Sauti Sol was nominated in 5 out the 26 categories of the Afrimma Awards which took place last month in Dallas, TX They were nominated in 5 of the seven categories in which by virtue of their being a group, they could compete…Isn’t that dominating the Afrimma 2016 nominations??
- Artist of the Year – Sauti Sol
- Song of the Year – Unconditionally Bae
- Best African Group – Sauti Sol
- AFRIMMA Video of the Year – Unconditionally Bae
- Best Male East Africa – Sauti Sol
After they won the award for Best African Group!! A double blessing after winning this year’s Best Group at MTV’s Africa’s Music Awards!
Sauti Sol is a Kenyan group made up of four multi-talented gentlemen.
1. Bien-Aime Baraza is a Vocalist, a songwriter and a guitarist.
2. Willis Austin Chimano a vocalist, a keytar and a xylophone player.
3. Polycarp Otieno is a guitarist and producer.
4. Savara Mudigi is a vocalist, a percussionist, a drummer and a producer.
Here is the long list of previous awards!
2015 : All Africa Music Awards (AFRMIMA) – Best Group & Producer of the year
2015 : African Muzik Magazine Awards ( Best African Group)
2015 : OLX SOMA ( Instagram Personality; Youtube Channel Award)
2015: Best Song in East Africa (Sura Yako) at the Kilimanjaro Tanzania Music Awards
2015 : Most Downloaded Group (Sauti Sol) and Most Downloaded single (Sura Yako) at the 2015 Mdundo Music Awards
2015: Awarded Role Models by the Riara Group of schools (For their Soma Soma Initiative)
2015 : BBC’S 1Xtra – Top African Act to Watch
2014 : MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMA) – Best African Act
2014 : OLX SOMA – Best Use of Social Media for Entertainment
2014 : Bingwa Music Awards – Best Music Video in Kenya (Sura Yako)
2013 : Artist of the Year at Kenya’s inaugural Social Media Awards (SOMA)
2012 : East Africa’s Most Gifted Music Video Channel O Music Video Awards (CHOMVA) – I don’t want to be alone (Shukuru) with AY
2012 : Chaguo La Teeniez (CHAT) Awards – Best Collaboration in Kenya (Gentleman ft P – UNIT)
2011 : Chaguo La Teeniz (CHAT) Awards – Best Group in Kenya
2011 : Kisima Music Award – Best Afro-Fusion Group
2011 : Kisima Music Award Best Music Video – Coming Home 2010 Museke Online Africa Music Award (MOAMA) for Best Group
It is hard not to mention that at the state dinner in Nairobi Obama himself joined Sauti Sol on stage to do the traditional Lapala dance during the historic POTUS visit to Kenya!
Sauti Sol have always been edgy when it comes to their sense of style and fashion
Pictures courtesy of Sauti Sol.
The stylish 4 recently got 2 nominations at Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards and one at the Headies 2016
For more visit their website http://sauti-sol.com/
Keep going Sauti Sol
Keep Reppin’ Africa.