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Entertainment of Wednesday, 11 April 2018


FLASHBACK: Sarkodie's 'roof ripping' performance at 2017 Ghana Music Awards

That time of the year is almost here again, where music lovers converge for one of the biggest events in the country, Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

Last year was full of the 'yaaays', 'woows', 'aaahs' and the 'naahs' at the Accra International Conference Centre.

Among the many artistes who put up splendid performance on that historic night was award-winning king of raps, Ghana's Sarkodie.

The two time Ghana Music Awards Artiste of the Year, as usual, got patrons on their feet throughout his performance.

Introducing his performance with 'Trumpet, Sarkodie lined up all the artistes featured on the single to put the fans in suspense.

Followed by RNS, 'Gboza'; Nigeria's Runtown was introduced on stage with 'Pain Killer'.

See the full list of winners below:

Artiste of the year – Joe Mettle

Gospel song of the year – Yewo Nyame a yewo adze (Nacee Ft. Ernest Opoku)

Highlife song of the year – Sweetie Pie (Kofi Kinaata)

Reggae/Dancehall song – People Dey (Stonebwoy)

Highlife song of the year – Kofi Kinaata

Hiplife song of the year – Go Low (Flowking Stone)

Afro-pop song of the year – Kaabuame (EL)

Hip-hop song of the year – God MC (Manifest)

Gospel artiste of the year – Joe Mettle

Reggae/Dancehall artiste of the year – Stonebwoy

Hiplife/hip hop artiste of the year – Sarkodie

Songwriter of the year – Kofi Kinaata

Best collaboration of the year – Alhaji (VVIP)

Female vocalist of the year – Adina (Too Late)

Male vocalist of the year – Joe Mettle

Best group of the year – VVIP

Best music video of the year – Okyeame Kwame

Best rapper of the year – Manifest

African artiste of the year – Runtown

Best new artiste of the year – Fancy Gaddam

Record of the year – Adina

Most popular song of the year – Christie (Dobble)

Album of the year – Nacee

Traditional artiste – Sammy Ahmed

Best instrumentalist – Philip Acquah

Lifetime achievement award – Paapa Yankson

Vodafone Unsung category – Kwame Eugene