Sarkodie Wins Artist Of The Year Award
Rap artiste Sarkodie was the biggest winner at the MTN/Ghana Music Awards night at the Accra InternationalConference Centre as he swept five competitive awards, including the coveted Artiste of the Year.
The hip-hop/hiplife Artiste of the Year, Best Rapper of the Year, Album of the Year and
The Discovery of the Yearawards completed Sarkodie’s loot on
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The night was not all awards, as some of the awardees and other artistes took turns to dish out splendid acts that got patrons dancing, tip-toeing or simply hike their seats for a better view of proceedings.
It was a night of musical fireworks as some of Ghana’s finest and foreign ones; Amakye Dede and Okyeame Kwame, 4x4, Ohemaa Mercy, Afia, Nana Boroo, V.I.P., Wutah, Ruff N Smooth, Ezy, Becca, R2Bees, Wande Coal from Nigeria, Jozi from South Africa, Donaeo from the United Kingdom and Sarkodie took turns to ‘tear’ the house down. The performances nearly overshadowed the main reason many came to the venue.
Not even Zita Okai Kwei, Minister for Tourism, George Andah, Chief Marketing Officer of MTN, Diana Hopson, President of Musicians Union of Ghana and host of dignitaries at the Dome of the Conference Centre could resist the temptation to nod softly to the music.
Artist of the year
Most popular song of the year
Simple – Bradez
Discovery of the year
Hip Hop /Hiplife song of the year
You Dey Craze - Ayigbe Edem
Hip hop/hiplife artist of the year
Gospel Song of the year
Ayeyi Ndwom - DSP Kofi Sarpong
Gospel Artist of the year
Highlife song of the year
Kotosa - Wutah
Highlife artist of the year
Afro-pop Song of the year
World Trade Centre - 4x4
Reggae Song of the year
Jah will be there - Wutah
Best Collaboration of the year
Kasiebo - Obrafour & Guru
Best Rapper of the year
African artiste of the year
Wande Coal - Nigeria
Record of the year
Daa Ke Daa - Becca
Album of the Year
Makye - Sarkodie
Song writer of the year
Daa ke Daa - Kwabena Akwaboa Jnr
Best Male Vocal performance
PV of Wutah fame
Best Female Vocal Performance
Best Music Video
Breathe - Kwaku T and D Black
Producer of the Year
Richie - Lynx Entertainment
Traditional artist of the year
John Osei Korankye
Instrumentalist of the year
World Bank Music for Development Award
School Dey Be - Asem
MUSIGA Merit Award
Abinfour Nana Yeboah
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