Groove Awards 2016 full winners’ list

The Groove Awards 2016 winners ceremony took place today at the Safaricom Stadium in Kasarani. The event was hosted by Dj Soxxy and Size 8 and was broadcasted live on K24 Tv.

The event featured performances from musicians such as Eunice Njeri, Pitson, Guardian Angel, Gloria Muliro and Mercy Masika.

The 11th Groove awards nominees were announced on April 26th 2016 after a panel reviewed entries to the competition. Public voting for some of the categories was opened on the same date and it ended on 31st May 2016. The winners in some categories were decided by the panel.

Some of the winners included Size 8, Pitson, Mercy D. Lai, Mercy Masika among others. The Gospel Sunday show on Milele FM won Radio Gospel Show of the year at the Groove Awards for the 6th time. Below is the full list of winners of the Groove Awards 2016.

1. Male Artist Of The Year

LJay Maasai – Winner
Daddy Owen
Eko Dydda
Guardian Angel
JFAM
Piston

2. Female Artist Of The Year

Mercy Masika – Winner
Eunice Njeri
Evelyn Wanjiru
Gloria Muliro
Janet Otieno
Size 8

3. Group Of The Year

Kelele Takatifu – Winner
24 Elders
Christ Cycoz
Recapp
S.O.C (Saintz Of Christ)
TPK Sons

4. New Artist Or Group Of The Year

Mash Mwana – Winner
Bon Mzalendo
Cliche
Eric Smith
Laura Karwirwa
P31

5. Song Of The Year

Mercy Masika – Nikupendeze – Winner
Daddy Owen – Vanity
Gloria Mulino – Nido Yako
Kelley Takatifu – Ngori
Pitson- Niache niimbe
Size 8 – Afadhali Yesu

6. Worship Song Of The Year

Evelyn Wanjiru – Nikufahamu – Winner
Abed Ngosso – Kimbilio
Eric Smith – Wewe Ni Zaidi
Eunice Neri – Uka
Frank – Jina La Yesu
Lady Bee – Hakuna Kama Wewe

7. Reggae Or Ragga Song Of The Year

JFAM & Omari – Wave – Winner
Dafari – Control
Guardian Angel – Give Thanks
Jam – Mention Jesus
Mr. Googz & Christo Fabulous – Calling
TPK Sons – Ngong Ngong

8. Hiphop Song Of The Year

Maluda (Feat. Juliani) – Easy – Winner
Eko Dydda – Nina One
MC LC – Serrre
P31 – Its Time
Recapp – 5 Stones
MC LC – Serrre

9. Album Of The Year

Mercy D. Lai – Emmanuel – Winner
Beth & HPB – Outcry
Daddy Owen – Vanity
Dafari – Preacher Bwoy
Eunice Neri – Uka
Kelley Takatifu – Ndoto Za Kapaa

10. Afro-Pop Song Of The Year

Magic Mike & Kris Erroh – Ayaya – Winner
Christ Cycoz – Some More
Daddy Owen – Vanity
Guardian Angel – Rejea
Kelele Takatifu – Ngori
SOC(Feat. Levixone) – Mukutu

11. East & Central African Artist Of The Year

Christina Shusho – Tanzania – Winner
Alarm Ministries – Rwanda
Copy Bly – Uganda
John Lisu – Tanzania
Rebecca Soki – Congo
Wilson Bugembe – Uganda

12. Collabo Of The Year

Everlyne Wanjiru & Vicky Kitonga – Tulia – Winner
24 Elders & Daddy Owen – Okokroko
JFAM & Omari – Wave
Magic Mike & Kris Erroh
Mr. Seed & Pitson – Happy Day
Recapp – 5 Stones

13. Video Of The Year

Size 8 – Afadhali Yesu – Winner
Daddy Owen – Vanity
Eko Dydda – Haina Budi
Janet Otieno – Roho Wako
Laura Karwirwa
Recapp – 5 Stones

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14. Gospel Radio Show Of The Year

