HiPipo Music Awards 2016; Full List of Nominees

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HMA2016 “The Awards theme remains unchanged- The Fans Decide. Like we have always noted, Fans are core stakeholders for the music industry. Their collective investment to the music industry is priceless and must be respected. In the same way, their decisions must be respected and honored.” The prestigious HiPipo Music Awards are proudly sponsored by MTN Uganda. Below is the full list of HMA2016 nominees. Get ready to vote with SMS and stand a chance to win a brand new convertible car.

Best Audio Producer

  1. D-King
  2. Nessim
  3. Dr Fizol
  4. Diggy Baur
  5. Paddyman
  6. Washington

Best Video Producer

  1. Savy Films – Sasha Vybz
  2. Noltomax Georgeous Films Inc
  3. Jahlive
  4. Grate Make
  5. Meddie Menz

Best Song Writer

  1. Naava Grey
  2. A Pass
  3. Ssozi Moses
  4. Moses Radio
  5. Chris Evans

Best Hip Hop Song

  1. Byayanga by Mun G
  2. Empisa by Ruyonga Ft St. Nellysade & Nandujja 
  3. Kigozi (Iko Hivi) by Navio
  4. Omwoto by Gravity Omutujju
  5. Sirina Malala by Victor Kamenyo

Best RnB Song

  1. Kikole Manye by Hindu Asha
  2. Never Been Loved by Maurice Kirya
  3. Woman by Julianah Kanyomozi
  4. Alib'omu by Naava Grey
  5. Simple Gal by Lillian Mbabazi
  6. Linda by Rema and Chris Evans

Best Ragga Dancehall Song

  1. Bakuwe Kyonywa by Nutty Neithan
  2. Friendly Match by Ziza Bafana & Zanie Brown
  3. Wah Kinda Old Skool by Bebe Cool
  4. Shy Gal by Naira Ali & Ziza Bafana
  5. Ndimukodo by Navio & Cindy

Best Reggae Song

  1. Go Mama by Bebe Cool
  2. Kiggwa Leero by Bobi Wine
  3. Wuuyo by A Pass
  4. Jungle by Levixone
  5. Don't Cry by Radio & Weasel Ft. Wizkid

Best Religious Song

  1. Kijja Kuggwa by Julie Mutesasira
  2. Saum Kareem by Swahaba Kasumba
  3. Samanya by Levixone and Akello
  4. David Lutalo by Mukama katonda
  5. Mercy Mercy by Pastor Wilson Bugembe

Best Band Song

  1. Nkuze by Maureen Nantume
  2. Manya by David Lutalo
  3. Waliwo Ekibanja by Mary Bata
  4. Nalwawo by Chris Evans
  5. Embeera Ya Sente by Ronald Mayinja
  6. Sonyiwa Banno by Catherine Kusasira

Best Folk/Kadongo Kamu Song

  1. Lweera by Vicent Segawa
  2. Akalulu by Saava Karim
  3. Olee by Lary Chary
  4. Era Kale by Musisi Joseph and Kazibwe Kapo
  5. Etofaali by Abdul Mulaasi

Best Zouk Song

  1. Memories by A Pass & Lillian Mbabazi
  2. Mbulira by Evelyn Lagu
  3. Katono Katono by Winnie Nwagi
  4. Mbiro Mbiro by Eddy Kenzo
  5. Akatonotono by Rema Namakula

Best Afrobeat Song

  1. Mpulunguse by Diana Nalubega
  2. Translator by Kapalaga
  3. Juicy by Radio and Weasel
  4. Bikoola  by Irene Ntale Ft Radio and Weasel
  5. Kamboyine by  Maro
  6. Bwerere by Dr Jose Chameleone

Best Afropop Song

  1. Tusasanya by BigEye
  2. Koona by Spice Diana and Pallaso
  3. Nipe Yote by Sheebah
  4. Am Bad by Aziz Azion
  5. Free Style – Eddy Kenzo and Okay Funky
  6. Otubatisa – Sheebah and Irene Ntale

Best Regional Song

  • Mukidongo by Easy Boy Ft Kalifah AgaNaga (West)
  • Mureebe by Ray G Rhiganz (West)
  • Weakness by Penny Patra (West)
  • Nshagala by Megatone & Lady Mariam (West)
  • Umumasaba by Kmas (East)
  • Kyododo by Gibson ft Son J (East)
  • Akwatat by Genious Drey (East)
  • Go On – Pine Avenue 5 All Stars and Barbi Jay (North)
  • I Leng by Cool Jmo Ft Candy (West Nile)
  • Okello Wod Luo by Pretty B (North)
  • Nkulembela by Becky (South)
  • Omukajanga by Jose MC Da Virus (South)
  • Wansesera by Tony Rich (South)

Best DJ

  1. DJ Shiru
  2. DJ Roja
  3. DJ Slick Stuart
  4. DJ Hearts
  5. DJ Mark
  6. B2K
  7. DJ Baby Love

East Africa Best Video

  1. Nka Paradizo by Priscillah Ft Meddy (Rwanda)
  2. Chukua Hatua by Stella Mwangi (Kenya)
  3. Shake Yo Bam Bam by Sauti Sol (Kenya)
  4. Nana by Diamond Platnumz Ft Mr Flavour (Tanzania)
  5. Nobody But Me by Vanessa Mdee Ft. K.O (Tanzania)
  6. Siri Zari by Sheebah (Uganda)

East Africa Super Hit

  1. Weka Weka by P Unit (Kenya)
  2. Sura Yako by Sauti Sol (Kenya)
  3. Nana by Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
  4. Nobody But Me by Vanessa Mdee Ft. K.O (Tanzania)
  5. Mwana by Alikiba (Tanzania)
  6. Nka Paradizo by Priscillah Ft Meddy (Rwanda)
  7. Till I Die by Urban boyz Ft Riderman (Rwanda)
  8. Woman by Juliana Kanyomozi (Uganda)

Most Active Fans Group

  1. Gagamel Phamily
  2. Team Jose Chameleone
  3. Team Radio & Weasel
  4. Fire Base Army

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