Yinka Davies, Essence, Yeka Onka, Les Nubians & Michelle Dede at the LoudNProud Live Series African All-Star Whitney Houston Tribute Event

Michelle Dede

On Saturday 1oth March 2012, Yinka Davies, Yeka Onka, Essence, Celia and Helene Faussart of Grammy Nominated group – Les Nubians and a host of others, paid their respect to the late queen of Pop/R&B – Whitney Houston at the LoudNProud Live Series: African All Star Whitney Houston Tribute by performing some of her greatest hits and also their own songs.

The power packed event held at Harbour Point was hosted by Michelle Dede and was truly a stunner as it saw lots of attendees including some celebrities storm the venue, eager to see what some of our loved music acts had to offer. It was truly a wonderful tribute to Whitney, if you missed it never mind BN has got your back with all the photos.


Red Carpet 

DJ Xclusive


Jimmy The Beat

Yinka Davies

Celia Faussart

Les Nubians (Celia & Helene Faussart)


Yeka Onka lights up the stage with her voice

Rock on Essence!

Yinka Davies delivers her best

Michelle Dede with Helene Faussart of Les Nubians

Les Nubians electrify this stage with their hit tracks

Get yourself prepared for the next edition of the sensational LoudNProud Live Series tagged Femme Fatale “Hot & Sexy” Edition taking place at the Marquee, 4th Floor, Mega Plaza, Victoria Island, Lagos on Saturday 14th April 2012, will see performances by Goldie, Kaffy, Pryse, Nyore, Kelmah and Sade King.

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18 Comments on Yinka Davies, Essence, Yeka Onka, Les Nubians & Michelle Dede at the LoudNProud Live Series African All-Star Whitney Houston Tribute Event
  • Turn turn turner April 2, 2012 at 6:30 am

    Lol…as in…LOL!

  • Africhic April 2, 2012 at 8:26 am

    Okay……..this gathering i dont know what to say.

  • e-bukun April 2, 2012 at 8:28 am

    Dang! You can usually always tell how exciting an event is by the first person from the red carpet photos and this one is no different- I mean when last did Michelle Dede…stops 😐 *hits snooze

  • christy April 2, 2012 at 9:03 am

    Sunshine pix

  • kem April 2, 2012 at 9:21 am

    more tribute…..hmmm

  • Lue April 2, 2012 at 9:27 am

    So they are just doing their own tribute now. ok

  • mekhi phifa April 2, 2012 at 10:01 am

    Ds Essence of a woman I neva undnstand u afta all ds yrs …2 bad!
    Are there no publicity 4ds gathering or what:
    no Uti n guy friends,
    no Toolz,
    no Banky W,
    no Genny,
    so wat do we have here
    French hags Les nubians,
    Michele Dede frm Big Brother Nigeria,
    n Aunty Yinka oooh plssss!

  • LPS April 2, 2012 at 10:08 am
  • Mena Oudha April 2, 2012 at 11:00 am

    lol at the coments…!

  • Theodora April 2, 2012 at 11:22 am

    Looks like a dry event, however, i love the lady in the black leather looking dress with little cyt circles in the 6 th picture , she looks really classy…..that said, im back to work, ….

  • Redcarpetgoat April 2, 2012 at 11:33 am

    @mekhi phifa, u spoke my mind. Essence never fails to amuse me. haba! even to stand well and pose still need professional advice? infact, all the ladies except 2 scattered their legs …lol

  • Dami_blinks April 2, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    I can see my uncle and gf pic,hmmmmm,nice!…


  • cynthia April 2, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    naija pple leave Americans make dey mourn their Whitney that one no bi una job to mourn her

  • Nollywoodgaga April 2, 2012 at 4:04 pm

    I say hein, every single day a tribute event for Whitney ?

  • rose April 4, 2012 at 5:09 am

    I do not remember hearing that Whitney Houston was from Nigeria nor did she come to Nigeria to Paform(perform), If America did not exist I wander what u will be copying, mine ur business. Update us with the ongoing crisis in Nigeria.

  • Chysom April 4, 2012 at 5:32 pm

    These ain’t red carpet looks joooooo…, not feeling them at all…

  • Serena April 5, 2012 at 7:19 am

    @ chysom, i totally agree with you except the lady in the black dress that looks like leather…very lovely…

  • iamfascinating April 8, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    Nice pictures all round.
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