Published on Dec 29, 2012
Nominee – Best East African Female Artist
Born November 27, 1982 (age 33)
Residence Kampala, Uganda
Occupation Musician, actress, entertainer
Notable credit(s) Tusker Project Fame, Kiwani
Relatives Laura Kahunde (sister)
Pop R&B Afrobeat
Years active 1998–present
Associated acts Iryn Namubiru, Flavia Tumusiime
Juliana Kanyomozi, popularly known by the mononym Juliana, is a Ugandan pop musician, actress, and entertainer.
Background and education
Kanyomozi is a first cousin to Rukidi IV of Toro. Her father was a drummer and her grandmother was a vocalist.
She attended Namasagali College in Kamuli District for her high school education.
Kanyomozi was the first female musician to win the Pearl of Africa Music Awards (PAM Awards) ‘Artist of the Year’ accolade. In 2008, she made her film debut in Henry Ssali’s Kiwani: The Movie.
In March 2014, she signed with international cosmetics company Oriflame to be one of their East African brand ambassadors together with Lady JayDee of Tanzania and Jamila Mbugua of Kenya. More recently, she has collaborated with Nigerian entertainer Flavour.
In DECEMBER 2015, She won a lifetime achievement award in Diva awards Afrika In June 2015, She was appointed by UN WOMEN as the ambassador in uganda In 2011, She was nominated in Nigeria Entertainment Awards in the category of the best Pan AFRICAN Artist
Kanyomozi had a son, Keron Raphael Kabugo, who died in late July 2014. Her son was asthmatic, but the cause of death was not published.
In 2006, Kanyomozi had a temporary romantic relationship with United States-based Ugandan boxer Kassim Ouma.
In 2013, Big Eye Magazine rated Kanyomozi one of the most beautiful Ugandan women of all-time.
Some of Kanyomozi’s most popular songs include the following:
Something Of My Life Ganda Boys
Love You Better
[ All I wanna know]
[ Usiende mbali]
[ My Heart]
[ Ondage Omukwano]
[ Don’t wanna try]
Uganda National Anthem
I am Ugandan