We lived up to expectation-3Music Awards organisers

By: Kofi Duah
Organisers of 3Music Awards say they lived to expectation with excellent show
Sarkodie won five awards on the night including Male Act of the Year
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THE Public Relations Officer of the 3Music Awards, Obed Boafo has described the event, which came off on Saturday, May 2 at the Fantasy Dome, as an excellent one.

The 3Music Awards was held virtually, with no audience at the auditorium as the organisers complied with a ban on public gatherings announced by President Akufo-Addo as part of measures to combat coronavirus.

According to Obed Boafo, although there were a few technical challenges such as breaks in transmission, the show was awesome.

"We had a great night, it was everything we had imagined. The performers came good on the night, which was such a beauty.

"The feedback we have seen and heard so far points to something well done. This was completely novel to us but we managed to live up to expectation,” he told Graphic Showbiz.

Rapper Sarkodie was the big winner on the night, scooping five awards including the big one Male Act of the Year.

His other awards were HipHop/ Hiplife Artiste of the Year, Fan Army of the Year, Best Rapper and Best Collaboration.

Highlife musician Kofi Kinaata's chart topping song Things Fall Apart helped him win two awards; Song of the Year and Highlife Song of the Year.

Other winners on the night include KiDi who won Male Vocalist of the Year, Kuami Eugene who took home Highlife Act of the Year and Celestine Donkor who won Gospel Song of the Year.

Samini won Live Performer of the Year, Shatta Wale won Digital Act Of the Year and Stonebwoy won Reggae/ Dancehall Act Of the Year.

The event, which started at 8 p.m. had KiDi as the opening act and he put up a splendid show playing the piano and singing songs such as Enjoyment, Adiepena, Thunder and Sugar Daddy. Ojorley singer Cina Soul joined him on stage to do a rendition of Enjoyment.
Other artistes who performed on the night included Daughters Of Glorious Jesus, Bosom P-Yung, Kweku Smoke, Jupitar, Gasmilla, Krymi and Mr Drew.

The third edition of the 3Music Awards, which was telecast live on Joy Prime and on social media, had a great stage set up.

The hosts of the event were Multimedia's Jay Foley and Naa Ashorkor. Comedians Clemento Suarez and OB Amponsah, made the night interesting with their antics.

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