KICKED OFF 2017: Singer David Lutalo

The fourth edition of the HiPipo Music Awards (HMAs) was held on Saturday night at Serena Hotel, Kampala, with David Lutalo, emerging the surprise ‘Artiste of the Year’.

The Kadongo Kamu singer beat several renowned musicians like Bebe Cool, Radio and Weasel, Juliana Kanyomozi, Eddy Kenzo and Bobi Wine. Bebe Cool bagged two accolades, with his Go Mama Album winning the Album of the Year award and Go Mama winning the best Reggae song award.

 

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Below is the full list of winners:

 

Best Audio Producer

Dr Fizol

Best Video Producer

Savy Films – Sasha Vybz

Best Songwriter

Moses Radio

Best Hip Hop Song

Kigozi (Iko Hivi) by Navio

Best RnB Song

Linda by Rema and Chris Evans

Best Ragga Dancehall Song

Friendly Match by Ziza Bafana & Zanie Brown

Best Reggae Song

Go Mama by Bebe Cool

Best Religious Song

Saum Kareem by Swahaba Kasumba

Best Band Song

Nkuze by Maureen Nantume

Best Folk/Kadongo Kamu Song

Akalulu by Saava Karim

Best Zouk Song

Memories by A Pass & Lillian Mbabazi

Best Afrobeat Song

Mpulunguse by Diana Nalubega

Best Afropop Song

Tusasanya by Prof. Big Eye

Best Regional Song

Go On – Pine Avenue 5 All Stars and Barbi Jay (North)

Best DJ

DJ Shiru

East Africa Best Video

Nana by Diamond Platnumz Ft Mr Flavour (Tanzania)

East Africa Super Hit

Nana by Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Most Active Fans Group

Gagamel Phamily

Artist of the Year

David Lutalo

Best Male Artist

David Lutalo

Best Female Artist

Sheebah Karungi

Best Music Group

Radio and Weasel

Best Breakthrough Artist

Winnie Nwagi

Album of the Year

Go Mama by Bebe Cool

Video of the Year

Siri Zari by Sheebah

Song of the Year

Juicy by Radio and Weasel

Winner of Convertible Peugeot 207  

Igama Benedict.

Life Time Achievement Award.

Paul Saka.

Video Trailblazer Award.

Triplets (Ghetto kids).