RnB sensation Third Hand Music has won the prestigious Akademia Music Awards with their hit single ‘Helena’. The single’s video won the Best Video category RnB and Soul.
This is the first group in Kenya to not only win the award but even get a nomination at the award.
Located in Los Angeles, California, The Akademia Music Awards are dedicated to recognizing excellence in music throughout the world and supporting musicians interested in receiving a higher degree of market exposure and professional recognition for their work.
Third Hand Music is a trio RnB group based in Kenya. Starting out in 2012 while in campus as ‘Phy and the band’, they performed at small gigs in Nairobi,regularly performing at ‘Poetry at the park’ held at the Memorial Park.
The band broke out in October 2014 with Phy going solo and they begun working on an album which they are yet to release.
Following the news, the group commented “We are elated to receive the award, it’s reassuring that someone is appreciating our music and hard work, expect a lot this year from us going forward, the fire has been ignited.”
Here is their latest single “In the Air”.
Article by Kevin Gitau.