Wizkid beats Olamide, Harrysong to win GMA African Artiste of the year

    Wizkid at the 17th Ghana Music Awards.
    Wizkid at the 17th Ghana Music Awards.

    Wizkid has just added to his long list of awards by winning the Ghana Music Awards African Artiste of the year 2016.

    The Starboy edged out Olamide, Patoranking, Harrysong and Korede Bello to smile home with the award (and bragging rights) at the 17th edition of the Ghana Music Awards on Saturday May 7, 2016.

    The event was held at the Accra International Conference Centre with splendid performances from Efya, Sarkodie, Joe Mettle, R2bees and Adomaa.

    Other big winners for the night were Bisa KDei, Stonebwoy, VVIP and Sarkodie.

    See the full list of winners below:

    Artiste of the Year – EL

    Most Popular Song of the Year – Mansa – Bisa K’ Dei

    Songwriter of the Year – Kofi Kinaata – Susuka

    Gospel Song of the Year – Aposor – Nicholas Omane Acheampong

    Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year – Go Higher – Stonebwoy

    Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year – Stonebwoy

    Highlife Song of the Year – Mansa – Bisa K’ Dei

    Hip Hop Song of the Year – Hand to Mouth – Sarkodie

    Hiplife Song of the Year – Y3 Wo Krom – Atom

    Afropop Song of the Year – Me Naa Bo Po – E.L

    Gospel Artiste of the Year – SP Kofi Sarpong

    Highlife Artiste of the Year – Bisa K’ Dei

    Hiplife/Hip Hop Artiste of the Year – E.L

    Female Vocalist of the Year – MzVee

    Male Vocalist of the Year – Pat Thomas

    Rapper of the Year – Sarkodie

    Best Collaboration of the Year – Skolom – VVIP Feat. Sena Dagadu

    Best Group – VVIP

    Record of the Year – Bra – Sarkodie Feat. Pat Thomas

    Best New Artiste – Kofi Kinaata

    Album of the Year – Breakthrough – Bisa K Dei

    African Artiste of the Year – Wizkid

    Music Producer of the Year – E.L (Minaa Bo Po)

    Music Video of the Year – Shelele – Gyo Gyimah/Phamous Philms for E.L/BBNZ

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    Source:: The NET