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#VGMA2018: Stonebwoy sets record @ Ghana Music Awards

Dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy has set a record at the Ghana Music Awards.
He won the ‘Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year‘ for the fourth consecutive time at the 2018 edition of the awards. He beat Shatta Wale, late Ebony and MzVee to pick the award.
The ‘Mama‘ act won the top award of the genre at the awards scheme previously in 2015, 2016 and 2017.
The 19th edition of the Ghana Music Awards was held at the Accra International Conference Center.
Sarkodie, Samini, Stonebwoy, Tiwa Savage, Kwesi Arthur, Joe Mettle, King Promise, Kidi and Fancy Gadam were some of the performers on Ghana’s biggest music night.
The theme for the 19th edition of the event was “Our Music Beyond Borders” –  to inspire Ghanaian artistes and music industry players to aspire toward making strong influences globally with their music and artistry.
It was hosted by Berla Mundi and John Dumelo.
Full list of winners below. 
Gospel  Song of the Year
Bo Noo Ni – Joe Mettle

Hiphop Song of the Year
Grind Day Remix – Kwesi Arthur

Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year
My Own – Samini

Hiplife Song of the Year
Total Cheat – Fancy Gadam Ft. Sarkodie

Afro pop Song of the Year
Sponsor – Ebony

Highlife Song of the Year
Odo – Kidi

Gospel  Artiste of the Year
Joe Mettle

Highlife Artiste of the Year
Kuami Eugene

Hiplife/Hip pop artiste of the year

Songwriter of the Year
Bullet – Maame Hwe

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year

Best collaboration of the year
Shatta Wale Ft. SM Militants – Taking Over

Best Rapper of the year
Sarkodie – Light it up

Best Group of the year

Best Music Video of the Year
Captain Planet – Obi Agyi Obi (Directed by Phamous Films)

Best Male Vocalist of the Year
Joe Mettle – Bo noo ni

Best Female Vocalist of the year
Adina – Makoma

Best African artiste of the year

Record of the Year
Teephlow – State of the Art

Best New Artiste of the year
Kuami Eugene

Song of the Year
Total Cheat – Fancy Gadam Ft. Sarkodie
Album of the Year
Bonified – Ebony
Artiste of the Year

Ghana Music Awards Festival is the biggest event on the Ghanaian music calendar.
It was powered by CharterHouse in partnership with the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) and under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts and sponsored by Vodafone Ghana.
It seeks to honour artistes and stakeholders in the Ghanaian music industry who have released works that generated the most public excitement within the year under review, and also reward veteran artistes who have blazed the trail in the music industry.
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