The 21st edition of Ghana’s biggest music night, Vodafone Ghana Music Awards(VGMA) was held on Saturday, 29 August. The night which was the day 2 and final night for the two-day awards night for 2020 VGMA dubbed the VGMA weekend just came to an end.
The show, held virtually this year, with no public attendance due to the Covid-19 pandemic took place at the Accra International Conference Center (AICC). The night’s event was strictly by invitation and some invited celebrities, some of whom were spotted on the glitzy VGMA red carpet were the only ones in attendance.
The main event was hosted by ace broadcasters, KOD and Berla Mundi whiles Regina Van-Helvert and James Gardiner hosted the red carpet. Performances were seen from EL, Celestine Donkor, Epixode, Kofi Kinaata, Kuami Eugene, Kidi, Adina, King Promise, Darko Vibes, Medikal, Akosua Agyapong, Rex Omar, Amandzeba, and Amerado also came through with a VGMA edition of his ‘Yeete Nsem’.
Finally, as the night came to a close, Kuami Eugene emerged as the Artiste of the Year, beating the likes of Sarkodie, Kofi Kinaata, Diana Hamilton and Medikal. However, the list of VGMA 2020 award winners saw Kofi Kinaata and Sarkodie also winning big, took home 3 and 2 awards respectively.
Meanwhile, check out the list of VGMA 2020 award winners below:
Full list of the VGMA 2020 winners
Traditional Artiste of the Year – Tessa group
Instrumentalist of the year – Emmanuel Bludo
Best Male Vocalist of the year – MOG Music
Female Vocalist of the year – Celestine Donkor
Songwriter of the year – Kofi Kinaata
Record of the year – Okyeame Kwame
Best Music video of the year – Cina Soul
Best group of the year – Dope Nation
Producer of the year – MOG
International Collaboration of the Year – Sarkodie – Lucky ft Rudeboy
African Artiste of the year – Burna Boy
Lifetime achievement award – George Darko
Gospel Song of the Year – Agbebolo (Celestine Donkor)
Highlife song of the year – Things Fall Apart (Kofi Kinaata)
Reggae/Dancehall song of the year – Poverty (J. Derobie)
Hip-hop song of the year – Don’t be late (Kofi Mole)
Hiplife song of the year – Omo Ada (Medikal)
Afrobeat Song of the Year – Zanku (Dope Nation)
Gospel Artiste of the Year – Diana Hamilton
Highlife Artiste of the Year – Kuami Eugene
Hiplife/Hip-hop 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 – Ofeetso (Sarkodie ft Prince Bright)
Best New Artiste of the Year – Fameye
Album of the Year – Sugar (Kidi)
Vodafone Most Popular Song of the Year – Things Fall Apart(Kofi Kinaata)
VGMA Covid-19 Heroes Award – Ghana Health service
Artiste of the Year – Kuami Eugene
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