Nominees of 2021 South Sudan Music Awards revealed

Nominees of 2021 South Sudan Music Awards revealed

South Sudanese Music Award has finally revealed the nominees’ award list for artists after two weeks of analysis of all the entries for participation in the 2021 South Sudan Music Awards.

“Entries were submitted for works published between November 2020 and October 2021 only. Thus, the scheme reviewed published works and applications from interested people,” the body noted in a statement seen by The City Review.

The music award is organised by Ashaab Global which aims to appreciate South Sudanese who have excelled locally and abroad in a calendar year.

A total of 38 entertainers will be feted after being selected via public voting and three honorary categories.

Beckie Johnz, Yaba Angelosi, Lady Kola, Cocosan, WJ the King, Alijoma, Hardlife Avenue Stars and Silver X lead the nominations with over four nods.

Following close are Macco Bwoy, Domi, Nasty J, and Jay Dynamic. Rapper Lil Been also made it to the list with multiple nominations for his single Salam.

Best female Artist of the Year Yanas who battles for the best album of the year with her album “Yanas Revelaed” and “Jealous’’ by Domi ft Nasty J, Hibu Ana  by Coco San ft Lady Kola, My Ex by Young Boy ft Linus the Genius, Jeran Jeran by Wando Star ft Best Boyz, Sugar by Bravo Kiss ft Lul Simon and Mabi Waga by Keen Dizzy ft Crazy Fox are in for the best collaboration of the year.

Here are the categories and the nominees

Best African Act of the Year 2021

Beaty Toni -Mood            

Honey Franko – Yei

Sweet J -Siri ta Gelba

Aleek Mamiir – Kubulo Nyiir Yirol

Achai Wiir Bol Giir – Piiny Dan Cuk Ku Pal

Larson Agok – Karac wan kan ku wan yin

Best Dj of the Year 2021

DJ Richy Fahad

DJ Yenomatic

DJ Yankee

Selector Magok

Selector T

DJ Sanjose

Best Artist Manager

Shamsh Musa – Cocosan

Prince Martin – Silver X

Donato – AK Swaggah

Lucky Charm – Lady Kola and John Frog

Davido – MB Laws

Rocky Charles- WJ the King

Best Styled Video Of The Year 2021

Kebir Wara by John Frog

Whoolipa by Khim Swaqq

Good Crazy by Beckie Johnz ft Spice Diana

Monia by Silver X

Adungu by BBG Fraternity

Woman by Jay Dynamic

Best International Act 2021

Ammanie Illfated – Lies

Amac Don – Jal Gol Teno

Ejay Shotdown Boy – Boss

Yaba Angelosi – Something about you

Slate Nation – Deep Wata

Ceaser Lok – Best Quality

Hit Song Of The Year 2021

Ana Ya Arif by Hardlife Avenue Stars

Monia by Silver X

Risalla by Kanya Di Lion

In Love with a Presenter by Juna de Star

Muhaba by Lady Kola ft Cindy

My story by WJ the King

Styled Artist Of The Year 2021

Silver X

Lul Simon

Genesis Angel

Khim Swag

Trey David

Macco Bwoy

Best Gospel Song Of The Year 2021

My everything by Prince Paradise

Ana bi Arfa by Lady Amina

Saidu Ana by Mbaraza Emmanuel

Shukran by Maboto Motivated

Yapati Mugu by Dominic Living Wawa

He has changed my story by Naomi Juan

Best Gospel Artist Of The Year 2021

Naomi Juan

Mbaraza Emmanuel

Lady Amina

Prince Paradise

Jungle Preacher

Maboto Moivated

Best Music Album Of The Year 2021

Love and Fame by Alijoma

Ana Ya Arif by Hardlife Avenue Stars

The Name Jesus by Leilah Suzan and Princess Mary

Yanas Revealed by Yanas

He has changed my story by Naomi Juan

My bestie album by LT Music

Best Reggae Artist Of The Year 2021

DJ Martin

Blue

Isaka Number one

Case Blanco

Saab Jay

Tvavy the Tablet

Best Dancehall Artist Of The Year 2021

Yuppie Jay – Do that

Rocky J – Lisa Suker

Khim Swag -Dergel

Lady Kola – Muhaba

Young Bullet – Privacy

Macco Bwoy – Bounce it off

Best Song Of The Year 2021

Ana ya Arif by Hardlife Avenue Stars

Jealous by Domi and Nasty J

Nyan e Beny by Alijoma

She means all the World by Lil Been ft YMO

Mata Kasuru by Cocosan

Jouza Ana by Black Queen

Best Hip-Hop Artist Of The Year 2021

Lord J – Moyo Ena

Young Boy – Young Boy

J Yang  – Freedom

Lushy K – Way Up

King Juba – Raba fi Zuruf

Lil Been – Salam

Best Comedian Of The Year 2021

Akau Jambo (AK Dan)

