The biggest crowd in Ghana and African music gathered at the new dome at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) for the 20th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
The night will saw several artistes and producers receive honours for the work over the past year.
Two of the keenly contested categories this year were ‘Artiste of the Year’ and the ‘Artiste of the Decade’.
King Promise, Kuami Eugene, Joe Mettle, Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, and Stonebwoy vied for the ‘Artiste of the Year’ while R2Bees, Sarkodie, Joe Mettle, No Tribe & Nacee, Shatta Wale, Okyeame Kwame, Stonebwoy, Samini, Efya, and Becca will battle for the ‘Artiste of the Decade’.
Check out the winners below:
Traditional Artiste of the Year – Kwan Pa
Instrumentalist of the Year – Mizter Okyere
Lifetime Achievement Award – Dr Rev Mrs Mary Ghansah
Lifetime Achievement Award – Obuoba J.A. Adofo
Lifetime Achievement Award – Prof Kofi Abraham
Unsung Artiste of the Year – Kula
Gospel Song of the Year – Diana Hamilton for ‘Mo Ne Yo’
Highlife Song of the Year – Shatta Wale for ‘My Level’.
Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year – Shatta Wale for ‘Gringo’
Hiphop Song of the Year – Kwesi Arthur for ‘Anthem’
Hiplife Song of the Year – ‘Obiaa Wone Master’ by Yaa Pono feat Stonebwoy
Afropop Song of the Year – ‘Akwaaba’ by Guilty Beatz feat Mr Eazi, Pappy Kojo and Patapaa
Gospel Artiste of the Year – Diana Hamilton
Highlife Artiste of the Year – Kuami Eugene
Hiplife/Hiphop Artiste of the Year – Medikal
Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year – Stonebwoy
Music video of the year’ – ‘Come and see my mother’ by MzVee and Yemi Alade Collaboration of the year’ award – Stonebwoy for ‘Kpoo Keke’
Record of the year’s songwriter and musician – Akwaboah ‘Sh3 me bo’.
‘Songwriter of the year’ award
– King Promise wins with fans favourite ‘CCTV
Music producer of the year’ – Kuami Eugene.
‘Sound engineer of the year’ award – Francis Osei for Akwaboah’s ‘Sh3 me bo’.
Rapper of the year’ – to Medikal.
‘‘Best African collaboration’ –
Akwaaba’ by Guilty Beatz ft Mr Eazii and Patapaa
Best Group of the year’- Bethel Revival Choir
New artiste of the year – Wendy Shay
Album of the year’ award – Kuami Eugene’s ‘Rockstar’
Esther Xorlali Kugbey popularly known as Xorlali is the CEO of Xorlali.com.
She is currently a student at Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science And Technology reading B.A CULTURE AND TOURISM
Xorlali has become a household name in travel and entertainment blogging. She has an interest in promoting an upcoming artist and has a keen interest in showcasing the talents in the 16 Regions. Her blogging covers international artists and has affiliates around Africa to boost her reach to the targeted audience.
Facebook: xorlali kumens
For feedback, inquiries about event coverage, advertisement, Music promo and publicity, email: Info@xorlali.Com/ or call +233555552170.