HiPipo Music Awards 2018 Full List of Winners

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By Bogere Stuart

The prestigious HiPipo Music Awards is an annual extravaganza organized by HiPipo (U) Ltd, to celebrate, promote and recognize music excellence in Uganda, East Africa and rest of Africa. The project and event is an initiative of HiPipo which was founded in 2006/7 as a digital, music/content and events company in Uganda.

HiPipo stakeholders
includes artists, performing musicians, audio/video producers, sound engineers,
artist managers, events promoters and managers, entertainment media, public
music consumers and fans.

The Hipipo Music Awards 2018 took place on Saturday 17th
March 2018 at the prestigious Kampala Serena Hotel.

Here is a full list of winners for this year.

Sheebah Karungi won Artist of the Year and Best
Female Artist – Uganda

Africa
Africa Song of the Year Diamond Platnumz  Ft. Ne-Yo – Marry You
Africa Video of the Year Mafikizolo – Love Potion
Best Francophone Africa Act Toofan – Terre
Africa Best Female Artist Tiwa Savage
Best Song from Western Africa Davido – IF
Best Song from Southern Africa Roberto – Into You
East Africa
Song of the Year Kenya Nyashinski – Malaika
Song of the Year Tanzania AliKiba – Seduce Me
Song of the Year Rwanda Meddy – Slowly
Rwanda Video of the Year Butera Knowless – Uzagaruke
East Africa Super Hit Darassa Ft. Ben Pol – Muziki
East Africa Best Video Diamond Platnumz – Eneka
East Africa Best Breakthrough
Artist
Bruce Melodie
Best East African Collabo Sheebah Ft. The Ben – Binkolera
East Africa Best Female Artist Vanessa Mdee
Uganda
Artist Of The Year Sheebah
Best Female Artist Sheebah
Best Male Artist David Lutalo
Best Duo/Group Radio and Weasel
Best Breakthrough Artist Fik Fameica
Best A-Cappella Group Canaan Gents
Must Watch Talent Nina Roz
Best DJ Selector Jay
Album Of The Year Sheebah – Karma Queen
Video Of The Year Eddy Kenzo – Jubilation
Song Of The Year (Uganda) Radio & Weasel & B2C –
Gutamiiza
Best Audio Producer Eno Beats
Best Video Director Ng Filmz – Dir. Nolton
Best Video Editing and Visual
Effects
Dir. Cyril Ducottet for “Missing
You”
Best Song Writer Moses Radio
Best Hip-Hop/Rap Song Fik Fameica – Kutama
Best RnB/Soul Song Naava Grey – Ndi Ndi Ndi
Best Ragga Dancehall Song Slick Stuart & Roja – Eva
Best Reggae Song Bruno K – One For The Road
Best Religious Song Swahaba Kasumba – Mwebale Okusiiba
Best Band Song Mary Bata – Tugenda Komawa
Best Contemporary Folk Song Kapalaga Baibe – Omwana Wa Maama
Best Kadongo Kamu Song Jackie Kizito – Zirindaba
Best Zouk Song Geosteady Ft Charly & Nina –
Owooma
Best Afrobeat Song Roden Y Kabako Ft Sheebah &
Fik Fameica – Sitani Tonkema
Best Afropop Song Rema – Banyabo
Best Social Message (Inspirational
ACT)
Rema – Banyabo
Raising Diva Stand Out Act Spice Diana – Anti Kale
Best School Act Buddo SS- This Is Buddo
Best Song from Eastern Region Afande Miah Ft. Roo Ya Simba –
Tunaweza
Best Song from Northern Region Pretty B – ”Dwoka Dwoni Piny’
Best Song from Southern Region Navy Kayz and Trisha – Neighbor
Ebintu byo
Best Song from Western Region Ray G Rhiganz – Nuunu
Life Time Achievement Award Paul Saka
Video Trailblazer Award Waka Stars for Anti Kale
Decade Video Vanguard Award Navio
Best Gospel Act New Chapter – Bingi
Best Global Act Triplets Ghetto Kids – French
Montana – Unforgettable ft. Swae Lee
Life Time Achievement Award Fred Sebatta

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