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The 2012 Groove Awards are finally here with us and Ghafla! is on the ground at Nairobi Baptist Chapel to give you the results and news at it happens. This is the 6th successive year the Grrove Awards are being held and sponsors include Safaricom's Skiza, KTN and One FM.
This year's awards feature a record SEVEN divisions with a total of 29 categories.
You can also follow out LIVE tweets here: @ghaflakenya #grooveawardske @grooveawardsKE
Here is the LIVE feed:
20.37 - Eko Dydda WINS in the category MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR #grooveawardsKE
20.35 - Edith Kimani and Bob Collymore on stage to present Male Artist of the Year award
20.32 - Safaricom gives Emmy Kosgei a Blackberry, Kshs, 5,000 and a gift as the Standard gives her 3 months free subscription
20.30 - Emmy Kosgei WINS in the category FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR #grooveawardsKE
20.25 - Adawnage WINS in the category GROUP OF THE YEAR #grooveawardsKE
20.20 - The 2012 Groove Award song of the year winners Jimmy Gait and DK on stage performing Furi Furi dance #grooveawardsKE
20.15 - MOG on stage performing a hyped up version of 'Wedding Day'
20.10 - Kambua WINS in the category SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR #grooveawardsKE
20.05 - Furi Furi by DK and Jimmy Gait WINS in the category SONG OF THE YEAR #grooveawardsKE
20.00 - Eko Dydda on stage immediately after with his hits, including 'Ghetto'
19.57 - Juliani performing his massive hit 'Exponential Potential'
19.56 - Nonini spotted in the audience
19.52 - Juliani runs onto the stage, after a clip of his Kama Si Sisi initiative #grooveawards
19.43 - Neema and Nikko give a stunningly soulful performance
19.35 - Kris Mmh baba wins in the category HIP HOP SONG OF THE YEAR
19.28 - #GrooveAwardsKe New Artist/Group of the Year award - Willy Paul
19.24 - Paul Muai receives a Safaricom goodie bag containing a Blackberry, Kshs. 5,000 and a modem #grooveawardsKE
19.22 - Gospel music accounts for 60-70% of Skiza ringback tone downloads - Safaricom rep
19.20 - Paul Muai WINS in the category SKIZA RINGBACK TONE OF THE YEAR #grooveawardsKE
19.18 - Crossover 101 WINS in the category GOSPEL TV SHOW OF THE YEAR #grooveawardsKE
19.13 - Altermin WINS in the category DANCE GROUP OF THE YEAR
19.10 - DJ KrowBar WINS in the category DJ OF THE YEAR
19.07 - Exodus WINS in the category ARTIST OF THE YEAR UGANDA
19.04 - Munduiriri – Carol Wanjiru wins CENTRAL SONG OF THE YEAR
19.00 - Jalango and A Star on stage for the next awards
18.52 - Kambua takes to the stage to perform
18.50 - Worship Song of the Year award goes to Sarah K - Liseme
18.48 - Artist of the Year Tanzania 2012 award is Christina Shusho
18. 42 - #GrooveAwardsKe Western Song of the Year award goes to Omusango Kwanje by Rufftone & Man Ingwe
18.38 - Emmy Kosgei WINS in the category RIFT VALLEY SONG OF THE YEAR #grooveawardsKE
18.36 - Am Walking by Alemba and Exodus WINS in the category VIDEO OF THE YEAR #grooveawardsKE
18.25 - I'm Walking by Alemba and Exodus WINS in the category RAGGA/REGGAE SONG OF THE YEAR
18.23 - Eddy Mico WINS in the category ARTIST OF THE YEAR RWANDA
18.20 - Ebenezer by Mercy D Lai WINS in the category PWANI SONG OF THE YEAR
18.17 - Gospel Sunday (Milele FM) WINS in the category GOSPEL RADIO SHOW OF THE YEAR
18.15 - Mutesi Anne Marie WINS in the category ARTIST OF THE YEAR BURUNDI
18.12 - Billy Frank WINS in the category AUDIO PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
18.10 - Kanji Mbugua on stage to present the next award
18.06 - Emmy Kosgey has the audience on their feet with her hit song 'Ololo'
18.03 - DJ Joe Mfalme checks into the awards ceremony
18.00 - Shiro wa GP has the audience on their feet with her Kikuyu gospel song
17.58 - Man Ingwe performing on stage right now
17.55 - Nzui Mbai by Jeremiah Mullu WINS in the category EASTERN SONG OF THE YEAR
17.53 - Anthony Ndiema (radio maisha) WINS in the category RADIO PRESENTER OF THE YEAR #grooveawardsKE
17.51 - Lam Lungwar wins in the category ARTIST OF THE YEAR SOUTH SUDAN
17.50 - Eagle Films wins in the category VIDEO PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
17.43 - Ruoth Opaki by Tetete WINS in the category NYANZA SONG OF THE YEAR
17.43 - Emily Kosgei WINS in the category ALBUM OF THE YEAR
17.40 - David Kuria and Deloitte on stage giving quality assurances for the awards
17.38 - Juliani spotted at the front row of the arena.
