Maso Awards honours Paul Banda with Life Time Achievement Award, Zeze and Temwa win Best Male and Female Artist awards

By McLloyd Kudzingo

Maso Awards has honored veteran music producer and singer, Paul Banda with a Lifetime Achievement Award during the awards ceremony which were held at Bingu International Convention Center (BICC) Auditorium in Lilongwe.

The 60-year-old was honored with the award for his great contributions to the music industry in the country.

Other recipients of the awards included Zeze Kingston and Temwa who won the Best Male and Best Female Artist of the Year awards respectively.

Apart from the Best Male Artist of the Year award, Zeze, who also performed on the night, won the Best Live Act award, beating Lulu, Gwamba, Taygrin and Piksy.

Loss, a song done by Kelly Kay, Eli Njuchi and Hyphen won both Best Collabo of the Year and Song of the Year awards.

Musicians Driemo and Shammah Vocals, poet Robert Chiwamba and media personality, Super DT also received their awards during the ceremony.

Below is the full list of people who received awards during the 2023 Maso Awards ceremony

Best Comedian- Ching’aning’ani

Best Media Personality -Super DT

Best Female Artist- Temwa

Best Male Artist -Zeze Kingston

Best Live Act-Zeze Kingston

Best Album of the Year – Ah Yami by Saint

Best Collabo- Loss By Kell Kay, Eli Njuchi & Hyphen

Best Gospel Act-
Shammah Vocals

Gospel Artist of the Year-Theresa Phondo

Best Music Producer -Tricky Beats

Best Duo-Aidfest & Kineo

Best Afro Soul Act- Praise Umali

Best Dancehall Act-Malinga Mafia

Best R ‘n’ B Act-Driemo

Best Hip-hop Act- Bee Jay & Ace Jizzy

Song of the Year-Loss by Kell Kay, Eli Njuchi & Hyphen

Best Music Video -Tcha By Taygrin

Best Upcoming Artist (Male)-Pop Young

Best Upcoming Artist (Female)- Lady Aika

Best Video Director -Essim

Best Poet-Robert Chiwamba

Best Content Creator -Chippie

Best Photographer -Breezin Pictures

Best Visual Artist -Team Linga

Best Sound Engineer -Shadreck Kalukusha

Best Club Dj- VJ Ice

Fashion Designer if the Year- Anderk Ranks

Model of the Year – Elshadai Masauli

Best Humanitarian Award – Pemphero Mphande

Best Innovative Entrepreneur – Schizzo Thomson

Best Corporate Event Sponsor -Ekhaya

Best Corporate Event Promoter-Techno

Life Time Achievement Award -Sir Paul Banda

Honoured Paul Banda