We are proud to announce that the founders and the members of the board of trustees of Applause Africa magazine have selected Les Nubians to be honored at our second annual African Diaspora Awards.
The African Diaspora Awards is a special initiative that aims to celebrate exemplary individuals who have made a significant difference in the African community in the United States, as well as individuals in society who have contributed to the advancement of Africans and Africa as a whole. The ADA award is particularly aimed at motivating young and accomplished Diaspora Africans to become the change they wish for Africa.
Over the past twelve years, Applause Africa has committed time, energy and resources to identify and celebrate Africans in the Diaspora who have made a significant difference in their communities around the world. The African Diaspora Awards joins the list of projects and programs created by Applause Africa which seek to empower Africans in the Diaspora and render positive messages that encourages them and their community.
Les Nubians would be receiving the – Musician of the Year Award, for their accomplishments in the music industry especially in the year 2012.
The event is taking place at the School of Visual Arts – 333 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011, on December 8th 2012. The red carpet and reception starts at 6:30PM, while the ceremony begins at 7:30PM. An after-party begins immediately after the awards are concluded at an adjoining luxurious lounge till 4:00AM.
For more information on the African Diaspora Awards including nomination process and categories, please visitwww.applauseafrica.com/ada.
A picture with our sensational Nu Revolution Band and amazing Detroit based horn section, in Michigan during our last Midwest Tour late June. From left to right: Frank Malloy (perc), LaDarrel Johnson (horns), Kris Johnson (horns), Alexis Juliard (voc), Jeff Ponders (horns), and Queen Aaminah (Shaun Kelly (drums), Fred Doumbe (bass), John Roggie (keys) Masahiro Shimizu (guitar). Front, the ladies : Celia Faussart, Helene Faussart and Queen Aaminah (voc). Thanks to Mara Hoffman for the beautiful dresses.