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Sarkodie And Ebony Reigns Win Big At The Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2018: Full List Of Nominees + Winners

Sarkodie And Ebony Reigns Win Big At The Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2018: Full List Of Nominees + Winners

Ebony Reigns, Ghanaian’s late Afro-Dancehall musician, was posthumously crowned “Artiste of the Year” at the 19th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA). The ceremony which was held at the Accra International Conference Centre on Saturday, April 14, 2018, saw Sarkodie tie with Ebony for 4 awards each. Late Ebony Reigns became the first ever Ghanaian female artiste to win the “Artiste of the Year” accolade at the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

Nigerian superstar Davido also emerged as one of the biggest winners of the night as he was crowned as the “Best African Artiste of the year” in a category that paraded fellow Nigerian artists like WizkidTiwa Savage and Olamide alongside other Africansuperstars like Cassper NyovestNasty C and Toofan.

Davido went home with the gong after having one of the most stellar years in his career. The night which celebrates the hard work of musicians in the country and the continent at large saw some great performances by Sarkodie, Samini, King Promise, Stonebwoy, Tiwa Savage and South Africa’s Nasty C.

Check out images from the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2018 red carpet + full nominees and winners list

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Anita Akufo Addo
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Berla Addardey
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Vera Hamenoo-Kpeda
Selorm Galley Fiawoo
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Berla Addardey
Vanessa Xola Donkor
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Berla Addardey
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Adina Thembi Ndamse
Jay Kojo Daasebre
Badman Magnom
Kofi Kinaata
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Kpepko Maxwell Justice
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Harold Amenyah
Kwasi Kyei Darkwah
Aaron Adatsi
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Richard Asante
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Bayku Ribeiro
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Gh Music Awards

Artiste of the Year

WINNER: Ebony Reigns
Joe Mettle
Shatta Wale
Sarkodie
Stonebwoy

Unsung Category

WINNER: Kelvyn Boy 
Dope Nation
Dhat Gyal
OBK
Real MC
Christian

Gospel of the Year

WINNER: Bo Noo Ni – Joe Mettle
Boot for Boot – Joyce Blessing
Obi Nyanime – Patience Nyarko
Bo Noo Ni – Joe Mettle
Efatawo – Nacee
Adom – Gifty Osei
Jehovah – Ceccy Twum

Hip-hop  Song of the Year

WINNER: Grind Day Remix – Kwesi Arthur 
State of the Art – Teephlow
Light it up – Sarkodie
Pen and Paper – Ko-jo Cue & Shaker
Dear God – B4bonah

Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year

WINNER: My Own – Samini
Until the Dawn – Efya
My Name – Stonebwoy
Faya Burn Dem – Article Wan
Rewind – Mzvee
Dem Confuse – Shatta Wale

Highlife Song of the Year

WINNER: Odo – Kidi
Dream – Kumi Guitar
Bronya – Wutah
Angela – Kuami Eugene
Ladder – Lil Win
Over – R2bees
Hustle – Ebony

Hiplife Artiste of the Year

WINNER: Total Cheat – Fancy Gadam Ft. Sarkodie 
Boys Boys – Nancee Ft. Guru
Pain Killer – Sarkodie Ft. Runtown
Obi Agyi obi Girl- Captain Planet
Ayoo – Shatta Wale
One Corner – Patapaa Ft. Ras Cann

Afro-pop Song of the Year

WINNER: Sponsor – Ebony 
Makoma – Adina
Oh Yeah – King Promise
Say You Love Me – Kidi
Sing My Name – Mzvee
Jennifer Lomotey – Kurl Songx
My Baby – Magnon
Come From Afar – Stonebwoy

Gospel  Artiste of the Year

WINNER: Joe Mettle
Patience Nyarko
Joyce Blessing
Celestine Donkor
Gifty Osei
Nance

Highlife Artiste of the Year

WINNER: Kuami Eugene 
Wutah
KiDi
Becca

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year

WINNER: Stonebwoy
Ebony
MzVee
Shatta Wale

Songwriter of the Year

WINNER: Bullet – Maame Hwe
Kumi Guitar – Dream
Joe Mettle- Bo Noo Ni
Kofi Kinaata – Last Show
Samini – My own
Stonebwoy – My Name

Record of the Year

WINNER: Teephlow – State of the Art
Kumi Guitar – Dream
Samini – My own
Sarkodie – Glory

Best Music Video of the Year

WINNER: Captain Planet – Obi Agyi Obi (Directed by Phamous Films)
Kumi Guitar- Dream (Directed by Abass)
King Promise – Selfish ( Directed by Vertex)
B4bonah – My Girl (Directed by Nicol-Sey)
Opanka – Wedding Car (Directed by Bra Shizzle)
Lil Shaker & Ko-jo-Cue – Pen & Paper (Directed by Ekumodzi)

Hiplife/Hip-hop artiste of the Year

WINNER: Sarkodie 
Yaa Pono
R2bees
Captain Planet
Kwesi Arthur
VVIP

Best Male Vocalist of the Year

WINNER: Joe Mettle – Bo Noo Ni
King Promise – Selfish
Kidi – Odo
Kuami Eugene – Angela
Mugeez – Over
Samini – My own.

Best Female Vocalist of the Year

WINNER: Adina – Makoma 
Nana Yaa – Don’t leave alone
Efya – Love
Mzvee – Bright light
Becca – Summye (Pillow)

Best Group of the Year

WINNER: Wutah
VVIP
R2bees

Best Rapper of the Year

WINNER: Sarkodie – Light it up
Eno Barony – Fear no man
Teephlow – Phlowducation
Lil Shaker – Pen & Paper
Ko-Jo Cue – Pen & Paper
Strongman – Transformer

Best Collaboration of the Year

WINNER: Shatta Wale Ft. SM Militants – Taking Over
Joe Mettle Ft. Luigi Maclean – Bo noo ni
MzVee Ft. Patoranking – Sing my name remix
Kurl Songx Ft. Sarkodie – Jennifer Lomotey
Sarkodie Ft. Runtown – Pain Killer
Captain Planet Ft. Kofi Kinaata – Obi Agyi Obi Girl
Becca Ft. Patoranking – Na Wash

Best African Artiste of the year

Davido
Wizkid
Toofan
Cassper Nyovest
Nasty C
Tiwa Savage
Olamide

Best New Artiste of the year

WINNER: Kuami Eugene
King Promise
Kurl Songx
Kidi
Magnom
Kwesi Arthur
B4bonah

Song of the Year

WINNER: Total Cheat – Fancy Gadam Ft. Sarkodie
Sponsor – Ebony
Odo – Kidi
Angela – Kuami Eugene
Taking Over – Shatta Wale Ft. SM Millitants
One Corner – Patapaa Ft. Rad Cann
Bo Noo Nii – Joe Mettle Ft. Luigi Maclean
Obi Agyi Obi Girl – Captain Planet Ft. Kofi Kinaata.
My Baby – Magnom ft Joey B
Oh Yeah – King Promise
Pain Killer – Sarkodie feat. Runtown

WINNER: Album of the Year

Bonified – Ebony 
Epistles of Mama – Stonebwoy
Daavi – MzVee
Highest – Sarkodie

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