Dancehall champion – Shatta Wale was adjudged Artiste of the year at the just ended Ghana Music Awards UK which was put together by Alordia Promotions and West Coast UK.
The night which saw performances from Ghanaian super stars like Stonebwoy, Samini, Gyedu Blay Ambuley among others, brought a lot of joy and smiles on the faces of Ghanaian music lovers in the UK.
Aside from winning the artiste of the year, Shatta Wale also won Music producer of the year, Dancehall artiste of the year and most popular song of the year. Even though he wasn’t present at the venue to receive his awards, he made it a point to send acceptance video, which was played anytime he won an award. Other winners on the night include, Stonebwoy who won 2 awards – Reggae Dancehall song of the year and Album of the year.
Sonie Badu – UK based Gospel song and UK Based Gospel artiste of the year.
Mr Eazy – Best Video of the year and Afrobeats artiste of the year.
S.P Kofi Sarpong – Gospel Artiste and Gospel Song of the year and lastly for the big winners on the night, Bisa Kdei – Highlife song and Highlife artiste of the year.
Sarkodie and EL took home best rapper of the year and best hiplife song of the year respectively.
The maiden edition of Ghana music award UK was Hosted by Kwaku Owusu Frimpong of Rainbow radio and Vox Africa, Evelyn Asante of ABN radio and TV, Confidence Haugen and DJ Abrantie. Pluzz 89.9 FM carried it live in Ghana.