Saturday, October 13, 2012

2012 KISIMA Awards Nominees list Released



The nominees for the 10th edition of the KISIMA Music Awards were announced on Thursday night at a ceremony held in Nairobi.
Gospel artiste Daddy Owen and Rapper Nonini lead the pack with 4 nominations each. Nonini has been nominated in the ‘Artiste of the Year’, ‘Video of the Year’, ‘Hip Hop Artiste of the Year’ and ‘Urban Artiste or Group’ category while Owen has been nominated in the ‘Artiste of the Year’, ‘Video of the Year’, ‘Gospel Artiste of the Year’ and ‘Reggae/Ragga' category.
However, Daddy Owen has opted out of the awards saying he doesn’t want to participate in any awards this year.
Grandpa Records has also declined their nomination. Here is the press release posted on their official Facebook page – “We as Grandpa Records hereby withdraw our participation from the upcoming Kisima Awards, and request that the nominations we have received for Grandpa Family and DNA be removed.”    

Here is the complete list of 2012 KISIMA Music Awards Nominees
Artiste / Group of the Year
Nonini
Octopizzo
Nameless
Daddy Owen*
Camp Mulla
Gospel Artiste of the Year
Daddy Owen*
Eko Dydda
Eunice Njeri
Mastar Piece
Emmy Kosgei
Willy Paul
Video of the Year
‘Colour Kwa Face’  - Nonini
‘Coming Home’ - Nameless
‘Mbona’ – Daddy Owen*
‘Exponential Potential’ - Juliani
‘Swahili Shakespeare’ - Rabbit
Collabo of the Year
Alicio & Juliana
P-Unit & Sauti Sol
Daddy Owen & Denno
Longombas & Mr. Vegas
Keko & Madtraxx
Boomba Artiste
Avril
Amileena
DNA*
GrandPa Records*
Habida
Size 8
Prince Davis
Q Tasi
Mejja
Urban Artiste/Group
Just a Band & Nonini
Camp Mulla
Boneless
Muthoni (the Drummer Queen)
Yvonne Darko
Nariki
Hip Hop
Nonini
Juliani
Octopizzo
Ragga/Reggae 
Longombas
Fireson
Kevo Yout
Wyre
Daddy Owen*
Fusion Artistes
Wahu
Anto Neosoul
Dan ‘Chizi’ Aceda
Judith Bwire
Sanaipei
Juliet
Benga Artiste of the Year
Judith Bwire
Kamande wa Kioi
Wa Kahalf
Otieno Aloka
Vincent Ongidi
Wa Othaya
Upcoming Artiste of the Year
Anto Neosoul
Camp Mulla
Yvonne Darko
Alicio
Nariki
Xtatic
East African Recognition
Chameleone
Jackie Chandiru
Professor Jay
TMK
Diamond
Lady Jay Dee & Mr. Blue
Dynamiq

About KISIMA Awards
Established in 1994 by producer Tedd Josiah, KISIMA Music  Awards is the longest running awards in the region. The awards recognize and celebrate outstanding artistes in Kenya and East Africa as a whole.
The gala ceremony is slated for 2nd of November at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC).





1 comment:

  1. Kisima is a faded award. No hype any more

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