Glo Ovation Carols Stage set for 2016 edition, holds December 18

The carol will kick off at 7 pm and last till late evening to give music lovers ample time to enjoy themselves.

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2015 Ovation Carol

(Daniel Sync)
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The 2016 edition of the high profile Glo Ovation Carols has been slated for December 18 at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The carol, which has become a permanent fixture in the annual calendar of some of Nigeria’s most influential people, will kick off at 7 pm and last till late evening to give music lovers ample time to enjoy themselves.

Top American hip-hop group, Cameo, which sang the global hit, Attack me with your love,has confirmed participation as the headline act of the night of glitz, glamour and music.

The audience will have opportunity to relive the good old days with the monster hits of this group, such as "Cameosis", "Thank God it’s Friday," "Attack Me With Your Love,"  "Real Men… Wear Black," amongst others.

Internationally-acclaimed Juju maestro, King Sunny Ade will be adding colour and panache to the event with his performance. The organizers of Ovation Carol planned to use the event to commemorate his 70th birthday.

The trio of Globacom brand ambassadors, Nabania crooner, Flavour, Katapot exponent, Reekado Banks and Korede Bello will also perform at the event.

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Nollywood great, Richard Mofe-Damijo and the delectable Dala Oruwari, are billed to compere the carol which will feature other wave-making artistes including saxophonist,  Olu Jazz.

The sponsor of the show, Globacom, in a statement released in Lagos on Tuesday, said Nigerians would not forget the 2016 Ovation Carols in a hurry with the eclectic blend of carols, pop, rock and blues, electro and hip-hop that would kick-start the Yuletide celebrations.

"We are proud to associate with the Ovation Carols again this year to further our support for African musical culture. We acknowledge the Yuletide as a period of mirth and celebration and a time to employ music as a tool of appreciation to God for preserving mankind. We will therefore be rewarding our loyal subscribers with special invitations to the event to savour the sublime menu of fun, music and laughter in continuation of our culture of appreciating our stakeholders in this season of goodwill," the telecommunication giant said.