VGMA21: Full list of winners

BY: Linda Safoa Antwi
Full list of winners of VGMA 21
Highlife musician Kuami Eugene was crowned Artiste of the Year on Saturday night

The 21st edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) is now done and dusted.

The awards ceremony, which was a two-day affair took place on Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29 at the Grand Arena inside the Accra International Conference Centre.

Friday's event was the Industry Awards while Saturday's event was the Public Awards. In all about 30 awards were given out to deserving artistes. Highlife musician Kuami Eugene emerged the overall Artiste of the Year and also won the Highlife Artiste of the Year.

Another Highlife musician, Kofi Kinaata won three awards; Songwriter of the Year, Highlife Song of the Year and Most Popular Song of the Year with his hit track Things Fall Apart.

Gospel musician Celestine Donkor won two trophies; Female Vocalist of the Year and Gospel Song of the Year with Agbebolo.

The event will be climaxed by a concert for frontline workers dubbed: "VGMA COVID-19 Heroes Concert" on Sunday night.

Artiste of the Year
Kuami Eugene (WINNER)
Kofi Kinaata
Diana Hamilton

Most Popular Song of the Year
Quamina MP – Amanfour Girls
Sarkodie – Oofeetso
Medikal – Omo Ada
Dope Nation – Zanku
Celestine Donkor - Agbebolo
Kuami Eugene – Obiaato
Kofi Kinaata – Things Fall Apart (WINNER)
Diana Hamilton – W’asem
Kwesi Arthur – Nobody
Fameye – Nothing I Get Remix
KiDi – Mr Badman
Album of the Year
King Promise – As Promised
Okyeame Kwame – Made In Ghana
Joe Mettle – Wind of Revival
KiDi – Sugar (WINNER)
Sarkodie – Black Love
Nacee – Time With God
Kwesi Arthur – Live From Nkrumah Krom II

Best New Artiste of the Year
Fameye (WINNER)
Lord Paper
Kofi Mole
MOG Music

Hiplife Song of the Year
Quamina MP ft. Medikal – Amanfour Girls
Guru ft Kweysi Swat – Wobete
Sarkodie ft Prince Bright- Oofeetso
Medikal- Omo Ada (WINNER)
Sista Afia ft Quamina MP and Medikal - Weather

Highlife Song of the Year
King Promise ft Kojo Antwi- Bra
Sarkodie ft Efya -Saara
Dada Hafco ft Fameye -Our Story
Kofi Kinaata – Things Fall Apart (WINNER)
Kuami Eugene – Obiaato
Sista Afia ft Kelvyn Boy – Corner Corner
Adina – Sika
Fameye ft Kuami Eugene, Medikal and Article Wan -Notin A Get Remix

Gospel Song of the Year
Celestine Donkor ft Nhyiraba Gideon- Agbebolo (WINNER)
MOG Music- Hallelujah
Joe Mettle- Mehia Wo Yesu
Diana Hamilton – W’asem
Joyce Blessing -Repent
Nacee- Mpaebo

Afrobeats Song of the Year
EL ft AI -Adwuma
King Promise – Commando
Kelvynboy ft Joey B- Mea
Darkovibes ft Kidi – Bless Me
Kwesi Arthur ft Mr Eazi- Nobody
KiDi ft Kwesi Arthur- Mr Badman
DopeNation- Zanku (WINNER)
Guilty Beatz ft Mr Eazi and Kwesi Arthur-Pilolo
Wendy Shay -All For You

Reggae/ Dancehall Song of the Year
Ras Kuuku- Me Mpaebo
J. Derobie- Poverty (WINNER)
Epixode -Resolution
AK Songstress – Stamina
Jupitar- Top Shella
Article Wan- Reggae

