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VIGA awards are back


It is notably one of the few awards that are still standing. Could it be because it is God-leaning? Your guess is as good as ours. The Christian music awards, now in their fourth year, have already sent messages out to artistes to submit strictly gospel songs. The awards organisers will then announce nominees in the next few days. According to the awards organiser, Nicholas Nyombi aka Prince Nick, the nominees will be announced next week.
Last year, the awards that had been dominated by Judith Babirye and Pastor Wilson Bugembe, took another direction when Julie Mutesasira won the overall crown at Theatre La Bonita.
VIGA gospel awards have 36 categories, including Artiste of the year, as well as several other categories such as Afro, hip hop, raggae, ragga, kadongo kamu, choir among others.
Prince Nick said the awards night will take place on a yet-to-be communicated date in December at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala

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