HiPipo Music Awards adopts bid to Celebrate Women in the industry

In the bid to create affair and more opportunities for the female musicians, HiPipo is committed to celebrating, honoring, and sustaining African music’s past, present, and future.

With less than a month to go ahead of the prestigious event that will be held at Kampala Serena hotel, Innocent Kawooya, the CEO HiPipo noted that “Because HiPipo is keen to promote and celebrate female talent, hard work and achievements we believe it is a good opportunity to further celebrate women in music with the addition of 3 women categories plus also expanding our coverage to celebrate music from Western and Southern Africa ” Here are the nominees;

Raising Diva Stand Out Act

Angelina – Go Down

Lydia Jazmine – Drum

Sarah Musayimuto –  Nseyeya

Spice Diana – Anti Kale

Vinka – Malayika

Zanie Brown – Muyaye


East Africa Best Female Artist

Akothee [Kenya]

Avril [Kenya]

Butera Knowless [Rwanda]

Charly and Nina [Rwanda]

Nandy [Tanzania]

Sheebah [Uganda]

Vanessa Mdee [Tanzania]

Victoria Kimani [Kenya]


Africa Best Female Artist

Babes Wodumo [South Africa]

Daphne [Cameroon]

Josey [Ivory Coast]

Mampi [Zambia]

MzVee [Ghana]

Sheebah Karungi [Uganda]

Tiwa Savage [Nigeria]

Vanesa Mdee [Tanzania]

Victoria Kimani [Kenya]

Yemi Alade [Nigeria]


Best Song from Western Africa

Davido – IF

Flavour – Baby Na Yoka

Eazi – Leg Over

Runtown – Mad Over You

Sarkodie – Pain Killer Ft. Runtown

Tekno – Rara

Tiwa Savage – All Over

Toofan – Terre

Wande Coal & DJ Tunez – Iskaba

Wizkid Ft. Drake – Come Closer


Best Song from Southern Africa

AKA – Caiphus Song

Babes Wodumo Ft. Mampintsha & Danger – Umngan’wami

C4 Pedro – Vou Ter Saudades

Cassper Nyovest – Tito Mboweni

Jah Prayzah Ft. Mafikizolo – Sendekera

Kwesta Ft. Wale – Spirit

Mafikizolo – Love Potion

Nasty C – NDA

Roberto – Into You

Shekhinah – Suited

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