First physical Maso Awards was held last year on 17th Decmber, 2022 after 2 years of holding them online. The Awards were exquisite and successful. Despite being considered as underdog awards on the music scene the Awards attracted attention at the National level. Because of the success of the Awards and fairness of the results alot of people have now endorsed them.
Last years Awards was attended by prominent names in the music industry such as Phyzix, Matse, Shammah Vocals, the legendary Jai Banda and now the rising star Driemo to mention just a few.
The Awards had 14 categories, below are the categories and the list of the winners;
-Best upcoming artist of the year(male)--Driemo,
-Best Upcoming artist of the year(Female)--Niekay,
-Best DJ of the year—Mighty Virus,
-Best producer of the year—DJ Meghi,
-Best video director of the year-Vinny Visuals,
-Best album of the year-Flaws by Phyzix,
-Best live Act-Don Tarz,
-Best manager of the year-Pemphero Mphande,
-Life time achievers Award-Lucius Banda,
-Best collabo of the year-Basi by Kell Kay and Saint,
-Music video of the year—Zikomo by Wendy and Levixon,
-Best song of the year—Mkatimo by Martse ft. Hyphen and Barry Uno,
-Best artist of the year(female)--Keturah,
-Best artist of the year(male)—Dr. Namadingo
This year the Awards have been expanded and have 16 more categories with 10 non-musical.The awards will take place at Amaryllis Hotel in Blantyre on the 26th of November.