The Beatz Awards 2019 held its 5th edition at the Shell Hall, Muson Centre, on Sunday, attracting top music professionals from across the country.
The award event was hosted by popular musician Dr. Sid, and the crowd was thrilled by amazing performances from Johnny Drille and top comedians like Emmaohmygod, Deeone, Omobaba.
One major highlight of the show was the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to Don Jazzy.
The legendary producer was honoured for his contribution to the music industry, and had an award category renamed after him. The New Discovery Producer category will now be called the ‘Don Jazzy New Discovery Producer’.
In his humble and generous nature, Don Jazzy added a twist to the category by adding N1million cash prize for the winner from next year.
One of the biggest winners of the night was music producer Kel P Vibes, who bagged three awards on the night, closely followed by Johnny Drille.
Here’s a complete list of winners.
Afro Pop Producer of the Year — Cracker Mallo
Afro Beat Producer of the Year — Kel P Vibes
Afro R&B Producer of the Year — Killertunes
Afro Hip-Hop Producer of the Year — Rexxie
Afro Highlife Producer of the Year — Orbeat
Afro-Rock Producer of the Year — Johnny Drille
Afro Soul Producer of the Year — SeyiKeyz
Afro Dancehall Producer of the Year — Kel P Vibes
Afro Gospel Producer of the Year — Skerzbeat
Producer of the Year — Kel P Vibes
Mixing & Mastering Engineer of the Year — STG
Music Video Director of the Year — Unlimited LA
Choreographer of the Year — Don Flex
Song Writer of the Year — Johnny Drille
New Discovery Producer of the Year — Ozedikus
Male DJ of the Year — DJ Spinall
Female DJ of the Year — DJ Cuppy
Entertainment TV Station Award (Terrestrial) of the Year — Silverbird Television
Entertainment TV Station Award (Cable) of the Year — MTV Base
Radio Station of the Year — Soundcity Radio
OAP of the Year — Moet Abebe
Artist Manager of the Year — Asa Asika
Record Label of the Year — DMW
Blog of the Year — BellaNaija
Online Music Platform of the Year — Tooxclusive