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Buja Music Awards

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Buja Music Awards
Buja Music Awards 2019
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Awarded forOutstanding achievements in the music industry of Burundi
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First awarded7 july 2019; 19 months ago (7 july 2019)
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Buja Music Awards is a Burundian music awards show. The award established in 2018 by Kora Entertainment and Gahungu Movement to honour Burundian musicians and music producers.[1]


Burundian music is currently gaining global recognition at a rapid pace following this trend, Buja Music Awards create a platform that promotes the diversity of Burundian music by bringing influential artists from different province for a night of celebration.

Host locations[edit]

Year Date Country Host city Venue Host(s) Ref
2019 7 July Burundi Bujumbura Institut Francais Du Burundi Alain Nova and Walda Monna (Miss Burundi 2017)
2020 TBC Burundi Bujumbura TBC TBC


Nomination and Selection process[edit]

Artists and other professionals working in the Burundi entertainment industry who meet certain criteria will submit their work for considerations. Submitted works are required to meet certain requirements and created within the specified qualifying period. Entries are made only via official Buja Music Awards website.

Once work is submitted, the awards committee with the assistance of industry professionals gather to determine category allocation for each work. Each submitted work is considered for multiple categories if it meets category requirement. They are usually five spots per category and the committee will vote to determine which top five are to remain in the category. There may be more than five nominees if there is a tie in the nomination process.

Final Voting Process[edit]

After nominees have been determine released, online voting is open to the public for a period of 30–60 days. Upon closing of the public voting system, the three judges are called upon to vote. Judges vote in private without the influence of any committee or management members and all judges are kept private to stop any attempt to influence their professional opinions.

Past Awards[edit]

Below is a list of successful events that BMA has hosted.

First Edition 2019[edit]

2019 nominees & Winners list found on Buja Music Awards 2019

Second Edition 2020[edit]

BMA 2020 - TBA


  1. "Buja Music Awards 2019 Nominees Announced - Full List". May 4, 2019.

External links[edit]

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