Sheebah Karungi is continuing to establish herself as a great artist in the Country’s music timeline. The singer who took the Artist of the Year Accolade in Hipipo Music Awards 2017 added herself on the list of great women who have ever been the Artistes of the Year in any National Awards in Uganda.
The only other two Female artists are Juliana Kanyomozi who became the first female to become Artist of the Year (2008) in the Pearl of Africa Music Awards and Iryn Namubiru who as the Artist of the Year (2011) also in Pearl of Africa Music (PAM) Awards.
Sheebah Karungi was also the first female singer to win the Artiste of the Year award specifically in Hipipo Music Awards since the other two Juliana and Iryn won the award in PAM Awards. She was also the first Artiste to win the Female Artist of the Year 3 Consecutive times (2015, 2016 & 2017) in Hipipo Awards.
Meanwhile Bebe Cool continues to make himself the most awarded Ugandan Artiste in the Hipipo Music Awards with 19 Awards since the Inauguration of the Awards in 2013, after he scooped more 4 Awards in this year’s awards.