On February 23, Valery Atia, CEO and Founder of the Urban Jamz Awards announced selected categories on Facebook, with the full list being revealed the following day.
The two most-nominated people at the 4th edition of UJA Awards include artists like Magasco, Daphne, Salatiel, Stanley Enow, Mr. Leo, Nabila, Rhythmz, Locko and Minks, who picked up more than three nominations each while singer Ewube got a nod for ‘Best Music Performance’.
Unlike Balafon Music Awards, the Urban Jamz Awards included the ‘Best Music Producer’ category which recognizes and celebrates those who create the music [sound]. This year, UJA has put up eight producers up for nominations including, CFX, Drae Boii, Salatiel, Softouch, Sangtum, Akwandor, PhillBillBeatz and Jovi Le Monstre.
This year, two additional categories were included – Best DJ and Honorary Award (to go to actor, director, cinematographer, Anurine Nwunembom). However, fans can’t wait to see which artists will win any of the BIG 4 categories: Next Rated Act, Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Music Video.
Below is the complete 4th Urban Jamz Awards nominations list for recordings released during the eligibility year (Nov, 8 2017 -Nov. 8, 2018). The Urban Jamz Awards 2017 is scheduled to hold on March 23 at the Salle de Fête D’Akwa, Douala. Red Carpet starts at 6:00 PM.