Rema Namakula was all smiles after she was yesterday named the first #MTNCallerTunez Online Awards 2015 monthly winner. This came after her ‘Muchuzi’ song was the most downloaded tune in August 2015 thus winning the Caller Tune of the month prize worth 2.5M which she received in cash.
They say more shall be added unto those who have. And this saying turned out true when Rema who is also signed to SMS ONE is a close colleague, cherished friend also received a cash reward of $500 from SMS ONE/Chano8 as a sign of appreciation and support to the adorable mother of one on top of the MTN Prize.
Rema who was accompanied by her manager, personally picked the reward from SMS ONE/Chano8 offices in Kololo was overjoyed and could not hide her excitement after being handed the envelope.
She thanked SMS ONE (the parent company to www.chano8.com) for believing and supporting her when she had just started her solo career two years back after leaving Gagamel Crew. She also thanked her fans for the continuous support and downloading her music even though she was pleasantly surprised that it’s ‘Muchuzi’ that won.
“Surely I am very happy that ‘Mchuzi’ won this award though I thought some of my other songs like ‘Lean on me’ were more popular. All in all I wish to thank Allah for the blessings and all my fans for the support. They should keep downloading for us to all stand a chance to win.” She told www.chano8.com after receiving her heavy envelope.
SMS ONE’s Mrs Elizabeth Mushabe who handed the reward to Rema said she is proud of her humble and hard working nature and urged her to continue with the spirit.
“Proud of my dear daughter Rema!! You have made history by winning the first ever MTN caller tunes awards; you can win more am sure. You are a hardworking and humble lady and you totally deserve this award. Congs also to Ray Signature song writer and D-King the producer. Keep up the good work and we (SMSONE and Chano8) are right behind you.” She said in a social media message
Customers who downloaded the most caller tunes also won goodies from MTN including Huawei Smart Phone Y600 and cash prizes.
You can view the download count by visiting the MTN CallerTunez Portal onhttp://bit.ly/1JIMyID, and select AWARDS. The countdown to the September winners is now on. To start downloading for your favorite artiste and yourself to win, Dial *170# or visit www.mtn.co.ug/callertunez