Jnr Brown - Tongogara


11 September - 27 October 2017

Submissions of music in each category that relates to performing acts are made by record labels and individuals. Download the entry form online, for those in Harare the drop box is located at Kwame mall stand number 106. Those out of Harare should contact us and our team will facilitate collection of your material. For any enquiries regarding the event please email : info@zimhiphopawards.co.zw or call on +263 772 479 352.


Zim hip hop awards 2017 Criteria

To be nominated for the 2017 Zim Hip Hop Awards ,an artists music has to have been played on any local Radio stations from the previous cycle of 1 NOVEMBER 2016 which ends on the 27th of OCTOBER 2017. Apart from radio an artist can also get nomination if they have officially released their material on public media either print ,visual and online media. Supporting documents are required eg, newspaper articles, flyers , posters, video links and other evidence to show release of material .


Categories 2017

Best male. Best female. Best collaboration. Best hip hop group. Best producer. Best newcomer. Best local brand supporting hip hop. Best album. Best promoter. Best diaspora. Best radio dj. Best club dj. Best gospel act. Best dance crew. Best dance solo. Best underground. Best media online. Best media tv. Best media journalist. Best free style artist. Song of the year. Video of the year. Best hip hop hustle. Best hip hop verse. Peoples choice.


Panelists• 11 November 2017

This involves a panel of unpaid judges who have contributed to the growth of the culture through broadcast, print media, activism channels. Members of the judging community are replaced on a yearly basis, to ensure that an exchange of new ideas takes place and improvements are made to ensure that the Zim Hip Hop Awards meet expected standards.


November 2017

The nominations are in. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges guided by votes cast by fans via our whatsapp platform. Four industry gurus sit as judges. The role of the judges is to guide the awards in terms of fairness and artistic merit. Fans are invited to vote on our whatsapp platform 0712 002 111.


December 2017

The 2017 awards ceremony will be held in Harare in the month of December. The ceremony shall feature live performances by some of the nominees. Standard admission is $10 and VIP admission is $20 with access to Red Carpet and Vip area.

Click to download entry form!