E.L beats Sarkodie,Stonebwoy,Bisa K’dei others to win Artiste of the Year for 2016

BBNZ act E.L on Sunday morning won the award for Artiste of the Year at the 2016 Ghana Music Awards.

The Accra International Conference Centre on Saturday hosted the 17th edition of the Ghana Music Awards.

Deserving acts went home with gongs in recognition of works under the year in review.

Other winners Stonebwoy, Bisa K Dei, VVIP, serial winner Sarkodie and the Nigerian Wizkid among others took to the stage to entertain patrons.

The 2016 Ghana Music Awards was hosted by Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku and Chris Attoh.

It was powered by Charterhouse Productions.

OTHER WINNERS

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

VGMA Peace Song Winner – New Generation Gospel Ministers

Traditional Artist of the Year – Tesa Music Group

Instrumentalist of the Year – Justice Williams (Shikome)

Sound Engineer of the Year – Kaywa

Music for Development – Gasmilla

Lifetime Achievement – AB Crenstil

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