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Entertainment of Monday, 1 April 2019

Source: asembi.com

Meet all the winners of Ghana Music Awards since it started in 1999

Asembi.com has put together the list of all winners of what we call today as Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) since it began in 1999.

The scheme has awarded almost all the legends in the Ghana music industry and few others from Africa.

Below is the full list of winners of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards from day 1:

1999

Artist of the Year– Akyeame

Best Female Artist –Tagoe Sisters

Best Gospel Album –Tagoe Sisters

Hiplife Song of the Year– Akyeame

Video of the Year– Akyeame

Song of the Year– Akyeame

2000

Artist of the Year– Daddy Lumba

Best Album of the Year– Daddy Lumba

Most Popular Song of the Year– Daddy Lumba

2001

Artist of the Year– Kojo Antwi

Fontomfrom Music Ambassador– Kojo Antwi

Songwriter of the Year– Kojo Antwi

Album of the Year– Kojo Antwi

Hiplife Album of the Year– Kojo Antwi

Hiplife Rap of the Year–Yanuomby Obrafour

Original Song of the Year–Wogbe Jekeby Nat Brew

Best Music Video Director– Ivan Quashigah

Gospel Album of the Year– Cindy Thompson

Gospel Song of the Year–Ewaredi Kasaby Cindy Thompson

2002

Artist of the Year– Lord Kenya

Video of the Year– Obour

Song of the Year– Lord Kenya

Hiplife Song of the Year– Lord Kenya

Hiplife Album of the Year– Lord Kenya

Songwriter of the Year– Daasebre Gyamenah

Best Male Vocal Performance of the Year– Daasebre Gyamenah

Contemporary Highlife SOng of the Year– Daasebre Gyamenah

Album of the Year– Daasebre Gyamenah

Traditional Song of the Year– Rex Omar

New Artiste of the Year– Obour

Hiplife Rap of the Year– Obour

Best Music Video Director– Felix Dacat

Highlife Song of the Year– Nana Fynn

Fontomfrom Music Merit Award– Afro Moses

Original Song of the Year– Nana Quame

Reggae Song of the Year– Rocky Dawuni

Recording Engineer of the Year– Zapp Mallet

2003

Artist of the Year– Kontihene

Best Video of the Year– Obour

Best Album of the Year– Kojo Antwi

Hiplife Song of the Year– Buk Bak

Hiplife Album of the Year– Buk Bak

Song of the Year– Kojo Antwi

Hiplife Artist of the Year– Buk Bak

Best Collaboration– Tic Tac and Frank Mensah

Best Male Vocalist– Nana Quame

New Artist of the Year– Kontihene

Songwriter of the Year– Kojo Antwi

Contemporary Highlife Artist– Daddy Lumba

Contemporary Highlife Song– Daddy Lumba

Contemporary Highlife Album– Daddy Lumba

Gospel Artist of the Year– Esther Smith

Best Female Vocal Artist– Esther Smith

Gospel Album of the Year– Esther Smith

Highlife Song of the Year– Adane Best

Gospel Song of the Year– Collins Amponsah

Reggae Song of the Year– Bulletman

Recording Engineer of the Year– Max Morris

Traditional Song of the Year– Israel Mawueta

Special MUSIGA Merit Award– Nana Kwasi Pumpuni

2004

Artist of the Year– V.I.P

New Artiste of the Year– Tinny

Hip-hop Song of the Year– Okyeame Kwame

Hiplife Artist of the Year– V.I.P

Hip Hop Artist of the Year– Okyeame Kwame

Best Music Video of the Year– V.I.P

Best Collaboration– Okyeame Kwame

