Irene Ntale signs to Universal Music Group Nigeria & releases new single "Nyamba"
Ugandan singer-songwriter, Irene Ntalé has just inked a major deal with Universal Music Group Nigeria (UMGNG). A household name in Uganda and East Africa with over 10 Million streams and 3downloads, Ntalé is known for her ability to fuse together sounds from the region.
She becomes the first artist from Uganda to be signed to Universal Music Group.
Additionally, Ntalé releases her first single, "Nyamba" under Universal Music Group Nigeria today (Wednesday 21st August 2019). 'Help Me' in Luganda, "Nyamba" is a romantic ballad inspired by a past experience. The track is very personal to Ntalé as it speaks to the fragility and vulnerability of love.
Ntalé says, 'I want all my fans to fall in love, dance, and be unafraid to express themselves when they listen to this song". A hopeless romantic, she wants her fans to love without the limitations of ego. According to the songstress, love knows no ego.
A bona fide hitmaker, Ntalé is a multifaceted artist whose genre-blending mix of RnB, Afropop, reggae, and acoustic soul has formed her unique sound. The 'Nyamba' release comes highly anticipated following the release of hit singles such as 'Kyolowooza', 'Stamina Daddy', and 'Gukuba'.
General Manager of Universal Music Group Nigeria, Ezegozie Eze commented, "We are excited to have Ntalé join the family. She is an extremely talented artist and her dedication to her craft has paid off in East Africa. This partnership has been 2 years in the making and we are excited to be on this journey with her as she sets her eyes on Africa and then the world".
Ntalé's deal with the entertainment company goes beyond music, she will also be partnering with U-Live Africa (a division of Universal Music Group Nigeria) to produce her annual concert Ntalé Live, which debuted in 2018 with a sold out show at the Kampala Serena Hotel.