NRG Radio Uganda Wins East Africa Arts Entertainment Award for Best Radio Station in East Africa

Posted on April 17, 2024
By Sean Musa Carter
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106.5 NRG Radio Uganda has been recognized as the Best Radio Station in East Africa by the East Africa Arts Entertainment Awards. This recognition comes as a testament to NRG Radio Uganda's unmatched commitment to shaping culture, particularly among the youth.

Despite being operational in Uganda for only one year, NRG Radio Uganda has swiftly emerged as a change maker, revolutionizing the radio industry not only in Uganda but across the East African region. Focused at redefining radio experience, NRG Radio Uganda goes beyond the conventional boundaries of studio-based broadcasting, offering audiences an immersive and experiential audio-visual radio experience.

Barbra Lynda, the head of brand at NRG Radio Uganda, expressed profound gratitude for the award, stating;

“Receiving this recognition in our inaugural year surpasses all our expectations. It's a testament to the dedication of our talent both on air and behind the scenes, and the unwavering support of our incredible listeners. For this recognition, we know East Africa has good taste and are grateful that they recognize the work that goes into constantly putting out good vibes”

NRG Radio Uganda boasts an exceptional lineup of shows and talented presenters who have captivated audiences across the region.

Among its flagship programs are:-

  • The Breakfast Club with Prim, Eka, Shaq & DJ Beats.
  • AM Show with Crysto Panda, Santrina and DJ Alisha.
  • NRG Transit with Sean Preezy, Sheila Salta and DJ Vanss
  • NRG Circle with Etania, Zam Zion & DJ VXFaisal
  • NRG Total Access with Sheila Gashumba & DJ VXFaisal
  • NRG Lost School with Zion & DJ Moze
  • NRG Vent with Sandra Cope
  • NRG Sunday Groove with DJ Robinkist

NRG Radio Uganda has made its mark at various events, including Nyege Nyege 2023, Davido's Timeless Concert, and The Afro DJ Fest. The station continues to captivate audiences with its innovative approach to radio, with much anticipation surrounding its participation in the upcoming Victony Block Party by Malembe on April 27th at the Lugogo Hockey Grounds.

In a bid to keep the youth entertained, NRG is committed to consistently engaging  providing dynamic and edgy content, delivering real-time on-air updates, and setting trends.

The East Africa Arts Entertainment Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in the region's entertainment industry, including countries such as Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, and South Sudan.

Other notable winners this year include Diamond Paltnumz, Nyashinski, Alikiba, Bien, Ayra Star, Fik Fameica and Sheebah.

As NRG Radio Uganda continues to push boundaries and redefine radio broadcasting, please follow the station on all social media handles @nrgradioug to stay updated with what’s happening!