Best Contemporary Song of the Year– Rex Omar

Song of the Year –V.I.P

Hiplife Song of the Year– V.I.P

Hiplife Album of the Year– V.I.P

Best Musc Video– Felix Dakat

2005

Artist of the Year– Obour

Gospel Artist of the Year– Seth Frimpong

Song of the Year– ObourKonkontiba

New Artist of the Year– Batman

Most Popular Song of the year– Obour

Hiplife Artiste of the Year– Obour

Hiplife Song of the Year– Obour

Hiplife Album of the Year– Obour

Album of the Year-Esther Smith

Gospel Song of the Year– Esther Smith

Gospel Album of the Year– Esther Smith

New Hiplife Artiste of the year– Batman

Best Male Vocal Performance– K.K Fosu

Best Female Vocal Performance– Agnes Opoku Agyemang

Contemporary Highlife Song of the Year– Rex Omar

Contemporary Highlife Artiste Of the Year– K.K Fosu

New Gospel Artiste of the Year– Lady Prempeh

Best Collaboration of the Year– Tic Tac and Tony Tetuila

Contemporary Highlife Album of the Year– Ofori Amponsah

Best Music Video Directing– Gerald Gyimah

2006

Artist of the Year– Ofori Amponsah

Reggae Song of the Year–Big Dreamsby Wutah

Hiplife Song of the Year–Toffeeby Castro

Gospel Song of the Year–Me Te Aseby Noble Nketsia

Contemporary Highlife Song of the Year–Otoolegeby Ofori Amponsah

Highlife Song of the Year–Old Schoolby Lucky Mensah

Hiplife Album of the Year–Toffeeby Castro

Gospel Album of the Year–My Visionby Noble Nketsia

Contemporary Highlife Album of the Year–Otoolegeby Ofori Amponsah

Best Collaboration of the Year–Rakiaby Kofi Nti featuring Ofori Amponsah, K.K Fosu and Barosky

Hiplife Artiste of the Year– Nkasei

Gospel Artiste of the Year– Josh Laryea

Contemporary Highlife Artiste of the Year– Ofori Amponsah

New Hiplife Artiste of the Year– Praye

New Artiste of the Year– Praye

Best Female Vocal Performance of the Year– Stella Seal

Best Male Vocal Performance of the Year– Kwabena Kwabena

Album of the Year–Otoolegeby Ofori Amponsah

Record of the Year–Anamontuoby Wutah

Most Popular Song of the Year–Otoolegeby Ofori Amponsah

2007

Artist of the Year– Samini

Gospel song of the year– ‘Onyame Aseda’ (Kwaku Gyasi)

Highlife song of the year–Emmanuela(Ofori Amponsah)

Hiplife song of the year– ‘Heavy’ (Obrafuor)

African pop song of the year– ‘Samini Music’ (Samini)

Traditional Song of the year– ‘I want to see you my father’ (King Ayisoba)

Highlife album of the year– ‘Emmanuela’ (Ofori Amponsah)

Hiplife album of the year– Praye

Gospel album of the year– ‘Onyame Aseda’ (Kwaku Gyasi)

Hiplife artist of the year– Obrafuor

Best collaboration of the year– ‘Heavy(Obrafuor & Kofi B)

Gospel artist of the year– Kwaku Gyasi

Highlife artist of the year– Ofiri Amponsah

African artist of the year– D’Banj

Best male vocal performance– Kwaisey Pee

Best female vocal performance– Christiana Love

Record of the year– Samini

Discovery of the year– King Ayisoba

Album of the year–Emmanuella(Ofori Amponsah)

Producer of the year– Ofori Amponsah

Songwriter of the year– Kwadee

Reggae song of the year– Samini

Best music video directing– George Gyimah (Phamous People)Heavy

Most popular song of the year–I want to see you my father(King Ayisoba)

