Kim Nana is 2019 Kikompola Music Awards Artiste of the Year; Full list of winners

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Kim Nana receives an accolade from Kikompola Music Awards' Matiya Oporya, in black shirt. (Photo Courtesy: Kikompola Music Awards)
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After beating off competition from 5 other artistes, Jinja-based dancehall artiste Kim Nana was crowned ‘Artiste of the Year’ at the 3rd Kikompola Music Awards gala night held at the newly-opened D’Fantasy Lounge.

Kim Nana was nominated in 5 categories; Best Ragga/Dancehall Song, Best Video, Song of the Year, Male Artiste of the Year, and Artiste of the Year and of the 5, Kim Nana unapologetically bagged accolades for Best Song from the Eastern Region, Best Ragga/Dancehall Song, and Artiste of the Year.

Born Dauda Mayombo, Kim Nana joins Afande Kadabada (2017) and the duo of Hoe & Yazo ‘Abadongole’ (2018) on the Kikompola Music Awards Wall of Fame as Artiste of the Year 2019.

Here is the full list of winners of the night;

BEST FOLK SONG: Mugole – Land Sojja
BEST BAND SONG: Nsaali – Short Smart
BREAKTHROUGH ARTISTE: Kulumba Paul & Appo Mariam
BEST AFROBEAT SONG: Nze Niiwe – Bipotu
BEST GOSPEL SONG: Abaana B’envuma – Bonita praise
BEST KADONGOKAMU SONG: Ndi Musoga – Cool Demus
MOST OUTSTANDING DIVA ACT: Rachael Monique
BEST REGGAE SONG: Otandeka – Top K
BEST COMEDIAN: Mzee Kamada ‘Embuzi’
UGANDA’S NUMBER ONE: Jose Chameleon
BEST NATIONAL ACT: John Blaq
BEST SONG FROM EASTERN REGION: Podium – Kim Nana
BEST COLLABO: Busoga Tuseteyo – Menton Rass ft. Roya Simba
BEST VIDEO DIRECTOR: Fella Montage
MUSIC ICON OF THE DECADE: Maro
BEST RAPPER: Jeremy MC
BEST DANCEHALL SONG: Podium – Kim Nana
BEST RNB SONG: Some Love – Kayzmon Switch
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: James ‘Foodaman’ Mutyabule
BEST PROMOTER: Walvex Promota
BEST VIDEO: Energy – Strago
SONG OF THE YEAR: Uganda – Hoe & Yazo
BEST AUDIO PRODUCER: Ivo Bwongo
BEST DANCE GROUP: Ultimate Dancers
BEST SONGWRITER: Kayzmon Switch
BEST DJ: DJ Wicky
BEST SCHOOLS ACT: Jinja S. S. S.
BEST MC: City Top MCs
MALE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR: Afande Kadabada
ARTISTE OF THE YEAR: Kim Nana

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Running for the third year now, Kikompola Music Awards were curated in 2017 to promote, appreciate and unite music talent in Busoga. The event that has enjoyed a consistent boost and partnership with 103.5 Apex FM did attract more sponsorship from PAACO Events Plus, Neutral Herbal Life, D’Fantasy Lounge, Oko Properties, and Easy Sky, a Visa consulting company.

From us here at Skizar Media Group, congratulations are in order for the winners.

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