Eric Omondi, Sauti Sol win big at the AEAUSA awards
Comedian Eric Omondi and boy band Sauti Sol were some of the biggest winners at the just concluded Annual African Entertainment Awards, USA (AEAUSA)
Sauti Sol was crowned the Hottest Group in the continent beating Navy Kenzo, Best Life, Weusi, B2C, Toofan, R2Bees, Calema, Dope Nation and Mobbers.
Eric Omondi walked away with the Best African Comedian crown for the third time in a row, while Daniel Ndambuki alias Mwalimu Churchill was handed a special Honoree award for his exemplary work in the comedy industry.
WCB President Diamond Platnumz topped the Best Male Artist category, while Nandy won the Best Female Artist Award.
WCB signee Rayvanny took home the award for the Best Male Artist- East/South/North Africa, with the female category being dominated by Zahara.
Ugandan Singer Eddy Kenzo won the Entertainer of the year in a category he had been pitted against; Burna Boy, Wizkid, Innoss’B, Diamond Platnumz, Eddy Kenzo, Rayvanny, Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage, Harmonize and Jah Prayazah.
Here is the Full List of winners:
1. Best Male Artist: Diamond platinumz
2. Best Female Artist: Nandy
3. Best Hip Hop/Rap Artist: Elgrande Toto
4. Hottest Group: Sauti Sol
5. Best Collaboration: Beyonce ft Shatta Wale – King Already
6. Best Music Video: Burnaboy – Anybody
7. Entertainer of the Year: Eddy Kenzo
8. Best Dancer/Group: Fire K Stars
9. Best DJ: DJ Sinyorita
10. Best Francophone Artist: Soul Bangs
11. Best Palop Male Artist: Mr Bow
12. Best Palop Female Artist: Yasmine
13. Best New Artist: Laycon
14. Song of the Year: Master KG – Jerusalema
15. Best Upcoming/Local Artist: KG
16. Best Male Artist – Central/ West Africa: Stonebwoy
17. Best Male Artist – East/South/North Africa: Rayvanny
18. Best Female Artist– Central/ West Africa: Yemi Alade
19. Best Female Artist – East/South/North Africa: Zahara
20. Best African Comedian: Eric Omondi
21. Best Gospel Artist: Sinach
22. Best Blogger/ Influencer: The Hot Jem
23. Best Dance Hall Artist: Winky D
24. Best Host TV/ Radio: Douglas Lwanga