A grueling three week voting period culminated in a mega event that went down in Eldoret this past weekend. Nominees, celebrities and locals flocked 64 resort and club on Saturday evening for a fun filled night meant to recognize the best the town has to offer.
The ‘delegation’ from Candy Empire, the awards’ organizers, brought the town to a stand still with their grand entrance composed of glossy stretch limos and other top of the range fuel guzzlers.
Guests got an opportunity to take photos on the red carpet against a huge backdrop indicating the the awards creators and partners.
The nominees sat at the VIP section, enjoying a front row view of the entertainment and acts of the night. The moment everyone was waiting for soon arrived, and the winners enjoyed every second of their glory, thanking fans and those they felt had been a big help to them.
Some of the most hotly contested categories included the Best Male Artist, Face of Eldoret (Male and Female), Best Dance Group and the Most Influential Personality.
Majirani, who won in the Best Male Artist category said;
I would like to thank all my die hard fans for taking there time to vote for me and candy n candy empire for giving forgotten artists such a platform I grew up in the streets of eldoret where no one recognized me. I still remember the hard days in 2013 when I sold sweets now we in 2016 am still a seller (vendor) selling hits songs.
The Face of Eldoret (Male) winner, Kabaka, had a long list of people to thank:
“My loyal fans I say a big thanks to them my campaigners i.e Prince Kennah from Uoe,Magdaline njeri,jossy from egerton,my bro djtito, Angi ,Jackie in china,joan in kisumu ,Tasha of baratone uni,Anabel not forgetting my family as awhole for supporting me the list is endless but Iknow God is going to reward them big time.
Al in all with the title I wanna transform the town fashionwise and modelingwise n keep the image clean to its best level. To all who votted for me may God be with you and may you recieve a lot of blessings”
Other winners included Miss Caren Krys – Face of Eldoret (Female), Maggy Seurey – Best female artist, MC Nick – Most influential person, Club Signature – Best night club.
You can find the full list of winners HERE.