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Friday 19 December 2014, 09:33 am.
BOMU awards raise P957 000

Brand Botswana on Friday pledged P140 000 towards the BOMU music awards, as P957 000 in cash and kind was raised for the awards billed for December 16.
By Staff Writer Tue 23 Dec 2014, 02:50 am (GMT +2)
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The Department of Arts and Culture released P356 000 in cash, while Amo Lab contributed P10 000. According to the BOMU secretary general Pagson Ntsie, this year's awards has raised P957 000 compared to the last awards that raised P750 000 from a single sponsor.

Sedibeng Lodge are sponsoring P17 000 worth of accommodation for BOMU guests from Zambia, Namibia and South Africa. Mafia Soul is contributing P10 000 in clothing, advertising space, outlets for sale of tickets among other things. Shanaz is contributing P10 000 worth of makeup, while Gtc has also come forward to provide hair dressing and beauty for BOMU awards nominees. The Monitor has also come on board as a media sponsor for the awards, specifically flighting advertising and being the No.1 print media for all BOMU awards news.The BOMU secretary  general however says the door is still  open for sponsors in the various categories of the BOMU awards. Tickets for the BOMU awards night cost P400.

BOMU Music Awards nominees list

Song of the Year
A.T.I- ke lekhete
Thabang- Ke a gana
Maghebula- gat aka lekeke

Best Afro Pop
Tyte
Eugene Jackson
Asley Gops
Flexyville

Best Kwaito
Mapetla
King
MMP
Seven Eleven

Best Rap
Trauma
Euri
Dramaboy

Best Mosakaso
MC Maswe
HB
Ekentolo
SePP

Best House kwasa
Latini
Mlesho
Vee

Best Folk music
Berry heart
Benson Phuthego

Best Traditional
Culture Spears
Maghebula
Seragantshwane
Topito

Best Sleeve Design
BK Proctor
Nnunu
Tshepo Lesole
Groove cartel

Best Video
Shanti Lo
Euri
Mapetla
Groove Cartel

Best producer/Engineer
Basement records-BK Proctor
Hi Note studios- Tshepo Lesole
So Hype records- Massie Hule
4:DJ Gouveire

Best Motswako
A.T.I
Noello
Mrepa Wa Eloyi

Best Female artist
Nnunu
Jojo
Slizer
Berry heart

Best male Artist
Eugene Jackson
A.T.I
Vee
Maghebula

Best Newcomer
A.T.I
MMP
Benson Phuthego
Tich

Best group:
Ekentolo, seragantshwane, MMP, Groove Cartel
Best Club DJ:
Fondo, DJ Timmy, Groove Cartel, Gouveire

Best Album:
Shantilo- Lorato
Tshepo lesole-I believe
Culture Spears-Kueletsana,
Nnunu-Mmansonoko

Best Rhumba
Jeff Matheatau, Godi100%,
Kwaito-Kwasa
Slizer, Commando, Warm Nice, 12 Volts,

Best traditional gospel
Keba
City Boys
Obakeng

Best Contemporary Gospel
Mathews Matsetse
Tshepo Lesole
Ernest Seakgosing
Kese

Best Dikhwaere
Dr VOM
Ditiro Leero

Best Jazz
Thabang
Nnunu
Shanti lo
Poifo

Best DVD
Slizer
Maghebula
Seragantshwane
Vee

Best House music
Boogie Sid
Fondo Fire
Groove Cartel
Lee

Best R&B
Kitso, Sharon, Bianca, Lazi

Best reggae
Jahman States

Best disco
Gaone Tshoganetso, MercyM, Linda, Ponka.

Best ragga
Tich, One Muscle, Gun Powder



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