Gospel Sunday – Milele FM – Winner
Gospel Night Live – Ghetto Radio
Gospel Switch – Truth FM
Pambazuka – Radio Citizen
Shangilia – Hope FM
Tambira – QFM

15. Radio Presenter Of The Year

Eva Mwalili – Milele FM – Winner
Amani Aila – Hope FM
Dj Ruff – Ghetto Radio
Joyce Gituro – Radio Citizen
Lawrence Thuku – Truth FM
Selly Amutabi Kadot – Q FM

16. DJ Of The Year

Dj Ruff – Winner
Dj GG
Dj Mo
Dj Krowbar
Dj Sadic
DJ Tabz

17. Talent To Watch

Dj Covenant – Winner
Dj Katta
Dj Mzito
Hype Ballo
Hype Guda
MC Timeless Noel

18. Gospel TV Show Of The Year

The Switch – K24 – Winner
Angaza – KBC
Crossover 101 – NTV
Kubamba – CITIZEN TV
Rauka – CITIZEN TV
Tukuza – KTN

19. Song Of The Year Rift Counties

Pst.Samuel Somorei – Ashe Mpapa – Winner
Carlos Kaptich – Mututan
Edna Lotole – Ebeneza
L Jay Maasai – Sigogo
Lillian Rotich – Chamyet
Moses Sirgoi – Assets

20. Song Of The Year Coastal Counties

Faith Mwikali – Ushindi – Winner
Evelyne Ndege – Sauti Za Furaha
Mercy D Lai – Dhoruba
Michael Yena – Pamoja
Pst. Anthony Musembi – Jehova Yu Mwema
Yvonne Aphia – Yule Yule

21. Song Of The Year Eastern Counties

Stephen Kasolo – Ngai Niwukilasya – Winner
Eunice Kyalo – Kuthina Yingi Ninaleo
James Mwongela
Justus Myello – Kathiiwa Tata
Michael Mutuku – Ivinda Ya Kukilwa
Pst. Dan Mutemi – Simu Mundu

22. Song Of The Year Western Counties

Timothy Kitui – Njingula – Winner
Jackie Wanyama – Nyola Luyali
Karol Tunduli – Ulila
Naomi Nyongesa – Khwacha
Papa Kisembe & Melody – Namusima
Sarah N – Ambah Ambah

23. Song Of The Year Central Counties

Phylis Mbuthia – Githe Tiwe – Winner
Charles Wachira – Matata Ma Maithori
Austin Muturi – Irathiro Ria Riua
Njuguna Gichecha – Ngai Ageka Kiundu
Sammy Irungu – Kirathimo
Shiru Wa GP – Ihinda Ria Kinya

24. Song Of The Year Nyanza Counties

Fenny Kerubo – Abasani B’ Omusunte – Winner
Lydia Scarlet Nyairabu – Omosae Omonda
Eunice Ogoma – Nyasaye Marahuma
Ev. Douglas Otiso – Yeso Tara
Evaline Muthoka – Yesu Iber
Maureen Awuor – Jerusalem Oiki

25. Western Africa Artist Of The Year

Sinach – Nigeria – Winner
Frank Edwards – Nigeria
Nathaniel Bassey – Nigeria
Onos Brisibi – Nigeria
The Preachers – Ghana
Tim Godfrey – Nigeria

26. Southern Africa Artist Of The Year

Joyous Celebration – South Africa – Winner
Abel Chungu – Zambia
Benjamin Dube – South Africa
MAG44 – Zambia
Pompi – Zambi
Tembalami – Zimbabwe

27. Skiza ringback tone of the Year

Mercy Masika - Bizna
Mercy Masika – Bizna

Mercy Masika – Mwema – Winner

28. Songwriter of the Year

Pitson – Winner

29. Audio producer of the Year

Saint P – Winner

30. Dance Group of the Year

Jims and Dims – Winner

31. Video producer of the Year

Sammy Dee – Winner

Source: bizna

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