(By DailyNews Correspondent) August 19, 2016 at Kampala Serena Hotel, the second edition of Uganda Entertainment Awards were issued to the winners. The story began in May with the nomination process and on June 20th the nominees list was issued and voting began thereafter and finally August 19th saw the winners receive their accolades.
Eddy Kenzo dominated the awards taking with him 4 awards which included the Artist of the Year where he defeated Bebe Cool and Sheebah Karungi, East African Artist, Best Male Artist and the Best Video Award-Soraye.
I feel honored to be appreciated by Ugandans – Eddy Kenzo says as he parades accolades
By Genius Musa
Singer Eddy Kenzo who won four awards last night at the Uganda Entertainment Awards which were held at the Kampala Serena hotel has come out and thanked his fans for the unconditional love. The singer who won the best male East African artiste of the year beating Tanzania’s top singer Diamond Platnumz has revealed how he is overwhelmed by how his fans have appreciated his hard work, making him win over 4 awards.
“Woooo Wat can i say now, this is soo incredible being appreciated by yo own. The struggle was real n still continues with u my fans, I shall make Uganda a better place thru music,I dedicate these awards to my fans n to all lovers of our industry,I salute u UGANDA ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS (UEA) thanks for seeing and appreciating talent. I’m forever gratefulTo my die hards thanx again May Allah bless u all.#2ndseptHotelAfricana I cant wait.” He wrote on his Facebook
- Break through Artiste: – Winnie Nwagi
- Best Video Producer: – Sasha Vybz
- Best Fashion Designer: – Anita Beryl
- Best Female Radio Personality: – Flavia Tumusiime
- Best Male Radio Personality: – Mc Kenzie
- Outstanding Female Model: – Leah Kalanguka
- Best Actress of the Year: – Fausita Nanziri
- Best Actor of the Year: – Farouk Mutebi
- Best Male TV Personality: – Douglas Lwanga
- Best Female TV Personality: – Flavia Namulindwa
- Best Entertainment TV Show: – NTV the Beat
- Best TV Station: – Bukedde TV
- Best Video of the Year: – Soraye by Eddy Kenzo
- Best Female Comedian: – Anne Kansiime
- Best RnB Artiste: – Rema Namakula
- Best Gospel Artiste: – Levixone
- Outstanding Male TV Host: – Frank Walusimbi
- Best Radio Station: – Galaxy Fm
- Best All round Entertainment Personality: – Bobi Wine
- Best Song of the Year: – Musawo by Winnie Nwagi
- Best Male artiste of the Year: – Eddy Kenzo
- Best Female Artiste of the Year: – Sheeba Karungi
- Best Artiste of the Year: – Eddy Kenzo
- Best East African Act: – Eddy Kenzo.
- Best Collabo of the Year: – Same way by Geo steady ft Lydia Jazmine.
- Best Artiste in Diaspora: – Bella Mubiru
- Best Dj of the Year: – Slick Stuart
- Best Band of the Year: – Qwela
- Best Dance Hall Artiste: – Ziza Bafana
- Best Audio Producer: – Ronnie Da Don
- Best Reggae Artiste: – Apass
- Best TV Serie: – Deception
- Humanitarian Award: – Pastor Robert Kayanja.
- Life Time Achievement Award: – Afrigo Band