- Sarkodie won his 80th award at the just ended HiPipo Awards held in Uganda. Sarkodie was named the Best Hip Hop Artist which reconfirms his supremacy in the African Hip Hop scene.
Let give you more details about The HiPipo Awards 2019.
HiPipo Music Awards
The prestigious HiPipo Music Awards is an annual extravaganza organised by HiPipo (U) LTD, to celebrate, promote and recognize music excellence in across Africa. The prestigious HiPipo Music Awards are the spirit that binds our music, art and culture. The project and event is an initiative of HiPipo following HiPipo founding in 2006/7 as a digital, music/content and events company in Uganda. Stakeholders: includes and is not limited to Artists, Performing Musicians, Audio/Video Producers, Sound Engineers, Artist Managers, Events Promoters and Managers, Entertainment Media, Public Music Consumers and Fans
To be considered eligible, an artist must have had active performance and/or released audio or video music content within 12 months prior to October/November of any year. The 12 months eligible period is for works (Audio or videos) commercially released between October (Previous Year) to November (Current Year).
The nominees come from different stakeholders including musicians, video/audio producers, songwriters, media personalities (digital, radio, TV, and print), and the public/fans. Nominations are collected with paper forms and majority with online submissions using a publicly available online form that any stakeholder can complete online.
Voting and Winning
- Through voting, the winners of the prestigious HiPipo Music Awards are decided. Once nominations are complete, the public votes via the official HMA Online platform, text (SMS) and WhatsApp, and social media where applicable. Voting normally happens between December and March of every year.