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Urban Boys shine at Salax Awards (photo gallery)

Salax Awards

Urban Boys took away four awards. (photos Farouk Kaweesi)

The 7th edition of the Salax awards became the highlight of an eventful weekend but most especially to the Urban Boys who walked home with four awards.

Sponsored by MTN Rwanda and held at Serena Hotel on Saturday evening, the awards also recognized dispora talent and The Ben from USA took the award.

Among the Urban Boys’ awards was the highly coveted artiste of the year where they beat stiff competition from King James thus being the night’s biggest winners. They also took home Best Male Artiste, Best Group and Best Video awards.

Knowless won the Best Female Artiste award.

Knowless won the Best Female Artiste award.

Songstress Knowless took home Female Artiste of the year award. The night also had several performances from Ben Kayiranga, Edouce, Ama G The Black and Zizou Al Pacino and Bagupfusha Ubusa crew where the Urban Boys also appeared.

There was also the introduction of new awards this year like the Best Audio Producer which was scooped by Clement Ashimwe of Kina Music and Best Video Producer which went to Bernard Bagenzi.

The guest of honour was Rosemary Mbabazi, the permanent secretary in the ministry of youth and ICT.

Best Male Artiste – Urban Boyz
Best Female Artiste – Knowless
Best New Artiste -  Ama-G The Black
Best Male Artiste – Urban Boyz
Best Traditional Artiste – Mani Martin
Best Afrobeat Artiste – King James
Best Hip-hop Artiste – Ama-G The Black
Best R&B Artiste – Bruce Melody
Best Gospel Artiste -  Alarm Ministries
Best Group -  Urban Boys 
Song of The Year – Bagupfusha Ubusa
Best Album – Biracyaza by King James
Best Video – Bibaye by Urban Boys
Diaspora Recognition Award – The Ben (U.S.A)

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