Often described as ‘a small woman with a big voice’, Joanita Zachariassenn is a talented Ugandan singer/songwriter based in Denmark. Full of enthusiasm, energy, and brimming with uniqueness, she is steadily rising through the ranks and aiming for the top spot with her music career.

Joanita started music at a young age releasing her first album named ‘Kept Me Going’ in 2006 which was produced by legendary producer Steve Jean. She featured a couple of Ugandan artistes on the album including Mr. Mosh, and Navio.

She also took part in the Denmark’s Got Talent 2009 competition. She went past the Live stage, and only dropped out at the semi-live stage. It is this platform that she believes helped elevate her career in music. She then performed at a ‘Climate Service’ event in Copenhagen’s cathedral for over 2000 people – including several heads of state, including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik.
In 2013, Joanita won the Integration Award for her work as an African artist using her music as a voice of change in Denmark. She also won the Africa Crown Award on October 1st 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Going into 2018, Joanita aimed at spreading her music influence around East Africa. She has already released a few singles featuring some really big names including Barnaba Classic, a Tanzanian singer. She promises to release more collaborations to help her establish a reasonable fan base. She has also embarked on a music promotion tour in Uganda promoting her newest singles.
Having released; ‘Kyoyagala’ (Feat. The Mith), ‘Mpola Mpola’, ‘Once Upon A Time’, Joanita Zacahariassenn is looking forward to completing an EP that will include different music genres including; Afro-beat, Soul, Rock, Contemporary, Pop, among others to express her diverse talent.
A woman of her zeal and ambition, Joanita Zachariassenn is destined to make it big on the big stage.
Watch ‘Kyoyagala’ – Joanita Zachariassenn feat. The Mith below;

Josh Ruby is an Editor with high interest and knowledge in the Ugandan entertainment space, an industry he has been actively part of since 2010. Leads to breaking stories are welcome!

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