Kampala: HiPipo, the organizer of the prestigious annual HiPipo Music Awards on Monday 28 October announced that all nomination channels for the 9thprestigious HiPipo Music Awards are now open until 13thDecember 2019 when this exercise will be closed.
The nomination process is part of a series of critical project activities that are being undertaken and will culminate with the 9th HiPipo Music Awards grand finale slated for 14th March 2020 at the Kampala Serena Hotel.
While Unveiling this year’s program, HiPipo CEO Innocent Kawooya noted that just like the very successful 8th edition, the 9th season of HiPipo Music Awards comes with #WeTheBest theme.
“The 8th edition was massive as we hosted musicians, fans and stakeholders from over 15 countries. The 9th edition is going to be bigger, better and sweeter. We remain committed to developing African music through objectively recognizing, rewarding and appreciating stand out acts throughout the continent,” Innocent Kawooya said, adding;
“We have categories with broader reach out to the different niche markets and regions to enable us celebrate a variety of music and embrace Africa. You can nominate your favourite artistes and acts via web and social media. The music eligible for nomination must have been released between 1st November 2018 and 31st October 2019.
As part of efforts to make the 9th edition bigger, better and sweeter, HiPipo is concluding several partnerships with other stakeholders. A full list of partners will be unveiled in due course.
The 9th HiPipo Music Awards Program.
28th October to 13th December 2019: Nominations Collection
13th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020: Nominations Clean Up process.
6th January 2020: Announcement of nominees.
6th January to 14th March 2020: Voting underway.
14th March 2020: Awards Gala Event.