South Africa-based musician Gigi Lamayne scooped the Rap/Hip Hip Artiste of the Year award at the 2022 Basadi in Music Awards.
The inaugural awards were held at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, South Africa on 15 October, 2022 wirh Anele Zondo and Moozlie as the hosts.
Nominations across 18 categories were announced on 6 July , 2022. However , four categories Kontemporêre Kunstenaar van die Jaar, Music Video Director of the Year, Gqom Artiste of the Year and Kwaito Artiste of the Year were cancelled due to low public voting.
In winning the award, Gigi Lamayne surpassed another Zimbabwean Nadia Nakai, Boity, Moozlie, and Yashna.
Below is the list of winners:
1.Artiste of the year- Makhadzi.
2.Business Achievement Award- Dineo Ranaka.
3.Afro Pop Artiste of the Year- Phumla.
4.SAMPRA Artiste of the Year- Boohle.
5.Dance Artiste of the Year- Lizwi.
6.DJ of the Year- Lamiez Holworthy.
7.Entertainment Radio Present of the Year- Lerato Kganyago.
8.Gospel Artiste of the Year- Rethabile Skhosana.
9.Rap/Hip Hop Artiste of the year- Gigi Lamayne.
10.Social Media Influencer of the Year- Khanyile Patricia.
11.SAMRO Songwriter of the Year- Skye Wanda.
12.Pop Artiste of the Year- Holly Rey.
13.Jazz Artiste of the Year- Zodwa Mabena.
14.Newcomer of the Year- Ntomza.
15.Traditional Artiste of the Year- Basetsana Ba Setse.
16.Song of the Year- Banyana Ke Bafana- Pabi Cooper.
- Entertainment Journalist of the Year- Amandla Maliba.
18.Entertainment Radio Producer of the Year- Prudence Mathebula.