VGMA 2016: EL wins big, Check full list of award winners

The 17th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, VGMA 2016 saw EL carrying away the most coveted ‘Artiste Of The Year ‘ award.

The VGMA 2016 ‘Artiste Of The Year’ also won the producer of the year, Afro pop song of the year, Hip-life/Hip-hop artiste of the year and music video of the year.

VGMA 2016 witnessed thrilling live performances from Sarkodie, Kofi Kinaata, Wizkid,  Efya Among others. Highlife sensation Bisa K’dei won the VGMA 2016 ‘Album Of The Year’ and three other awards. Sarkodie also grabbed the best rapper award and two other awards. Whiles Fante rapper, Kofi Kinaata also won VGMA 2016 ‘Best New artiste’ and song writer of the year.

Overall,  the VGMA 2016 show hosted by Chris Attoh and Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku was on point. Organisers started the show on time and ended it in time for an after party. Check out the full list of award winners at the VGMA 2016.

ALSO READ: VGMA 2015: Stonebwoy crowned artiste of the year plus full list of award winners

 Artiste Of The Year

1. Sarkodie

2. Stonebwoy

3. Bisa Kdei

4. SP Kofi Sarpong

5. VVIP

6. E.L (Winner)

Vodafone Most Popular Song Of The Year

1. VVIP – Skolom feat. Sena Dagadu

2. Bisa Kdei – Mansa (Winner)

3. Nicholas Omane Acheampong – Aporsor

4. Stonebwoy – Go Higher

5. Wisa – Ekikime feat. Luther

6. E.L – Mi Naa Bo Po

7. Atom – Ye Wo Krom

8. Kofi Kinaata – Susuka

Highlife Artiste Of The Year

1. Bisa Kdei (Winner)

2. Afriyie

3. Ofori Amponsah

4. Nero X

Afro-pop Song Of The Year

1. Fuse ODG – Only

2. R2bees – Gboza feat. Davido

3. Edem – Nyedzilo feat. Reekado Banks

4. MzVee – Abofra feat. Efya

5. Adina – Coastal Vibes feat. Trigmatic

6. E.L – Mi Naa Bo Po (Winner)

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste Of The Year

1. Stonebwoy (Winner)

2. Jupitar

3. MzVee

4. AK Songstress

5. Episode

6. Blakk Rasta

Hip-life/Hip-hop Artiste Of The Year

1. Pappy Kojo

2. Omar Sterling

3. Sarkodie

4. VVIP

5. Guru

6. E.L (Winner)

Best Collaboration Of The Year

1. VVIP – Skolom feat. Sena Dagadu (Winner)

2. Sarkodie – Mewu feat. Akwaboah

3. Pappy Kojo – Aye Late feat. Sarkodie

4. Wisa – Ekikime feat. Luther

5. Donzy – The Crusade feat. Kofi Kinaata

6. Obrafour – Pimpinaa feat. Bisa Kdei

Record Of The Year

1. Adina – Coastal Vibes feat. Trigmatic

2. MzVee – Abofra feat. Efya

3. R2bees – Concert Party

4. Sarkodie – Bra feat. Pat Thomas (Winner)

5. Yaa Yaa – Dumb Drum

6. Rocky Dawuni – Shine Light

7. M.anifest – Forget Dem

Highlife Song Of The Year

1. Aka Blay – Take Away feat. Cabum

2. Becca – Hwe

3. Bisa Kdei – Mansa(Winner)

4. Obrafour – Pimpinaa feat. Bisa Kdei

5. R2bees – Makoma

6. Kofi Kinaata – Susuka

7. Ofori Amponsah – Alewa feat. Sarkodie

Hip-life Song Of The Year

