FULL LIST: HiPipo Music Awards 2018 Winners

The 2018 HiPipo Music Awards took place on Saturday (March 17) at the Kampala Serena Hotel.

Winners in different categories were announced and handed their accolades.

Singer Sheebah Karungi won five awards including ‘Artiste of the Year’. Fallen GoodLyfe musician Mozey Radio was awarded ‘Best Song Writer’.

Here is the full list of winners:

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

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














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