The awaited awards ceremony, Canal D’or took place this Saturday at the Yaounde conference centre. The ceremony that rewards cultural actors from Cameroon and Africa, took place in a hot atmosphere with diverse performances of artists either nominated or not.
Just like the last edition in 2015, the 11th act of Canal D’or has witnessed the presence of the first lady, Mrs Chantal Biya.
While waiting for the details of the ceremony, here is the full list of awardees of the 11th edition of Canal D’or:
Best gospel artiste: Guy Michel Kingue
Best world music group or artist: Armand Biyag
Best female comedian: Monica, Antoinette Ngo Ndengue
Best male comedian: Thierry Ntamack
Traditional music group or artiste: DJ Gerard Ben
Best video clip: NS Pictures (Ndutu Locko)
Best TV series: La reine Blanche
Best humourist: Moustik
Central Africa Rising artist: NG Bling
Best singer for Central Africa: Idylle Mamba
Best African singer: Ferre Gola
Musical revelation: Locko
Popular song: Coller la petite of Franko
Best female urban music group or artist: Reniss
Best male urban music group or artist: Mr Léo and Locko
Best female singer: Coco argentée
Best male singer: Dynastie le tigre.
Meanwhile, special prizes were given to some artistes who have succeeded in gaining the admiration and respect of the jury. The first special prize of the jury are namely: Indira, Ange Emerand Ebogo, Moni Bilé, Meiway, Grace Decca, Barbara Kanam