2017 VGMA full list of winners: Joe Mettle wins 'Artiste of the Year' for the first time as gospel musician... 

The 18th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards came off successfully at the Accra International Conference Center last night (Saturday, April 8, 2017) where there was a power outage.

Joe Mettle was for the first time as a gospel musician crowned “Artiste of the year”.

Never in the history of the VGMAs has any gospel musician/artiste won the most coveted award (which is Artiste Of The Year but previously was Most Popular Song Of The Year) on the night before except the feat Joe Mettle achieved last night.

The event which saw brilliant performances from the likes of Sarkodie, Adina, Stonebwoy, was hosted by beautiful Anita Erskine of Starr FM.

Here is the list of winners on the night

Artiste of the Year

Joe Mettle   —   WINNER

Most Popular Song of the Year

Christy – Dobble  —   WINNER
U x Me – Joey B
R N S – Sarkodie
Solo – Article Wan
People Dey – Stonebwoy
Kaabuame – EL
Bie Gya – Criss Waddle ft. Stonebwoy
Sweetie Pie – Kofi Kinaata
Alhaji – VVIP ft. Patoranking
Yewo Nyame a Yewo Adze – Nacee Ft. Ernest Opoku
Go Low – Flowking Stone

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year

Stonebwoy     —   WINNER
Ras Kuuku
Rudebwoy Ranking

Highlife Artiste of the Year

Bisa Kdei
Kofi Kinaata   — WINNER

Gospel Artiste of the Year

Joe Mettle — WINNER
Piesie Esther
Sonnie Badu
Jeshrun Okyere

Hiplife Song of the Year

Guru – Samba feat. Singlet
Donzy – Club feat. Piesie and Sarkodie
Flowking Stone – Go Low   — WINNER
Sarkodie – RNS
Criss Waddle – Bie Gya feat. Stonebwoy
Kofi Kinaata – Sweet Pie
VVIP – Alhaji feat. Patoranking

Afro-pop Song of the Year

E.L – Kaabu Ame   —   WINNER
Eugy – Dance For Me feat. Mr Eazi
Article Wan – Solo
Joey B – U x Me
Medikal – Too Risky feat. Sister Derby
Adina – Too Late
Vision DJ – Grind feat. A.I

Hip-hop Song of the Year

M.anifest – god MC — WINNER
Sarkodie – Trumpet feat. Tee Phlow, Koo Ntakra, Strongman, Pappy Kojo, Donzy, & Medikal
E.L – Lalafalama
Medikal – Confirm remix feat. Sarkodie
Edem – Egboame remix feat. Tee Phlow, Cabum, Gemini, Ayat, Mac M, Medikal, Darko, & Bebelino
Okyeame Kwame – Tension feat. Cabum, Medikal & Sister Derby

Best New Act

Nii Funny
Fancy Gadam   —  WINNER
Article Wan
Feli Nuna
Rudebwoy Ranking

Record of the year

Nacee – Me ne wo aa
Akwaboah – Hello feat. Sarkodie
Adina – Too late    —  WINNER
Joey B – U x Me
Trigmatic – Motromodwo feat. A.I

Best Female Vocalist

Adina – Too Late     —  WINNER
Becca – Beshiwo
MzVee – Nobody Else
Piesie Esther – Agye won nsam
Petrah – My Man

Best Male Vocalist

Ogya Mensah – Get Serious
Afriyie – Here to Stay
Joe Mettle – Onwanwani   —  WINNER
Akwaboah – Hello
Sonnie Badu – Still You Reign
Ernest Opoku – Yewo Nyame a yewo adze

Best Group of the Year


Best Music Video of the Year

Wiyaala – Leno
Okyeame Kwame – Small Small feat. MzVee  —  WINNER
Nacee – Yewo Nyame a yewo adze feat. Ernest Opoku
Flowking Stone – Rapping Drums
Manifest – W’ani aba feat. Bisa K’Dei
Edem – Nyedzilo feat. Rekaado Banks

Songwriter of the Year

Joe Mettle – Onwanwani
Kill Beatz – Too Late
Kofi Kinaata – Confession — WINNER
Nacee – Yewo Nyame a yewo adze

Hiplife/Hip pop artiste of the year

Flowking Stone
Sarkodie — Winner
Joey B

Best Rapper of the Year

Flowking Stone – Fire Bon Dem RMX
EL – Love God
Meidkal – Connect
Yaa Pono (Ponobiom) – Mind on Money
M.anifest – 100%  —  WINNER
Sarkodie – Fire Bon Dem RMX

Album of the Year

Counselor – Nacee   —  WINNER
Bar 3 – E.L
Nowhere Cool – M.anifest
Gifted – Flowking Stone
Sounds of Africa – Sonnie Badu

Unsung Artiste

Kwame Eugene — WINNER
Aj Lyricx
Afezi Perry
CJ Biggerman
Deon Boakye
Cina Soul

Highlife Song of the Year

Jwe – Bisa Kdei
Confession – Kofi Kinaata — WINNER
Beshiwo – Becca ft. Bisa Kdei
Mintse Bo – Wisa Greid
Christy – Dobble
Bokor Bokor – Kill Beatz ft. Mugeez and Fuse ODG

Gospel Song of the Year

Yewo Nyame a Yewo adze – Nacee ft. Ernest Opoku — WINNER
Change Over – Mary Agyemang
Mewo Jesus – Mabel Okyere
Still You Reign – Sonnie Badu
Healing Stream – Jeshrun Okyere Ft. Nathaniel Bassey
Agye Won Nsam – Piesie Esther

Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year

People Dey – Stonebwoy — WINNER
Nwansina – Ras Kuuku Ft. Luther
Gborgborvor – Gallaxy Ft. Stonebwoy
Kupe – Ebony
Yonnah – Samini ft. Luther
Pain Dem – Rudebwoy Ranking
Arostor – Kaakie Ft. Yaa Pono

African Artist of the year

Mr Eazi
Run Town   —   WINNER
Nathaniel Bassey