Mauritius Music Awards 2022 |15 October 2022
Taniah wins best island artist ‒ Seychelles award
Female singer Tania has followed in the footsteps of Stephen ‘Elijah’ Eliza to win the best island artist ‒ Seychelles award of the Mauritius Music Awards 2022.
“When I received the news, I felt elated and at the same time blessed to have won such a prestigious award. It is a testament of all the hard work I have put into my career as an artist and this is extra motivation for me to achieve even more in this industry. I would like to thank all my fans who voted for me and for the continuous support of my family,” Taniah told Seychelles NATION.
Taniah was among about 20 artists who were rewarded at the Mauritius Music Award 2022, which was held at the Sports Complex of Côte d’Or.
Well-known Mauritian singer Alain Ramanisum won the gold award, while Blakkayo, twice consecrated, obtained the title for best male artist, thanks to his album, Soz Serye, which was also elected the best album of the year.
A total of 26 prizes were won on the night.
In 2020, Elijah captured the best island artist ‒ Seychelles in recognition for his outstanding creativity, talent and achievement in the music industry.
The Mauritius Music Awards is a distinctive national event created by Elysium. The aim behind this project is to celebrate and reward the achievements of Mauritians and regional islands artists for their prowess in the music industry.
The list of the awarded artists:
Album of the Year Blakkayo
Vocalist of the Year Laura Beg
Song of the Year Bigg Frankii ft Virus Records
Best Island Artist Seychelles Taniah
Best Collaboration DJ Wayn ft Alexandre -Danzerer
Best Island Rodrigues Tazou
Best Song Writer Denis Fricot
Best Music Producer Jimmy Gassel
Best Island Mada Oashna Tess
Best Group of the Year Otentik Groove
Best Male Artist Blakkayo
Best Contemp Artist Mr. Love
Best New Comer Tii Dams
Best Island Art-Mayo Meiitod
DJ of the Year Avi S
Best Cultural Music Jerry & the Resistance
Best Island Art – REU P.L.L
Best Urban Song Acoz nou 1 Zenfan dan Ghetto – Yanky
Best Female Linzy Bacbotte
Music Video of the Year Mama Africa – Joel Capillaire
Best Sega Artist Sky to Be
Rising Talent Lion Vibe
Excellence Award Lin
People Choice Award 666 Amarda
People Choice Award Joker Cartel
People Choice Award Alain Ramanisum