Jnr Brown - Tongogara


3 SEPTEMBER 2018 to 26th of October 2018

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. Artists out of Harare and in the diaspora will submit online on the following email add: submit@zimhiphopawards.co.zw. For any enquiries regarding the event please email : info@zimhiphopawards.co.zw or call on +263 772 479 352. Entry forms available on our website Download Entry Form


Zim hip hop awards 2018 Criteria

To be nominated for the 2018 Zim Hip Hop Awards ,an artists music has to have been played on any local Radio stations from the previous cycle of 1 NOVEMBER 2017 which ends on the 26th of OCTOBER 2018. 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. 3 credible local performances. Supporting documents are required eg, newspaper articles, flyers , posters, video links and other evidence to show release of material .


Categories 2018

1. Best Male | 2. Best Female | 3. Best Collaboration | 4. Best Hip-Hop Group | 5. Best Producer | 6. Best dressed male and female (Red carpet awards). | 7. Best New Comer | 8. Best Local Brand Supporting Local Hip-Hop | 9. Best Album | 10. Best Promoter | 11. Best Diaspora 12. Best Radio DJ | 13. Best Club DJ | 14. Best Gospel Act | 15. Best Dance Crew | 16. Best Dance Solo | 17. Best underground | 18. Best alternative | 19. Best Media – ONLINE | 20. Best media – T.V | 21. Best media –JOURNALIST/PRINT | 22. Best hip hop free style artist | 23. Song of the year | 24. Video Of The Year | 25. Best hip hop hustle. | 26. Best hip hop verse (sweet 16 award) | 27. Hip hop personality of the year | 28. Peoples choice


Panelists• 11 November 2018

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 2018

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 shall be invited to vote online.


December 2018

The 2018 awards ceremony will be held 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.

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