The 2018 Northern Uganda Music Awards gala was held this week in the northern town of Gulu, attracting a mammoth crowd of revelers.
The gala for the Awards, now in their 14th year, was hosted at Da Link Gardens. The Awards recognize musicians, emcees and other entertainers who have done exceptional work in creative arts.
The accolade for Overall Artiste of the Year went to Eddy Wizzy while Eezy won the Male Artiste of the Year award.
Liama Irene emerged as the Female Artiste of the Year and Nuclear was recognized as Breakthrough Artiste.
Eddy Wizzy bagged a cash prize worth Shs 1 million as overal artiste of the year while the male and female artistes of the year received Shs 500,000 each.
Special Recognition went to Doctar Kaunda, of Complex Studio for his outstanding contribution as music producer in the region.
Legendary Awards were given to Lucky Bosmic Otim and Sherry Princess for using their to inspire other young talents who have since atood firm to promote luo culture to the world through some of their creative and provocative songs.
LIST OF WINNERS
Overall artiste of the year – Eddy Wizzy
Male artiste of the year – Eezy
Female artiste of the year – Liama Irene
Dancehall artiste of the year – Eddy Wizzy
Breakyhrough artiste – Nuclear
New artiste – Doggy Fresh
Gospel artiste – Kiddy Face
Lakubukubu artiste – Young Man
Best MC – Mc Kash Owakabi
Best Deejay – Dj Seeker
Best hiphop artiste – Eezy
Collabo of the year – Mood by Liama featuring Naira Ali
Most consistent artiste – Laxer Movers
Comic Artist/comedian – Ojur Kwon
Special Recognition – Doctor Kaunda and Opio Twongweno
Legendary Awards – Lucky Bosmic Otim and Sherry Princess