The nominees for the 13th annual Groove Awards with Safaricom were unveiled at an exclusive red carpet event held at the Mövenpick hotel last night. The event saw artists nominated in 19 categories with surprise new entries into some of the most tightly contested spots.
Gospel singer Jabidii scored highest number of nominations in various categories. The singer got an impressive 7 nominations including Song of the Year and Teens Choice Song of the Year in which he received 2 nominations Breakthrough Artist of the year, Collabo of the year and Dance style/song of the Year in which he also received 2 nominations.
Gloria Muliro followed closely with 6 nominations in Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, twice under the Praise and Worship Song of the Year, Collabo of the Year and Western Counties song of the Year categories.
The winners will be announced on the 24th of June at a Gala Awards ceremony to be held in Nairobi.
A winner’s concert is slated shortly after the awards ceremony on 8th July at The Embu Municipal Council Stadium.