Afrobeat Star, Wini Lizbet Nominated For African Icon Awards As “Youth Ambassador Of The Year”

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The organizers of the African Icon Awards have nominated UK-based Afrobeat star Wini Lizbet as “Youth Ambassador of the Year” for her relentless contributions to the African music industry. 

The nomination comes as the organization prepares to hold the 9th edition of this prestigious event.

The Project Director, Ambassador Abraham Lawal, announced through the organization’s Instagram handle that the theme for this year’s edition is “The Power Of African Youth In Leadership.”

Ahead of the 9th edition, Wini Lizbet has been nominated as the “Youth Ambassador of the Year” at the event scheduled for July 26, 2024, at Merit House, Maitama, Abuja.

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Wini Lizbet, whose real name is Winifred Elizabeth Okorie, hails from Abia State, Nigeria, and has been based in the UK for a while. She has become a significant figure in the Afrobeat genre, known for her unique sound and captivating performances. Her music often blends traditional African rhythms with contemporary beats, creating a fusion that appeals to a global audience.

Despite not being widely known in Nigeria, Wini Lizbet has made a substantial impact on the international stage. Her work has not only entertained but also served as a bridge, connecting African culture with the rest of the world. Her dedication to promoting African heritage through her music has garnered her a growing fan base and critical acclaim.

The African Icon Awards aim to recognize and celebrate outstanding Africans who have made significant contributions in various fields. Wini Lizbet is seen as a fitting recipient of the Youth Ambassador of the Year accolade. Her efforts in representing African culture with excellence are seen as an inspiration to young people across the continent and beyond.

Wini Lizbet’s journey has not been without challenges. As an artist who has yet to feature any Nigerian artists in her work, she has faced criticism from some quarters. However, her resilience and commitment to her craft have seen her rise above these challenges, continually pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the Afrobeat genre.

As she continues to remain focused on her mission to elevate African music and culture, Lizbet is currently working on new projects that promise to further solidify her place in the music industry and continue her role as a youth ambassador.

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Lizbet’s recognition at the African Icon Awards is indeed a testament of her hard work, creativity and the positive impact she has made over the years.

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