Sitolia duo has the last laugh at the Groove Awards

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The biggest awards show, Groove Awards went down over the weekend, awarding the best gospel artistes in Eastern Africa. The black tie, invite only event even boasted of having his excellency the president himself and the first lady as part of the audience. The ‘Sitolia’ duo of Willy Paul and Gloria Muliro bagged the most coveted awards of Male and Female Artists of the year, but their hit song did not bag the Song of the Year crown. That award was appointed to Jimmy Gait and his song ‘Appointment’.

Here is the full list of all the other winners of the day. Be sure to click on the WATCH VIDEO link if you want to hear the winners’ songs.

 

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Willy Paul (Winner) – WATCH VIDEO

DK Kwenye Beat

Eko Dydda

Jimmy Gait

Kevoyout

Kris Eh Baba

 

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Gloria Muliro (Winner) – WATCH VIDEO

Eunice Njeri

Hellena Ken

Jemimmah Thiong’o

Mercy D’Lai

Mercy Wairegi

GROUP OF THE YEAR
BMF (Winner) WATCH VIDEO
Christ Cycoz
Kelele Takatifu
MOG
SOC (Saints of Christ)
Tetete

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR / GROUP OF THE YEAR
Bahati (Winner) WATCH VIDEO
Chuchu
Denno
HopeKid
Joyce Omondi
Makenna

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Conquerer – Joyce Omondi (Winner) WATCH VIDEO
Emmanuel – Mercy Masika
Katikia Yesu – Kris Eh Baba
Mbona – Daddy Owen & Dennoh
Money Money – M.O.G
Sari Sari – DK Kwenye Beat ft. Anto Neo Soul

SONG OF THE YEAR
Appointment – Jimmy Gait (Winner) WATCH VIDEO
Mbona – Daddy Owen ft. Dennoh
Mpango wa Kando – Gloria & Evelyne
Sari Sari – DK Kwenye Beat ft. Anto Neo Soul
Sitolia – Willy Paul & Gloria Muliro
Wanajua – Pitson & Mwenye Haki

WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR

Hutaniacha – Makenna (Winner) WATCH VIDEO

Asante – Chomba

Ayala – Mercy Wairegi

Nibariki – Rozy Ohon

Nimekubali – Eunice Njeri

Usinipite – Ali Mukhwana

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Mambo Yanabadilika – Hellena Ken (Winner) WATCH VIDEO

Rise Up – BMF

Naona Mbali – Dennoh

Nuru – Mercy Wairegi

Penya – Jemmimah Thiongo

Urban Prayers – Rigga

 

HIP HOP SONG OF THE YEAR

Bila Yesu – SOC (Winner) WATCH VIDEO

Beautiful People – Eko Dydda

Bonga Bonga – Kelele Takatifu

Champion – Christ Cycoz

Katikia Yesu – Kris Eh Baba

Sina Chorus – Rigga

AUDIO PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Bizzy B (Winner)
Dr. Eddie
Gitonga
Jackie B
Saint P
Teddy B

VIDEO PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Eagle Films (Winner) WATCH VIDEO

Dr. Eddie

J Blessing

Princecam

Tiger

Young Wallace

 

RAGGA / REGGAE SONG OF THE YEAR

Holiday – Hope Kid (Winner) WATCH VIDEO

Amazing Grace – Guardian Angel

Get Ready – Jfam

Monday till Sunday – Dafari

Pull Up – Kevoyout

This Life – Redemption ft. Simbo & Guardian Angel

 

COLLABO OF THE YEAR

Wanajua – Pitson & Mwenye Haki (Winner) WATCH VIDEO

Holiday – Hope Kid & Altermin Dancers

Kando – Gloria Muliro Ft. Everlyne

Kofi Yoo – Masterpiece ft. D.K Kwenye Beat & Cabassa

Mbona – DaddyOwen Ft. Dennoh

Sitolia – Willy Paul & Gloria Muliro

 

