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NOMINEES FOR THE 9TH HIPIPO MUSIC AWARDS ANNOUNCED; Eddy Kenzo, Sheebah, John Blaq, Spice Diana & Fik Fameica Most nominated

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HiPipo, the organizers of the prestigious HiPipo Music Awards have revealed the nominees of the 9th HiPipo Music Awards. The release of the 2020 nominees followed a two months’ nominations submission, and clean-up process. Thousands of music stakeholders mainly from Uganda, East Africa and the rest of Africa took part in this exercise. 

The 2020 edition is so strong on Africa with nominees coming from over 20 sub-Saharan and North Africa countries. 

Burna Boy and Davido (both from Nigeria), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Eddy Kenzo (Uganda), Fally Ipupa and Maître Gims (both from DRC), Mohamed Ramadan and Sherine (both from Egypt) and Soolking (Algeria) are competing for Africa’s Number One Artist

Africa Song of The Year nominees are Bigtril – Parte After Parte (Uganda), Burna Boy x Zlatan – Killin Dem (Nigeria), Davido, Chris Brown – Blow My Mind  (Nigeria), Diamond Platnumz Ft Fally Ipupa – Inama (Tanzania/DRC), Joeboy – Baby (Nigeria), Mohamed Ramadan – Mafia (Egypt), Nasty C – SMA Ft. Rowlene (South Africa), Soolking feat. Ouled El Bahdja – Liberté (Algeria) and WizKid – Joro (Nigeria). 

Eddy Kenzo leads the nomination list with 10 nods, closely followed by Sheebah, John Blaq, Spice Diana and Fik Fameica. Bigtril’s sell-out hit Parte after Parte is in contention to win Uganda Song of the Year, East Africa Super Hit and Africa Song of the Year.   

While announcing the nominees, Innocent Kawooya – the CEO of HiPipo noted that following the completion of a laborious nomination process, it is now time for music fans from wherever they are to cast their votes for their favourite acts and artists via social media and the awards website until 14th March 2020. 

“The music assembly has done its part. The acts and artists befitting of a nomination are those that are shortlisted. In our case, befitting means those that meet the HiPipo Music Awards nomination criteria which is available for everyone via the project website. All nominees are already winners. Even so, we now urge the artists to rally their fans because the ultimate winners will be those with the highest number of votes.” Innocent Kawooya explained. 

HiPipo and its partners will present the prestigious 9th HiPipo Music Awards on Saturday 14th March 2020 live from Victoria Hall of Kampala Serena Hotel. The gala night will be preceded by a special red-carpet event.  

Just like the previous years, the 2020 edition of HiPipo Music Awards is proudly sponsored by GOD. 

The 9th HiPipo Music Awards Program.

  • 28th October to 13th December 2019: Nominations Collection – DONE. 
  • 13th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020: Nominations Clean Up process – DONE. 
  • 6th January 2020: Announcement of nominees – DONE. 
  • 6th January to 14th March 2020 – VOTING UNDERWAY.
  • 14th March 2020 – AWARDS GALA EVENT.
Uganda
Artist of The Year
Spice Diana
Sheebah
John Blaq 
Fik Fameica
Eddy Kenzo
David Lutalo

Best Female Artist
Winnie Nwagi
Vinka
Spice Diana
Sheebah

Best Male Artist
John Blaq
Fik Fameica
Eddy Kenzo
David Lutalo

Song of the Year
B2C & Rema – Gutujja
Bigtril – Parte After Parte
Eddy Kenzo – Semyekozo
John Blaq – Do Dat
Rickman X Dt Timo – Bango
Sheebah X Carol Nantongo – Sirwana

Written Record of The Year
Ronnie and Alexander Muge writer for Enyanda (Sheebah)
David Lutalo writer for Tugende
John Blaq writer for Makanika 
Kapa Cat writer for Sikyo  
Spice Diana & Ray G writer for Omusheshe
Shena Skies writer for Sunday (Slick Stuart, DJ Roja)

Best Social Message
Ziza Bafana – Ebizibu
Tip Swizzy -Tebatusera
Saava Karim – Freedom Anthem
Fik Fameica –Tobiloberamu
David Lutalo – Ensi

Video of the Year
Slick Stuart, DJ Roja & Allan Toniks – Sunday 
Kabako – Sabisubira
Irene Namatovu – Tweyanze
Feffe Bussi – Love Yo
Eddy Kenzo – Signal 
B2C & Rema – Gutujja

Best Breakthrough Artist
Fresh Kid
Grenade Official
John Blaq
Recho Rey 
VIP Jemo

