Who are the finalists of 2016 Salax Awards?

Preparations for the 2016 Salax Awards are officially underway to honour the best in musicians. Ikirezi Group, the organisers of the Awards, recently unveiled the list of the nominees. The aim of the Awards is to support the local artistes and promote the local entertainment industry.
Emma Claudine of Ikirezi Group, the organisers of Salax Awards, speaks to journalists about the 7th edition of the event. (Courtesy)
Emma Claudine of Ikirezi Group, the organisers of Salax Awards, speaks to journalists about the 7th edition of the event. (Courtesy)

Preparations for the 2016 Salax Awards are officially underway to honour the best in musicians.

Ikirezi Group, the organisers of the Awards, recently unveiled the list of the nominees. The aim of the Awards is to support the local artistes and promote the local entertainment industry.

The nomination of finalists was done by journalists through email, according to the organisers.

Below is the list of nominees in their respective categories:

1. Best Male Artist

Bruce Melody

Christopher

Danny Vumbi

King James

Urban Boyz

2. Best Female Artist

Allioni

Charly & Nina

Knowless Butera

Oda Paccy

Teta Diana

3. Best hip-hop artiste

Danny Nanone

Green P

Jay Polly

Oda Paccy

Riderman

4. Best R&B/Pop Artist

Bruce Melody

Christopher

King James

Knowless

Peace

5. Best Afro/Pop beat Artist

Charly na Nina

Danny Vumbi

Mico the Best

Urban Boyz

Teta Diana

6. Best New Artist

Aimé Bluestone

Charly & Nina

Davis D

Gaby Umutare

Yvan Buravani

7. Video of the Year

70 – Dream Boyz

Indoro – Charly & Nina

Ko Nashize – Knowless Butera

Niba ari wowe – Oda Paccy

Teamo – Knowless Butera feat Roberto

8. Best gospel Singer

Israel Mbonyi

Janvier Kayitana

Patient Bizimana

Serge Iyamuremye

Tonzi

9. Best Gospel Choir

Abahamya ba yesu choir – SDA Muhima

Abahetsi Choir – ADEPER Remera

Alarm Ministries - Remera

Chorale de Kigali – Kigali

Jehovah Jireh – ULK Kigali

10. Most Valuable Player

Eric Dusingizimana

Erneste Sugira

Pierrot Kwizera

Savio Dominique Nshuti

Jean Bosco Nsengimana

11. Best Audio Producer

Bob Pro.

Clement Ishimwe

Junior Multi System

Pastor P

Piano The Grooveman

12. Best Group of the year

Active

Charly & Nina

Dream Boyz

TBB

Urban Boyz

13. Song of the Year

Indoro – Charly & Nina

Naramukundaga – King James

Ni danger – Danny Vumbi

Teamo – Knowless Butera

Till I die – Urban Boyz

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