Ammara Brown is a Zimbabwean female singer (Afro-pop/RnB), song writer, actress and brand ambassador. She is the daughter of iconic Zimbabwean singer Andy Brown. Born in Harare, Zimbabwe, she started her career in the 1990s, debuting in a TV commercial together with Oliver Mtukudzi. Her musical career began at the age of 13 when she made her first demo song for her parents and joined her father’s band, The Storm in 2003 as a backing vocalist.
Brown affectionately refers to her fans as Ammaratians
Ammara made it to the top 10 of Idols East and Southern Africa in 2008, being one of 5 Zimbabweans and was eventually eliminated, taking 5th position.In 2010, she performed at the FIFA soccer World Cup in South Africa alongside Flabba from Skwatta Kamp. She has also performed before Malawian presidents Bingu Wa Mutharika and Joyce Banda.
Ammara has performed on the same stage with acts such as Mi Casa at the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA), Skwata Kamp,P-Squared, Winky D and Tehn Diamond.
During the 2013 edition of the Lion Lager Beer Festival attended by Nigerian singer, D’banj, Ammara made a surprise appearance on stage and twerked for D’banj.
In June 2014, she caused a stir following the release of her album cover which accompanied her single titled Crucify Me. The album cover depicted a creature like a woman crucified on a cross and a head of a crow or an eagle on a cross. This garnered criticism from religious fanatics who argued that she was mimicking the crucifixion of Jesus. Ammara argued that the song together with the album cover was all about a woman cheating on a man without any religious connotations