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Music of Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Source: Jonilar Online

Volta Music Awards: Agbeshie, Kasare, Keeny Ice, Edem, others win big

Keeny Ice

Volta regional capital, Ho on Saturday 10th March, 2018 hosted the maiden edition of the Volta Music Awards.

The scheme and event put together by Eventic GH in collaboration with Volta regional branch of the Musicians Union of Ghana took place at the Ho Technical University auditorium with over thousands in attendance.

Hiplife artiste, Agbeshie was crowned “Artiste of the year” with “Gomene” hitmaker, Kasare and Mo’shes Musik Hiphop artiste, Keeny Ice also winning three awards each. Hiplife artiste artiste, Zygee who won “Discovery of the year” also walked away with 15,000 Ghana cedis recording deal from prolific music producer, Brainy Beatz.

Musicologist and the first Musigha President of the Volta regional branch, Torgbe Edinam Klomah Ansah was also celebrated with a “Lifetime achievement awards” for his enormous contribution towards the development of music in the region.

The night also gave “Excellence awards” to multiple awards winning artiste, Edem, publicists and brand managers, Elorm Beenie and Jonilar respectively for their kind and honest contribution towards the rapid growth of creative arts in the region.

Zylofon cash,a subsidiary of Zylofon media through its Head of communications, Samuel Atuobi Baah gave a cash prize of 1000 Ghana cedis to “Artiste of the year” to enable him subscribe to the content monetization platform.

Audience were treated with amazing performances by Kels De Poet,Belce,Faffa,Mama peace,Fiamor,Jah phinga,Keeny ice,Kula, Chief One,Loyce Entertainment, Israel Nanevi Maweta Enamily,Agbeshie,Selorm Razy and Sinichi who performed the VMAs theme song.

Kukor Lumor,Elorm Sefe and Dj Ricky Augustine properly coordinated the show to the satisfaction of the majority.

GOSPEL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Brother James (Winner) Enerst Komla Ayer X-Cel Mama Peace The Truth Helen Jewel Faffa

SONG WRITER OF THE YEAR

Remy J - Koenam (Winner) Venunye - We Are One Faffa - For My God Kush Elikem - Everybody Needs Somebody

BEST ENTERTAINMENT SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

Sogasco (Winner) Ketasco Biheco Spaco Ola Dzosec Mawuli Kpantech Hepps Sosec

HIPLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR

Kasare - Gomene (Winner) Hecta - Ayele Torgbe 9 - Killer Boobo Jj Gonami - I Dey Go Cano Z - Tsorkordedzi Agbeshie - Beyonce

BEST FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Linchpin - All The Time Cover (Winner) Pacy - Hammer Me Mama Peace - When Jesus Comes Forgyve Kemmy - Ogba Dzinam Faffa - Ewoe Koe Nye Mawu

DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR

Zygee (Winner) Skye Brain Mama Peace King Enam Maverick Kiddie Shotkode Fiamor

TRADITIONAL SONG OF THE YEAR

Evivim - Xegbe Xedona (Winner) Zagunor Selasi - Aborbi Shaggy Mensah - Kelewawa Selorm Razy - Dzakpata Forgyve Kemmy - Wuse Wuse Kemenya - Dzigbordi

BEST MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Lega - Enemies (Winner) Venunye - Love Me Now Belce - Yudala Cola Chris - Turn Me On Efemor - Air + Water Bongo I - Chaty Chaty

HIGHLIFE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Erastus (Winner) Shaggy Mensah Kasare

BEST MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Keeny Ice - Gankivi (Winner) Venunye - Love Me Now Hecta - Voodoo Belce - Ngorgbe Agbeshie - Original Tony Web - Blessing Kula - Amen Chief One - Akuvi

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Torgbe Edinam Kormla Ansah

REGGAE/DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR

Skery Zee - 360 (Winner) Willing Wana - Poor No Friend Pacy - Hammer Me Danzaki - Work Hard Enamily - Bad Charger Shadow Wane - Vorvor Melio Kush Elikem - When Things Go Wrong Jah Phinga - Hold Me

HIGHLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR

Kasare - Melorwo (Winner) Erastus - Say I Do Cola Chris - Turn Me On Tony We - Shine Kemenya - Me And You Shaggy Mensah - Agbana

BEST ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Airly Events (Winner) Loyce Entertainment Promo Guru Eledzi Empire Mac D Empire Asta Print Hub

PRODUCER/SOUND ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

Timz Beatz - Gomene (Winner) Kush Elikem - Eseveve Kemenya - Family Ik On-De Beat - (My Babe) Ik Ft. Agbeshie Lord - Love Wantenten

BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

Keeny Ice - Move Ft. Kofi Kinaata (Winner) Torgbe 9 - Tasi Ft. Edem & Tephlow JJ Gonami - Dzidzorkporkpor Ft. Keeny Ice Kemenya - Good Morning Kula - Problem Ft. Edem & Epixode Kasare - Gomene Ft. Lega

BEST DJ/ PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

Dj Karanja (Winner) Dj Fcon Dj Quest Swanqy Jay Dj Spenxa Gh Dj Flexal Dj Kindergarten Real Showbiz Dj Sygnature Dj Donzigi Dj Tellerone Dj Dani

BEST GROUP OF THE YEAR

Drizzle & Jed Swizz (Winner) X-Cel Phame Belce YGMC Kemenya

GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR

Mama Peace - When Jesus Comes (Winner) James - Nu Nyui Gede Fuu Enerst Komla Ayer - Yesu Le Nugorgbenam X-Cel - Love Wantenten Deladem - Mawue Cano Z - Akpe The Truth - Great Provider Helen Jewel - Holy Ghost Fire Faffa - Ewoe Koe Nye Mawu

HIP-HOP SONG OF THE YEAR

22 Foli - Duwoaji (Winner) Hecta - Voodoo Chief One - Amin Torgbe 9 - Number 9 Startick - Nanewoem Kosi Bone - Limit Tony Web - Enemies Zygee - Adukoun Remy J - Ahoe Gbevuvi Kula - Ahoe Roundabout Keeny Ice - Gankivi

MOST POPULAR SONG OF THE YEAR

Kasare - Gomene (Winner) Hecta - Ho Vivina Torgbe 9 - Number 9 (Ft. Kwawkese) Jj Gonami - Dzidzorkporkpor Belce - Ngorgbe Cano Z - Tsorkordedzi Agbeshie - Beyonce

HIPLIFE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Chief One (Winner) Seyfame Jj Gonami Cano-Z Agbeshie Latino Gh Zygee Kasare Kemenya Kosi Bone

MEDIA HOUESE OF THE YEAR

Trilion Media (Winner) Kekeli Radio Hogbe Radio Jubilee Fm Kuul Fm Light Fm Global Fm Tosh FM

REGGAE/DANCEHALL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Kush Elikem (Winner) Pacy Dan Zaki Enamily Shadow Wane Bongo I Willing Wana

BEST RAPPER OF THE YEAR

Keeny Ice - Gankivi (Winner) Seyfame - All For You Hecta - Voodoo Torgbe 9 - Above The Law Zygee - Adukoun Kula - Ahoe Roundabout Fiamor - Edzorxoxo

BEST PERFORMER OF THE YEAR

Nuh Prince (Winner) Enamily Cano-Z Agbeshie Jah Phnga Kula Danzaki

EXCELLENCE AWARD

Edem Jonilar Elorm Beenie

ONLINE INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR

Dklass (Winner) Dj Quest Promo Guru Ndwompa.Com Dj Sygnature Volta Connect Nogokpo.Com

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Agbeshie (Winner) Chief One Keeny Ice Enamily Torgbe 9 Jah Phinga Kula

Volta music awards returns next year with loads of surprises. It can only get better!

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