Giants lose big in Maso Awards: 2012 movie is 2022 Film of the Year


Malawi’s music heavyweights have failed to claim accolades in this year’s episode of Maso Awards.

The Awards ceremony which took place at Amaryllis Hotel in Blantyre, on Saturday evening saw some youngsters defeating giants in the industry.

Some of the top billed artists who went home empty handed are Lawi, Onesimus, Gwamba and Kell Kay.

Some of the youngsters who defeated the giants are Driemo and Eli Njuchi. The former has won the best male act and video of the year awards, while the latter has been recognised in the album of the year slot.

Here is the full list of winners


Videographer of the year :- Viny Visuals

Gospel song of the year :- Suffix – Mwandikondela

Best Gospel Artist :- Suffix

Best Male Act :- Driemo

Album of the year :- Eli Njuchi’s Red Flag

Song of the year :- Piksy – Anana

Sound Engineer of the year :- John Nthakomwa

Best Dance Crew :- Fighters Dance Crew

Producer of the Year :- Tactic

Music video of the year :- Driemo – Mojo

Manager of the year :- Van Ngongo

Fashion Designer of the year :- Roy View

Media Personality of the year :- Priscilla Kayira

Female artist of the year :- Tuno

Best live act :- Tay Grin

Dj of the year :- Joy Nathu

Best Collaboration :- Phyzix – legends ft Various Artists

Best comedian :- Che Mandota

Best Group /Duo :- Ace Jizzy and Beejay

Best Male Upcoming Artist :- Zonke

Best Feature Film :- The last fishing boat

Best Actress :- Flora Suya

Best upcoming female musician :- Kellie Devine

Best Graphic Designer :- Spyral

Best poet :- Raphael Sitima

Lifetime Achievement:- Gides Chalamanda

Photographer of the year :- JCK Media

Best Visual Artist Award goes to :- TNGO ARTS