Accra, Ghana – The 18th Edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards organized by Charterhouse Productions, took place yesterday at the Accra International Conference Center. The event saw performances from artists like Sarkodie, Medikal, E.L, Kofi Kinaata, Kuami Eugene and many more.
History was made on this day as Joe Mettle, a gospel musician won the Artiste of the Year for the first time. He also won the Gospel Artiste of the Year and the Best Male Vocalist. Kofi Kinaata also took home three awards Best Highlife Artiste, Highlife Song of the Year with Confession and Songwriter of the Year.
Check out the full list of the winners of the 2017 VGMAs below.
Artiste of the Year
EL
Sarkodie
Stonebwoy
Joe Mettle (WINNER)
MzVee
Medikal
Vodafone Popular Song of the Year
Christy – Dobble (WINNER)
U x Me – Joey B
R N S – Sarkodie
Solo – Article Wan
People Dey – Stonebwoy
Kaabuame – EL
Bie Gya – Criss Waddle ft. Stonebwoy
Sweetie Pie – Kofi Kinaata
Alhaji – VVIP ft. Patoranking
Yewo Nyame a Yewo Adze – Nacee Ft. Ernest Opoku
Go Low – Flowking Stone
Album of the Year
The Counselor I – Nacee (WINNER)
Bar 3 – EL
Nowhere Cool – M.anifest
Gifted – Flowking Stone
Sounds of Africa – Sonnie Badu
Best Collaboration of the Year
Alhaji – VVIP ft. Patoranking (WINNER)
Yewo Nyame a Yewo Adze – Nacee ft. Ernest Opoku
Confirm Rmx – Medikal Ft. Sarkodie
Bie Gya – Criss Waddle ft. Stonebwoy
Nwansina – Ras Kuuku ft. Luther
Samba – Guru ft. Singlet
African Artiste of the Year
Patoranking
Mr. Eazi
Runtown (WINNER)
Tekno
Nathaniel Bassey
Best New Artiste/Discovery of the Year
Medikal
Nii Funny
Fancy Gadam (WINNER)
Article Wan
Feli Nuna
Ebony
Rudebowy Ranking
Eugy
Best Rapper of the Year
Flowking Stone – Fire Bon Dem Rmx
EL – Love God
Medikal – Connect
Yaa Pono (Ponobiom) – Mind on Money
M.anifest – 100% (WINNER)
Sarkodie – Fire Bon Dem Rmx
Best Group of the Year
VVIP (WINNER)
R2Bees
Dunsin
Gallaxy
Hiplife/Hiphop Artiste of the Year
Guru
EL
Flowking Stone
Medikal
Sarkodie (WINNER)
M.anifest
Joey B
Best Male Vocalist
Ogya Mensah – Get Serious
Afriyie – Here to stay
Joe Mettle – Onwanwani (WINNER)
Akwaboah – Hello
Sonnie Badu – Still You Reign
Ernest Opoku – Yewo Nyame a Yewo Adze
Best Female Vocalist
Adina – Too Late (WINNER)
Becca – Beshiwo
MzVee – Nobody Else
Piesie Esther – Agye Won Nsem
Petrah – My Man
Record of the Year
Me ne woa – Nacee
Hello – Akwaboah ft. Sarkodie
Too Late – Adina (WINNER)
U x Me – Joey B
Motromodwo – Trigmatic ft. A.I
Best Music Video of the Year
Leno – Wiyaala (Dir. Charlotte Appleton)
Small Small – Okyeame Kwame Ft. MzVee (Dir. Phamous Philms) (WINNER)
Yewo Nyame a Yewo Adze – Nacee ft. Ernest Opoku (Dir. Mcwillies)
Rapping Drums – Flowking Stone (Dir. Xbills Ebenezer)
W’ani Aba – M.anifest ft. Bisa Kdei (Dir. Solomon Director)
Nyedzilo – Edem ft. Rekaado Banks (Dir. Phamous Philms)
Songwriter of the Year
Joe Mettle – Onwanwani
Kill Beatz – Too Late
Kofi Kinaata – Confession (WINNER)
Nacee – Yewo Nyame A Yewo Adze
Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year
Stonebwoy (WINNER)
Ras Kuuku
Samini
Ebony
Rudebwoy Ranking
MzVee
Highlife Artiste of the Year
Bisa Kdei
Becca
Kofi Kinaata (WINNER)
Gospel Artiste of the Year
Joe Mettle (WINNER)
Piesie Esther
Sonnie Badu
Jeshrun Okyere
Nacee
Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year
People Dey – Stonebwoy (WINNER)
Nwansina – Ras Kuuku Ft. Luther
Gborgborvor – Gallaxy Ft. Stonebwoy
Kupe – Ebony
Yonnah – Samini ft. Luther
Pain Dem – Rudebwoy Ranking
Arostor – Kaakie Ft. Yaa Pono
Hiphop Song of the Year
God Mc – M.anifest (WINNER)
Trumpet – Sarkodie ft. Teephlow, Koo Ntakra, Strongman, Donzy, Medikal & Pappy Kojo
Lalafalama – EL
Confirm RMX – Medikal Ft. Sarkodie
Egboame RMX – Edem ft. Cabum, Teephlow, Ayat, Gemini, Medikal. Mac M, Darko & Bebelino
Tension – Okyeame Kwame ft. Cabum, Medikal & Sister Debbie
Afropop Song of the Year
Kaa Bu Ame – EL (WINNER)
Dance for Me – Eugy ft. Eazi
Solo – Article Wan
U x Me– Joey B
Too Risky – Medikal ft. Sister Debbie
Too Late – Adina
Grind – Vision DJ ft. A.I
Hiplife Song of the Year
Samba – Guru Ft. Singlet
Club – Donzy Ft. Piesie & Sarkodie
Go Low – Flowking Stone (WINNER)
RNS – Sarkodie
Biegya – Criss Waddle ft. Stonebwoy
Sweetie Pie – Kofi Kinaata
Alhaji – VVIP
Highlife Song of the Year
Jwe – Bisa Kdei
Confession – Kofi Kinaata (WINNER)
Beshiwo – Becca ft. Bisa Kdei
Mintse Bo – Wisa Greid
Christy – Dobble
Bokor Bokor – Kill Beatz ft. Mugeez & Fuse ODG
Gospel Song of the Year
Yewo Nyame a Yewo adze – Nacee ft. Ernest Opoku (WINNER)
Change Over – Mary Agyemang
Mewo Jesus – Mabel Okyere
Still You Reign – Sonnie Badu
Healing Stream – Jeshrun Okyere Ft. Nathaniel Bassey
Agye Won Nsam – Piesie Esther
Unsung Artiste
Kwame Eugene (WINNER)
AJ Lyricx
Afezi Perry
CJ Biggerman
Eshun
Deon Boakye
Cina Soul

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