Pictures: Lawson Herbal Ghana Music Awards Europe 2023 celebrates Ghanaian music
The second edition of the Ghana Music Awards Europe (GMAE) was a celebration of Ghanaian music talents, when it came off at Salle Atrium Route De Cormeilles in Paris, France recently.
The event, which was hosted by Adom FM’s Jerry Justice brought together music stars from Ghana and the diaspora, in recognition of their outstanding contributions in music.
There were performances by Nana Acheampong, Piesie Esther, Samuel Sey, Kro Leo, African Superstar, DJ Kobi, Ande Rida, Dannie Lampo and Geo Wellington.
The event was attended by Jean-Hughes (Deputy Country Director for Ghana at France Embassy in Ghana), Mr Njyi Akwasi Kuranchie (Director for Atinka FM), Fashion designer, Osebo the Zaraman, and blogger Zionfelix.
One of the highlights of the night was a tribute to celebrate music legend, Nana Acheampong, who received an honorary award for his remarkable 30-year music journey, marked by releasing 30 albums.
Nana Acheampong also crowned the night with an energetic performance, taking patrons back to his peak days.
The annual awards ceremony, sponsored by Lawson Herbal, recognises and celebrates the immense talents and contributions of Ghanaian artistes who are making remarkable impact both home and abroad.
Gospel artiste, Piesie Esther was crowned the overall Artiste of the Year.
Full list of winners:
Artiste of the Year: Piesie Esther
Best Diaspora Afropop/Rapper of the Year: African Superstar
Best Diaspora Video of the Year: Geo Well ington
Best Video of the Year: Prophet Joseph Atara ft Piesie Esther’s “Woye Odo”
Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year: Ras Kuuku
Afrobeats/Afropop Artiste of the Year: Wendy Shay
Hiplife Song of the Year: Epixode’s “Atia” ft Kwabena Kwabena
Highlife Artiste of the Year: Akwaboah
Hiplife Song of the Year: Lasmid’s “Friday Night”
HipHop Song of the Year: Black Sherif’s “Kwaku the Traveller”
Gospel Song of the Year: Piesie Esther’s “Waye Me Yie”
Gospel Artiste of the Year: Perez Musik
Hiplife/HipHop Artiste of the Year: Eno Barony
Best Male Vocalist of the Year: Papa Owura
Best Female Vocalist of the Year: Ewura Abena
Afropop/Afrobeat Song of the Year: FBS’ “Jo” ft Mr Drew
New Artiste of the Year: DJ Azonto
Songwriter of the Year: Fameye
Unsung Artiste of the Year: Cojo Rae
Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year: Samini
Best Diaspora Artiste of the Year: Kroleo
Best Diaspora Gospel Song of the Year: Samuel Sey
Best Diaspora Disc Jockey of the Year: DJ Kobi
Best Diaspora Highlife Artiste of the Year: Anda D’Rida
Best Diaspora Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year: Da