It was a gathering of Nigeria’s greatest pop stars, showbiz whiz-kids, entertainment icons and industry chiefs as many ignored prior commitments to converge at the Civic Center, Victoria Island, on Wednesday, to celebrate the launch of STAR MUSIC a first of its kind mobile application and the latest brand offering from the makers of Star Lager beer, Nigerian Breweries.
The star-studded event, which was hosted by superstar Wizkid, was an exciting experience, as Star took the audience on a journey through its numerous accomplishments in the Nigerian entertainment sector.
Celeb guests included 2face Idibia, Weird MC, Colette Otusheso, Toni Kan, Ruggedman, Toolz, and many others
Speaking at the event, Marketing Manager of Nigerian Breweries Mr Walter Drenth, assured consumers that there’s plenty to use and share on the app. “Star has always been recognized as the people’s beer. But Star is more than just a lager beer: its an exciting experience, one that for over 60 years has been connecting and nurturing our people.”
“We are so excited by the introduction of Star Music and by the fact that this will revolutionize the way people use and share music. We are constantly on the search for new, fun and exciting ways to help Nigerians relax and Star Music promises to become a major part of our lives, just like Nigeria’s number one beer Star Lager.”
Star has always had its heart on the entertainment pulse in the country, and through a number of innovative initiatives, has been able to greatly inspire the entertainment culture in Nigeria.
WizKid who compered the event and also performed some of his hits to an enthusiastic audience said he is proud to be associated with a brand that strongly supports entertainment culture in Nigeria. “It’s really great to be a part of this, to know that corporate organizations like Star care enough to reach out to music lovers in such unique ways."
The virally famous singer also released his new video ‘Azonto’ exclusively on STAR MUSIC.
Star Music, a first of its kind music portal, will provide 100% entertainment content and is partnering with some of the biggest names in the Nigerian entertainment sector MTV BASE and Nigerian Entertainment Today. It will also have some of the most prolific writers and some of the trendiest artistes in the Nigerian entertainment circuit as part of the team that’ll deliver exciting content to users 24/7.
Star Music is available on several mobile operating systems, including Android, Java, Blackberry, iPhone, iPAD and Google Play; as well as on a dedicated mobisite.