Full List of Pulse Music Video Awards Nominees 2016.

The second edition of the Pulse Music Video Awards is set to go down on the 8th of December this year, an event hosted by the Pulse team and Standard Media in a bid to appreciate Kenyan music by awarding those who have been the most noticeable on the scene.

The nominees list was officially announced on 17th of this month and it features industry top names as well as some new comers into the game. Nyashinski leads the nominations under 3 categories; Male Video of the Year, Director of the Year and Most Viewed Video of the Year. Sauti Sol is a close second with 2 nominations; Best Group Video of the Year and Most Viewed Video of the Year. With no surprises, newcomer Luodollar who popularized the phrase “pesa otas” through his smash hit Bank Otuch also features on the list with 2 nominations; Best Breakthrough Video of the Year and Most Viewed Video of the Year.

Considering all the fire she managed to spark with her tune Pilau Njeri, it’s no surprise that she eanred herself one nomination under “Female Video of the Year”.

Voting lines are now open, and you can click here to vote for you favorite video of 2016. Voting closes on Dec 6th.

The creatives who will bag the various awards all depend on your vote, as the judges have only have 30% power on who walks away a winner. The judges panel will comprise of 5 local celebrities; A music producer, a Pulse rep, Showbiz rep, industry veteran and an auditor.

We will give you more details about the award show as they unfold. Meanwhile, go ahead and vote!

Check out the full list of nominees below. May the best men and women win!

Video Vixen of The Year

Abigail Sessay- Doctor (Kagwe Mungai)

Evelyne Wanjiru- Wanjiru and Akinyi (Khaligraph)

Hildah Munene- Wanjiru and Akinyi (Khaligraph)

Zahara Zaire- Nagharamia (Christian Bella ft. Ali Kiba)

Male Video of The Year

Nyashinski- Now You Know

Khaligraph- Mazishi

Timmy TDat – Inaweza

King Kaka- Besha Shigana

Female Video of The Year

Sosuun- Kufunikwa

Femi One- Pilau Njeri

Dela- Mafeelings

Gin Ideal- Rede Original

New Artist of the Year

125- Taabu ft. Red Acapela

Victor Luty- Latifah Mlevi

Jovial – Chanda Chema

Rankaddah & Naiboi – Tingika

Best Collaboration of the Year

Gilad & Dela- Nakuahidi

Gin Ideal & Wyre- Rede Remix

Timmy TDat & Wyre- Haitosi

King Kaka & Susumila -Mapepe

Best Choreography of the Year

Papa Dennis- Miujiza

Amos and Josh- Dansi Na Mi

Noushika – Mungu Wangu

Akothee- Yuko Moyoni

Best Breakthrough Video of the Year

Dufla Diligon & Cindy – Tempo Remix

Everlast ft.Naiboi and Kristoff- Gudi Gudi

Vicmass Luodollar- Bank Otuch

Brown Mauzo ft. Ali Kiba- Nitulize

Best Group Video of the Year

Gravitti Band- Some Reggae

Kelele Takatifu – Bamba Mbaya

Amos & Josh- Moto Moto

Sauti Sol- Live and Die in Afrika

Video Director of the Year

VJ One- Now You Know (Nyashinski)

Rikky Becko- Ndulu (Kush Tracey x Timmy TDat)

Brian Mhando – Taabu (125 ft. Red Acapela)

Moses Osidiana – I’m A Doer (Cece Sagini ft. Octopizzo)

Most Viewed Video of the Year

Nyashinski- Now You Know

Sauti Sol – Live and Die in Afrika

Brown Mauzo ft. Ali Kiba- Nitulize

Vicmass Luodollar- Bank Otuch

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