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Fans to Decide on Hipipo Music Awards

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Fans to Decide on Hipipo Music Awards

Under this year’s theme “The Fans Decide”, 000 nomination forms that were filled by different music stakeholders who included musicians, talent managers, media houses, promoters, producers and fans.  

According to organizers, the awards are aimed at recognising, celebrating, promoting more talent and innovations to engage and embrace the music industry as a whole.

They further add that they have come out with more categories which pay attention to gender inclusion, quality of video production, DJs and music from the different regions of Uganda.

At regional levels, the award committee sourced nominees for the best regional songs that were eligible in a way that they must have been recorded by musicians based in those particular regions and must be in the region’s local language(s).

With the voting channels available for the fans on different platforms which include online and SMS will culminate on the awarding day Saturday February 8th at Wonder World Theatre Auditorium Kansanga.

Bebe Cool, Bobi Wine, Jose Chameleone, Goodlyfe, Navio will battle it out in the most influential category of Artist of the year while another interesting is best female artist where new kids on the block Irene Ntale and Rema Namakula will compete with veterans Cindy, Juliana Kanyomozi, Iryn Namubiru.

Below is the nomination list;

Best Male Artist

Bebe Cool
Jose Chameleone
Bobi Wine
David Lutalo
Eddy Kenzo

Best Male Breakthrough Artist

Aganaga Khalifah
Geo Steady
King Saha

Best Female Breakthrough Artist

Irene Ntale
Mary Bata
Jackie Kateme
Berna Namisinga

Video of the Year

Kata – Navio
Work It Out – Maurice Kirya
Tubonge – Jose Chameleone
Nzijukira – Ekky
Akuloga – Fusion Band

Song of the Year

Badilisa – Jose Chameleone
Ninga Omuloge – Naava Grey
Kukaliba – Rema
Magnetic – Radio and Weasel
Kokocidiocis – Bebe Cool

Best Concept Music Video

Best Performance Music Video

Best Audio Producer

Best Video Producer

Best Song Writer

Best Male Hip-hop Song

Best Female Hip-hop Song

Best Male RnB Song

Best Female RnB Song

Best Male Ragga Dancehall Song

Best Female Ragga Dancehall Song

Best Male Reggae Song

Best Female Reggae Song

Best Male Gospel Song

Best Female Gospel Song

Best Male Kadongo Kamu Song

Best Female Kadongo Kamu Song

Best Male Zouk Song

Best Female Zouk Song

Best Male Afro Mix Song

Best Female Afro Mix Song

Best Male Afrobeat Song

Best Female Afrobeat Song

Best Western Region Song

Best Eastern Region Song

Best Northern Region Song

Best Southern Region Song

Best Duo Group

Best Deejay

Album of the Year

Best Artist on Social Media

Best Young/Teen Artist

Best Concept Music Video

Best Male Band Song

Best Female Band Song

Best Artist in Diaspora

Best Stage Performer



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