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    The ninth edition of the Hipipo Music Awards is finally here with a full list of nominees already out.

    However, dur to the global outbreak of the Corona Virus Pandemic, the grand finale will not happen on the 16ty of March as Earlier scheduled but in line with the Government’s COVID-19 guidelines, they will be postponed to the 29th May in a live virtual event on the HiPipo Facebook page.

    Here is the Full List of Nominees

    Africa

    1. Africa Number 1

    i. Burna Boy (Nigeria)

    ii. Davido (Nigeria)

    iii. Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

    iv. Eddy Kenzo (Uganda)

    v. Fally Ipupa (DRC)

    vi. Maître Gims (DRC)

    vii. Mohamed Ramadan (Egypt)

    viii. Sherine (Egypt)

    ix. Soolking (Algeria)

    2. Africa Song of The Year

    i. Bigtril – Parte After Parte (Uganda)

    ii. Burna Boy x Zlatan – Killin Dem (Nigeria)

    iii. Davido, Chris Brown – Blow My Mind (Nigeria)

    iv. Diamond Platnumz Ft Fally Ipupa – Inama (Tanzania/DRC)

    v. Joeboy – Baby (Nigeria)

    vi. Mohamed Ramadan – Mafia (Egypt)

    vii. Nasty C – SMA Ft. Rowlene (South Africa)

    viii. Soolking feat. Ouled El Bahdja – Liberté (Algeria)

    ix. WizKid – Joro (Nigeria)

    3. Africa Fans Favorite Fresh Talent

    i. Innoss’B (DRC)

    ii. Joeboy (Nigeria)

    iii. Mbosso (Tanzania)

    iv. Natacha (Burundi)

    v. Nviiri The Storyteller (Kenya)

    vi. Rosa Ree (Tanzania)

    vii. Sho Madjozi (South Africa)

    viii. Simmy (South Africa)

    ix. Teni (Nigeria)

    x. Vinka (Uganda)

    4. Best Song from Francophone Africa

    i. Fally Ipupa – Maria Pm (DRC)

    ii. Innoss’B – Yope (DRC)

    iii. Maître Gims – Miami Vice (DRC)

    iv. Salatiel – Anita (Cameroon)

    v. Shan’l – C’est Pas Les Gbés Gbés Gbés (Gabon)

    vi. Soolking Feat. Ouled El Bahdja – Liberté (Algeria)

    vii. Toofan ft. Jacob Desvarieux & Kassav – OU LÉ (Togo)

    viii. Ya Levis – #Katchua (DRC)

    5. Best Song from Western Africa

    i. Davido – Risky ft. Popcaan (Nigeria)

    ii. Joeboy – Baby (Nigeria)

    iii. Rudeboy – Audio Money (Nigeria)

    iv. Sarkodie – Lucky ft. Rudeboy (Ghana)

    v. Stonebwoy – Ololo ft. Teni (Ghana)

    vi. Tiwa Savage – “49-99” (Nigeria)

    vii. WizKid – Joro (Nigeria)

    viii. Zlatan X Burna Boy – Killin Dem (Nigeria)

    6. Best Song from Southern Africa

    i. AKA, YoungstaCPT – Main Ou’s (South Africa)

    ii. Cassper Nyovest feat Boskasie – Move For Me (South Africa)

    iii. Jah Prayzah – Sadza NeMuriwo (Starring IYASA) (Zimbabwe)

    iv. King Monada- Chuwana (South Africa)

    v. Nasty C – SMA Ft. Rowlene (South Africa)

    vi. Roberto -Beautiful (Zambia)

    vii. Sho Madjozi – John Cena (South Africa)

    7. Best Song from Northern/Arabic Africa

    i. Mohamed Ramadan – Mafia

    ii. Mostafa Hagag – Khatwa

    iii. Naseny Leh – Tamer Hosny

    iv. Salma Rachid Ft Mok Saib – Ma Gazelle

    v. Sherine – Ya Betfaker Ya Bet7es

    8. East Africa Super Hit

    i. Big Tril – Parte After Parte (Uganda)

    ii. Deejay Pius – HOMBA HOMBOKA (High Heels) (Rwanda)

    iii. Diamond Platnumz – The One (Tanzania)

    iv. Harmonize ‘Uno’ (Tanzania)

    v. Rayvanny Ft Diamond Platnumz – Tetema (Tanzania)

    vi. Sailors – Wamlambez (Kenya)

    vii. Sauti Sol ‘Extravaganza’ Feat. Bensoul, Nviiri, Crystal Asige & Kaskazini (Kenya)

    viii. The Ben – Vazi (Rwanda)

    ix. Vanessa Mdee – That’s For Me Ft. Distruction Boyz, Dj Tira, Prince Bulo (Tanzania)

    x. Willy Paul Ft Rayvanny – Mmmh (Kenya)

