The 18th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) held at the Accra International Conference Centre came off last Saturday April 8, 2017. The event was characterized by various looks and styles of dressings from the country’s top celebrities.
The VGMAs, a music-awarding event that celebrates the hard work of the Ghanaian entertainment industry focusing on music saw stiff competition from Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, MzVee, EL, Joe Mettle and Medikal who competed for the ultimate award – The Artiste of the Year.
Joe Mettle who won the award for the gospel act of the year also doubled as the winner for the Artiste of the Year Award. The award is given to the artiste(s) adjudged by the Academy, Board and the general public as having the highest audience appeal and popularity in a particular year.
Other winners are – Kofi Kinaata bagging home three honours, Stonebwoy and VVIP with two awards whilst M.anifest received three.
Full list of winners at VGMA 2017
Highlife Song of the year – Kofi Kinaata (Confession)
Gospel Song of the year – Nacee (Ye WO nyame)
Reggae/Dancehall song of the year – Stonebwoy (People Dey)
Hip hop song of the year – M.manifest (God MC)
Hip life Song of the year – Flowking Stone (Go low)
Afro pop song of the year – E.L (Kabuame)
Hiphop artiste of the year – Sarkodie
Song writer of the year – Kofi Kinaata’s (Confession)
Lifetime achiever award – Paapa Yankson
Male Vocalist of the year – Joe Mettle
Female Vocalist of the year – Adina
Group of the year – VVIP
Best Collaboration of the Year – VVIP ft Patoranking Alhaji
Reggae/Dancehall artiste of the year – Stonebwoy
Best Rapper of the year – M.anifest
Best Music Video – Okyeame Kwame ft Mzvee (small small)
Album of the year – Nacee (Counsellor)
Vodafone song of the year – Dobble (Christy)
Record of the year – Adina
Best New Artiste – Fancy Gadam
African Artiste of the year – Run Town
Traditional Artiste of the year – Mr AhmedJoe Mettle, Sarkodie, Kofi Kinaata, others win big at VGMA 2017 Click To Tweet
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