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The multi-award winning veteran broadcaster and media consultant who is best known for her prime-time TV show Princess of Arize Princess ‘Deun Adedoyin-Solarin has been awarded the special honorary award BEFFTA Entertainment Icon. With a successful career in media and broadcasting for just over 35 years, the Nigerian born journalist, motivational speaker and media consultant started her career as a broadcaster on NBC TV in 1975.

Princess Deun, an extremely respected media personality in Europe was celebrity host for the Nigerian leading talk show Morning Ride on NTA2 Channel 5 before creating her current popular TV show Princess of Arize on BEN TV SKY channel 182. Princess of Arize show is positioned as the leading innovative and indigenous media programme that continues to break new grounds. The TV show celebrates and features businesses, individuals and special events within the African and Caribbean community in the Diaspora and beyond.

As personalities in showbiz prepare to walk on the red carpet in London on 27th October at the prestigious 4th annual BEFFTA UK awards, this will be a special night as Princess Deun will be picking the BEFFTA honorary award in the presence of an international audience from USA, Canada and Africa.

BEFFTA Founder Pauline Long Announces Nominations On TV

BEFFTA founder Pauline Long announced BEFFTA UK 2012 nominations live on SKY Channel 182 BEN TV – The Magazine Show. Pauline Long said the team was back in London this year to celebrate the best African/Caribbean achievers in entertainment, film, fashion, television and art. As the public nominate, the BEFFTA Members will be nominating too and drawing up the final list to be announced live on television.

Personalities nominated for BEFFTA awards include musicians, promoters, djs, models, designers, poets, television personalties, film directors, photographers, radio personalities, beauty pageant directors and more

The public nominations will close on 14th September. Full nomination category list is can be found here:

MOBO Award nominee DTWG announce 2010 UK tour dates


Their vision… “is to use the powerful message of the gospel to impact their generation; as well as promoting gospel music in mainstream communities”.

Since the groups’ formation in 2003, its members have featured at various events across the UK and are beginning to break into Europe . They have also been opportune to have featured on various TV and radio stations; including BBC1, BBC3, Premier Christian Radio, BEN TV, OBE TV, LoveWorld TV, Revelation TV, Channel M, BBC Radio and more.  Not only that but one of their band member  Kristyna Myles broke into the UK album chart Top 10 song with her melodic song “My Lord”. This track appeared alongside tracks from Amy Winehouse and Erykah Badu on the compilation CD ‘Songbird 2008’.

Having recently released their first album ‘The Project: Desire to Worship God’; DTWG has announced they will be taking their album on tour across the UK .

The album has already been well received by Christians and non-Christians across the country. Since the release of ‘The Project’ DTWG has received much recognition and was recently nominated for a MOBO Award and a GMA; “watch out for bigger and better to the glory of God, in 2010” says Samuel the founder of DTWG.

More about their tour: The tour kicks off on 26th March 2010, in the Capital of Culture itself, Liverpool and is hosted by Liverpool Lighthouse. On the 27th March the team will move to neighbouring City, Manchester , at Central Hall, Oldham Road . On to Sheffield on the 2nd April, Leeds on the 3rd April. The tour will then wind its way down south, where they will land at ‘The Globe’ in Reading on 7th April.

The tour’s finale will be in London , the home of the team, with events supported by the YMCA, TFHI, KT and Restoration Team 9th, 10th and 11th April 2010.

The DTWG tour will feature other Gospel music greats like:

Osmond Collins: (International Psalmist, from USA ). He is an internationally recognised Psalmist / Worshipper / Singer Songwriter. His musical accomplishments include 4 CD albums Exalted One, Walk The Walk, Do It Again and He Will Restore.

New Direction Crew (MOBO & UMA Award Nominees) are ground-breaking group of talented, young artists steadily making their mark, both on the Gospel scene plus wider circuits.

Roger Samuels, considered as one of Britain ’s finest gospel vocalists.

…and many more, this is one tour not to miss, it’s set to be great!

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DTWG album is available on and is now available to download on all major download sites; including HMV, Amazon, and iTunes.