Willy Paul on why he stormed out of Groove Awards nominations

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Singer Willy Paul. PHOTO: MSETOEA

Gospel singer Willy Paul is the talk of town once again, he is back in the headlines after storming out of the Groove Awards nominations that went down at the Manu Chandaria Auditorium at the University of Nairobi on Tuesday, May 2.

Known for his may controversies, the artiste who is currently riding high with his latest release ‘I Do’, walked out of the event as soon as the list of nominees was announced. Just as it happened last year, his name was nowhere to be found.

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Singers Willy Paul and Alaine. PHOTO: TUKO

But Willy Paul was not the only big artiste who was not nominated never mind having a current chart-topper, his nemesis Bahati and L-Jay Maasai’s names were also missing. The event organisers said that they were very keen on nominating the artistes and character was a key factor.

“This year, we have made bold steps. We have left people intentionally whose character does not represent christian values,” said pastor Patric Kuchio on behalf of Groove Awards.

It’s not a secret that the talented Willy Paul has been attracting controversies in everything he does and everywhere he goes.

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Following the Tuesday drama, the ‘Fanya’ star has finally come out to say why he walked away from this year’s Groove Awards nomination event.

“Don’t expect them to appreciate your hard work: human beings should not be trusted. If you trust them:: you will only get hurt badly.. Get used to being alone.: let ur only option be Christ the king.. Don’t let the earth and the things in it define you.. You’re better than them all,” he said.

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Willy Paul sentiments on Social media have attracted support and loathe in equal measure, and we have a compiled a few of them below.

Muffred: Hey twin bro keep up, hakuna siku binadamu wataona hardworking ya mtu instead no kuangalia mabaya tu. Kama mtu anadai kujudge kwanza amek sure ye ako clean otherwise we respect everybody and fear nobody buh God Himself

Brad: Well said bro, keep them looking at the sky….you team all way up

Kimwato: Hiii stage ya adolescent utamaliza lini?