#HMA2017 Nominees to be Announced between 1st and 9th December:
Kampala – 04/10/16: The 5th Prestigious HiPipo Music Awards Nominees will be announced between 1st and 9th December.
Nomination submission channels for the 5th prestigious HiPipo Music Awards – #HMA2017 were closed on 15th November 2016. The final list of nominees will be released gradually between 1st and 9th December.
#HMA2017 features 35 categories. Of the 35, 6 are East Africa categories with nominees from Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan. 4 categories 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.
Additionally, this year will feature 2 special awards to mark the celebration of HMA quinquennium anniversary and HiPipo decade of service.
5th Prestigious HiPipo Music Awards Program.
1st October – 15th November: Nominations Collection (Closed)
16th – 30th November: Review and Cleaning of submitted nominations.
1st-9th December 2016: Nominees Announcement
10th December – 4th February 2017 – Voting
4th February 2017 – Awards Ceremony.