Hip-Hop Song of the Year
Kofi Mole- Don’t Be Late (WINNER)
Sarkodie- Bleeding
Kwaw Kese ft Mr Eazi, Skonti, Medikal and Sarkodie -Dondo Remix
Medikal ft Kofi Mole and Joey B- Drip
Joey B ft Kwesi Arthur and Sarkodie- La Familia
Eno Barony ft Kofi Mole- Mind Your Business
Kwesi Arthur- Thoughts of King Arthur 5
Strongman ft M.anifest – Up and Down

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year
J Derobie
Ras Kuuku (WINNER)
AK Songstress

Gospel Artiste of the Year
Celestine Donkor
Joe Mettle
Joyce Blessing
Diana Hamilton (WINNER)
Akesse Brempong

Highlife Artiste of the Year
King Promise
Kuami Eugene (WINNER)
Dada Hafco
Kofi Kinaata

Instrumentalist of the Year
Emmanuel Bludo (WINNER)
Joshua Moszi
Steve Bedi
Mizter Okyere
Affreh Junior
Anthony Ansah (Khalisax)

Songwriter of the Year
Bra by King Promise
Sanbra by Akwaboah
Things Fall Apart by Kofi Kinaata (WINNER)
W’asem by Diana Hamilton
Oh Me by Lamisi
Wahala Dey by Epixode

Producer of the Year
Guilty Beats
Two Bars
Unkle Beats
Willis Beats

Hiplife/Hip-Hop Artiste of the Year
Kofi Mole
Quamina MP
Joey B
Medikal (WINNER)
Kwesi Arthur

Male Vocalist of the Year
Joe Mettle
Kuami Eugene
King Promise

Female Vocalist of the Year
Efe Grace
Celestine Donkor (WINNER)

Best Group of the Year
DopeNation (WINNER)
Kwan Pa
Bethel Revival Choir
La Meme Gang

Best Collaboration of the Year
Amanfuor Girls by Quamina MP
Bra by King Promise
Oofeetso by Sarkodie (WINNER)
Noting I Get Remix by Fameye
Ohemaa by Kuami Eugene
Mea by Kelvynboy
Mr Badman by KiDi
Saara by Sarkodie

Best Rapper of the Year
Eno Barony
Kwesi Arthur (WINNER)

African Artiste of the Year
Burna Boy (WINNER)
Big Trill
Sho Madjozi
Mercy Chinwo

International Collaboration of the Year
Cinderella by KiDi ft Mayorkun & Peruzzi
Lucky by Sarkodie ft Rudebwoy (WINNER)
Yes I Do by Becca ft Tiwa Savage
Father by Medikal ft Davido
Pilolo by Guilty Beats ft Mr Eazi & Kwesi Arthur
Sugar Daddy by KiDi ft Mr Eazi
Nobody by Kwesi Arthur ft Mr. Eazi
Toto Remix by Edem ft Davido

Record of the Year
Aka Kee Moko by Trigmatic
Blema Tesaa by Perez Muzik
Bolgatanga Girl by Okyeame Kwame (WINNER)
Oh Me by Lamisi
Sanbra by Akwaboah
Woezor by Worlasi
Dzigbordi by Lord Paper

Best Video of the Year
Cina Soul -Killi Mi (Directed by Gene Adu) (WINNER)
RJZ- Bye Bye (Directed by Henry Akrong)
Medikal ft Kofi Mole and Joey B- Drip (Directed by Yaw Skyface)
Becca ft Tiwa Savage- Yes I Do (AJE Filmworks)
Kuami Eugene – Obiaato (Directed by REX)
Celestine Donkor ft Nhyiraba Gideon- Agbebolo (Directed by Abass)
EL ft FALZ, Joey B -Ehua (Directed by Yaw Skyface)
Joey B ft Kwesi Arthur- La Familia (Directed Babs Direction)
Zeetm ft Fancy Gadam- Totori (Directed by Babs Direction)
Epixode-Wahala Dey (Directed by Snares Films)

VGMA Unsung Artiste
Sherry Boss
Teflon Flexx (WINNER)
Kofi Jamar

Traditional Artist of The Year - Tesa

Lifetime Achievement Award – George Darko