Awards honour best in Zim Dancehall

The annual Zim Dancehall Awards were held on 6 March 2015 at the Eastend Hall Showgrounds in Harare, Zimbabwe to honour 2014's outstanding artists in this wildly popular local genre.

Tocky Vibes. Photo:
Tocky Vibes. Photo:

The biggest winner on the night was Tocky Vibes, who walked away with trophies in numerous categories, including: Best Male Artist, Best Social Message and Song of the Year for 'Mhai'.

The annual Zim Dancehall Awards honour top artists in this popular genre for their achievements over the preceding year and also to motivate them in their music careers. The awards not only seek to honour the artists alone, but also those involved in the whole Zim-Dancehall industry, including producers, DJs, the media, video producers and other stakeholders.

The winners are:

  • Best Male Artist: Tocky Vibes
  • Best Female Artist: Lady Squanda
  • Best Club DJ: DJ Flavour
  • Best Dance Group: Flying Angels
  • Best Zimdancehall Online: King Alfred
  • Best Vocalist: Seh Calaz
  • Best Dressed Performer: Winky D and Ricky Fire
  • Best Album: Silver Bullet - Sniper Storm
  • Best Social Message: 'Simudza Maoko' - Tocky Vibes & 'Nhamo' - Soul Jah Love
  • Best Youngster: Spiderman
  • Most Promising Artist: Jerry B
  • Best Artist Diaspora: Buffalo Souljah
  • Most Disciplined Artist: Kinnah
  • Best Conscious Song: 'Tokwe Mukosi' - Ras Caleb
  • Best Conscious Riddim: 'Pure Niceness' - Chill Spot Records
  • Riddim Of The Year: 'Body Slam' - Body Slam Records
  • Best Video: 'Ndinochema' - Seh Calaz
  • Best Medley Video: Viktaks (Ladies Edition)
  • Best Collaboration: Soul Jah Love & Shinsoman - Hativasiye Vane Nyota
  • Song Of The Year: 'Mhai' - Tocky Vibes
  • Most Popular Artist In The Ghetto: Killa T
  • Most Improved Artist: Terminator
  • Best Artist Manager: Jonathan Banda - Winky D
  • Best Collabo Riddim: 'Madlevel' - Jump and Chill Spot Records
  • Zim Dancehall Ambassador: Freeman
  • Best Live Performer: Winky D
  • Best Mixtape: Garry B - Volume 16
  • Best Club Hit Song: 'Hatimisike' - Seh Calaz


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