be used to celebrate the 70th birthday of Juju maestro, King Sunny Ade in grand style.