Rose Muhando Signs With Sony Music

Global recording company Sony Music Entertainment is proud to announce the signing of East African Gospel Star Rose Muhando to its roster of artists, which includes some of the most important recordings in history.The signing was announced at a press conference in Dares Salaam, Tanzania on the 9th February 2011, and is the first deal of its kind for East Africa.
Rose Muhando is undoubtedly one of Africa’s biggest selling and most acclaimed gospel artists, with millions of fans throughout East Africa and her home country Tanzania. The gospel diva has now been signed to a multi-album recording deal with Sony Music, and a fullservices management deal with Sony Music and ROCKSTAR4000. 

Sony Music Entertainment Africa views the continent of Africa as a highly important music development frontier and believes that some of the best talent in theWorld is currently creating and performing music across the continent. Sony has set its sights on becoming the primary partner of the best Africa has to offer and has high hopes that with its assistance, African musicians can achieve new Pan African and Global success. “We’re so excited about the wealth of talent we are discovering literally daily inAfrica.” says Managing Director of Sony Music Entertainment Africa Sean Watson. “Rose is a magnificent example of the level of talent we mean to invest in. Her gift is quite extraordinary and we are very proud to be her partner. We count her alongside us as a pioneer of a new era in African music.”  'Its a new and exciting time for amazing talent and music from Africa to shine and we are thrilled to have a star like Rose as part of the family and to represent Rose through the next chapter of her very successful career' said Jandre Louw, CEO of ROCKSTAR4000 Music Entertainment. ‘I am thrilled and honored to be working with great African talents. Rose Mhando is a new addition to this roaster of clients that embodies what Rockstar 4000 believes and stands for. She is an Iconic local Tanzanian brand that we will develop to become an International brand’ added Christine Seven Mosha, Music and New business of ROCKSTAR4000 Rose was so excited and thanked God for all he has blessed her with. Rose Muhando was born in 1976 and was raised in Dodoma, Tanzania. On being deathly ill, Rose converted to Christianity and it was this move, her leading the choir at her local church and her meeting Nassan Wami that prompted her first album recording. Today Rose lives in Dar Es Salaam where her career has flourished over the last 10 years.  To date, Rose's first album shattered sales records, selling over 5 million copies. She currently has her second album (JipangeSawaSawa) out, which has already sold well over 1.3 million copies.  The magical voice has not been restricted to Tanzania and she has toured extensively across the African continent, covering cities in Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Malawi. Congo, Uganda. Rose has also been well received in the United States.