2008

Artist of the Year– Kwaw Kese

Hiplife Album of the Year– Kwaw Kese

Hiplife Artist of the Year– Kwaw Kese

Hiplife Song of the Year– Kwaw Kese

Gospel Artiste of the Year– Ohemaa Mercy

Album of the Year– Ohemaa Mercy

Gospel Album of the Year– Ohemaa Mercy

Best Collaboration– Okyeame Kwame

2009

Artist of the Year– Okyeame Kwame

Hip Hop Song of the Year–Woso– Okyeame Kwame

Hiplife Artist of the Year: Okyeame Kwame

Hip-hop Artist of the Year: Okyeame Kwame

Best Music Video of the Year:Woso(Okyeame Kwame) by OM Studio

Discovery of the Year: Asem

Most Popular Song of the Year:Angelina– Praye

Artiste of the Decade: Kojo Antwi

Best Music for dev’t: Road Safety Campaign – Obour

Album of the year: Roll Call – Praye

Record of the Year:Emere– Josh Laryea

Best Male Vocal Performance:Ete Sen?– OJ

Record Label of the Year: Lynx Entertainment

African Artist of the Year: D’Banj

Producer of the Year: Richie

Best Female Vocal Performance:Life– Bernice Offei

Song writer of the year: Bernice Offei

Gospel Artiste of the Year: Christian Love

Contemporary Highlife Artiste of the Year: Kwabena Kwabena

Best Collaboration of the Year:Ade Akye Abia– Christiana Love & Kwaku Gyasi

Afro Pop Song of the Year:Angelina– Praye

Reggae Song of the Year:Change Your Constitution– Chizzy Waller.

Musiga Merit Award: Paapa Yankson

Traditional Artiste of the Year: Hewale Sounds

Instrumentalist of the Year: Ackah Blay

Hiplife Song of the Year:Mercy Lokko– Czar

Gospel of the Year:Me Mma Me Werenfi– Christiana Love

Contemporary Highlife Song of the Year:Ngozi– Michael Dwamena

2010

Artist of the Year– Sarkodie

Most Popular Song Of The Year –Simple– Bradez

Discovery Of The Year –Sarkodie

Hip Hop /Hiplife Song Of The Year –You Dey Craze– Ayigbe Edem

Hip Hop/Hiplife Artist Of The Year –Sarkodie

Gospel Song Of The Year –Ayeyi Ndwom– DSP Kofi Sarpong

Gospel Artist Of The Year –Ohema Mercy

Highlife Song Of The Year –Kotosa – Wutah

Highlife Artist Of The Year –Kofi B

Afro-Pop Song Of The Year –World Trade Centre– 4×4

Reggae Song Of The Year –Jah Will Be There– Wutah

Best Collaboration Of The Year –Kasiebo– Obrafour & Guru

Best Rapper Of The Year –Sarkodie

African Artiste Of The Year –Wande Coal

Record Of The Year –Daa Ke Daa– Becca

Album Of The Year –Makye– Sarkodie

Song Writer Of The Year –Daa Ke Daa– Kwabena Akwaboa Jnr

Best Male Vocal Performance –PV Of Wutah Fame

Best Female Vocal Performance –Becca

Best Music Video –Breathe– Kwaku T And D Black

Producer of the Year –Richie of Lynx Entertainment

World Bank Music for Development Award –School Dey Be Asem

Instrumentalist of the year –Kwame Yeboah

Traditional artist of the year –John Osei Korankye

MUSIGA Merit award –Abinfour Nana Yeboah (KK Number 2)

2011

Artist of the Year– V.I.P

Best Reggae Recording of the Year– Iwan

Gospel Song of the year– Cecilia Marfo

Highlife Song of the year– Kwabena KwabenaDadeanoma

Best Hiplife song of the year– Castro feat Asamoah GyanAfrican Girls

Hip-hop song of the year– D’blackGet on the dancefloor

Afro pop song of the year–Kiss your hand R2bees.

MUSIGHA Merit Award– Emeritus Prof J.H Nketia

Traditional Artist of the year– Mustapha Addy

Instrumentalist of the year– Emmanuel Koomson

Best Collaboration– Castro Feat Asamoah GyanAfrican Girls

Songwriter of the Year– Pastor Boamah

Best music for Development– Reggy Zippy

Gospel artiste of the year– No tribe

Highlife artiste of the year– Kwabena Kwabena.

