Mowzey Radio named best song writer

Nelson Bwire Kapo

Nelson Bwire Kapo

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Slain singer Moses Ssekibogo alias Mowzey Radio has been awarded best song writer for the year 2017.

Radio was recognised in the annual Hipipo awards yesterday at Kampala Serena Hotel of course in absentia. His award was picked by music partner Douglas Mayanja alias Weasel.

On picking the award, Weasel took to his social media platforms to dedicate the award to Radio and his children.

“This is for you my brother, the best song writer ever. We will always keep them for our young children.”

Mowzey Radio is known for penning hit songs including; Irene Ntale’s Sembeera, Lilian Mbabazi’s vitamin, B2C’s gutamiza and Rema Namakula’s tikula among others. However, while alive, he was never awarded for the same.

Radio was also a winner on the night along side B2C crew for their song gutamiza which emerged song of the year.

Meanwhile also on the winners list were Roden Y Kabako and Sheebah for their efforts in the song sitani tonkema, the crew walked away with the afro beat song of the year, while Rema won the award for best social message thanks to her Banyabo song.

Sheebah was the main winner of the night collecting other words including; Artiste of the year, female artiste of the year, album of the year and East African collabo of the year for her song Binkolela featuring The Ben.


Africa Song of the Year Diamond Platnumz Ft. Ne-Yo – Marry You
Africa Video of the Year Mafikizolo – Love Potion
Best Francophone Africa Act Toofan – Terre
Africa Best Female Artist Tiwa Savage
Best Song from Western Africa Davido – IF
Best Song from Southern Africa Roberto – Into You
East Africa
Song of the Year Kenya Nyashinski – Malaika
Song of the Year Tanzania AliKiba – Seduce Me
Song of the Year Rwanda Meddy – Slowly
Rwanda Video of the Year Butera Knowless – Uzagaruke
East Africa Super Hit Darassa Ft. Ben Pol – Muziki
East Africa Best Video Diamond Platnumz – Eneka
East Africa Best Breakthrough Artist Bruce Melodie
Best East African Collabo Sheebah Ft. The Ben – Binkolera
East Africa Best Female Artist Vanessa Mdee
Artist Of The Year Sheebah
Best Female Artist Sheebah
Best Male Artist David Lutalo
Best Duo/Group Radio and Weasel
Best Breakthrough Artist Fik Fameica
Best A-Cappella Group Canaan Gents
Must Watch Talent Nina Roz
Best DJ Selector Jay
Album Of The Year Sheebah – Karma Queen
Video Of The Year Eddy Kenzo – Jubilation
Song Of The Year (Uganda) Radio & Weasel & B2C – Gutamiiza
Best Audio Producer Eno Beats
Best Video Director Ng Filmz – Dir. Nolton
Best Video Editing and Visual Effects Dir. Cyril Ducottet for “Missing You”
Best Song Writer Moses Radio
Best Hip-Hop/Rap Song Fik Fameica – Kutama
Best RnB/Soul Song Naava Grey – Ndi Ndi Ndi
Best Ragga Dancehall Song Slick Stuart & Roja – Eva
Best Reggae Song Bruno K – One For The Road
Best Religious Song Swahaba Kasumba – Mwebale Okusiiba
Best Band Song Mary Bata – Tugenda Komawa
Best Contemporary Folk Song Kapalaga Baibe – Omwana Wa Maama
Best Kadongo Kamu Song Jackie Kizito – Zirindaba
Best Zouk Song Geosteady Ft Charly & Nina – Owooma
Best Afrobeat Song Roden Y Kabako Ft Sheebah & Fik Fameica – Sitani Tonkema
Best Afropop Song Rema – Banyabo
Best Social Message (Inspirational ACT) Rema – Banyabo
Raising Diva Stand Out Act Spice Diana – Anti Kale
Best School Act Buddo SS- This Is Buddo
Best Song from Eastern Region Afande Miah Ft. Roo Ya Simba – Tunaweza
Best Song from Northern Region Pretty B – ”Dwoka Dwoni Piny’
Best Song from Southern Region Navy Kayz and Trisha – Neighbor Ebintu byo
Best Song from Western Region Ray G Rhiganz – Nuunu
Life Time Achievement Award Paul Saka
Video Trailblazer Award Waka Stars for Anti Kale
Decade Video Vanguard Award Navio
Best Gospel Act New Chapter – Bingi
Best Global Act Triplets Ghetto Kids – French Montana – Unforgettable ft. Swae Lee
Life Time Achievement Award Fred Sebatta




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