VGMA 2018 Winners Announced – See Full list


VGMA 2018 Winners – Ebony wins Artiste of the Year

The VGMA 2018 winners have been announced at a glittering ceremony and late Ebony emerged as the ultimate Artiste of the Year winner. The likes of Joe Mettle, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale were winners in respective categories.

The event which was hosted by John Dumelo and Berla Mundi at the AICC in Accra, Ghana also saw performances from the Kwesi Arthur, Sarkodie, Samini, Stonebwoy, MzVee, Tiwa Savage, Nasty C and more.

Check the full list of winners out:

Artiste of the Year

Gospel Artiste of the Year
Joe Mettle

Highlife Artiste of the Year
Kuami Eugene

Hiplife/Hip-hop Artiste of the Year

Rapper of the Year
Sarkodie – Light It Up

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year

Songwriter of the Year
Ebony – Maame Hwe written by Bullet

Best Group of the Year

Unsung Artiste
Kelvyn Boy

Gospel Song of the Year
Bo Noo Ni – Joe Mettle

Highlife Song of the Year
Odo – Kidi

Hiplife Song of the Year
Total Cheat – Fancy Gadam

Afropop Song of the Year
Sponsor – Ebony

Hip-hop Song of the Year
Grind Day (remix) – Kwesi Arthur ft. Sarkodie, Medikal

Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year
My Own – Samini

Vodafone Song of the Year
Total Cheat – Fancy Gadam ft. Sarkodie

Record of the Year
State of the Art – TeePhlow

Album of the Year
Bonyfied – Ebony

Male Vocalist of the Year
Joe Mettle – Bo Noo Ni

Female Vocalist of the Year
Adina – Makoma

Best New Artiste
Kuami Eugene

Collaboration of the Year
Taking Over – Shatta Wale ft. SM Militants

Music Video of the Year
Obi Agye Obi Girl by Captain Planet – GYO (Phamous Philms)

Traditional Artiste of the Year
Amamre Folks, Music and Dance Ensemble

Instrumentalist of the Year
Dominic Quarshie

Lifetime Achievement Award
Mary Naa Amanua Dodoo

African Artiste of the Year

VGMA 2018 winners - Samini grabs the Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year award
VGMA 2018 winners – Samini grabs the Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year award

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