South Theatre Academy has unveiled the list of musicians nominated for the 2017 STA Awards. The annual event will be hosted at KICC in Nairobi, Kenya on 22nd December starting from 7 PM till dawn.
South Theatre Academy is a Kenyan based South Sudanese entertainment company that brings together young gifted South Sudanese living in South Sudan and the diaspora, particularly Kenya. The youth-led organization is headed by Marko Madut Majak, who is the founder and the CEO of the fast growing organization.
The company also hosts beauty pageant, the Mr. and Miss South Theatre Academy Beauty Contests in Kenya and Uganda.
Here is a list of the nominees and their respective categories:
Female Artist Of The Year
Male Artist Of The Year
Dancehall Artist Of The Year
Best Group Of The Year
Khaf de sys &Young Neighbor
Twice Busy & Gudman (Ghetto Survivors)
Hiphop Artist of The Year
New Artist Of The Year
R&B Artist Of The Year
Comedian Of The Year
Song Of The Year
Hasade by MT7
Duguwara by Cuzos Clan
Mr. Leng-Akir Leben
Twice Bust & Gudman- Yengo Yonga
Video Of The Year
Amac Don X Slicker 1-Special Kind
Silver X- Muwala
Mclumoex- Nas Wahid
Slate Nation- Nyanbim
Chuol Nyak Gak- Nyadit Thar
Queen Zee- Habibi
Better Girl- Macco Bwoy
Media House Of The Year
Hot In Juba
Talk Of Juba
Afro Artist Of The Year
Chuol Nyak Gak
International Act Artist Of The Year
Best Youth Initiative Of The Year
Power In Unity To Save Humanity (PUSH)-Lydia Abula Deng
Anataban Campaign-Manasseh Mathiang
South Sudan Youth For Peace And Reconciliation-Owen Rambang
South Sudan/Africa Peace Convoy-Supasta Babyone
To vote for your favorite artist one can do so using the following link. http://souththeatreacademy.com/staawards.
Alternatively, you can visit the South Theatre Academy website through www.souththeatreacademy.com. At their homepage you will be able to see the nominees together with their categories, then you can proceed to vote.
This 5th edition of the STA Awards is one of a kind as it recognizes talent from all scopes of theatre arts while promoting young talent as well as love, peace and unity in diversity.