2010 Tanzania music awards

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The 11th edition of the Tanzania Music Awards took place at the Diamond Jubilee Hall in Dar es Salaam, on Friday 14 May 2010.[1] The event was anchored by Jokate Mwegelo.[2] Bongo Flava singer Diamond was the big winner of the night with three awards out of four nominations, which is a remarkable result for a newcomer.

Nominees and Winners[edit]

Winners are in bold text.

Best Male Singer[edit]

  • Banana Zorro
  • Ali Kiba
  • Christian Bella
  • Marlow
  • Mzee Yusuph

Best Female Singer[edit]

Best Song Writer[edit]

  • Mzee Yusuf
  • Banana Zorro
  • Fid Q
  • Lady Jaydee
  • Mrisho Mpoto
  • Mzee Abuu

Best Upcoming Artist[edit]

  • Diamond
  • Amini
  • Barnaba
  • Belle 9
  • Quick Racka

Best Hip Hop Artist[edit]

  • Chid Benzi
  • Fid Q
  • Joh Makini
  • Mangwea
  • Professor J

Best Rapper (from a Band)[edit]

  • Kitokololo
  • Chokoraa
  • Diouf
  • Ferguson
  • Totoo Ze Bingwa

Best Song[edit]

  • Diamond - 'Kamwambie'
  • Banana Zorro - 'Zoba'
  • Hussein M - 'Kwa Ajili Yako'
  • Marlow - 'Pii Pii'
  • Mrisho Mpoto - 'Nikipata Nauli'

Best Music Video[edit]

  • CPwaa - 'Problems'
  • AY - 'Leo'
  • Banana Zorro - 'Zoba'
  • Diamond - 'Kamwambie'
  • Lady Jaydee - 'Natamani Kuwa Malaika'

Best Afro Pop Song[edit]

  • Marlaw - 'Pii Pii'
  • Ali Kiba - 'Usiniseme'
  • Banana Zorro - 'Zoba'
  • Chege - 'Karibu Kiumeni'
  • Mataluma - 'Mama Ubaya'

Best R&B Song[edit]

  • Diamond - 'Kamwambie'
  • AT featuring Stara Thomas - 'Nipigie'
  • Belle 9 - 'Masogange'
  • Maunda Zoro - 'Mapenzi ya Wawili'
  • Steve - 'Sogea Karibu'

Best Hip Hop Song[edit]

  • Joh Makini - 'Stimu Zimelipiwa'
  • Chid Benz - 'Pom Pom Pisha'
  • Fid Q - 'Im a professional'
  • Mangwea - 'CNN'
  • Quick Racka - 'Bullet'

Best Collaboration Song[edit]

  • AT ft Stara Thomas - 'Nipigie'
  • Barnaba/Pipi - 'Njia Panda'
  • FA/Prof Jay/Sugu - 'Nazeeka Sana'
  • Hussein M/Joh Makini - 'Utaipenda'
  • Mangwea/Fid Q - 'CNN'

Best Swahili Song (from a Band)[edit]

  • African Stars Band - 'Mwana Dar es Salaam'
  • African Stars B - 'Shida Darasa'
  • Extra Bongo - 'Mjini Mipango'
  • FM Academia - 'Vuta Nikuvute'
  • K-Mondo - 'Magambo'
  • Machozi Band - 'Nilizama'
  • Wahapahapa - 'Chei Chei'

Best Album (from a Band)[edit]

  • African Stars Band - 'Mwana Dar es Salaam'
  • Kalunde Band - 'Hilda'
  • Msondo Ngoma - 'Huna Shukurani'

Best Ragga/Dancehall Song[edit]

  • Bwana Misosi - 'Mungu Yuko Bize'
  • Benjamini wa Mambo J - 'Fly'
  • Drezzy Chief - 'Wasanii'
  • Dully Sykes - 'Shikide'

Best Reggae Song[edit]

  • AY ft Wahu - 'Leo (Reggae remix)'
  • Dabo ft Mwasiti - 'Don't Let I Go'
  • Hemedi - 'Alcohol'
  • Matonya/Bella -'Umoja ni nguvu'
  • Man Snepa - 'Barua'

Best Taarab Song[edit]

  • Jahazi Modern Taraab - 'Daktari wa Mapenzi'
  • 5 Star - 'Wapambe Msitujadili'
  • 5 Star - 'Riziki Mwanzo wa chuki'
  • Coast - 'Kukupenda isiwe taabu'
  • Jahazi Modern Taraab - 'Roho Mbaya Haijengi'

Best Taarab Album[edit]

  • Jahazi Modern Taraab - 'Daktari wa Mapenzi'
  • 5 Stars - 'Riziki Mwanzo wa chuki'
  • Coast - 'Kukupenda isiwe taabu'
  • EA Melody - 'Kilamtu kivyakevyake'
  • New ZNZ Stars - 'Poa Mpenzi'

Best East African Song[edit]

Best Traditional Song[edit]

  • Mrisho Mpoto - 'Nikipata Nauli'
  • Machozi Band - 'Mtarimbo'
  • Offside Trick - 'Samaki'
  • Omari Omari - 'Kupata Majaliwa'
  • Wahapahapa Band - 'Chei Chei'

Best Producer[edit]

  • Lamar
  • Man Water
  • Marco Chali
  • Hermy B

Hall of Fame trophy[edit]

  • to an individual: Zahir Zorro
  • to an institution: Clouds FM

See also[edit]

Tanzania Music Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Citizen: Diamond becomes toast of Kili Awards night Archived May 18, 2010, at the Wayback Machine 15 May 2010
  2. ^ The Citizen: Newcomers ruling the roost Archived 2013-01-13 at Archive.today 21 May 2010

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