Guardian Angel WINS Groove Awards 2018 Artiste of the Year

The 13th annual Groove Awards went down on Saturday at the Kasarani indoor arena. The theme of this year’s awards show was: “Rebuild, Restore, Reclaim.” It focused on the message of unity in rebuilding and restoring the glory of the gospel industry. It encourages a spirit of togetherness highlighting the importance of all in working towards the end goal of shaping culture. Guardian angel scooped the Artiste of the Year spot, watch the moment below:

Jabidii, Timeless Noel and Hype Ochi were the biggest winners of the night mainly because of the hit song Odi Dance that saw them walk away with four awardsSong of the Year, Collabo of the Year, Dance Style of the Year and Skiza Ringback Tune. Jabidii also won in the categories Breakthrough artist of the Year and Reggae/Ragga song of the Year for his song Shoot Satan while Timeless Noel also walked away with the award for Hypeman/MC of the Year.

A winner’s concert is slated for next month on 8th July 2018 at The Embu Municipal Council Stadium and will see all winners meeting their fans to celebrate their wins whilst appreciating their support during the nomination and voting process.



2018 GROOVE AWARDS WINNERS FULL LIST

ARTIST OF THE YEAR – GUARDIAN ANGEL
SONG OF THE YEAR ODI DANCE – TIMELESS NOEL, JABIDII & HYPE OCHI/ Producer : David Saidi
TEENS CHOICE SONG OF THE YEAR – CHINI YA MWAMBA – MASTERPIECE
BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR OF THE YEAR – JABIDII
HIPHOP SONG OF THE YEAR CHEKI VILE – EKO DYDDA
REGGAE/RAGGA SONG OF THE YEAR SHOOT SATAN – JABIDII
PRAISE AND WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR HUNIACHI – REUBEN KIGAME FEAT. GLORIA MULIRO
COLLABO OF THE YEAR ODI DANCE – TIMELESS NOEL, JABIDII AND HYPE OCHI
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR JIGI JIGI – WILLY PAUL / Video Producer : Sammy D
DANCE STYLE/SONG OF THE YEAR ODI DANCE – TIMELESS NOEL, JABIDII AND HYPE OCHI
MEDIA PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – DJ MO
HYPEMAN/MC OF THE YEAR – TIMELESS NOEL
BREAKTHROUGH DJ OF THE YEAR – DJ TERROTS
WESTERN COUNTIES SONG OF THE YEAR – INGABO : GLORIA MULIRO
EASTERN COUNTIES SONG OF THE YEAR KIWANGO KINGI : WILBERFORCE MUSYOKA
RIFT VALLEY COUNTIES SONG OF THE YEAR – ARUSI : CYRUS KOECH
COASTAL COUNTIES SONG OF THE YEAR – WATANGOJA SANA : ANNASTACIA MUKABWA
CENTRAL COUNTIES SONG OF THE YEAR – IREMA : SHIRU WA GP
NYANZA COUNTIES SONG OF THE YEAR – COME TO ME : FENNY KERUBO
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTOR TO THE INDUSTRY – ANGELA CHIBALONZA
SONGWRITER AWARD – REUBEN KIGAME
SKIZA RINGBACK TUNE ODI DANCE – TIMELESS NOEL, JABIDII & HYPE OCHI/ Producer : David Saidi

 


About Groove Awards

Since 2004, Groove Awards with Safaricom has celebrated excellence in gospel music in Kenya and across Africa. The awards, entering their 13th year in Kenya (and 6th in Rwanda), are this nation’s most prestigious and recognized Gospel music awards, enjoying regional resonance and relevance. Groove seeks to promote gospel music as a message of hope and an avenue to address issues affecting young people across the African continent with a key focus on its main objective – “Shaping culture through positive content and entertainment”. Groove Awards has seen over 1,800 artists/groups nominated and almost 400 Groove statuettes presented to gospel musicians in Kenya and beyond.

Phoenix

Phoenix is the founder of Let Music Preach. He is also a creative who writes, deejays, does digital design and photography. He is passionate about using music to influence the masses.

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