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
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
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
BEST VIDEO: Energy – Strago
SONG OF THE YEAR: Uganda – Hoe &
BEST AUDIO PRODUCER: Ivo
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
ARTISTE OF THE YEAR: Kim Nana
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.