The maiden edition of the National Gospel Music Awards, an award scheme set aside to appreciate gospel music in Ghana has seen the vibrant songstress, Obaapa Christy winning the ultimate award – the artiste of the year.
It was a stiff and tight competition she held out against the likes of OJ, Joe Mettle, Akesse Brimpong, Gifty Osei, Diana Antwi Hamilton and Brother Sammy.
Aside winning the artiste of the year, Obaapa won the Female Vocalist of the Year and finally, her song ‘Hyebre sesafo’ won her the Best Gospel Song of the Year. It was therefore a win-win affair for the songstress on the night.
Other award winners are as follows:
New Artiste of the Year-Patience Nyarko
Best Praise Song of the Year—Monko Moakyi by Joyce Blessing
Best Traditional Song of the year—-Change Over by Mary Agyemang-Change Over
Discovery of the Year—Mabel Okyere
Best Worship Video—Brother Sammy (Sakra Wiem)
Best Worship Song— Sammy Baah
Best Acapella—Alabaster Box
Best Male Vocalist—Ernest Opoku
Best Gospel Group— Willie and Mike
Lifetime Achievement Award—Prof. Kofi Abraham.
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