Uganda Waragi sponsored deejaying campaign UGMix Maestro, came to an end on Saturday night at the Golf Course Hotel in Kampala and several top disc jockeys from several parts of the country were awarded in specific categories depending on their determination, creativity and extraordinary talents.
The best male and female DJ of the Year battled it out on the floor at the event for a DJ set worth USD1,500 and Shs1m and were chosen by a panel of judges made up of pioneer DJs Mwalye Seth, Kayondo Ricky, Lieven Peeters, and Adero Marianne.
Francheska Nyakaisiki aka DJ Xzyl from the central region emerged winner of Female DJ of the Year out of the 5 ladies who were competing for the same spot and the Best Male DJ went to Shaban Nsamba aka DJ Shan256 after different rounds of nonstop intensive battling.
Here is a list of the best DJs that stood out and walked away with awards.
Outstanding Achievement Award: Charlie Lubega
Best Male DJ: DJ Shan256
Female DJ of the Year: DJ Xzyl
TV DJ of the Year: Selector Jay
Radio DJ of the Year: DJ Nimrod
Gospel DJ: Easy Samuel
Events DJ of the Year: Moustey DJ
Night life DJ of the Year: DJ Roja and Slick Stuart
Trace TV’s Vocal Teknix, wrapped up the night by entertaining revelers with his mixing prowess.