Artist of the Year
The Awards, dubbed “the fans decide” also saw Rema take the accolade as the Best Female artist of the year 2013.
The HiPipo Music Awards aimed at recognizing musicians of tremendous talent on the local industry. Chameleons’ Badilisha was voted the song of the year while Obudde Album, by Goodlyfe took the accolade for Album of the year. Kata, by Navio was voted as the Video of the year.
Diana Nalubega of Kabiite fame, for the first record time won the MTN Most Selling Song Award, and walked away with a high class tablet.
Talking about MTN’s decision to sponsor the awards, MTN Chief Marketing Officer Ernst Fonternel said that the future of the world is digital and therefore MTN was glad to support such an initiative which is in line with its vision of leading the delivery of a bold new digital world for its customers.
“We are glad to be part of this initiative, to recognize talent and reward it. We are committed to keep the vibrant Ugandan music industry alive by supporting such events that provide local artistes with an incentive to grow their talent and promote their music. The HiPipo Music Awards is a good platform to recognize and promote individuals and groups that have excelled in the various music genres,” he said.
To participate, the public was encouraged to vote through SMS and online platform.
2nd HiPipo Music Awards winners
Full list of Winners: #HiPipoMusicAwards 2014
- Artist of the Year: Bebe Cool
- Best Male Artist : Bebe Cool
- Best Female Artist: Rema
- Best Duo-Group Artist : Radio and Weasel
- Best Male Breakthrough Artist : Aganaga Khalifah
- Best Female Breakthrough Artist : Irene Ntale
- MTN Most Selling Song : Kisumuluzo – Diana Nalubega
- Best HiPipo Charts Artist : Sarah Musayimuto and MC Norman
- Best Artist on Social Media : Bebe Cool
- Best On Stage Performer : Bebe Cool
- Best Artist in Diaspora : Pallaso
- Best Young/Teen Artist Young Zee
- Best DJ : DJ Shiru
- Album of the Year : Obudde Album – Radio and Weasel
- Video of the Year : Kata – Navio
- Song of the Year : Badilisha – Jose Chameleone
- Best Concept Music Video : Kata – Navio
- Best Performance Music Video : Ntandika – Grace Nakimera
- Best Audio Producer : Nash Wander
- Best Video Producer : JahLive
- Best Song Writer : Saxeess
- Best Male HIP HOP Song : Leka Kwenyumiriza – Navio and Unique
- Best Female HIP HOP Song : Go Gal – Mc Clara
- Best Male R&B Song : Tonefulira – Sylver Kyagulanyi
- Best Female R&B Song : Kukaliba – Rema
- Best Male RAGGA-DANCEHALL Song : Kokodiosis – Bebe Cool
- Best Female RAGGA-DANCEHALL Song : Fire Tonight – Rema
- Best Male REGGAE Song : Love Letter – Bebe Cool and Irene Ntale
- Best Female REGGAE Song : Yimuka – Allen Majara
- Best Male GOSPEL Song : Mukama Mpa Okukumanya – Richard Masembe
- Best Female GOSPEL Song : Saba by Julie Mutesaasila
- Best Male BAND Song : Wa Gyetugenda – David Lutalo
- Best Female BAND Song : Onkubyeko Ekibaati – Benah Namisinga
- Best Male KADONGO KAMU Song : Ebintu Bizibu – Hassan Ndugga (Revival Band)
- Best Female KADONGO KAMU Song : Omwana Wani – Jackie Babirye and Umar Mwanje
- Best Male ZOUK Song : Badilisha – Jose Chameleone
- Best Female ZOUK Song : Its OK – Titie Tabela
- Best Male AFRO MIX Song : Love Me Love Me – Viboyo Oweyo
- Best Female AFRO MIX Song : Hooray – Leila Kayondo and Jose Chameleone.
- Best Male AFROBEAT Song : Akalimu – Bobi Wine
- Best Female AFROBEAT Song : Eddiba – Juliana Kanyomozi
- Best Western Region Song : Kigambe – Lady Mariam
- Best Eastern Region Song : Akuloga – Fusion Band
- Best Northern Region Song : Mama – Bosmic Otim
- Best Southern Region Song: Mpatikana – SK Brian
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