Ebony wins the night at the 2018VGMA

VGMA  ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2018

The late musician Priscilla Opoku Kwarteng popularly known as Ebony became the first woman to win the ultimate honours at the event. Her album Bonyfield also won ‘Album of the Year’, and her song Sponsor won ‘Afro Pop song of the year’.

The awards that celebrate the works of musicians and producers over a calendar year featured performances top Ghanaian artists including Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, and Samini.

Nigeria’s Tiwa Savage and South African hitmaker Nasty C also performed.

Nigeria’s Davido was crowned the ‘African Artist of the Year’, while veteran Ghanaian musician, Naa Amanua Dodoo was given the ‘Lifetime Achievement Awards’ for her contribution to the music industry.

Other big winners in various categories were Joe Mettle, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, and Shatta Wale.

Check the list below for the winners of the 2018 VGMA

Artist of the Year

Ebony

Gospel Song of the Year

‘Bo Noo Ni’ by Joe Mettle

Hip Pop Song of the Year

‘Grind Day (Remix)’ by Kwesi Arthur

Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year

‘My Own’ by Samini

Hiplife Song of the Year

‘Total Cheat’ by Fancy Gadam ft Sarkodie

Afro Pop Song of the Year

‘Sponsor’ by Ebony

Highlife Song of the Year

‘Odo’ by Kidi

Gospel Artiste of the Year

Joe Mettle

Highlife Artiste of the Year

Kuami Eugene

Hiplife/Hiphop Artiste of the Year

Sarkodie

Songwriter of the Year

Bullet for ‘Maame Hw3’

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year

Stonebwoy

Best Collaboration of the Year

Shatta Wale & SM Militants (Taking Over)

Rapper of the Year

Sarkodie

Best Group of the Year

Wutah

Best Music Video of the Year

‘Obi Agyi Obi Girl’ by Gyo of Phamous Philms

Best Male Vocalist of the Year

Joe Mettle

Best Female Vocalist of the Year

Adina

African Artiste of the Year

Davido

Record of the Year

‘State of the Art’ by Teephlow

Best New Artiste of the Year

Kuami Eugene

Song of the Year

‘Total Cheat’ by Fancy Gadam ft Sarkodie

Album of the Year

Bonyfied (Ebony)

Traditional Artiste of the Year

Amamerefo Music and Dance Ensemble

Instrumental Artiste of the Year

Dominic Quashie

Lifetime Achievement Award

Mary Naa Amanua Doodo of Wulomei

 

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