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Kwacha Music Awards 2023 Full Nominees List

Kwacha Music Awards 2023 Full Nominees List

The much-anticipated event in the Zambian music industry, the Kwacha Music Awards, is back for its 2023 edition. Recognized as Zambia’s top awards show, the Kwacha Music Awards is a creation of Sun FM Radio and a committee comprising music industry players and individuals from various sectors of society. The awards were conceived to fill the void in the music industry for an annual music awards ceremony with a national character, involving key players in the industry and paying tribute to today’s most celebrated and iconic artists.

The process of determining the Kwacha Music Awards 2023 nominees is comprehensive and fair. Fan interactions and radio airplay countrywide are taken into account, with the measurements tracked by the Awards Committee and partner radio stations.

The Kwacha Music Awards are truly driven by public opinion and fan support. Nominees are determined by a poll of the public through established channels, including SMS and website voting.

To maintain transparency and credibility, the final results are verified by an auditing firm, ensuring that the entire process is conducted with utmost integrity.

The awards ceremony promises to be a grand celebration of the nation’s musical talent and cultural richness. Held on September 30, 2023.

Here are the nominees!

BEST ARTIST-COPPERBELT PROVINCE – (COP)
4 Na 5
Chanda Na Kay
Chile One
Chilu
T-Low
Xaven
Y Celeb

BEST ARTIST-LUSAKA PROVINCE (LSP)
Aqualaskin

Bombshell

Dizmo

Neo

Nez Long

Triple M
BEST ARTIST-CENTRAL PROVINCE – (CEP)
Born Vicious
D2
BrokenHill Emmy
Shadreck
Triple Ceezo

BEST ARTIST-LUAPULA PROVINCE – (LPP)
Born Bugah
Jay Nazo
Kasa Buchi
Knack Unity
BEST ARTIST – NORTH WESTERN PROVINCE (NWP)
ฮ’oy Kay
Cox
Denny Gee
Junior Sabala
Kel Cee
BEST ARTIST-SOUTHERN PROVINCE (STP)
King Illest
Mpande
MR. Crown
Sky Empire
Slim The Hit Maker
BEST NEW COMER (FEMALE) – (NCF)
Baby Sasha
Deborah Ngama
Miss Wizzy
Puri 4000
Saliyah
Terry The Vocalist
Trina South
BEST SOUND PRODUCTION – (BSP)
Big Bizzy
Eazy TheProducer
King Nachi Beats
Mag44
Miles Came Along
MR Stash
DJ Mzenga Man
T-Sean (Uptwon Beats)
Tonny Breezy

BEST ARTIST-EASTERN PROVINCE – (EAP)

Chile 84
Chimzy Kelly
Falluja
KD Giza
Snow C

BEST ARTIST – MUCHINGA PROVINCE (MUP)

Emmy 3
Fishay
Happy K
ZED Officials
BEST ARTIST-NOTHERN PROVINCE (NTP)

Andy Zoh
K Bless
Kiss B Sai Baba

Muzo AKA Alphonso

Newman
BEST ARTIST – WESTERN PROVINCE – (WTP)
Kassy Nalu
Kuzza
Mumble Jumble
Onelly
Y Coasty

MAIN CATEGORIES

BEST NEW COMER (MALE) – (NCM)
Ace Trap
Frank Ro
Mordecaii Zm
Nacci LP
Ndine Emma
Triple M
Vinchenzo

BEST DANCEHALL/ REGGAE SONG -(DHS)
Bless Me – T-Sean
Chimbilimbili – DJ Cosmo
Lolo – Tyce ft. Triple M
Bombshell – Medusa
Niba Star – Mampi
Waya Saana – T-Sean
You & I – Chile One Ft. T-Sean

BEST HIP HOP/RAP SONG – (HHS)

African Queen – Slap Dee

Ba Yubu – Chef 187

Level Siyabana – Jay Rox

Mix It Up – Cleo Ice Queen

Motto – Bombshell Ft Vinchenzo

Situation -Stevo

Zoro – Dizmo

BEST MAINSTREAM /POP – (MSP)

Dance With You โ€“ ย Chanda Na Kay

Fire – Mordecai

Iseni Mutambe – Chile One

Mutima Wanga – Macky 2

Nobody – Chef 187 Ft Blake

Talala Pamyenu – Y Celeb

Try Again-Yo Maps

BEST GOSPEL SONG (MALE) (GSM)

