Welcome to Awa Melone’s site, we hope you enjoy her music and singing. Awa BAKAYOKO, aka Awa Melone, is a pretty and talented wold renowned singer, who started her career in the 1990’s as a back-up singer for the Ivory Coast musicians of Beta Simon, Tiken Jah Fakoly and Fadal Day. In Burkina Faso, where she moved to, she sang with and was influenced by the great Burkina Faso musicians of Georges OUEDRAOGO, Bil Aka Kora, Solo Dja Kabako, Alif Naaba, Zedess, Issouf COMPAORE, and others.
After these experiences she produced her solo album entitled “Plus d’amour” that she recorded live at the Seydoni Burkina studio in 2007. Arranged by Alain Nyamé, this opus was mixed and mastered at Tax 52 in the United States of America.
After enchanting us for 10 years with her suave and sublime voice, Awa Melone has retuned to the forefront of the music scene with her latest album “Tama”. This generous album has 10 songs, a real gem of gentle love and caring.