    9. Burundi Best Act

    i. Bantubwoy – Sugua

    ii. Big Fizzo – Sibeza

    iii. Double Jay – Numva Nshaka

    iv. Dr Claude – Utuntu

    v. Esther Nish X Kidum – Umbamwo

    vi. Kirikou Akili – Washa

    vii. Lolilo – Guitar

    viii. Natacha -Ufise Gute

    ix. Sat-B – Don’t Cry Ft Aslay

    10. Kenya Best Act

    i. Bensoul – Lucy

    ii. Chris Kaiga – Zimenice Ft. Tezzla

    iii. Masauti – Kiboko

    iv. Miracle Baby – Wamlambez

    v. Nadia Mukami – Radio Love

    vi. Otile Brown X Khaligraph Jones – Japo Kidogo

    vii. Redsan – Rio

    viii. Sauti Sol ‘Extravaganza’ Feat. Bensoul, Nviiri The Storyteller, Crystal Asige & Kaskazini

    ix. Willy Paul Ft Rayvanny – Mmmh (Kenya)

    x. Zikki-Welcome To Kenya

    11. Rwanda Best Act

    i. Amalon – Byakubaho

    ii. Andy Bumuntu – On Fire

    iii. Bruce Melodie – Katerina

    iv. Butera Knowless – Day To Day

    v. Deejay Pius – Homba Homboka (High Heels)

    vi. King James – Igitekerezo

    vii. Meddy – All Night

    viii. Nari High – The Mane All Stars

    ix. The Ben – Naremeye

    12. Tanzania Best Act

    i. Diamond Platnumz – The One

    ii. Harmonize ‘Uno’

    iii. Mbosso – Tamu

    iv. Nandy Featuring Sauti Sol – Kiza Kinene

    v. Rayvanny Ft Diamond Platnumz – Tetema

    vi. Vanessa Mdee ‘That’s For Me’ feat. Distruction Boyz, DJ Tira & Prince Bulo
    Uganda

    1. Artist of The Year

    i. Spice Diana

    ii. Sheebah

    iii. John Blaq

    iv. Fik Fameica

    v. Eddy Kenzo

    vi. David Lutalo

    2. Best Female Artist

    i. Winnie Nwagi

    ii. Vinka

    iii. Spice Diana

    iv. Sheebah

    3. Best Male Artist

    i. John Blaq

    ii. Fik Fameica

    iii. Eddy Kenzo

    iv. David Lutalo

    4. Song of the Year

    i. B2C & Rema – Gutujja

    ii. Bigtril – Parte After Parte

    iii. Eddy Kenzo – Semyekozo

    iv. John Blaq – Do Dat

    v. Rickman X Dt Timo – Bango

    vi. Sheebah X Carol Nantongo – Sirwana

    5. Written Record of The Year

    i. Ronnie and Alexander Muge writer for Enyanda (Sheebah)

    ii. David Lutalo writer for Tugende

    iii. John Blaq writer for Makanika

    iv. Kapa Cat writer for Sikyo

    v. Spice Diana & Ray G writer for Omusheshe

    vi. Shena Skies writer for Sunday (Slick Stuart, DJ Roja)

