Edrisa Musuuza aka Eddy Kenzo yet again scooped the ‘Artist of the Year’ Award in the recently conducted HiPipo Awards.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 edition of Hipipo Awards were held over the weekend online via a live virtual event consisting of over 40 categories from which fans from all over Africa voted their favorite individuals.
Eddy Kenzo won a number of categories which included Artist of the year, Africa’s number one, and Best Male Artist of the year.
John Blaq also walked away with several awards like Best Afrobeat song ‘ Do Dat’, Song of the Year, and Best Afro-pop song ‘Ebyalagirwa’ as well as the Break-through artist of the year.
The African Song of the Year was Parte after Parte by Big Trill while Sheebah Karungi won the award for the female artist of the year.
The Best Acapella Group was Jehovah Shalom with Best Audio Producer being Producer Ronnie and Call me by Chris Evans scooped the Best Bang song award.
Other categories winners included;
Best Choreography – Ghetto Kids Triplets
Best Collabo – B2C & Rema
Best DJ – Slick Stuart & Roja.
Best Reggae song – Squeeze- Fille & Voltage Music
Best Songwriter – Daddy Andre
Best Soul Song – Oliwa –Kenneth Mugabi.
Best Video Director – Nolton & George
Best Zouk Song – Gutujja- B2C & Rema
Best Cinematography/ Editing – Martin Beta for Ogwo (Eddy kenzo ft Wembley Mo) Foundation.
Best Ragga / Dancehall song – Sweet Sensation – Sheebah ft Orezi
Best East Africa Superhit – The one – Diamond Platnumz
Best exceptional young Act – Fresh Kid
Best religious / Gospel Act – Chikibombe- Levixone ft Timeless Noel
Video of the Year – Sabisubira – Kabako
Lifetime Achievement Award – Moses Matovu,
Most Stylish Artist – Fik Fameica
Best Hip hop / Rap Song – Parte after Parte – Big Trill.
Best Rwanda Act – Homba Homboka – Deejay Pius
Best RnB Song – Sunday – Slick Stuart & Roja ft Allan Toniks.
Tanzanian Best Act – The one – Diamond Platnumz and
Video Trailblazer Award went to Masaka Kids Africana.