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Janzi 2021 Awards: Pallaso and Azawi top in Musical sect, Liam Voice, Levixone Among Top WInners

Written by on December 13, 2021

Happening for the very first time, the Janzi Awards that seek to honor and celebrate artistic and creative excellence of Ugandans in the Creative and Arts Industry, went down over the weekend.

The two-day awarding ceremony went down at the Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala ― this is where winners in the 96 categories and 9 domains comprising 300 nominees were recognised with accolades.

The event also featured fashion exhibitions by Joram Muzira of Joram Model Management and Sheebah Kassami, as well as performances from cultural troupes and several celebrities.

Musicians such as A Pass, Liam Voice, Victor Ruz, AnKnown, Sheebah, Zex, and Pallaso performed at the Janzi grande finale on Day 2, while NBS’ Kayz, Comedian Emeka, Next Media’s Alya and Alex Dangote welcomed attendees to the red carpet on Day 2 of the event.

The full list of winners is here under;

Male artist of the year: Pallaso

Female Artist of the year: Azawi

Outstanding song of the year: Pia Pounds – Tupaate

Outstanding Western Artist: Ray G

Outstanding Northern Artist: Profesa Maros

Outstanding Eastern Artist: Rody Gavana (Akello)

Outstanding dance group: Masaka Kids Africana

Outstanding TV Drama: Baguma

Outstanding video award: Pia Pounds – Tupaate

Outstanding audio producer: Nessim pan production

Outstanding Audio producer (Regional): Master Beats

Outstanding Faith-based musician: Levixone

Outstanding RnB artist: Liam Voice

Outstanding kadongo Kamu male artist: Willy Mukaabya

Outstanding App: Afro Mobile

Outstanding Vocalist: Kenneth Mugabi

Outstanding Performer: Sheebah Karungi

Outstanding Afro-Zouk Artist: B2C (Kampala Boys)

Outstanding Entrepreneurial Artist: Bobi Wine

Outstanding Actor: Housen Mushema

Humanitarian Award: Levixone (Kosovo NGO)

Outstanding Producer/ Film & Video: Usama Mukwaya

Outstanding Visual Effects/ Film & Video: Usama Mukwaya

Outstanding DJ: DJ Slick Stuart And Roja

Outstanding Album of the Year: Azawi (African Music)

Viewer’s Choice Award: Eddy Kenzo

Outstanding Video Producer Regional (North): McElvis Onset (Rasta Swagg-Pi Naka)

Outstanding Film: The Girl in the Yellow Jumper (Produced and directed by Loukman Ali)

Outstanding Theatre Production: The Chains of Dance (Edward Sembatya)

Lifetime Achievement Award: Moses Matovu

Outstanding Legendary Artist Award: Mowzey Radio

Outstanding Online Newspaper: Nile Post

Outstanding Children Play book: Namulanda by Walaabyeki Magoba

Outstanding Non-fiction Writer: Charles Peter Mayiga

Outstanding Cartoonist Award: Jimmy Spire Ssentongo

Outstanding Comedy Award: Uncle Mo

Outstanding Community Museum Award: Igongo Cultural Centre

Outstanding Magician/Illusionist: Jonathan the Magician

Outstanding Tourism Award: Trip Addicts

Outstanding MC Award: Mc Kats Katamba

Outstanding Innovator Award: Zeenode Limited

Outstanding Makeup Artist Award: Mona Faces

Traditional Medicine Innovator award: Prof Patrick Ogwang/Covidex

Outstanding Interior Designer: One100 Interiors Uganda

Outstanding Architect Award: William Henry Sentongo

Outstanding Painter: Joseph Ntesibe

Outstanding Photographer Award: Edgar Batte

Outstanding Fashion Designer: Abas Kaijuka

Outstanding Stylish in fashion award: Marvo Kampala

Outstanding Promoter: Talent Africa 256

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