The Herald (Harare)

17 February 2014

Zimbabwe: Jah Prayzah in NAMA Clean Sweep

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"TSVIRIYO" hitmaker Jah Prayzah was the toast of the night as he scooped four awards at the 13th National Arts Merit Awards held on Saturday at the Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel, reports Zimbojam.He scooped awards for the Outstanding Male Artiste, Outstanding Song, Outstanding Album as well as the People's Choice Award.

A fifth credit for Jah Prayzah was for his video "Mwanasikana", which was voted Outstanding Video and the award went to his producer Willard Ma- gombedze.

The singer walked away a cool US$2 000 richer as each award bagged US$500 and a hamper containing various goodies.

Below is the list of the award winners:

LITERARY AWARDS

Outstanding First Creative Published Work --Rebel Soldier by Solomon Mwapangidza

Outstanding Children's Book -- The River God Unyaminyami by Fortune Tazvivinga

Outstanding Fiction Book -- Branching Streams Flow in the Dark by Charles Mungoshi and Imbwa Yemunhu by Ignatius Mabasa

DANCE AWARDS

Outstanding Group -- 8 Count Dance crew

Outstanding Female Dancer - Maylene Chenjerai from Tumbuka Dance Company

Outstanding Male Dancer -- Peter Lenso from Tumbuka dance Company

Outstanding Choreographer -- Sean George Mabwere from Rolex Dance Crew

FILM AND TELEVISION AWARDS

Outstanding Actor -- Nash Mphepho in Decoder

Outstanding Actress --Eunice Tava in Sinners

Outstanding Music Video - Mwanasikana by Willard Magombedze ft. Jah Prayzah

Outstanding Screen Production Full Length Film -- Gringo the Troublemaker by Enock Chihombori

Outstanding Screen Production -- Short Film Decoder by Jasen Maphepho

Outstanding Screen Production (TV) -- No Nominees

VISUAL ARTS AWARDS

Outstanding Mix Media - Nhapwasikana by Forbes Mushipe

Outstanding 2 Dimensional Work - House of Stone by Webster Mubayirenyi

Outstanding 3 Dimensional Work - Indigenisation by Israel Israel

Outstanding Exhibition - No Nominees

SPOKEN WORD AWARDS

Outstanding Comedian

Simba the Comic King for Haakeem VS Pistorious

Outstanding Poet

Obert Dube

THEATRE AWARDS

Outstanding Actress Nyaradzo Nhongonhema in Pub Stories

Outstanding Actor

Tafadzwa Hananda in Pub Stories/ Half Empty Half Full

Outstanding Theatrical Production - Half Empty Half Full by Savannah Trust

Outstanding Director - Ryan Lawrence & Peter John Smyth for The Woman in Black

MUSIC AWARDS

Outstanding Female Musician -- Olivia Charamba

Outstanding Male Musician -- Mukudzei Mukombe aka Jah Prayzah

Outstanding Album Tsviriyo by Mukudzei Mukombe aka Jah Prayzah

Outstanding Song - Tsviriyo from Tsviriyo by Mukudzei Mukombe aka Jah Prayzah.

MEDIA AWARDS

Outstanding Journalist Print -- Shamiso Yikoniko from The Sunday Mail

Outstanding Journalist TV --Sifiso Mpofu from ZBC

Outstanding Journalist Radio -- Problem Masau from Star FM

Outstanding Online Media -- Zimbo Jam

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