Kenya’s afro-pop band, Sauti Sol have added two m0re gongs to their growing list of awards.
The high-flying hitmakers won two awards at the fifth edition of the HiPipo Music Awards, held in Kampala at the Kampala Serena Hotel.
The two awards were for the mega collaboration with Tanzania’s Ali Kiba ‘Unconditionally Bae’. The song won the categories: Song of The Year Kenya and East Africa Super Hit.
Sauti Sol celebrated the wins with their social media followers as follows:
Yaay, we’re starting the new week with some great news! We won two awards this past weekend at the annual 5th Prestigious HiPipo music awards in Uganda; Song of the Year: Kenya and East Africa Super Hit for #UncondionallyBae w/ @officialalikiba . We’re grateful to the HiPipo fraternity for the wonderful nominations and lastly our loyal fans across EA for voting. We couldn’t have done it without you. #HMA2017 🏆🏆🙏
Other big winners were Ugandan artistes Sheebah Karungi, who took home four awards: Artiste of The Year, Best Female Artiste, Best Afro Beat Song and Video of The Year. Coming in third was Bebe Cool, who scooped Music Icon of the Decade, Best Male
Coming in third was Bebe Cool, who scooped Music Icon of the Decade, Best Male Artist and Song of the Year.
Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz won the Quinquennial Africa Music Vanguard Award and the East Africa Best Video for ‘Salome’ featuring Rayvanny.
The HiPipo Music Awards is an annual extravaganza organised by HiPipo, to celebrate, promote and recognize music excellence in Uganda and East Africa.