Must Watch Talent
Jowy Landa 
Kapa Cat 
Lydia Bless
Prince Omar
Shena Skies
Vivian Tendo
Zulanda 
Karole Kasita
Ring Rapper

Best A-Cappella Group
Jehovah Shalom
Spring Gents
The Harmonics

Best DJ
Dj Bryan
Dj Fikie
Dj LL
Dj Shiru
Dj Slick Stuart & Dj Roja
DVJ Mercy  
Selector Jay

Best Audio Producer
Artin Pro
Bomba Beat 
Daddy Andre 
Diggy Baur 
Nessim
Producer Ronnie 
T.O.N

Best Video Director
Aaronaire 
Darlington – Zero One Media
Jahlive Films
Marvin Musoke (Swangz Avenue)
Nolton And George (NG Filmz)
Pest – Grate Make
Zyga Pix

Best Song Writer
Black Skin
Daddy Andre
Jamie Culture
Nince Henry
Shena Skies
Yesse Oman Rafik

Producer Ronnie 
Best Hip-Hop/Rap Song
Bigtril – Parte After Parte
Fik Fameica – Omu Bwati ft Patoranking
Flex D’paper – Level Up
Fresh Kid – Banteeka
Kapa Cat – Sikyo 
Recho Rey – Cheating

Best Rnb Song 
Allan Toniks & Fille – Falling
Cosign – Kayayana
Jamie Culture – Nkulowooza
Maro – Anjagala
Navio Ft King Saha- Nkwagala Omu
Slick Stuart, DJ Roja – Sunday ft. Allan Toniks

Best Soul Song 
Kenneth Mugabi – Oliwa
Naava Grey – Laavu Eno
Nshuti Mbabazi – Alemelako
Sandra Nankoma – Mwisuka
Shifah Musisi – Tondekangawo

Best Ragga/Dancehall Song
Cindy Sanyu – Boom Party
John Blaq- Makanika
Rickman X Dt Timo – Bango
Sheebah x Orezi – Sweet Sensation
Spice Diana x Rosa Ree – Jangu Ondabe
Vip Jemo – Sima
Ziza Bafana – Kingdom

Best Reggae Song
Chris Evans – Bwebinyuma
DJ Shiru – Reggea Music Ft Bruno K & Josesax
Fille & Voltage Music – Squeeze
Kenneth Mugabi – Obadde Wa
Trekxone – Mukama Taasa

Best Band Song
Carol Nantongo – Ompuuba
Chris Evans – Call Me
David Lutalo – Tugende
Henry Mwanje & Namiiro Reachel – Awululu
Jovan Luzinda – Mpedde
Sasha Brighton – Gwe Manyi Gange
Vivian Tendo – Hajjati Wa Hajji 

Best Contemporary Folk Song
Afande Miah, Hoe & Yazo – Miluvu
Da Agent & Betinah Fasie – Bamungamba
Irene Kayemba  – Yanyiridde
Irene Namatovu – Tweyanze
Lily Kadima – Ighe Olinaki

Best Kadongo Kamu Song
Gerald Kiweewa – Obuwangwa
Jackie Kizito – Obufumbo bwekyavu
Kasule Cereste – Stress Free
Kazibwe Kapo – Ffa Kubikwatako
Willy Mukabya – Omwan’aninze

Best Zouk Song
B2C & Rema – Gutujja
Chosen Becky – Kyosaba
Chozen Blood & Winnie Nwagi – Yitayo
Eddy Kenzo – Signal 
Geosteady – Ebisembayo Ft Chosen Becky
Lydia Jazmine – Wankolera

Best Afrobeat Song
Eddy Kenzo- Semyekozo
Feffe Bussi- Love Yoo 
Grenade – Nkuloga
John Blaq – Do Dat
Kabako – Sabisubira
Sheebah X Carol Nantongo – Silwana
Spice Diana & Ray G – Omusheshe

Best Afropop Song
Daddy Andre – Sikikukweeka
David Lutalo – Eat zote
Fik Fameica – Am Different
John Blaq – Ebyalagirwa
Nina Roz- Munda Dala
Sheebah – Enyanda
Vinka – Sure 

Best Religious/Gospel Act
Baby Gloria – Remote Control
Grace Nakimera – Anviriddeyo
John Marie Ft Dvoice – Mukama Mulungi
Levixone Ft. Timeless Noel – Chikibombe
Robinsan – Oxygen
Wilson Bugembe – Nkusabira Nyo Nyo Nyooo

