Janet Manyowa Takes Home Outstanding Female Musician Award At The  NAMAs 

MANYOWA WON OVER HER STELLAR CONTENDERS AMMARA BROWN AND SELMOR MTUKUDZI.

Janet Manyowa Takes Home Outstanding Female Musician Award At The  NAMAs 
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Award-winning Gospel musician and the Redeemed talk show host Janet Manyowa walked home with the Outstanding Female Musician trophy at the just ended 17th National Arts Merit Awards this past weekend, marking this the first NAMA win for the singer.

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Manyowa won over her stellar contenders Ammara Brown and Selmor Mtukudzi. 

Kudzai Musungo, an actress from the TV drama focuses on church scandals Muzita Rababa beat Gamuchirai Dube from Kushata Kwemoyo and Nothando Nobengula from Like a Good Woman Should on the Outstanding Actress Award.

National Arts Merit Awards celebrates the accomplishments of Arts in Zimbabwe in the fields of visual arts, television, media, dance, music, literature, and film.

Below is the full list of winners of Nama accolades 2018:

1) SPOKEN WORD AWARDS

Outstanding Actor – Tinashe Tafirenyika

Outstanding Comedian – Mandlenkosi Mathe aka Da Comedian

2)LITERARY AWARDS

Outstanding First Creative Work – No Winner

Outstanding Children’s Book – No winner

Outstanding Fiction – Stanley Mushava (Underclass Books & Film)

3)THEATRE AWARDS

Outstanding Actor – Leonard Phiri in Ihloka

Outstanding Actress – Charlene Mangweni

Outstanding Theatrical Production – The Incident directed by Elizabeth ‘Zaza’ Muchemwa

Outstanding Director – Elizabeth Muchemwa

4)DANCE AWARDS

Outstanding Female Dancer  – Yeukai Zinyoro

Outstanding Male Dancer – Malcolm E

Outstanding Group – M & M Factory

5VISUAL ARTS AWARDS

Outstanding 2 Dimensional – Twisted Yoke

Outstanding 3 Dimensional – No winner

Outstanding Mix Media – Madam vebvoda foni

Outstanding Exhibition – Helen Lieros @ Delta Gallery

6)FILM & TELEVISION

Outstanding Actress – Kudzai Musungo (Muzita Rababa)

Outstanding Actor – Charles Mzemba (Kushata Kwemoyo)

Outstanding Music video – Over Again by Vimbai Mukarati

Outstanding Screen Production – Ruvimbo Wedding directed by Ben Mahaka

Outstanding Screen Production (Full Length) – Shem Zemura

7) MUSIC AWARDS

Outstanding Male Musician – Jah Prayzah

Outstanding Female Music – Janet Manyowa

Outstanding Album – Kutonga Kwaro (Jah Prayzah)

Outstanding Song – Ndini Ndamubata (Jah Prayzah)

8) SPECIAL AWARDS

Outstanding Promoter – Divine Assignments

Arts Service Award – Rooftop

Lifetime Achievement – Pathisa Nyathi

People’s Choice – Winky D

9) MEDIA AWARDS

Outstanding Journalist Radio – Nicola Ndoro

Outstanding Journalist Print – Prince Mushawevato

Outstanding Journalist –TV Sifiso Mpofu

Outstanding Online Media – Bustop.