The 2nd Annual Bingwa Music Awards took place last night and there was a lot of surprises.
Nameless and Wahu were among the big losers of the night.DJ Joe Mfalme beat Creme for the coveted East African Deejay Of The Year as Octopizzo thwarted Wahu to bag the Comeback of the Year award.
Sauti Sol were named the East African Artist of Year whereas H Art the Band were voted the Best Live Performers.Grandpa Records were however,the biggest winner of the night walking away with four awards;Record Label of the Year,New Artist of the Year,Dufla Diligon,Song Writer of Year,Visita and Song of the Year,Fimbo ya Tatu.
Below is the full list of the winners:
ARTIST OF THE YEAR- Bahati
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR- Dufla Diligon
ARTIST OF THE YEAR( kenya)- The Kansoul
( uganda)- Cyndy Sanyu
EVER RELEVANT ARTIST OF THE YEAR- Wyre
SONG WRITER OF THE YEAR- Visita
VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR- Enos Olik
SHOWBIZ WRITER OF THE YEAR- Manuel
EAST AFRICAN DJ OF THE YEAR- Joe Mfalme
SONG OF THE YEAR- Fimbo ya Mbali
LEGENDARY AWARD- Fred Obachi
RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR- Granpa
COME BACK OF THE YEAR- Octopizzo
EAST AFRICAN ARTISTS OF THE YEAR- Sauti Sol
LIVE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR- H-Art the Band
ALBUM OF THE YEAR- Legends of Kaka