allan toniks biography
Who is Allan Toniks?

Who is Allan ToniksFlash Uganda Media looks at his biography, Age, music, wife, family, songs, early life and education of Allan Ampaire.

Allan Ampaire professionally Allan Toniks is a Ugandan Afro Pop, RnB artist, songwriter, recording producer and guitarist.

Early Life and Education

Allan Toniks alias Allan Ampaire was born in 1987 to Dr Berinda Edward and Mrs Berinda Josephine in Mbarara town and he lived inwards of Nyamitanga, Booma and Kamukuzi. 

He’s, therefore, a fluent speaker of Runyankore.

Allan Toniks went to Mbarara Preparatory School for his primary. He then joined King’s College Buddo for O ’Level and Ntare School for his A ‘Level. He joined Makerere University Business School where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in International Business Studies in 2011.

Family/Relationship

Allan got his first girlfriend at 17 and now he’s a father of 1 kid. 

Music career

Toniks started singing, writing songs, playing the guitar early in High school but he confirmed it a career while at the university where he recorded his first single Beera nange. 

He is now a professional guitarist who also sometimes produces his music under Vibrations, his record label. Allan believes that his style of music is Urban RnB and he has been nominated and won several awards. 

Allan Toniks participated in and emerged winner of the 2015 Airtel Trace Music Star Competition, celebrity edition.

Allan has shared the stage and featured with various local and international artists like P Square, Good Lyfe crew, Proff (Kenya), General Ozzy (Zambia), Gal Level (Namibia), Petersen Zagaze, Urban Boyz, Beenie Man, Sean Kingston (Jamaica), Genista, Sean Paul, Jidenna, Stella Mwangi, Roberto (Zambia), Flavour N’abania (Nigeria) as well as Bruno K.

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Toniks started singing, writing songs, playing the guitar early in High school.

Awards 

  • 2008 PAM Awards – RnB song of the year.
  • 2010 SoundCity Music Video Awards (Nigeria) – Best Pop Video in Africa
  • 2011 Namibian Music Awards – Song of the year
  • 2011 Namibian Music Awards – Video of the year
  • 2011 Namibian Music Awards – The best collaboration of the year 
  • 2011 Buzz Teeniez Awards – Best RnB artist
  • 2012 Namibian Music Awards – Song of the year
  • 2012 Namibian Music Awards – Best collaboration
  • 2012 Buzz Teeniez Awards – Best RnB artist
  • 2012 Buzz Teeniez Awards – Best RnB song
  • 2019 HiPipo Music Awards – Best Afro Pop song

Nominations

  • 2008 PAM Awards – RnB artist of the year
  • 2008 MAMA Awards – Listener’s choice
  • 2008 Kisma Awards – Best RnB artist
  • 2008 Buzz Teeniez Award – Best RnB artist
  • 2008 Buzz Teeniez Award – Best RnB song
  • 2009 Buzz Teeniez Award – Best RnB artist
  • 2010 PAM Awards – Video of the year
  • 2010 Buzz Teeniez Awards – Best RnB artist
  • 2011 PAM Awards – Best RnB artist
  • 2012 Channel O Music Video Awards – Best Pop Video Africa
  • 2013 Club Music Video Awards – Best Costume & design
  • 2019 Zzina Awards – Best contemporary RnB artist
  • 2020 HiPipo Music Awards – Best RnB song
  • 2020 HiPipo Music Awards – Video of the year.

Allan Toniks Songs 

  • January to December
  • Omutima
  • Mbankumissinga 
  • Beera nange
  • Mu’ngatto
  • That girl
  • Kampala gals
  • Yenze
  • Nzewuwo
  • Swag meter
  • Itaano
  • Ningyenda yoona
  • Tukyekole
  • Nsubiza
  • Regular
  • Private party
  • Who you are
  • Sikyetaaga
  • Baby language
  • Mulamwa
  • Falling
  • Romance
  • Sunday
  • Sikuleka
  • Wonder woman
  • Ensonga
  • Turn around

Albums

  • 2018 Romance
  • 2019 G.O.D
  • 2020 Sikuleka

Controversies 

#1. Allan Toniks ridicules Hon. Allan Ssewanyana.

Allan Toniks took it to his Twitter account with a screenshot of X-FM’s tweet and ridiculed Hon. Allan Ssewanyana, with a striking comment noting how MPs need intelligence Quotient (IQ) tests based on the rate at which they are violating the Covid-19 guidelines. 

He posted “ Nuh nuh nuh nuh nuh (In Brian White Voice ).. at this rate, we need IQ tests for MPs. The bar should be raised yo.”

However, various individuals criticized and mocked Hon. Ssewanyana’s act saying he was promoting gambling and idleness among the youth in his constituency.

#2. Allan Toniks’ girlfriend plots to take him to jail.

 It was alleged that Ugandan RnB singer Allan Toniks distanced himself from girlfriend and child to the extent that he would not check up to check up on the child’ sr months. 

It’s supposed that he had neglected his fatherly roles therefore it was for that reason that his ex-lover and a banker at Barclays decided to have him thrown in jail for child neglect. 

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Toniks and Ray Signature fight over Irene Ntale.

#3. Toniks’ campaign to appreciate his fans.

In 2017, singer Allan Toniks decided to reciprocate the love he gets from fans and kicked off a drive to thank his fans. The move was dubbed – Allan Toniks Fan Appreciation Month and it was to him give out various goodies to every lucky fan in one month.

He said it was aimed at appreciating the entire fan base that has supported him since the time he came on the music block in Uganda. Among the gifts given to his fans included perfumes, watches among others.

“I couldn’t take my fans for granted. They have supported me by following me on social media, requesting for my songs on radios,” said Allan.

#4. Toniks dumped Irene Ntale.

It was all over social media that singer Allan Toniks was in a happy relationship with songstress Irene Ntale

On several interviews, Allan tried to distance himself from the allegation but it was on a certain hangout in Kampala known as Club Venom in Kabalagala that he explained to his friends why he dumped fellow artist Irene Ntale.

He said, “I was in love with Irene Ntale but we got some misunderstandings on many things which forced me to let her go.”

In his speech, he added confessing how he used to take so much care of Irene Ntale and he is was the reason as to why she became a star. 

However, Irene has for many times been previously linked to many dudes around town including deejays, presenters, musicians and promoters, but the singer has always denied the rumours. 

#5. Ray Signature and Allan Toniks fight over Irene Ntale.

Allan Toniks and Ray Signature fight over Irene Ntale. These two brothers lived under one roof but they turned at loggerheads due to relationship issues.  

Allan was very frustrated and therefore turned his rage on his young brother but Ray came out and distanced himself from falling in love with Irene.