Best Collabo
B2C & Rema – Gutujja
Eddy Kenzo X Harmonize – Inabana 
Fik Fameica  { Omu Bwati } ft Patoranking 
Fille Ft. Voltage Music – Squeeze
Sheebah Karungi Ft Orezi- Sweet  Sensation
Slick Stuart, DJ Roja – Sunday ft. Allan Toniks
Spice Diana & Ray G – Omusheshe

Best Choreography
Galaxy Kids
Ghetto Kids Triplets
Masaka Kids Afrikana
Trojans Dance Crew
Wembly Mo Foundation 

Best School Act
Amasomero G’abazira Ba Cbs – Happy Birthday Ssaabasajja.
Buddo S.S – Bansindika
Buddo S.S – We Are The Hope
Kyadondo Secondary School Matuga – Without Green
Mumsa High School Mityana – Kirimululu
St. Peters S.S Bombo-Kalule – Ki Kyo Ye
Wakiso Muslim S.S – Mutuyambe

Best Song from Eastern Region
Afande Miah, Hoe & Yazo – Miluvu
Irene Kayemba – Kankinemu
Jojo Laze – Omoyo
Menton Rass And Roo Ya Simba – Busoga Tuseteyo 
Peter Rymz- Nabushawo
Usher Roberts – Twatambula

Best Song from Northern Region
Beepee – Par Pira
General Ice – Boli Free
Okeng Born Town – Anyaka Man
Original Lady Bella – Big Nayaboli
Pine Avenue5 – Private Dancer
Prince Yubu Ft. Daxx Kartel And Shim Dropa – Between
Professor Maros – Med Mac
W’ojok Dekoda – Alur Mudhing
Romeo Odong – Pililili Yoo Leng

Best Song from Southern/Central Region
Juicy Landy – Silinda Leero
Lindah Blessing – Tundula
Chris Johnz – Nkooye Obwomu
St. Maxi Mayne Ft. Gnl Zamba – Koi Koi Freestyle

Best Song from Western Region
Amani Amaniga & Big Beats – Kyahwire Remix
Emily Kikazi – Mpaka Mpaka
Gen Geeon – Nfumbata
Happi Freeman – Kingambire
Kelon G – Byansi byakuleka
Medotex – Maama
Ray G – Weeshe
Spice Diana & Ray G – Omusheshe

Film
Best Cinematography/Editing
Jaylive Films for Love Yo (Feffe Bussi)
Martin Beta for Ogwo (Eddy Kenzo ft Wembly Mo Foundation)
Marvin Musoke for Sabisubira (Kabako)

Fashion and Style
Most Stylish Artist
B2C.
Eddy Kenzo.
Fik Fameika.
Grenade.
Lydia Jazmine.
Nina Roz. 
Pia Pounds.  
Spice Diana. 
Specials
Lifetime Achievement Award (TBC)
Producer of the Generation (TBC)

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Mbarara begs Chameleone for more after epic display at Signature Premium

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Jose Chameleone is the same yesterday, today and tomorrow. Mbarara witnessed the Legendary singer display a show to remember on Thursday night at a Johnnie Walker event at Signature Premium.

Chameleone who stepped on stage and had a round of his older songs made revellers who were earlier fighting for seats disowned them. They grooved and sang along to every song. Because the venue was smaller to accommodate all that wanted to attend, those that attended begged the singer to hold a major concert in their town. A plea the singer could heed to.

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Ragga “god” Ziza Bafana claims thrown in “NDIISA MPOLA”

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By Stuart G-Khast

Ziza Bafana has returned from his music break and hit 2020 hard with his first release for the year Ndiisa Mpola. Ziza who has been nicknamed King of Ragga is back to claim his vacant place and retain it.

After signing with new management, the Ragga King has embarked on a more aggressive career this year and is only aiming at the top spot.

Mdiisa Mpola was produced by Brian JJ and video by Simon SPK.

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Kampala’s oldest bar “City Bar”re-opens

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By Stuart G-Khast

The heart of Kampala is now an option rich with the new addition of “City Bar” which lies in the city centre along Jinja road at Thobani Centre. The proprietors of the bar seek to re-ignite the burning blames of the oldest bar of the 1960s that attracted al the cool people of the time across all classes. Unlike then, it now lies on the 11th floor of the building and has a restaurant, bar and lounge.

The manager of the new bar, city bar Rajeev, told the website, there was need to rekindle their iconic bar and it is set to open on the 1st of February this year.

Artistes Fik Fameica and Sheebah Karungi will be the entertainers of the night as the oldest city centre bar re-opens.

Nina, the Operations manager said they have the best prices in Kampala central business. They have an offer of 3 beers at 10k from 3pm to 9pm which is not available in other big bar around town. They also have a buffet at 20k with a drink.

Here is the new look of the newest bar in town

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