Malawi's Top Entertainment and Arts Awards Ump Announces Media Nominees

9 December 2019

Organisers of Malawi's top entertainment and arts awards, Urban Music People (UMP) awards has announced the highly anticipated media awards nominees for this year's UMP music and fashion blended edition.

According to a statement made available to Nyasa Times, unveiling of the winners and the Award ceremony will be held at a private function on Sunday 15 December at Scallas Café, Blantyre.

"The media are a vital stakeholder in our growing music and fashion industry. These awards were introduced to recognize the important role the media play but also to encourage excellence in arts journalism", UMP Awards Director, Ken Zizwa said in the statement.

Zizwa was also quick to point out that the voting process included inputs from nominees of the music and fashion awards, as well the judges panel of the fashion awards.

2019 UMP Media Awards Nominees

Best Print Journalist (Male)

Brian Itai

John Chirwa

Sam Banda Jnr

Best Print Journalist (Female)

Edith Gondwe

Yvonne Sundu

Best Online Journalist

Dalitso Mizaya

Harold Kapindu

Pemphero Musowa

TV personality of the Year

Luna MC

Priscilla Kayira

Sharon Chirwa

Radio DJ/Personality of the Year

Black Jak

Joy Nathu

Sharon Chirwa

Club DJ of the year (Male)

DJ Mask

DJ Nathan Tunes

VJ Ice

Club DJ of the year (Female)

RJ the DJ

DJ Bubblegum

Photographer of the Year


Liyha simmons

Zeeya creations

Best Entertainment Graphic Designers


Tawina Mbeza

Vincent Lawkast Kasindi

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