DANCE GROUP OF THE YEAR

Altermin (Winner) WATCH VIDEO

Alabaster

Flamers

Iced

Jims & Dims

Zionists

GOSPEL RADIO SHOW OF THE YEAR
Gospel Sunday – Milele FM (Winner)
Inuka – Hot 96
Replay Show – Truth FM
Shangilia – Hope FM
Trinity Connect – HBR
Tukuza – Radio Maisha

RADIO PRESENTER OF THE YEAR

Antony Ndiema – Tukuza (Radio Maisha) (Winner)

Allan T – Trinity Connect (HBR)

Amani – Shangilia (Hope FM)

Kambua – Inuka (Hot 96)

Esther – FNL (Ghetto Radio)

Jay Njoroge – Mwamba (HBR)

 

DJ OF THE YEAR

DJ Mo (Winner) – DOWNLOAD MIXES

DJ GG

DJ Krowbar

DJ Sadic

DJ Sanch

DJ Touch

GOSPEL TV SHOW OF THE YEAR
Crossover – NTV (Winner)
Gospel Garage – K24
Kubamba – Citizen TV
Password – NTV
Rauka – Citizen TV
Tukuza – KTN

PWANI SONG OF THE YEAR

Nakungoja – Mercy D Lai (Winner) – WATCH VIDEO

Calender ya Mungu – Anastacia Mukabwa

Chuna Pua – Kimsa

Elshadai – Yvonne Aphia

Maisha Bila – Princess Farida

Nakuabudu – Clemence Tumaini

 

RIFT VALLEY SONG OF THE YEAR

Kiboiboi – Faith Kosgei (Winner) – WATCH VIDEO

Ashe Papalai – Charity Tajeu

Maiwek – Joel Kimeto

Osalaba – Sam Manga

Safina – Maryanne Tutuma

Young Man – Mr. Israel

 

WESTERN SONG OF THE YEAR

Nge Ekhisi – Selina Sitati (Winner) – WATCH VIDEO

Chemishet – Doreen Baruto

Matsai ka Yesu – Gloria Muliro

Olwanda – Sally Siboi

Omusamba Kwa Yesu – Bishop Olumasa

Shibenganyata – Joesph Sishia

 

EASTERN SONG OF THE YEAR

Utao – Purity Katieko (Winner) – WATCH VIDEO

Kwambata – Dorcas Ndambuki

Ndikasyoka Thinani – Stephen Kasolo

Nibwega – Kendi Meme

Nue Ndete – Mbuvi

Twendaneni – Ameru Crew

 

 

NYANZA SONG OF THE YEAR

Sonko wa Sonko – Christine Atieno (Winner)

Amiela Miela – Wamor

Inkanye Nyasae – Caro Nyakwaka

Kwe Kende – Rosemary Ogonya

Many Many – Tetete

Nying Manyien – Geraldine Oduor

 

 

CENTRAL SONG OF THE YEAR

Ruciu – David Mambo (Winner) – WATCH VIDEO

Agocwo – Betty Bayo

Dady Wa Power – C-Bsir

Kindu wa Nii – Dennis Mutara

Kiriro – Simon Njehia

Magegania – Sammy Irungu

 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR (UGANDA)

Exodus (Winner) – WATCH VIDEO

Coopy Bly

Holy Keane Amooti

Jackie Senyonjo

Ruyonga

Wilson Bugembe

ARTIST OF THE YEAR (RWANDA)
Bahati Alphonze (Winner) – WATCH VIDEO
Gaby Irene Kamanzi
Theo Uwiringiye
Tonze
Kabaganza Liliane
Patient Bizimana

ARTIST OF THE YEAR (TANZANIA)

Christina Shusho (Winner) – WATCH VIDEO

Bahati Bukuku

Bonny Mwaitegi

Martha Mwaipaja

Rose Muhando

Upendo Nkone

 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR (BURUNDI)

Redemption Voice (Winner) – WATCH VIDEO

David Nkundimana

Dudu Niyukuri

Fabrice Nzeyimana

Fortrand Bigirimana

Seraphins Song

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