Feel Free

Wokil Jescommando

Ziko

Comedian Kiden

Manelson

Break Through Artist Of The Year 2021

Navy Gabana – Zumba

Nipsey Kid – Gisa ta Muhaba

Africana – Dandala

Witty Miles – Moyo Ena

Young Bullet – Privacy

Warchild Beezy – Your Love

Best Collaboration (locally) of The Year 2021

Jealous by Domi ft Nasty J

Hibu Ana by Coco San ft Lady Kola

My Ex by Young Boy ft Linus the Genius

Jeran Jeran by Wando Star ft Best Boyz

Sugar by Bravo Kiss ft Lul Simon

Mabi Waga by Keen Dizzy ft Crazy Fox

Best Collaboration (Internationally) Of The Year 2021

Warena by Mbogi Genje ft Khaligraph Jones

Muhaba by Lady Kola ft Cindy Sanyu

Good Crazy by Beckie Johnz ft Spice Diana

Gimme Love by Macco Bwoy ft A Pass

I don’t need your money by Mary Boyoi ft Harmonize

Yik a Poundo by Ceasar Lok ft Trose

Best Producer Of The Year 2021

Linus the Genius

Slaughterman

Producer Bobi

Producer Zamba

Lolly on the Beat

Nasty J

Best Afro Beat Artist Of The Year 2021

Fanan Ngala – Imanya

DJ Cent -Binia Wau

Macco Bwoy – Gimme Love ft A Pass

Wando Star – Maria

Navy Boy -Kuruju

Check B – Enemies of Progress

Best Afro Dancehall Artist Of The Year 2021

Viper Koko – Nani

AK Swaggah – Zee Beida

Mizaya Emmy – Wodi Lo

Kawaja Revolution -Tet Tet

Jay Dynamic – Woman

Rocky J – Bet kun wen

Best Male Vocal Artist Of The Year 2021

YMO – She means the world

Domi Dunia – Call me

Chris Mun – Todiri

Lul Simon – Sugar

Bul Bul – You’re a queen

Bravo Kiss – Lumda

Best Female Vocal Artist Of The Year 2021

Amanie Illfated – Lies

Minna Hockleyy -Come Back

Yanas -My Song

Irene Toss – Ride or Die

Naomi Juan – He has changed by story

Hani breva – Hilim

Best Video Director Of The Year 2021

Bul Bul

Aleon Visual

K Pesa

Dir Obeezy

Emmanuel Ebo

Bebe Pix

Best Female Artist Of The Year 2021

Lady Kola – Muhaba

Beckie Johnz – Rotation

Hani Breva – Hilim

Juna de Star – Galam Taki

Queen Zee – Mara Zol

Neetah Baibe – Ibira wu ket

Best Male Artist Of The Year 2021

Alijoma – Nyan enBeny

Silver X – Monia

Yaba Angelosi – Something about you

WJ the King – My story

Cocosan – Kasuru

Hard Life Avenue Stars – Wrong Number

Best Promoter Of The Year 2021

Lucky Charm – Lucky Charm Management

Promoter K2 -K2 Promotions and Events

Willy Amako -Willy Entertainment

Donato -Donato Management

King Mary – King Mary Entertainment

Promoter Sam – Rock Star Promotion

Best R&B Artist Of The Year 2021

Macco Bwoy – Crush

AK Jay – Telemundo

Ammanie Illfated -Lies

Bior Kissy – She loves me

Bul Bul – You’re a queen

Tvavy de Tablet – You and I

Fans’ Favorite Artist Of The Year 2021

Dynamq

Alijoma

WJ the King

Emmanuel Kembe

Lady Kola

Lul Simon

Best Stage Performer 2021

Rocky J

Rebecca Trey

Wrong T

Viper Koko

Crazy Fox

Juna de Star

Best New And Promising Artist 2021

Dandala – Juba Eye

Filter Bob – Confused

Pere Alu – So Crazy

Sniper – Tamam

Wing Bwoi – One Heart

Talia Fisher – Too Much

Jaiksana – Run

Overall Artist Of The Year 2021

Yaba Angelosi -Something about you

WJ the King – Ma bi Ferigu

Silver X – Monia

Hard Life Avenue Stars -Ana ya bi Arifu

Alijoma -Nyan e Beny

Beckie Johnz – Rotation

Best Lyricist Of The Year 2021

Nasty J

Lord J

Ade

Lushy K

YBM

Young Boy

Best Song Writer Of The Year 2021

Keno Medicator – Ibira wu ket for Neetah Baibe

Linus de Genius – I’m trying for Talia Fisha

Yaba Angelosi – Something about you

Slaughterman – De hagiga for Hardlife Avenue

Producer Kamba – Mara Zol for Queen Zee

Nicky Prince – Nan Kade for Melinda Roxie

Best Locally Directed Video Of The Year 2021

Gisa ta Muhaba -Nipsey Kid ft Best Boys

United Africa – Yupie J and Rammy Millz

Never replace you -Domi and Chris Mun

Massage – Tony Y4 and Ugly Facile ft Hani Breva

Mederesa – Wando Star

Piiny Dan Cuk Ku Pal -Achai Wiir Bol Giir

Best Dance Group Of The Year 2021

Heaven Stars

SSD Dancers

Empire Dancers

X Boyz Dancers

South friend Dancers

211 Dancers

Best South Sudanese Foreign Directed Video Of The Year 2021

Kebir Wara by John Frog

Whoolipa by Khim Swqq

Monia by Silver X

Good crazy by Beckie Johnz ft Spice Diana

Muhaba by Lady Kola ft Cindy Sanyu

Woman by Jay Dynamic

Best Music Group Of The Year 2021

The Royal Crew Movement

Hard Life Avenue Stars

Panda Nation

Mgogi Genje

Best Boys

Young Nation

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