2015 VGMAs: Stonebwoy wins Artiste of the Year at Vodafone Ghana Music Awards

Stonebwoy wins Artiste of the Year at the VGMAs.

Stonebwoy wins Artiste of the Year

2015 VGMAs: Stonebwoy is Artiste of the Year

Dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy has won this year’s Artiste of the Year award at the 16th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs). This is the second time in a row a Dancehall artiste has won the prestigious award.

Stonebwoy, whose real name is Livingstone Etse Satekla took the award after beating the likes of Sarkodie, Samini, Guru, Edem, MzVee and Daddy Lumba.

He will receive Ghc10, 000 cash and a Samsung Galaxy S6 device for winning the topmost award.

The 27-year-old “Baafira” hit-maker took home a total of three awards including the Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year, the Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year (Baafira) as well as the Artiste of the Year.

Edem and Sarkodie also won three awards each on the night.

The Vodafone Ghana Music Awards is organized every year to honor excellence in the music industry. This year’s event took place at the Accra International Conference Centre on Saturday, April 11.

The show was hosted by Nathaniel Attoh and Joselyn Dumas and saw performances from Daddy Lumba, Stonebwoy, Patoranking, Yemi Alade, Samini and other artistes.

 Full list of winners- 2015 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards

Artiste of the Year- Stonebwoy

Best New Artiste- MsVee

Popular Song- Adonai by Sarkodie feat. Castro

Best Album- Books and Rhymes by Edem

Best Music Video- The one by Edem

Best Group- VVIP

Best Collaboration- Adonai by Sarkodie feat. Castro

Best Rapper- EL

Male Vocal Performer- Joe Mettle

Female Vocal Performer- Wiyaala

African Artiste- Patoranking (Nigeria)

Reggae Dancehall Artiste- Stonebwoy

Hippop/ Hiplife Artiste- Sarkodie

Highlife Artiste- Daddy Lumba

Gospel Artiste- No Tribe

Hip life song- Seihor by Castro feat. D-Black

Hip pop Song- Realer no by Pappy Kojo

Afro Pop Song- Edem feat. Lil Shaker and Ice Queen

Reggae Dancehall- Baafira by Stonebwoy feat. Sarkodie

Highlife Song: Yentie Obiaa by Daddy Lumba

Gospel Song- Alpha and Omega by Selina Boateng feat. Uncle Ato

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