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Mowzey Radio wins HiPipo song writer of the year award

Mozey Radio

Mowzey Radio

He may be gone from earthly life but Mowzey Radio’s legacy is one that will live on for years to come.

The singer who passed on February 1 this year has won the Song Writer of the year award at the HiPipo awards held today (March 17) at Serena hotel.

Mowzey Radio

The moment Mowzey Radio was announced winner. COURTESY PHOTO

At the time of his death, Radio had written over 200 songs for both the Good lyfe crew and many other artistes.

Mowzey Radio beat Black Skin, Jamie Culture, Dokta Brain, Rafiki and Andre. The award nominations were released at the end of last year and it is sad that Mowzey Radio did not get to witness his victory.

The Good lyfe crew posted a pictute of the award on their social media with the caption, “This is for you mi broda. The best song writer ever. We Will Always Keep them for our Young Children,”

The award

Africa Song of the Year: Marry You – Diamond Platnumz Ft. Ne-Yo
Africa Video of the Year: Mafikizolo – Love Potion
Best Francophone Africa Act: Toofan – Terre
Africa Best Female Artist: Tiwa Savage
Best Song from Western Africa: Davido – IF
Best Song from Southern Africa: Roberto – Into You

East Africa
Song of the Year Kenya: Nyashinski – Malaika
Song of the Year Tanzania: AliKiba – Seduce Me
Song of the Year Rwanda: Meddy – Slowly
Rwanda Video of the Year: Butera Knowless – Uzagaruke
East Africa Super Hit: Darassa Ft. Ben Pol – Muziki
East Africa Best Video: Diamond Platnumz – Eneka
East Africa Best Breakthrough Artist: Bruce Melodie
Best East African Collabo: Sheebah Ft. The Ben – Binkolera
East Africa Best Female Artist: Vanessa Mdee

Artist Of The Year: Sheebah
Best Female Artist: Sheebah
Best Male Artist: David Lutalo
Best Duo/Group: Radio and Weasel
Best Breakthrough Artist: Fik Fameica
Best A-Cappella Group: Canaan Gents
Must Watch Talent: Nina Roz
Best DJ: Selector Jay
Album Of The Year: Sheebah – Karma Queen
Video Of The Year: Eddy Kenzo – Jubilation
Song Of The Year (Uganda): Radio & Weasel & B2C – Gutamiiza
Best Audio Producer: Eno Beats
Best Video Director: Ng Filmz – Dir. Nolton
Best Video Editing and Visual Effects: Dir. Cyril Ducottet for Missing You
Best Song Writer: Mowzey Radio
Best Hip-Hop/Rap Song: Fik Fameica – Kutama
Best RnB/Soul Song: Naava Grey – Ndi Ndi Ndi
Best Ragga Dancehall Song: Slick Stuart & Roja – Eva
Best Reggae Song: Bruno K – One For The Road
Best Religious Song: Swahaba Kasumba – Mwebale Okusiiba
Best Band Song: Mary Bata – Tugenda Komawa
Best Contemporary Folk Song: Kapalaga Baibe – Omwana Wa Maama
Best Kadongo Kamu Song: Jackie Kizito – Zirindaba
Best Zouk Song: Geosteady Ft Charly & Nina – Owooma
Best Afrobeat Song: Roden Y Kabako Ft Sheebah & Fik Fameica – Sitani Tonkema
Best Afropop Song: Rema – Banyabo
Best Social Message (Inspirational act): Rema – Banyabo
Raising Diva Stand Out Act: Spice Diana – Anti Kale
Best School Act: Buddo SS- This Is Buddo
Best Song from Eastern Region: Afande Miah Ft. Roo Ya Simba – Tunaweza
Best Song from Northern Region Pretty B – Dwoka Dwoni Piny

Best Song from Southern Region Navy Kayz and Trisha – Neighbor Ebintu byo
Best Song from Western Region Ray G Rhiganz – Nuunu
Life Time Achievement Award: Paul Saka
Video Trailblazer Award: Waka Stars for Anti Kale
Decade Video Vanguard Award: Navio
Best Gospel Act; New Chapter – Bingi
Best Global Act: Triplets Ghetto Kids – French Montana – Unforgettable ft. Swae Lee
Life Time Achievement Award: Fred Sebatta

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