1. Donzy – The Crusade feat. Kofi Kinaata

2. Atom – Ye Wo Krom (Winner)

3. E.L – Koko

4. Wisa – Ekiki Me feat. Luther

5. VVIP – Skolom feat. Sena Dagadu

6. Guru – Pooley Swag

Album Of The Year

1. MzVee – Verified

2. E.L – E.L.O.M

3. Sarkodie – Mary

4. Bisa Kdei – Breakthrough (Winner)

4. SP Kofi Sarpong – I Believe

Reggae/Dancehall Song Of The Year

1. Blakk Rasta – Serwaa Akoto

2. De Voice – It’s So Crazy

3. MzVee – Hold Me Now

4. Stonebwoy – Go Higher (Winner)

5. AK Songstress – Holiday

6. Jupitar – Fire feat. Stonebwoy

Best Male Vocal Performance

1. Afriyie – Go Gaga

2. De Voice – It’s Crazy

3. Knii Lante – Thinking Out Loud

4. Pat Thomas – Bra (by Sarkodie) (Winner)

5. Mugeez – Concert Party (With Omar Sterling)

6. Akwaboah Jnr. – Mewu (by Sarko

Best Female Vocal Performance

1. Adina – Boom Boom Beat

2. Irene Logan – Me Do Wo

3. MzVee – Hold Me Now (Winner)

4. Nana Yaa – E Go Be

5. Efya – SarkCess Story

5. Yaa Yaa – Dumb Drum

Hip-Hop Song Of The Year

1. E.L – All Black feat. Joey B & Pappy Kojo

2. Flowking Stone – Fire Bon Them

3. Kwaw Kese – Yakubu

4. Omar Sterling – Ninety Ninety

5. Pappy Kojo – Ay3 Late feat. Sarkodie

6. Sarkodie – Hand To Mouth (Winner)

Best Rapper Of The Year

1. E.L – King Without A Crown

2. Flowking Stone – Fire Bon Dem

3. Omar Sterling – Nineteen Ninety

4. Pappy Kojo – Ay3 Late

5. Sarkodie – Hand To Mouth (Winner)

Best Music Video Of The Year

1. E.L – Shelele (Winner)

2. Obrafour – Nkontompo

3. Yaa Yaa – Dumb Drum

4. Edem – Girlfriend

5. Teephlow – The Warning

6. Preachers – Crazy For God

Best Group Of The Year

1. VVIP (Winner)

2. R2bees

3. Keche

4. Keche

5. Galaxy

6. Preachers

Producer Of The Year

1. Mo Beat || Skolom

2. Bisa Kdei/Kaywa || Mansa

3. Akwaboah Jnr. || Aporsor

4. Beatz Dakay || Go Higher

5. Chapter Beatz || Ekikime

6. E.L || Mi Naa Bo Po (Winner)

7. Dr. Ray || Ye Wo Krom

8. Kin Dee || Susuka

Best New Artiste Of The Year

1. Nero X

2. Kofi Kinaata (Winner)

3. Donzy

4. Wisa

5. Atom

Unsung Artiste

1. Feli Nuna

2. Perez

3. Adomaa (Winner)

4. Ebony Reigns

5. Nii Funny

Gospel Song Of The Year

1. SP Kofi Sarpong – Hour By Hour feat. Joyce Blessing

2. Kofi Gyan – Yoboyo

3. Mary Owusu – W’ow Nkwa Wo Wor Ade

4. Obaapa Christy – Hyebre Sesafo

5. Patience Nyarko – Wafom Kwan

5. Nicholas Omane Acheapong – Aporsor (Winner)

Gospel Artiste Of The Year

1. Obaapa Christy

2. Nicholas Omane Achemapong

3. Joe Mettle

4. SP Kofi Sarpong (Winner)

5. Patience Nyarko

6. Preachers

Songwriter Of The Year

1. Rex Omar – Paapa

2. Knii Lante – Beautiful Virgo

3. Kofi Kinaata – Susuka (Winner)

4. MzVee, Richie & Efya – Abofra

5. Obrafour – Nkontompo

6. Stonebwoy – Go Higher

African Artiste Of The Year

1. Olamide

2. Wizkid (Winner)

3. Korede Bello

4. Harrysong

5. Patoranking