Taniah was one of some 26 artists and bands who received awards at the event held at the Complexe Sportif de la Côte d’Or. (Taniah)
Seychellois singer Taniah has won the award for best artist on the island – Seychelles in Mauritian Music Awards 2022 held last month.
Taniah was one of some 26 artists and bands who received awards at the event held at the Complexe Sportif de la Côte d’Or. She is the second Seychellois to win the award, after Elijah, who won the award in 2020.
“This award is a great accomplishment in my musical career, as it is internationally recognized and will open doors for many new projects,” Taniah told SNA on Tuesday.
The singer who is well known in Seychelles for songs like “Pa Sanse” (Unlucky), Kesu and “Lopinyon” (Opinion) said it has not been easy to break into the region.
“I think the main thing for me is to seize opportunities when they arise, and I think that’s what brought me here,” she said and added that Mauritians identify a lot to his songs, especially the love songs.
The Mauritius Music Awards have been created by Elysium: Events and Clubbing with the aim of recognizing the achievements of Mauritians and regional island artists for their prowess in the music industry.
For the 27-year-old, this is a major milestone in her career, and she said that in 2023 fans can expect new tracks and collaborations from her, although a new album might be a bit far.
“I hope that with this award I will get more recognition, where more artists and record labels may seek to work with me in the future, but above all, I will continue to be humbled and grateful. for what brought me here,” she said. added.
Popular Mauritian singer Alain Ramanisum won the Gold Award.
Other artists recognized at the awards ceremony were names of popular artists from Mauritius such as Blakkayo, Laura Beg, Mr Love, Linzy Bacbotte and Otentik Groove.