Eddy Kenzo emerged the biggest winner of the yesterday as the inaugural ceremony of The Uganda Music Awards took place at the Kampala Serena Hotel after winning the best urban artiste, song of the year, male and best artiste of the year awards.
Some of the individuals that were around to present awards included; Denzel, Sheilah Gashumba, Mike Mukula, Crystal Newman, Ras B, Ellah, Malaika Nyanzi, Myko Ouma, Aamito, Douglas Lwanga, Kasuku, Eddie Ssendi, among others.
The show was well lit thanks to Fenon which was behind the stage and lighting. The revelers were also entertained by artistes like B2C, Ykee Benda, Kenneth Mugabi, Jemima Ssanyu, Irene Ntale, Latinum, Truth, Lubega, among others. Latinum was one of the artistes that worked out the crowds very well.
Below is the full list of the winners
1. Best Breakthrough – Mo Roots
2. Best Artiste in Diaspora – Ferida Rose
3. Academy Choice Award – Kaz Kasozi
4. Best Gospel Artiste – Brian Lubega
5. Best Northern Artiste – Wang Jok
6. Best Eastern Artiste – Isaiah Destiny
7. Best Western Artiste – Kigambo Araali
8. Best Central Artiste – Ceaserous
9. Best Afro Fusion Artiste – Afrie
10. Fans’ Choice – Nina Roz
11. Best Ragga/Dance hall Artiste – Rabadaba
12. Best Reggae Artiste – Bruno K
13. Best Dance Group – H2C
14. Humanitarian Award – Angella Katatumba
15. Best Urban Artiste – Eddy Kenzo
16. Best Kadongo Kamu Artiste – Matthias Walukagga
17. Best Afro pop Artiste – Fille Mutoni
18. Best Instrumentalist – Micheal Kitanda
19. Best Hip Hop Artiste – Byg Ben
20. Best Video of the Year – Wantengula (Abaasa)
21. Best Producer – The Weezy
22. Best Traditional Artiste – Candy Man
23. Lifetime Achievement Award – Rose Mbowa
24. Best Song of the Year – Jubilation (Eddy Kenzo)
25. Best Female Artiste of the Year – Irene Ntale
26. Best Male Artiste of the Year – Eddy Kenzo
27. Best Artiste of the Year – Eddy Kenzo

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