MEET THE WINNERS OF THE CLOUT AFRICA AWARDS 2022

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Bellz May 4, 2022
Updated 2022/05/04 at 8:26 PM
CLOUT AFRICA AWARDS 2022

The Clout Africa Awards 2022 held today, May 2nd at 6:00 pm. Hosted by Tolani Baj and VJ Adams, the virtual event aired across all Clout Africa’s social media pages. The hosts and the witty media personalities entertained viewers with engaging award presentations and jokes during the awards themed; ‘Raise the underground.’

CLOUT AFRICA AWARDS 2022

Viewers also enjoyed some exciting live music performances from rising talents like Sydney, Daiverse, Raebel, Gyakie and South African hitmakers, Ch’cco, Mellow and Sleazy. Each of the performing artists has had their unique successes this year which has shown the world that creativity and staying true to one’s roots are key ingredients for success no matter the industry.

Nominations were shortlisted by the Clout Africa Award committee along with specialist jury panels of industry experts from across Africa. Victony racked up the most nominations while Adekunle Gold received two nominations. Commenting on the nominees, Pheabian Miller, the chair of the Clout Africa Award committee said, “The nominees showcase some of the most diverse and exciting line-up of creatives, artists, producers and DJs in Africa. These acts have created powerful songs that are captivating audiences across the continent and internationally. They’ve highlighted our storytelling culture and sound. ”

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Head of Business Development, Kolapo Oladapo shared his thoughts saying, “After the record-breaking last few months that music of African origin has had, it’s no surprise that we have such a spectacular line-up of nominees. The Clout Africa awards is here to showcase to the world what talents our industry has to offer.”

CLOUT AFRICA AWARDS 2022

He was supported by the Chief Brand Officer, Dotun Kayode. “It’s an incredible reflection of the high calibre of African talents and producers and storytellers and creatives we have in our continent. We are proud to acknowledge and reward their great achievements,” Dotun noted.

Clout’s Head of Partnerships and Comms, Blessing Manafa added that “It’s amazing to see that beyond just listening and loving the projects music artists put out, fans have the power to reward who has impacted and resonates with them the most. The winners of every Clout Award category are all deserving!”

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Speaking on the decision to make Clout Africa Awards 2022 a fan-voted affair, Clout’s CEO, Serge Noujaim said; “Clout Africa Awards is about raising the underground and bringing you the hottest music award show in Africa where the fans are in control. We’ve been a big part of African music’s growth, providing top-of-the-line recording studio equipment and media services for both established and upcoming acts. Over the past few months, they’ve been busy listening, deliberating and shortlisting the very best of African music creators for the Clout Africa Awards 2022 across 10 categories. If you love them, we honour them.”

 

See the full list of nominees and winners below;

DJ of the year

DJ YK Mule

DJ Kaywise

DJ Titanium

DBN Gogo ( winner )

DJ Joenel

Revelation of the year

Victony

Ruger

Basketmouth

Musa Keys

Young Stunna

Gyakie ( winner )

Producer of the year

P.Priime ( winner )

London

Niphkeys

Sciopion Kings

Mas Musiq

Best Sound Engineering

Timi Jay ( winner )

Alpha Ojini

Simi (Studio Brat)

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Mix Master Garzy

Michael Goofy Morare

Best Alternative Album

Cavemen — Love & Highlife

Ayra Starr — 19 and Dangerous

Johnny Drille — Before We Fall Asleep

Amaarae — The Angel You Don’t Know

Msaki — Platinum Heart Open ( winner )

Muzi — Interblaktic

Best Gospel

Mercy Chinwo ( winner )

Sinach

Moses Bliss

HLE

Tim Godfrey

Limo Blaze

Creator of the year

Jenni Frank

Kiekie

Lasisi Elenu

Korty EO

Moghelingz ( winner )

ErkuahOfficial

Best Collaboration

High — Adekunle Gold ft. Davido ( winner )

Holy Father — Mayorkun & Victony

Possible — DBN Gogo

Popo — Musa Keys & Loui

Forever — Gyakie ft. Omah Lay

Songwriter of the year

Peruzzi

Adekunle Gold

Barry Jhay

Victony

Blxckie ( winner )

King Promise

Best Hip-Hop

LadiPoe

BlaqBonez

Psycho YP ( winner )

Joey B

Blxckie

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