- The Starboy edged out Olamide, Patoranking, Harrysong and Korede Bello to smile home with the African Artiste of the year award at the 17th edition of the Ghana Music Awards.
Wizkid has just added to his long list of awards by winning the Ghana Music Awards African Artiste of the year 2016.
The Starboy edged out Olamide, Patoranking, Harrysong and Korede Bello to smile home with the award (and bragging rights) at the 17th edition of the Ghana Music Awards on Saturday May 7, 2016.
The event was held at the Accra International Conference Centre with splendid performances from Efya, Sarkodie, Joe Mettle, R2bees and Adomaa.
Other big winners for the night were Bisa KDei, Stonebwoy, VVIP and Sarkodie.
See the full list of winners below:
Artiste of the Year – EL
Most Popular Song of the Year – Mansa – Bisa K’ Dei
Songwriter of the Year – Kofi Kinaata – Susuka
Gospel Song of the Year – Aposor – Nicholas Omane Acheampong
Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year – Go Higher – Stonebwoy
Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year – Stonebwoy
Highlife Song of the Year – Mansa – Bisa K’ Dei
Hip Hop Song of the Year – Hand to Mouth – Sarkodie
Hiplife Song of the Year – Y3 Wo Krom – Atom
Afropop Song of the Year – Me Naa Bo Po – E.L
Gospel Artiste of the Year – SP Kofi Sarpong
Highlife Artiste of the Year – Bisa K’ Dei
Hiplife/Hip Hop Artiste of the Year – E.L
Female Vocalist of the Year – MzVee
Male Vocalist of the Year – Pat Thomas
Rapper of the Year – Sarkodie
Best Collaboration of the Year – Skolom – VVIP Feat. Sena Dagadu
Best Group – VVIP
Record of the Year – Bra – Sarkodie Feat. Pat Thomas
Best New Artiste – Kofi Kinaata
Album of the Year – Breakthrough – Bisa K Dei
African Artiste of the Year – Wizkid
Music Producer of the Year – E.L (Minaa Bo Po)
Music Video of the Year – Shelele – Gyo Gyimah/Phamous Philms for E.L/BBNZ
VGMA Peace Song Winner – New Generation Gospel Ministers
Traditional Artist of the Year – Tesa Music Group
Instrumentalist of the Year – Justice Williams (Shikome)
Sound Engineer of the Year – Kaywa
Music for Development – Gasmilla
Lifetime Achievement – AB Crenstil