WHICH Ugandan celebrity do our teenagers look up to? Who inspires them most? This will be answered tomorrow at the first-ever teenage awards at Lugogo Indoor Stadium.
Dubbed the Buzz Teeniez Awards, the event slated for 10:00am to 7:00pm, will feature performances from top artistes.
There will be lots of prizes including music CDs, T-shirts, caps, MP3 players. The grand prize is a bursary for the â€œteenie of the yearâ€. utl is sponsoring the strictly alcohol-free event, alongside Sanyu FM and WBS TV.
Entrance is sh5,000.
WBS TVs Rachael Kiwanuka leads the pack with five nominations closely followed by the Obsessions with nominations for Teenies â€˜flyestâ€™ video, most creative dancers, hottest group and teenies hottest collabo, for the song I do, done with Mosh.
James Mutebi, the product manager personal solutions for utl, said the awards are meant to promote constructive criticism and positive behaviour.
A youth magazine, Buzz, initiated the idea. He says the event will be held annually.
The nominees who Mutebi said had all confirmed attendance are;
Best male artiste: Peter Miles, Maurice Kirya, Bebe Cool, Bobi Wine
Best female artiste: Iryn, Juliana, Racheal Kiwanuka, Priscilla Kalibala
Hottest group: Ngoni, Blu*3, Benon & Vamposs, Obsessions
Most creative dancer group: Infinity, Maisha, Kombat, Obsessions
Beat maker: Henry Kiwuuwa, Washington, Steve Jean, Joe Tabula
Radio personality: Fat Boy (Sanyu FM), Gaetano (Capital), Aisha (KFM), Lady Bizzo (Hot 100)
TV personality: Herbie K(Record TV), Straka (WBS), Richard (UBC), Rachael Kiwanuka (WBS)
Teeniez role model: Mich Egwang, Peter Sematimba, Angella Katatumba, Lawrence Mukiibi
Teeniez Athlete: Dorcus Inzikuru, Boniface Kiprop, Moses Kipsiro, Alex Malinga.
Teenies to honour role models