The 8th Edition of the Zzina Awards will be happening on 30th April 2021. We look at who made it to the nominees lists and their respective categories.

The Galaxy FM sponsored Zzina Awards return this year after a virtual 2020 ceremony which fans did not attend because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The 2021 edition is set to be a full audio – visual experience that will be broadcast LIVE via FM radio and social media.

The annual awards always begin with the nominations process in which the fans fully participate on social media.

John Blaq at the Zzina Awards 2021 nominations reveal party

The nominations are then properly sorted into their correct categories by the Zzina Awards committee comprising of members of the media and experts in the field of music and entertainment.

This year’s awards contain 18 categories and 20 awards (including the Sports Personality of the year, and the Zzina Legend award) shall be handed out altogether on the evening of 30th April 2021 at the awards ceremony.

Below is the list of all nominees and their respective categories:

Best Inspirational Song

  • Corona Virus Alert – Bobi Wine and Nubian Li
  • Corona Distance (Chapter One) – Bebe Cool ft. Allstars
  • Corona – Ykee Benda ft. King Saha, Joanita Kawalya, B2C, Dre Cali, Feffe Bussi, Myco Ouma, Jose Sax
  • Corona – Spice Diana and Fik Fameica
  • Money (Sente) – Sama Sojah
  • Ndikuwaki – Pallaso

Best Fans Team

  • Team Eddy Kenzo
  • Sheebaholics
  • B2C Soldiers
  • Fameicans
  • Spice Gadgets
  • Panda Gang

Best LugaFlow/Rap Song

  • Bintwala – Mun G
  • Kyoyina Omanya (Remix) – Crysto Panda + Sheebah
  • Nyabo – Gravity Omuttuju
  • Bino Byebiluma Abayaye – Crysto Panda
  • Seeka – Recho Rey
  • Nothing To Do – Twilight
  • Buligita – Fik Fameica
  • Romantic – Feffe Bussi

Best LugaFlow/Rap Artist

  • Gravity Omuttujju
  • Fik Fameica
  • Recho Rey
  • Crysto Panda
  • Feffe Bussi
  • Navio
  • Mun G
Prim Asiimwe interviews Fik Fameica at the Zzina Awards 2021 nominations reveal party

Best Dancehall Song

  • Balance – Karole Kasita
  • Nalinda Dda – Zex Bilangilangi
  • Kiggwa Leero – DJ Slick Stuart & DJ Roja ft. Jose Chameleone
  • Muyayu – Mudra
  • Andele – Daddy Andre ft. Nina Roz
  • Tumbiza Sound – Eezzy
  • Go Down – Kent and Flosso ft. Fik Fameica, Coco Finger & Vyper Ranking
  • Ratata – Zex Bilangilangi
  • Sivawo – Vyper Ranking

Best Dancehall Artist

  • Zex Bilangilangi
  • Karole Kasita
  • Mudra
  • Vyper Ranking
  • Eezzy

Best Contemporary Urban Song

  • Everything – Winnie Nwagi
  • Tugende Mu Church – Daddy Andre
  • Ebisooka N’ebisembayo – Dre Cali
  • Billboard Kipande – Nina Roz
  • Tonelabila – Daddy Andre and Angella Katatumba
  • Kikomando – Victor Ruz
  • Repeat It – Azawi
  • This Is Love – Rema and The Ben

Best Contemporary Urban Artist

  • Daddy Andre
  • Winnie Nwagi
  • Dre Cali
  • Lydia Jazmine
  • Azawi
  • Toniks

Best Afro Beat Song

  • Malamu – Pallaso
  • Tweyagale – Eddy Kenzo
  • Baliwa – Jose Chameleone
  • Kwata Esimu – Freeboy and Winnie Nwagi
  • Sharp Shooter – Chosen Blood
  • Quinamino – Azawi
  • Munda Awo – B2C
  • Nakyuka – Sheebah
  • Ssala Puleesa – King Saha
  • Kachumbali – Quex
Eddy Kenzo

Best Song Writer

  • Shena Skies
  • Daddy Andre
  • Mudra
  • Azawi
  • Ronnie
  • Yese Oman
  • Nikolai

Best Comedian

  • Madrat & Chico
  • Bizonto
  • Maulana & Reign
  • Fun Factory
Maulana and Reign

Best Producer

  • Daddy Andre
  • Nessim
  • Bomba
  • Artin
  • T.O.N
  • Baur

Best Collaboration

  • Turn Up The Vybe – Ykee Benda + A Pass
  • Awo – B2C + David Lutalo
  • Kwata Esimu – Freeboy + Winnie Nwagi
  • This Is Love – Rema + The Ben
  • Andele – Daddy Andre ft. Nina Roz
  • Kyoyina Omanya (Remix) – Crysto Panda + Sheebah
  • Empetta – Sheebah + King Saha
  • Kiggwa Lelo – DJ Slick Stuart & DJ Roja ft. Jose Chameleone
  • Tonelabila – Daddy Andre + Angella Katatumba
  • Kokonya – Spice Diana + Harmonize

Best Female Artist

  • Sheebah
  • Azawi
  • Spice Diana
  • Nina Roz
  • Winnie Nwagi
  • Karole Kasita
Azawi

Best Male Artist

  • Crysto Panda
  • Pallaso
  • Daddy Andre
  • Fik Fameica
  • B2C
  • John Blaq

Breakthrough Artist

  • Victor Ruz
  • Azawi
  • Zex Bilangilangi
  • Dre Cali
  • Quex
  • Mudra
  • Crysto Panda
  • Zuli Tums
  • Eezzy

Song Of The Year

  • Tweyagalle – Eddy Kenzo
  • Munda Awo – B2C
  • Tugende Mu Church – Daddy Andre
  • Malamu – Pallaso
  • Tumbiza Sound – Eezzy
  • Kachumbali – Quex
  • Muyayu – Mudra
  • Kyoyina Omanya (Remix) – Crysto Panda + Sheebah
  • Nakyuka – Sheebah
  • Repeat It – Azawi

Artist Of The Year

  • Eddy Kenzo
  • Sheebah
  • Pallaso
  • Daddy Andre
  • Spice Diana
  • Fik Fameica
  • Crysto Panda

Online voting is now open and will close on 28th April 2021 at 11:59pm. Visit the Galaxy FM awards website to vote for your favorite artiste.

Congratulations to all nominees!

Josh Ruby is an Editor with high interest and knowledge in the Ugandan entertainment space, an industry he has been actively part of since 2010. Leads to breaking stories are welcome!

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1 Comment

  1. Not Cindy, then your looking for good artists not the best, cose that’s definitely the King herself

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