Praise Masvosva, Entertainment Reporter
Top chanter Seh Calaz – real name Tawanda Mumanyi – on Friday emerged as the biggest winner at the Zim dancehall awards which were held at the Club Wood (1+1).
Boss Yala as the chanter is fondly known scooped 5 awards namely Best Collabo (Reurura featuring Mambo Dhuterere), Best Gospel song (Reurura), Best Dressed artiste, Best Stage Performer and Best Manager.
Seh Calaz who did not attend the awards due to business commitments in South Africa where he is shooting video was represented by his manager Preston Maporisa.
In an interview, the side-lines of the event Seh Calaz’s manager, Preston said Calaz is South Africa for some business meetings.
“I want to thank everyone for the support they are giving us.
“We are happy because our works are being recognised in the Zim dancehall genre.
“It gives us a zeal to continue doing better and we will take the day as it goes,” he said.
“Calaz is not in the country at the moment, he is shooting videos in South Africa.”
Soul Jah Love scooped People’s Choice and the King of the Zim dancehall.
Zimdancehall Awards Winners for 2019 Edition
- King of Zimdancehall- Souljah Love
- Jnr Male Artist -Enzol & Nutty O
- Best Female Artist-Lady Squanda
- Best Female Vocalist-Lindsay
- Best Male Vocalist-Guspy Warrior
- Best Video-Mugarden
- Song of the Year-Ngaibake
- Album of the Year-Freeman Gango
- Best New Artist-Jah Master & Ndunge Yut
- Best Stage Performer-Seh Calaz
- Best Zimdancehall Program-Miss Vee Candy & Merciless Zim
- Best Stage MC-Stansplash & Abisha
- Best improved MC- Mashasha & HAndsome Gudo
- Best Stage Dj-Ribhe
- Most improved Dj-Welly Ozil
- Zimdancehall Pioneer-Etherton B & Temple man
- Most Disciplined Artist-King Shaddy
- Best Promoter-Chipaz & Bodyslam
- Best Artist Outside Zim-Buffalo Souljah
- People’s Choice-Souljah Love
- Best Online media-Maxx Music,Legendary & Zimcelebs
- Best Mixtapes Dj-Linc man
- Best Group-JJ Vybes & Chillspot family
- Best Publisher-Plot Mhako
- Best Studio-Digital Claims Records
- Most Hardworking artist-Killer T
- Zimdancehall Ambassador-Jah Signal
- Best Skits/Comedian-Ray Vines
- Best Producer-Cymplex Zw & Levels
- Most Promising Producer-Alleviate Beats & Trinie Beats
- Best Fashion Sponsor-FAshion Police & The Dee’s Suits
- Best Sponsoring Companies-Nash Paints Group
- Best Manager-Hillary MUtake & Mr Maphorisa
34.Club Hit Song-Skelewu & Rinobatwa ipapo ipapo
35.Best Video Editor-Naxo & Buffalo Souljah
36.Best Mixtape-Summer Explosion by ADS Sound
- Best Social Song-Bazooker Bodo & Hwinza Let Her Go
- Best Gospel Song-Reurura Seh Calaz & Dhuterere
- Riddim of the year-Wanna Be Riddim
- Best Dj Outside Zim-King Alfred
- Best Dance Group-Alka Dala & Team Expendables
- Best Collabo-Seh Calaz ft Mambo Dhuterere
- Best Performer Jnr-Flexx T
- Best Female Performer-Kadijah
- King of Diss-Mad Viper
- Best Dressed Female-Queen Vee
- Best Dressed Male-Seh Calaz
- Most Influential Person in Zimdancehall-Passion Java & mhamha mahwindo
- Best Riddim Medley-Zambara Riddim
- Best new female-Fayah Lady
- WhatsApp Warrior- Dj Colta king Black draft ent
- Best Graphics Designer- DG Designs
- Honorary Award-Chipaz Promotions,Oscar Pambuka, Jah B and Culture Kid