Everything began with actor James Gardiner and Model/TV Host Regina Van-Helvert on the Red Carpet. The two extraordinarily did well by paving way for the Night’s honors.
The ever-smilig Regina with her co-host James Gardiner whet the craving of music fans when they had wonderful interactions with industry players who made it to the event and other invited guests on the red carpet. This year’s Ghana Music Awards was strictly by invitation due to the ongoing global pandemic, COVID-19.
The Award ceremony which has for quite a while been flawlessly held, was this time around, not full with the normal public at the auditorium. In spite of the fact that, the number of music fans were not welcomed to the event, the 21st edition of the 2020 Ghana Music Awards Festival was of course, very successful with class.
The main awards ceremony, began with EL, one of Ghana’s best rappers, assuming control over the stage with his ensemble, in a delightful prologue to the occasion. The beautiful stage was lit up with EL’s popular tune Efa Wo Ho Ben’ (Does it concern you).
The main hosts, Kofi Okyere Darko and Berla Mundi (both media characters) formally introduced the show by singing a great tune to the pleasure of the invited guests at the auditorium. Performances began with Gospel act, Celestine Donkor pulling off a magnificent presentation. Reggae Dancehall artist, Epixode also performed with a glimmering stage acts, then Kofi Kinaata additionally did an arrangement of his acclaimed tunes.
The first award in the category of the Gospel Song Of The Year went to Celestine Donkor with ‘Agbebolo’.
The following are the list of other winners in each categories:
HighLife Song Of The Year:
Kofi Kinaata ( Things Fall Apart)
Reggae Dancehall Song Of The Year:
J. Derobie (Poverty)
Hip-Hop Song Of The Year:
Kofi Mole (Don’t Be Late)
HipLife Song Of The Year:
Medikal (Omo Ada)
Afrobeats Song Of The Year:
Gospel Artist Of The Year:
HighLife Artist Of The Year:
HipLife-Hip Hop Artist Of The Year:
Reggae Dancehall Artist Of The Year:
Rapper Of The Year:
Best Collaboration Of The Year:
Sarkodie ft. Prince Bright (Oofeetso)
New Artist Of The Year:
Album Of The Year:
Most Popular Song Of The Year:
Kofi Kinaata (Things Fall Apart)
Vodafone Green Awards:
COVID-19 Heroes Award:
Ghana Health Service
Artist Of The Year:
Meanwhile, other artists who performed at the event incorporates: Kuami Eugene, Kidi who shook the stage with his phenomenal presentation with the well known tune ‘Say Cheese’, ‘Enjoyment’ and other tunes. Singer Adina additionally came up stage to do an excellent pair with Kidi- ‘The Ladies Man’.
Adina then took over the mic and gave the audience the best of her. Other entertainers who graced the stage were vocalists King Promise, Darko Vibes, Multiple award winning artist Efya additionally hopped in front of the audience with not surprisingly, a jolting number of tunes that got the people slobbering for more.
Then came Highlife artist Akwaboah Jnr.. He didn’t waste time, and proceeded to give a beautiful performance, as the people continued gesturing and tapping their feet. Medikal and Kwesi Arthur were also not left out in the festival, as they also added some ‘flavor’ to the event with their ‘crazy’ raps.
Remember the Highlife trio, harking back to the 1990s? Yes, the Nakorex Group which includes Akosua Agyapong, Rex Omar and Amandzeba additionally did their incredible showcase, as the clairvoyance between these three legends was incredible.