Bombeni – Salifyanji Ft Ephraim

Lesa Wesu Musuma – Pastor Gift Kaputula

My Hope – Yellow Dove

Nge Mpanga – Solomon Plate

Shamboko – Pompi

Speaking My Language Mikrophone 7

Yesu Enkoto – Yellow Dove

BEST COLLABORATION – (BCO)

African Queen – Slap Dee Ft Casper Nyovest & Xain

Ba Oyo – Nacci Ip Ft Triple M & Drifta Trek

Chisola – Cox Ft Macky 2

Mutima Wanga – Macky 2 Ft Yo Maps

Nobody – Chef 187 Ft Blake

Shamboko – Pompi Ft Esther Chungu

Try Again-Yo Maps Ft Abel Chungu

BEST BAND-(BBD)

Amayenge Band

Barotse Band

Diversity Band

Elect Band

More Fire Band

Revolution Band

Uncle Rex

GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR – (GOY)

Parabellum -Kopala Pastor

Pole Pole – Pompi

Prince Of Kabwata – Yellow Dove

Umwala – Esther Chungu

Wisula Umuntu – Enock Mbewe

INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT – (INA)

Cleo Ice Queen

Jay Rox

Macky 2

Roberto

Sampa The Great

Slap Dee

Yo Maps

BEST AFRO FUSION/R&B SONG – (RBS)

Baby – Towela Kaira

Bottle Pali Love – Neo

Fatima – Yo Maps

Fire – Mordecai

Nobody – Chef 187 ft. Roberto

Nobody – Roberto

Woman’s Prayer – Neo

MOST CONSCIOUS SONG – (MCS)

Am Sorry Macky 2

Chobaba – Moses Sakala

Jehova -Vinchenzo ft. Slapdee & Yo Maps

Kangwa – T-Sean ft. Jay Rox

Mpaleni – Triple M

Try Again – Yo Maps ft. Abel Chungu

Ulwendo โ€“ T-Low

BEST GOSPEL SONG (FEMALE) – (GSF)

Alansunga – Penjani Ft Mag 44

Asumbulwe – Esther Chungu

Fearless – Esther Chungu

Ichikalipa – Christine

Mankangala -Deborah Mambo

Nga Te Imwe – Chileshe Bwalya

Ukulambalala -Deborah Ngama

BEST DUO/ GROUP – (BDG)

4 Na 5

Celeb City

Chanda Na Kay

Dope Boys

Hd Empire

Knacky Unity

Peace Preachers

BEST CHOIR (BCH)

Busokololo Ucz

Defense Security Choir

Emmanuel Choir

Faithful Melody

Good Shephard

Mount Sinai

St. Ignatius

HUMANITARIAN – (HUM)

B Flow

Macky 2

Maiko Zulu

Pompi

Sampa The Great

Slap Dee

BEST FOLK/ INDIGENOUS SOUND – (BIS)

Calendar-Afunika

Ka Salary-Chester

Mtendere – Matthew Tembo

Nkomi Nkomi – Denny G

Kachaku Sobana – Mpande

Walonga – One Jeska

You-James Sakala

BEST MALE ARTIST – (BMA)

Chef 187

Chile One

Jay Rox

Macky 2

Pompi

T Sean

Yo Maps

SONG OF THE YEAR – (SOY)

Iseni Mutambe – Chile One

Ma Reasons – Vinchenzo ft. Bobby East

Mutima Wanga – Macky 2 ft. Yo Maps

Nobody – Chef 187 ft. Blake

Shamboko – Pompi

Try Again -Yo Maps ft. Abel Chungu

Woman’s Prayer – Neo

BEST FEMALE ARTIST – (BFM)

Bombshell

Christine

Esther Chungu

Mampi

Sampa The Great

Towela Kaira

Xaven

ALBUM OF THE YEAR – (AOY)

Try Again-Yo Maps

Broke Nolunkumbwa – Chef 187

Sunda Station – B Flow

Kwacha -T-Sean

Situationships – Neo

Pole Pole – Pompi

10 Of 10 – Various Artists Ft Macky 2

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