    6. Best Social Message

    i. Ziza Bafana – Ebizibu

    ii. Tip Swizzy -Tebatusera

    iii. Saava Karim – Freedom Anthem

    iv. Fik Fameica –Tobiloberamu

    v. David Lutalo – Ensi

    7. Video of the Year

    i. Slick Stuart, DJ Roja & Allan Toniks – Sunday

    ii. Kabako – Sabisubira

    iii. Irene Namatovu – Tweyanze

    iv. Feffe Bussi – Love Yo

    v. Eddy Kenzo – Signal

    vi. B2C & Rema – Gutujja

    8. Best Breakthrough Artist

    i. Fresh Kid

    ii. Grenade Official

    iii. John Blaq

    iv. Recho Rey

    v. VIP Jemo

    9. Must Watch Talent

    i. Jowy Landa

    ii. Kapa Cat

    iii. Lydia Bless

    iv. Prince Omar

    v. Shena Skies

    vi. Vivian Tendo

    vii. Zulanda

    viii. Karole Kasita

    ix. Ring Rapper

    10. Best A-Cappella Group

    i. Jehovah Shalom

    ii. Spring Gents

    iii. The Harmonics

    11. Best DJ

    i. Dj Bryan

    ii. Dj Fikie

    iii. Dj LL

    iv. Dj Shiru

    v. Dj Slick Stuart & Dj Roja

    vi. DVJ Mercy

    vii. Selector Jay

    12. Best Audio Producer

    i. Artin Pro

    ii. Bomba Beat

    iii. Daddy Andre

    iv. Diggy Baur

    v. Nessim

    vi. Producer Ronnie

    vii. T.O.N

    13. Best Video Director

    i. Aaronaire

    ii. Darlington – Zero One Media

    iii. Jahlive Films

    iv. Marvin Musoke (Swangz Avenue)

    v. Nolton And George (NG Filmz)

