MultiChoice Celebrates King Sunny Ade at 70
Leading video entertainment company, MultiChoice Nigeria, has concluded plans to broadcast live the Sunny on Sunday concert on DStv Channel 198 and GOtv Channel 29 on Sunday, December 11, 2016.
The world-class concert which will hold at Federal Palace Hotel and Casino, Victoria Island, Lagos, marks the grand finale of the 70th birthday celebration of one of Nigeria’s music maestros, Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye, popularly known as King Sunny Ade.
After decades of superlative performances as a Juju exponent, King Sunny Ade, who is understandably one of Nigeria’s music greats, turned 70 on September 22, 2016. For those that do not know, the Grammy-award nominee has been performing on stage for upwards of 50 years. He has under his kitty over 70 albums, including collaborations with artists such as Steve Wonder, Many Dibango, Youssou N’Dour, Salif Keia, among many others.
Martin Mabutho, General Manager, Marketing and Sales, MultiChoice Nigeria, speaking on the collaboration, said: “We are proud to celebrate Nigeria’s foremost Juju exponent who, for over 50 years, has consistently made great music, videos, and art that have become legendary. As an undisputed authority in the Nigerian music industry, King Sunny Ade, has continued to earn more respect from his increasing and wider audience home and abroad. We are aware of his contribution to the growth of the industry and that is why we are partnering with Temple Management Company to bring this historic celebration to our subscribers through a live broadcast.”
The Sunny on Sunday concert will feature other great artistes including Onyeka Onwenu, Awilo Logomba, Iyanya, Dare Art Alade, Terry Apala, Jeff, Tyson Noir, and many more.
DStv and GOtv subscribers can catch this grand concert live by tuning to DStv channel 198 and GOtv channel 29, come December 11, 2016.