VGMA21: Kuami Eugene is the King of Ghana Music + Full List of Winners
Written by Prince Swaggart on 08/30/2020
Ghanaian music act Kuami Eugene, know in real Life as Eugene Kwame Marfo has been crowned “the king of Ghana music” artiste of the year in the 21st edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards which was held last night Saturday 29th August, 2020 at the Grand Arena in Accra.
The Lynx Entertainment signee defiled all odds to lift the coverted award amid a stiff competition from the Ghanaian BET Awards winner Sarkodie, Diana Hamilton, Kofi Kinaata and Medikal.
The night witnessed spectacular performances from one of highlife greatest music groups of all time, Nakorex; Amandziba Nat Brew, Akosua Adjepong and Rex Omar that put patrons on their dancing feet amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Rap act E.L, Kidi, Adina, Kuami Eugene, Kwesi Arthur, Kelvynboy and King Promise were also in their element as they mounted the stage.
Self acclaimed king of azonto, Gasmilla and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) were also received special awards ie. Vodafone Green Award and Covid Heroes Awards respectfully for their immense contributions to the society.
Check out the full list of winners from the 2020 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
Day 1 (Industry Awards)
Record of The Year – Bolgatanga Girl (Okyeame Kwame)
Engineer of The Year – Dan Grahl – Bolgatanga Girl
Traditional Artiste of the Year – Tesa Cultural Group
Male Vocalist of The Year – MOG
Instrumentalist of The Year- Emmanuel Bludo
Female Vocalist of The Year – Celestine Donkor
Songwriter of The Year – Kofi Kinaata (Things Fall Apart)
Best Video of The Year – Killi Me (Cina Soul)
Best Group of The Year – Dope Nation
Producer of The Year – MOG Beatz
African Artiste of The Year – Burna Boy
Best International Collaboration of The Year – (Lucky) Sarkodie ft Rudeboy
Unsung Category – Teflon Flexx
Lifetime Achievement Award – George Darko
Day 2 (Public Categories)
Gospel Song of The Year – Agbebolo (Bread of Life) Celestine Donkor ft Gideon
Hilife Song of the Year – Things Fall Apart – Kofi Kinaata
Dancehall Song of the Year – Poverty – J Derobie
HipHop Song of the Year – Don’t Be Late – Kofi Mole
Hiplife Song of the Year – Omo Ada – Medikal
Afrobeats Song of The Year – Zanku – Dope Nation
Gospel Artiste of the Year – Diana Hamilton
Highlife Artiste of The Year – Kuami Eugene
Hiplife/HipHop Artiste of The Year – Medikal
Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of The Year – Ras Kuuku
Best Rapper of The Year – Kwesi Arthur
Best Collaboration of The Year – Ofeetsoor (Sarkodie ft Bright)
Best New Artist of The Year- Fameye
Album of The Year – Sugar (Kidi)
Most Popular Song of the Year – Things Fall Apart – Kofi Kinaata
Vodafone Green Ambassador 2020 – Gasmilla
COVID Heroes Award – Ghana Health Service (GHS)
Artist of The Year – Kuami Eugene