Rapper of year– Trigmatic

Record of the Year– Sammy B

Male Vocal Performance– Knii Lantey

Female Vocal Performance– Efya

Most Popular Song–Aha ye De Nana Boro

Album of the year– SaminiCEO

Discovery of the Year– Herty Borngreat

Producer of the Year– Zapp Mallet

Video of the Year– Phamous People

Best African Artist– K’naan

Hip Life/Hip Hop Artiste(s) of the Year– VIP

2012

Artist of the Year– Sarkodie

Hiplife/Hiphop Artiste (s) of the Year –Kwaw Kese

Highlife Artiste (s) of the Year –Kwabena Kwabena

Gospel Artiste (s) of the Year –Gifty Osei

Best New Artist (s) of the Year –Stay Jay

Best Collaboration of the Year –Okyeame Kwame/Bertha –Faithful

African Artiste (s) of the Year –Ice Prince

Hiplife Song of the Year –D-Cryme –Kill Me Shy

Highlife Song of the Year –Kwabena Maphia –I Go
Pay

Most Popular Song of the Year –Sarkodie –U go Kill Me

Afro-Pop Song of the Year –Zigi –You Say Wetin

Hip-hop Song of the Year –Kwaw Kese –Poppin

Gospel Song of the Year –Selina Boateng –Me Nku Me Ho

Reggae Song of the Year –Blakk Rasta –Miss Right

Group of the Year –4×4

Album of the Year –4×4 –Waist and Power

Best Male Vocal Artiste –Kesse –Oh Yes

Best Female Vocal Artiste –Efya –I’m In Love With You

Best Music Video of the Year –Becca –African Woman(Davis Media Group)

Best Rapper of the Year –Sarkodie –U go Kill Me

Song Writer of the Year –Okyeame Kwame –Faithful

Record of the Year –Kwame Adinkra –Akua Dansoa

Gospel Album of the Year –Gifty Osei –Fefeefe

2013

Artist of the Year– R2Bees

Gospel Song Of The Year– Zaphanat Panea – Nicholas Omane Acheampong

Reggae Dance Hall Song Of The Year– Toffee Pon Tongue – Kaakie

Highlife Song Of The Year–Odo– R2Bees

Afro Pop Song Of The Year–Antenna-Fuse ODG

Hip Hop Song Of The Year–Makaa Maka– M.Anifest

Hip Life Song Of The Year–Life (Walahi)– R2Bees

Hip Life/Hip Hop Artist Of The Year– R2Bees

Highlife Artiste Of The Year– Afriyie

Gospel Artiste Of The Year– Herty Bongreat

African Artiste Of The Year– Wizkid

Best Female Vocal Performance– Efya –Best In Me

Best Male Vocal Performance– Knii Lante –House Of Pain

Best Rapper– M.Anifest –Makaa Maka

Best Collaboration Of The Year–Ka No Seyaa– Herty Bongreat & Trigmatic

Best Group Of The Year – R2Bees

Best Music Video of the Year–Lonely– Chase

New Artiste Of The Year– Kaakie

Album Of The Year–Something Else– E.L.

Vodafone Song Of The Year–Life (Walahi)– R2Bees

Gospel Album Of The Year–Mercy Project– Cwesi Oteng

Song Writer Of The Year– Kwame Nsiah Apau –Sika

Record Of The Year–Best In Me– Efya

Producer Of The Year– Killbeatz

2014

Artist of the Year– Shatta Wale

Gospel Song Of The Year –OJMay3 S3 Mo P3n

Highlife Song Of The Year –CastroOdo Pa

Reggae/Dancehall Song Of The Year –Shatta WaleDancehall King

Afropop Song Of The Year –Fuse ODGMillion Pound Girl

Hip Hop Song Of The Year –SarkodieLies(Feat. Lil’ Shaker)

