Awards and Recognition
2009 - Finalist for the World Vision International Peacemaking Award
Support Jean Paul Samputu's nomination (until June 4, 2009)
Winner to be announced in September, 2009
2008 - Nominated for the Tipperary Peace Prize
2007 - Ambassador for Peace, International Federation for World Peace
2006 - First place winner for World Music category in the International Songwriting Competition for "Psalm 150"
2006 - Pam award winner, Best Artist of the Year
2005 - Winner of The Spirituality & Healing Competition for the album, "Testimony from Rwanda"
2004 - One of the only two African artists to perform for the World Culture Open at the Lincoln Center in New York
2004 - Winner of the Kim's East African Award, Uganda
2003 - Winner of the Most Promising African Artist Kora Award for the song Ange Noir
- Nominated for the Best African Traditional Artist Kora Award for the song Nyaruguru