GROOVE-EMBLEM1-500x463The Groove Awards nomination night took place at Arboretum where gospel artistes across the country were nominated in the various categories. The awards are scheduled to take place on 3rd June, with this year’s theme being ‘Let Your Light Shine’.

Fans are urged to vote for their favorite artistes, deejays, songs and dance groups. Here are the nominees in some of the categories.

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• Bahati
• Dk Kwenye Beat
• Jimmy Gait
• Kris Eeh Baba
• Pitson
• Rufftone

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• Eunice Njeri
• Gloria Muliro
• Janet Otieno
• Mercy D Lai
• Sarah K
• Size 8

GROUP OF THE YEAR
• Adawnage
• BMF
• Christ Cycoz
• Kelele Takatifu
• Nicholas Harmonies
• S.O.C

NEW ARTIST/NEW GROUP OF THE YEAR
• Benachi
• Danny Gift
• Diddi Kimer
• Grace Mwai
• Lady Bee
• LJay Maasai

SONG OF THE YEAR
• Asusu – Dk Kwenye Beat
• Lingala Ya Yesu – Pitson
• Machozi – Bahati
• Mateke – Size 8
• Msaidizi – Gloria Muliro
• Napokea Kwako – Janet Otieno ft. Christina Shusho

WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR
• Hakuna Silaha – Sarah K
• Holy God – Chomba
• Ni Juu Yako – Frank
• Niumbie na Roho Mtakatifu – Pastor Musembi
• Ulibeba – Eunice Njeri
• Uwepo – Mercylinah

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
• Kirathimo – Grace Mwai
• Msaidizi – Gloria Muliro
• Nisamehe -Mercy D Lai
• Pacato – Pst. Musembi
• Silaha – Sarah K
• Uwepo Wako – Mercylinah

HIPHOP SONG OF THE YEAR
• Mede (Mapepo) – Kris Eeh Baba & Friends
• One Way – Sanka
• Rise & Shine – Kelele Takatifu & Christ Cycoz
• Sir – Eko Dydda
• Testimony – Kennedy Krezi
• Wannabe – Dee & Holy Dave

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
• Asusu – DK Kwenye Beat
• Kazi Ya Msalaba – Daddy Owen ft. Danny Gift
• Machozi- Bahati
• Mateke – Size 8
• Sambaza – Alice Kamande
• Signature – Jimmy Gait

COLLABO OF THE YEAR
• Kazi Ya Msalaba – Daddy Owen ft. Danny Gift
• Laleiyo – Ljay Maasai ft Shiro Wa GP
• Mungu Baba – Rufftone & GSU
• Napokea Kwako – Janet Otieno ft. Christina Shusho
• Ngai Ti Mundu – Betty Bayo & Mr. Seed
• Rise & Shine – Kelele Takatifu & Christ Cycoz

GOSPEL RADIO SHOW OF THE YEAR
• Gospel Sunday-Milele
• Gospel Switch – Truth FM
• Inuka-Hot 96
• Mwamba Show – HBR
• Shangilia – Hope FM
• Tukuza – Radio Maisha

GOSPEL TV SHOW OF THE YEAR
• Angaza – KBC
• Crossover 101- NTV
• Gospel Sunday – (Kubamba & Rauka) CTV
• Password – NTV
• The Switch – K24
• Tukuza – KTN

RADIO PRESENTER OF THE YEAR
• Allan T – HBR
• Amani Aila – Hope FM
• Anthony Ndiema – Radio Maisha
• Kambua – Hot 96
• Lawrence Thuku – Truth FM
• Selly Amutabi – (Tambira) QFM

DJ OF THE YEAR
• DJ GG
• DJ Krowbar
• DJ Mo
• DJ Sadic
• DJ Sanch
• DJ Touch