#HMA2017: Nominations for the 5th HiPipo Music Awards Ongoing.
Kampala – 04/10/16: Nomination channels for the 5th prestigious HiPipo Music Awards – #HMA2017 were over the weekend opened. The nomination exercise will go on until 15th November 2016.
The nomination process is one of the crucial and decisive activities that are being undertaken by HiPipo Music Awards between now and February, and will culminate with the 5th HiPipo Music Awards grand finale slated for 4th February 2017 at the Kampala Serena Hotel.
Following the kickoff of the nominations’ exercise, Innocent Kawooya, CEO HiPipo noted that the 5th edition of HiPipo Music Awards – #HMA2017 is very timely and set to further revolutionize the music industry through enhancing health competition among East African Artistes and appreciating quality works.
“The time is ripe. The 5th HiPipo Music Awards is on. It is our fifth edition and we intend to give the industry something special, something very memorable. You will Experience Greatness at #HMA2017. Every year, we strive to improve. Our 5th year is going to be much better. But importantly, just like it has been before, the Awards will only go to deserving winners; those that will have received the highest number of votes. We don’t appease but rather appreciate and honor deserving winners,” Innocent Kawooya noted.
He further added: “I encourage all music stakeholders from the different walks of life to nominate their favorite artistes and songs. The time is now. Ours is to collect the nomination data, clean it and tally the nominations before announcing the nominees. On your part, you should fill the nomination forms either online or hard copy forms. All hard copy nomination forms must be filled and returned before 15th November 2016.”
The public can nominate their favorite artistes and songs by accessing the online nomination form available on the HiPipo Music Awards website; http://hma.hipipo.com/vote/
Additionally, over 5000 hard copy nomination forms have been printed and circulated. These are to be filled and returned to HiPipo officers by different stakeholders including Media, DJs, Artistes, Promoters and Fans located in areas with very limited Internet connectivity.
5th HiPipo Music Awards Program.
1st October – 15th November: Nominations Collection
16th – 30th November: Review and Cleaning of submitted nominations.
2nd December: Nominees Announcement
10th December – 4th February 2017 – Voting
4th February 2017 – Awards Ceremony
5th February 2017 – Awards Party.
#HMA2017 features 33 categories. Of the 33, 4 will neither have nominees nor require any voting. These are; Life Time Achievement Award, Video Trailblazer Award, Red Carpet Fashion: Most Stylish Fans Group and Red Carpet Fashion: Most Stylish Person.
Life Time Achievement and Video Trailblazer Awards will be determined by a selected committee of experts while the two Red Carpet Fashion Awards will be decided by a team of Fashion Designers contracted by the Awards committee.
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