Rikus Grobler | Oct 18, 2017 | 0
EES places Namibia on global map
Namibian artist EES has made it to the top 10 of the biggest online music contest called “Global Rockstar”.
He stands a chance to win the grand prize of almost N$500,000 and a wide range of recording equipment.
EES is the only African artist in the top ten final chart which makes this yet another great milestone to put Namibia on the map in the international music scene and he has proven once again that he can compete with the international music scene and overseas established artists out there.
“This is really a great achievement to have made it as the only African artist to the Top 10 of over thousands of artist world wide competing in this competition,” EES told the Economist.
It was a two month online voting period where fans from all over the world could show their support by voting for their favourite artist every 12 hours via Facebook or Twitter. The final voting phased ended on 15 December 2015 and EES made it to chart position 8 of over 15 000 participating artist from 167 countries, which include Italy, Germany, Chile, Great Britain, USA, Ecuador and Indonesia before the Namibian Boy.
Voting for the final round starts in 261 days, for more information visit www.eesy-ees.com or his Facebook page: eesmusic.
Ees has 9 cd’s under his belt in just 8 years of being in the music industry.
His music style is a blend of Kwaito, African House, Afro Pop, Reggae and has a funky fresh spin to it, creating a unique African vocal singing style.
Global Rockstar is based in Austria and has major backing of leading music industry microphone manufacturers like AKG and Soundcraft.