E.L emerges VGMA Artiste of the Year

E.L was the biggest winner at the 2016 Ghana Music Awards taking home a total of five awards including the coveted ‘Artiste of the Year’.

Sarkodie and Bisa Kdei won four awards each.

The 17th edition of the music awards scheme was held at the Accra International Conference Center.

Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Efya, EL, R2Bees, Wizkid, Joe Mettle and Adomaa performed at the event which was hosted by Chris Attoh, DJ Black and Naa Ashorkor.

Full list of winners below.

Artiste of the Year – E.L

Afropop Song of the Year – Minaa Bo Po by E.L

Hiplife/Hip Hop Artiste of the Year – E.L

Producer of the Year – E. L

Music video of the Year – Shelele by E.L

Hip Hop Song of the Year – Sakodie (Hand to Mouth)

Rapper of the Year – Sarkodie

Record of the Year – Sarkodie ft. Pat Thomas – Bra

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year – Stonebwoy

Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year – Go Higher by Stonebwoy

Highlife Artiste of the Year – Bisa Kdei

Highlife Song of the Year – Mansa by Bisa Kdei

Most Popular Song of the Year – Mansa by Bisa Kdei

Album of the Year – Bisa Kdei

Best Group of the Year – VVIP

Collaboration of the Year – VVIP ft Sena Dagadu

SongWriter of the Year – Kofi Kinaata

Best New Artiste of the Year – Kofi Kinaata

Gospel Song of the Year – Nicholas Omane Acheampong (Aposor)

Hiplife Song of the Year – Yewo Krom by Atom

Gospel Artiste of the Year – SP Kofi Sarpong

Best Female Vocalist of the Year – MzVee

Best Male Vocalist of the Year – Pat Thomas

African Artiste of the Year – Wizkid

Peace Song Winner – New Generation Gospel Ministers

Traditional Artiste of the Year – Tesa Music Group

Lifetime Achievement Award – AB Crentsil

Sound Engineer of the Year – Kaywa

Music for Development Award – Gasmilla

Instrumentalist of the Year – Justice Williams (Shikome)

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