17.36 - Kambua and Nigerian Uche, the hosts of the 2012 Groove Awards step on to the stage singing and dancing to 'double double'.
17.34 - Hyping by Alemba on stage
17.33 - Great choreography takes over the main stage as the dancers get the audience excited and on their feet dancing.
17.28 - 'Mmh Baba' mashed up with 'Ni Msoh' as the opening act performances begin at the 2012 #grooveawardsKE.
17.20 - Jimmy Gait spotted entering the venue as well. Just incase you forgot, he's a contender for Best Male Artist
17.15 - The national anthem is played by the live band as the 2012 Groove Awards officially kicks off. The sanctuary is silent as we wait for the hosts to take to the stage.
17.12 - Playback music comes to an end as the live band takes over from here. The area goes quiet as we expect the event to start
17.07 - Musician Size 8 spotted getting into the Awards area.
17.00 - The Awards ceremony should begin any minute now, the screens come to life with images of the sponsors and Groove Awards
17.00 - Rapper Octopizzo seen in the V.I.P area
16.58 - Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore spotted getting into the main sanctuary of Nairobi Baptist
16.30 - Kambua gets on stage to give a mic check and shoutout to the steadily growing audience
16.00 - A Star spotted on the red carpet in a red checked shirt and leather jacket.
15.32 - Emmy Kosgei spotted in the car park area looking rather elegant in a crimson gown, equipped with with orange accessories on her neck.
15.30 - The V.I.P Lounge rapidly getting packed
15.00 - Gates open for the awards ceremony to begin
It was a sad day for Kenyan artistes when MCSK director Maurice Okoth revealed that 80% of all royalties was awarded to international musicians.
If dressing up to the nines is your cup of tea, then this event is the one for you: A strictly black tie affair, Nairobi's Social Genesis is set to take place at the Piano Bar of the Captain's Club Casino.
The beautiful talented actress and One FM presenter Pierra Makena has finally quit her job as a radio presenter for greener pastures.
Award winning DJ, DJ Kaytrixx is one of the most successful DJs in the country and also among the most paid when he performs at an event.
The young talented DJ drives a Ksh one million souped up Subaru Impreza WRX which he claims (in today’s pulse) that he can’t let any one drive’s his ride unless it’s his mechanic.
This the type of car that DJ Kaytrixx owns
The car is sporty and has 17 inch aluminum alloy rims with a sport tuned suspension. The interiors features include automatic climate control, six airbags, USB port and iPod control capability, six speakers audio system and a tilt telescoping wheel.
This DJ Kaytrixx's Subaru. Check the interior design
Kaytrixx dream car is a BMW 318i or 520i series because they are first and at the same time stable.
Celebrated Capital FM spin master DJ Joe Mfalme will be heading to South Africa where he will be performing at the premier of
Caroline Mutoko, one of Kenya's great radio gurus turned columnist, activist and philanthropist, appears in this week's CNN 'African Voices'. The first episode aired this morning at 10.30am Kenyan time.
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