Ti Gonzi Emerges the biggest winner at the Star Fm music Awards 2020

Ti Gonzi Emerges the biggest winner at the Star Fm music Awards 2020
Ti Gonzi

The Star Fm music awards 2020, dubbed #MusicInColour, were held last night at a glittering event and Ti Gonz came out as the biggest winner with six awards. 

‘Imwe mbeu’ as Ti Gonz is affectionately known by his followers, bagged awards in the Best African Pop Song Award, Best Newcomer Award, Best Collaboration Award, Song of the Year Award, Most Played Song on Star FM and the Best Male Artist Award categories.

Ever rising gospel singer Janet Manyowa, who dominated the Permian Awards, came second with two awards in the Best Gospel Song Award and Best Female Artist Award.

Nutty O, a.k.a as  ABX was announced the winner of the Best Zimdancehall Song Award.

Nutty O's award at Star Fm awards 2020(1)

Nutty O took to social media to thank his fans for the Star Fm 2020 award he bagged

The Best Hip Hop Song Award went to Takura while King 98 came tops in the Album of the Year Award. 

Sungura musician Alick Macheso was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Other winners in different categories include Hilzy, Gary Mapanzure, DJ Stavo, Norman Masamba and Ngoma Ingoma.

Mambo Dhuterere was a notable absentee on the winners’ podium of the Star Fm 2020 Music awards. Freeman, who won three awards at the Zimbabwe Music Awards last month, only took home the people’s choice award. 

Below is the full list of winners: 

Best African Pop Song Award

  • ‘Kure’ – Ishan ft. Ti Gonzi
  • ‘Kwandinobva’ – Tamy Moyo
  • ‘Zviroto’ – Tamy Moyo
  • ‘African Woman’ – Fusion 5 Mangwiro

Best Zimdancehall Song Award

  • ‘Vroom’ – Nutty O
  • ‘Bodo’ – Bazooka
  • ‘Reurura’ – Seh Calaz ft. Mambo Dhuterere

Best Hip Hop Song Award

  • ‘Noise’ – Takura
  • ‘Mabazooka’ – Ti Gonzi
  • ‘Loud’ – Junior Brown
  • ‘5 PM’ – P. D. Ghost ft. Gze

Best R&B Song Award

  • ‘TV Room’ – Hilzy, Gary Mapanzure
  • ‘Love Love’ – Brian Nhira
  • ‘Die in Your Arms’ – Nyasha David ft. Prosper
  • ‘Mai Vevana’ – Brian K

Best House Song Award

  • ‘Bad News’ – DJ Stavo ft. Gemma
  • ‘Bambelela’ – Novuyo Sea Girl
  • ‘Lavida Loca’ – Lloyd Soul
  • ‘Vuka’ – Sam Music

Best Song by Zimbabwean in the Diaspora Award

  • ‘Chihera’ – Norman Masamba
  • ‘Love Love’ – Brian Nhira
  • ‘Kurunga’ – Vimbai Zimuto
  • ‘I’m In Love’ – Nox Guni

Best Gospel Song Award

  • ‘Ndimi’ – Janet Manyowa
  • ‘Ngoro Yeminana’ – Joyful Praise
  • ‘Ndozvinoita Nyasha’ – Jonah Chivasa
  • ‘Reurura’ – Seh Calaz ft. Mambo Dhuterere

Best Newcomer Award

  • Ishan ft. Ti Gonz – ‘Kure’
  • Mambo Dhuterere – ‘Mweya’
  • Fusion Five Mangwiro – ‘African Woman’
  • Joyful Praise – ‘Ngoro Yeminana’

Best Female Artist Award

  • Janet Manyowa
  • Tamy Moyo
  • Ammara Brown
  • Novuyo Sea Girl

Best Male Artist Award

  • Ti Gonzi
  • Ishan
  • Freeman
  • Mambo Dhuterere

Best Duo/Group Award

  • Ngoma Ingoma – ‘Malobolo’
  • Fusion 5 Mangwiro – ‘African Woman’
  • Fusion 5 Mangwiro – ‘Katarina’
  • Joyful Praise – ‘Ngoro Yeminana’

Best Collaboration Award

  • ‘Kure’ – Ishan ft. Ti Gonzi
  • ‘Ngaibake’ – Freeman ft. Alick Macheso
  • ‘Reurura’ – Seh Calaz ft. Mambo Dhuterere
  • ‘TV Room’ – Hilzy ft. Gary Mapanzure

Best Producer Award

  • Cymplex
  • DJ Tamuka
  • Rodney Beats
  • Chiweddar

Song of the Year Award

  • ‘Kure’ – ‘Ishan ft. Ti Gonzi
  • ‘Ngaibake’ – Freeman ft. Alick Macheso
  • ‘Vroom’ – Nutty O
  • ‘Noise’ – Takura

Album of the Year Award

  • Francesca – King 98
  • Gango – Freeman
  • Season 2 – Joyful Praise
  • The Peeps Rapper – Asaph

People’s Choice Award

  • ‘Ngaibake’ by Freeman ft. Alick Macheso

Most Played Song on Star FM

  • ‘Kure’ by Ishan ft.Ti Gonzi

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Alick Macheso