Balafon Music Awards or BMA are awards given each year by Radio Balafon to the best artists and promoters of music in Cameroon. For the 2017 Edition of the Award show there were 11 categories with Cameroon’s very best nominated in each of the Categories.
The 2017 Edition took place in DOUALA PLACE SAINT DAVID in BONANJO on December 13th and with almost all of the nominees present. Tenor was the man of the night as he grabbed 3 trophies out of 5 Norminations , Mr Leo, Daphne , Locko are some of the names who grabed an award in this years edition. A suprise for the night was the Balafon Special Award that was handed to the Alpha Better Records Music Label for the great job the Label is doing in Promoting Camneroonian culture.
Below are the full list of the winners in this years edition.
BEST SONG OF DIVINE INSPIRATION
Locko – Thank you lord (Winner 250,000 FCFA)
BEST SONG OF TRADITIONAL INSPIRATION
Jumeaux (DJ GERARD BEN) (Winner 250,000 FCFA)
MUSICAL REVELATION OF THE YEAR
TENOR (Winner 250,000 FCFA)
VIDEO-CLIP OF THE YEAR
Bad things (TENOR) (Winner 250,000 FCFA)
BEST COLLABORATIONCHANSON OF THE YEAR
Supporter (LOCKO/Mr. LEO) (Winner 250,000 FCFA)
SONG OF THE YEAR
Calé (DAPHNE) (Winner 250,000 FCFA)
FEMININE VOICE OF THE YEAR
DAPHNE (Winner 250,000 FCFA)
MASCULINE VOICE OF THE YEAR
Mr. LEO (Winner 250,000 FCFA)
MAXI SINGLE / EP OF THE YEAR
(Mr Leo) (Winner 250,000 FCFA)
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Fleurs et Venus (SERGEO POLO) (Winner 250,000 FCFA)
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
TENOR (Winner 500,000 FCFA)
Alpha Better Records. (Winner 250,000 FCFA)
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