    vi. Pest – Grate Make

    vii. Zyga Pix

    14. Best Song Writer

    i. Black Skin

    ii. Daddy Andre

    iii. Jamie Culture

    iv. Nince Henry

    v. Shena Skies

    vi. Yesse Oman Rafik

    vii. Producer Ronnie

    15. Best Hip-Hop/Rap Song

    i. Bigtril – Parte After Parte

    ii. Fik Fameica – Omu Bwati ft Patoranking

    iii. Flex D’paper – Level Up

    iv. Fresh Kid – Banteeka

    v. Kapa Cat – Sikyo

    vi. Recho Rey – Cheating

    16. Best Rnb Song

    i. Allan Toniks & Fille – Falling

    ii. Cosign – Kayayana

    iii. Jamie Culture – Nkulowooza

    iv. Maro – Anjagala

    v. Navio Ft King Saha- Nkwagala Omu

    vi. Slick Stuart, DJ Roja – Sunday ft. Allan Toniks

    17. Best Soul Song

    i. Kenneth Mugabi – Oliwa

    ii. Naava Grey – Laavu Eno

    iii. Nshuti Mbabazi – Alemelako

    iv. Sandra Nankoma – Mwisuka

    v. Shifah Musisi – Tondekangawo

    18. Best Ragga/Dancehall Song

    i. Cindy Sanyu – Boom Party

    ii. John Blaq- Makanika

    iii. Rickman X Dt Timo – Bango

    iv. Sheebah x Orezi – Sweet Sensation

    v. Spice Diana x Rosa Ree – Jangu Ondabe

    vi. Vip Jemo – Sima

    vii. Ziza Bafana – Kingdom

    19. Best Reggae Song

    i. Chris Evans – Bwebinyuma

    ii. DJ Shiru – Reggea Music Ft Bruno K & Josesax

    iii. Fille & Voltage Music – Squeeze

    iv. Kenneth Mugabi – Obadde Wa

    v. Trekxone – Mukama Taasa

    20. Best Band Song

    i. Carol Nantongo – Ompuuba

    ii. Chris Evans – Call Me

    iii. David Lutalo – Tugende

    iv. Henry Mwanje & Namiiro Reachel – Awululu

    v. Jovan Luzinda – Mpedde

    vi. Sasha Brighton – Gwe Manyi Gange

    vii. Vivian Tendo – Hajjati Wa Hajji

    21. Best Contemporary Folk Song

    i. Afande Miah, Hoe & Yazo – Miluvu

    ii. Da Agent & Betinah Fasie – Bamungamba

    iii. Irene Kayemba – Yanyiridde

    iv. Irene Namatovu – Tweyanze

    v. Lily Kadima – Ighe Olinaki

    22. Best Kadongo Kamu Song

    i. Gerald Kiweewa – Obuwangwa

    ii. Jackie Kizito – Obufumbo bwekyavu

    iii. Kasule Cereste – Stress Free

    iv. Kazibwe Kapo – Ffa Kubikwatako

    v. Willy Mukabya – Omwan’aninze

    23. Best Zouk Song

    i. B2C & Rema – Gutujja

    ii. Chosen Becky – Kyosaba

    iii. Chozen Blood & Winnie Nwagi – Yitayo

    iv. Eddy Kenzo – Signal

    v. Geosteady – Ebisembayo Ft Chosen Becky

    vi. Lydia Jazmine – Wankolera

    24. Best Afrobeat Song

    i. Eddy Kenzo- Semyekozo

    ii. Feffe Bussi- Love Yoo

    iii. Grenade – Nkuloga

    iv. John Blaq – Do Dat

    v. Kabako – Sabisubira

    vi. Sheebah X Carol Nantongo – Silwana

    vii. Spice Diana & Ray G – Omusheshe

    25. Best Afropop Song

    i. Daddy Andre – Sikikukweeka

    ii. David Lutalo – Eat zote

    iii. Fik Fameica – Am Different

    iv. John Blaq – Ebyalagirwa

    v. Nina Roz- Munda Dala

    vi. Sheebah – Enyanda

    vii. Vinka – Sure

    26. Best Religious/Gospel Act

    i. Baby Gloria – Remote Control

    ii. Grace Nakimera – Anviriddeyo

    iii. John Marie Ft Dvoice – Mukama Mulungi

    iv. Levixone Ft. Timeless Noel – Chikibombe

    v. Robinsan – Oxygen

    vi. Wilson Bugembe – Nkusabira Nyo Nyo Nyooo

    27. Best Collabo

    i. B2C & Rema – Gutujja

    ii. Eddy Kenzo X Harmonize – Inabana

    iii. Fik Fameica { Omu Bwati } ft Patoranking

    iv. Fille Ft. Voltage Music – Squeeze

    v. Sheebah Karungi Ft Orezi- Sweet Sensation

    vi. Slick Stuart, DJ Roja – Sunday ft. Allan Toniks

    vii. Spice Diana & Ray G – Omusheshe

    28. Best Choreography

    a. Galaxy Kids

    b. Ghetto Kids Triplets

    c. Masaka Kids Afrikana

    d. Trojans Dance Crew

    e. Wembly Mo Foundation

    29. Best School Act

    i. Amasomero G’abazira Ba Cbs – Happy Birthday Ssaabasajja.

    ii. Buddo S.S – Bansindika

    iii. Buddo S.S – We Are The Hope

    iv. Kyadondo Secondary School Matuga – Without Green

    v. Mumsa High School Mityana – Kirimululu

    vi. St. Peters S.S Bombo-Kalule – Ki Kyo Ye

    vii. Wakiso Muslim S.S – Mutuyambe

    30. Best Song from Eastern Region

    i. Afande Miah, Hoe & Yazo – Miluvu

    ii. Irene Kayemba – Kankinemu

    iii. Jojo Laze – Omoyo

    iv. Menton Rass And Roo Ya Simba – Busoga Tuseteyo

    v. Peter Rymz- Nabushawo

    vi. Usher Roberts – Twatambula

    31. Best Song from Northern Region

    i. Beepee – Par Pira

    ii. General Ice – Boli Free

    iii. Okeng Born Town – Anyaka Man

    iv. Original Lady Bella – Big Nayaboli

    v. Pine Avenue5 – Private Dancer

    vi. Prince Yubu Ft. Daxx Kartel And Shim Dropa – Between

    vii. Professor Maros – Med Mac

    viii. W’ojok Dekoda – Alur Mudhing

    ix. Romeo Odong – Pililili Yoo Leng

    32. Best Song from Southern/Central Region

    i. Juicy Landy – Silinda Leero

    ii. Lindah Blessing – Tundula

    iii. Chris Johnz – Nkooye Obwomu

    iv. St. Maxi Mayne Ft. Gnl Zamba – Koi Koi Freestyle

    33. Best Song from Western Region

    i. Amani Amaniga & Big Beats – Kyahwire Remix

    ii. Emily Kikazi – Mpaka Mpaka

    iii. Gen Geeon – Nfumbata

    iv. Happi Freeman – Kingambire

    v. Kelon G – Byansi byakuleka

    vi. Medotex – Maama

    vii. Ray G – Weeshe

    viii. Spice Diana & Ray G – Omusheshe

    Film

    34. Best Cinematography/Editing

    i. Jaylive Films for Love Yo (Feffe Bussi)

    ii. Martin Beta for Ogwo (Eddy Kenzo ft Wembly Mo Foundation)

    iii. Marvin Musoke for Sabisubira (Kabako)

    Fashion and Style

    35. Most Stylish Artist

    i. B2C.

    ii. Eddy Kenzo.

    iii. Fik Fameika.

    iv. Grenade.

    v. Lydia Jazmine.

    vi. Nina Roz.

    vii. Pia Pounds.

    viii. Spice Diana.

    Specials

    36. Lifetime Achievement Award (TBC)

    37. Producer of the Generation (TBC)

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