Nandy is a prolific and award winning singer, songwriter and performer in Tanzania. Her genre of music is Afro-Pop. She performs most of her songs in her local dialect mixed with English. She is one of the new wave artist in the Tanzanian music wave who is making a name for herself all across Africa.
Nandy was born in the early 90s in Moshi a small town in Tanzania. She didn’t let her poor background stop her from pursing her love for music. Her stage name Nandy came as a result of the shortening of her real name Nandera. She started performing music at a young age from her church school choir and appearing in talent shows.
Nandy’s major breakthrough came after a friend introduced her to the CEO of Tanzania House of Career (THT). A record label which she later joined and led to the reease of her first major single titled “I’m Confident” which sprung her into the music scene major eyes and she became highly sort after. She has been able to move in between genres since the time of her debut.
Nandy has been able to churn out hit singles such as, Nagusa gusa, Wasijudanye, Ninogeshe, I’m Confidant, Aibu just to mention a few. Sh has also been able to release her first studio album which has enjoyed a massive amount of airplay since the time of its release.
Nandy has been able to get herself various award recognition in Tanzania and all across Africa. She has also won various talent shows before she started trending in the music scene. The artiste has also gotten various endorsements from top brands in Tanzania.
The artist has also gone on to collaborate with various African artiste why also performing on big stage with them. The artist has also been able to make a name for herself in the industry, with her videos getting a lot of youtube views and her song been used as soundtracks in movies. She also participated in the Coke studio Africa which led to her major award recognition. Her song by Nandy has been used as songs for soundtracks in movies.
Nandy’s Net worth is estimated to range between 600,900 Us dollars and 800,000 Us dollars. This is calculated from her record label income, sales from album, shows/gigs payment, money from Youtube video views, endorsement deal payments and Properties/investments owned by her. The songstress has done well for herself financially also becoming one of the most influential music artists in Tanzania. Here are the best songs by Nandy.
1. KIZA KINENE FEATURING SAUTI SOL
2. MAGUFULI TENA
8. ONE DAY
Nandy is one artiste that growth in the music industry for her is a notable one. Also with her endorsement deals and working on her award wining studio album to winning awards Nandy has proved that she is on artiste that is In the Tanzanian music industry to stay.
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