Hiplife Song Of The Year –GuruBoys Abr3

Gospel Artiste Of The Year –Sonnie Badu

Highlife Artiste Of The Year –Kwabena Kwabena

Hiplife/Hip Hop Artist Of The Year –SarkodieDown On One

African Artiste Of The Year –Davido

Best Collaboration Of The Year –Kwabena Kwabena / SaminiAdult Music

Best Video Of The Year –Knii LanteBaby Take Good Care

Best Female Vocal Performance –Efya

Best Male Vocal Performance Of The Year –Sonnie Badu

Best Rapper Of The Year –Sarkodie

Best Group Of The Year –R2Bees

New Artiste Of The Year –Joey B

Album Of The Year –SarkodieSarkology

Vodafone Most Popular Song Of The Year –Shatta WaleDancehall King

2015

Artist of the Year– Stonebwoy

Gospel Artiste Of The Year– No Tribe

Hiplife/Hip Hop Artist Of The Year– Sarkodie

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste Of The Year– Stonebwoy

Highlife Artiste Of The Year– Daddy Lumba

Best Female Vocal Performance– Wiyaala

Reggae/Dancehall Song Of The Year– Stonebwoy –Baafira(feat. Sarkodie)

Hiplife Song Of The Year– CastroSeihor

Afropop Song Of The Year– EdemKoene

Hip Hop Song Of The Year– Pappy KojoRealer No

Best Male Vocal Performance– Joe Mettle

African Artiste Of The Year– Patoranking

Best Rapper– EL

Best Collaboration– SarkodieAdonai

Best Group– VVIP

Best Music Video– EdemThe One(feat. Sway) – GYO Gyimah

Album Of The Year– EdemBooks & Rymes

Popular Song Of The Year– SarkodieAdonai(Remix) (feat. Castro)

New Artiste Of The Year– MzVee

2016

Artist of the Year– E.L

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

2017

Artist of the Year– Joe Mettle

Highlife Song of the year– Kofi KinaataConfession

Gospel Song of the year– NaceeYe WO Nyame

Reggae/Dancehall song of the year– StonebwoyPeople Dey

Hip-hop song of the year– M.anifestGod MC

Hiplife Song of the year– Flowking StoneGo low

Afro-pop song of the year– E.LKabuame

Hip-hop artiste of the year– Sarkodie

Songwriter of the year– Kofi KinaataConfession

Lifetime achiever award– Paapa Yankson

Male Vocalist of the year– Joe Mettle

Female Vocalist of the year– Adina

Group of the year– VVIP

Best Collaboration of the Year– VVIP ft Patoranking Alhaji

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the year– Stonebwoy

Best Rapper of the year– M.anifest

Best Music Video– Okyeame Kwame ft MzveeSmall Small

Album of the year– NaceeCounsellor

Vodafone song of the year– DobbleChristy

Record of the year– Adina

Best New Artiste– Fancy Gadam

African Artiste of the year– Run Town

2018

Artiste Of The Year –Ebony

Hiplife Song Of The Year –Total Cheat – Fancy Gadam Ft. Sarkodie

Gospel Song Of The Year –Joe Mettle (Bo Noo Ni)

Highlife Song Of The Year –Odo –Kidi

Afro-Pop Song Of The Year –Sponsor – Ebony

Reggae/Dancehall Song Of The Year –My Own – Samini

Hip Hop Song Of The Year –Grind Day Remix – Kwesi Arthur

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste Of The Year –Stonebwoy

Gospel Artiste Of The Year –Joe Mettle

Highlife Artiste Of The Year –Kuami Eugene

Songwriter Of The Year –Ebony – Maame Hwe – Bullet

Record Of The Year –State Of The Art – Teephlow

Music Video Of The Year –Obi Agyi Obi Girl – Captain Planet – Gyo-Phamous Films

Best Group –Wutah

Female Vocalist Of The Year –Adina – Makoma

Male Vocalist Of The Year –Joe Mettle – Bo Noo Ni

Hiplife/Hip Hop Artiste Of The Year –Sarkodie

Best Rapper Of The Year –Sarkodie – Light It Up

African Artiste Of The Year –Davido

Best Collaboration –Taking Over – Shatta Wale Ft. Sm Militants

Best New Artiste Of The Year –Kuami Eugene

2018 Vgma Unsung Category– Kelvynboy

Song Of The Year –Total Cheat – Fancy Gadam Ft. Sarkodie

Album Of The Year –Bonified – Ebon