Volta Music Awards: Agbeshie, Kasare, Keeny Ice, Edem And Others Wins

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Volta regional capital, Ho on Saturday 10th March,2018 hosted the maiden edition of the Volta Music Awards.

The scheme and event put together by Eventic GH in collaboration with Volta regional branch of the Musicians Union of Ghana took place at the Ho Technical University auditorium with over thousands in attendance.

Hiplife artiste, Agbeshie was crowned “Artiste of the year” with “Gomene” hitmaker, Kasare and Mo’shes Musik Hiphop artiste, Keeny Ice also winning three awards each. Hiplife artiste artiste, Zygee who won “Discovery of the year” also walked away with 15,000 Ghana cedis recording deal from prolific music producer, Brainy Beatz.

Musicologist and the first Musigha President of the Volta regional branch, Torgbe Edinam Klomah Ansah was also celebrated with a “Lifetime achievement awards” for his enormous contribution towards the development of music in the region.

 

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The night also gave “Excellence awards” to multiple awards winning artiste, Edem, publicists and brand managers, Elorm Beenie and Jonilar respectively for their kind and honest contribution towards the rapid growth of creative arts in the region.

Zylofon cash,a subsidiary of Zylofon media through its Head of communications, Samuel Atuobi Baah gave a cash prize of 1000 Ghana cedis to “Artiste of the year” to enable him subscribe to the content monetization platform.

Audience were treated with amazing performances by Kels De Poet,Belce,Faffa,Mama peace,Fiamor,Jah phinga,Keeny ice,Kula, Chief One,Loyce Entertainment, Israel Nanevi Maweta Enamily,Agbeshie,Selorm Razy and Sinichi who performed the VMAs theme song.

Kukor Lumor,Elorm Sefe and Dj Ricky Augustine properly coordinated the show to the satisfaction of the majority.

GOSPEL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

BROTHER JAMES (WINNER)
Enerst Komla Ayer
X-Cel
Mama Peace
The Truth
Helen Jewel
Faffa

SONG WRITER OF THE YEAR

REMY J – KOENAM (WINNER)
Venunye – We Are One
Faffa – For My God
Kush Elikem – Everybody Needs Somebody

BEST ENTERTAINMENT SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

SOGASCO (WINNER)
Ketasco
Biheco
Spaco
Ola
Dzosec
Mawuli
Kpantech
Hepps
Sosec

HIPLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR

KASARE – GOMENE (WINNER)
Hecta – Ayele
Torgbe 9 – Killer Boobo
Jj Gonami – I Dey Go
Cano Z – Tsorkordedzi
Agbeshie – Beyonce

BEST FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

LINCHPIN – ALL THE TIME COVER (WINNER)
Pacy – Hammer Me
Mama Peace – When Jesus Comes
Forgyve Kemmy – Ogba Dzinam
Faffa – Ewoe Koe Nye Mawu

DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR

ZYGEE (WINNER)
Skye Brain
Mama Peace
King Enam
Maverick Kiddie
Shotkode
Fiamor

TRADITIONAL SONG OF THE YEAR

EVIVIM – XEGBE XEDONA (WINNER)
Zagunor Selasi – Aborbi
Shaggy Mensah – Kelewawa
Selorm Razy – Dzakpata
Forgyve Kemmy – Wuse Wuse
Kemenya – Dzigbordi

BEST MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

LEGA – ENEMIES (WINNER)
Venunye – Love Me Now
Belce – Yudala
Cola Chris – Turn Me On
Efemor – Air + Water
Bongo I – Chaty Chaty

HIGHLIFE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

ERASTUS (WINNER)
Shaggy Mensah
Kasare

BEST MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

KEENY ICE – GANKIVI (WINNER)
Venunye – Love Me Now
Hecta – Voodoo
Belce – Ngorgbe
Agbeshie – Original
Tony Web – Blessing
Kula – Amen
Chief One – Akuvi

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
TORGBE EDINAM KORMLA ANSAH

REGGAE/DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR

SKERY ZEE – 360 (WINNER)
Willing Wana – Poor No Friend
Pacy – Hammer Me
Danzaki – Work Hard
Enamily – Bad Charger
Shadow Wane – Vorvor Melio
Kush Elikem – When Things Go Wrong
Jah Phinga – Hold Me

HIGHLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR

KASARE – MELORWO (WINNER)
Erastus – Say I Do
Cola Chris – Turn Me On
Tony We – Shine
Kemenya – Me And You
Shaggy Mensah – Agbana

BEST ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR

AIRLY EVENTS (WINNER)
Loyce Entertainment
Promo Guru
Eledzi Empire
Mac D Empire
Asta Print Hub

PRODUCER/SOUND ENGINEER OF THE YEAR
TIMZ BEATZ – GOMENE (WINNER)
Kush Elikem – Eseveve
Kemenya – Family
Ik On-De Beat – (My Babe) Ik Ft. Agbeshie
Lord – Love Wantenten

BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

KEENY ICE – Move FT. KOFI KINAATA (WINNER)
Torgbe 9 – Tasi Ft. Edem & Tephlow
JJ Gonami – Dzidzorkporkpor Ft. Keeny Ice
Kemenya – Good Morning
Kula – Problem Ft. Edem & Epixode
Kasare – Gomene Ft. Lega

BEST DJ/ PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

DJ KARANJA (WINNER)
Dj Fcon
Dj Quest
Swanqy Jay
Dj Spenxa Gh
Dj Flexal
Dj Kindergarten
Real Showbiz
Dj Sygnature
Dj Donzigi
Dj Tellerone
Dj Dani

BEST GROUP OF THE YEAR

DRIZZLE & JED SWIZZ (WINNER)
X-Cel
Phame
Belce
YGMC
Kemenya

GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR

MAMA PEACE – WHEN JESUS COMES (WINNER)
James – Nu Nyui Gede Fuu
Enerst Komla Ayer – Yesu Le Nugorgbenam
X-Cel – Love Wantenten
Deladem – Mawue
Cano Z – Akpe
The Truth – Great Provider
Helen Jewel – Holy Ghost Fire
Faffa – Ewoe Koe Nye Mawu

HIP-HOP SONG OF THE YEAR

22 FOLI – DUWOAJI (WINNER)
Hecta – Voodoo
Chief One – Amin
Torgbe 9 – Number 9
Startick – Nanewoem
Kosi Bone – Limit
Tony Web – Enemies
Zygee – Adukoun
Remy J – Ahoe Gbevuvi
Kula – Ahoe Roundabout
Keeny Ice – Gankivi

MOST POPULAR SONG OF THE YEAR

KASARE – GOMENE (WINNER)
Hecta – Ho Vivina
Torgbe 9 – Number 9 (Ft. Kwawkese)
Jj Gonami – Dzidzorkporkpor
Belce – Ngorgbe
Cano Z – Tsorkordedzi
Agbeshie – Beyonce

HIPLIFE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

CHIEF ONE (WINNER)
Seyfame
Jj Gonami
Cano-Z
Agbeshie
Latino Gh
Zygee
Kasare
Kemenya
Kosi Bone

MEDIA HOUESE OF THE YEAR

TRILION MEDIA (WINNER)
Kekeli Radio
Hogbe Radio
Jubilee Fm
Kuul Fm
Light Fm
Global Fm
Tosh FM

REGGAE/DANCEHALL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

KUSH ELIKEM (WINNER)
Pacy
Dan Zaki
Enamily
Shadow Wane
Bongo I
Willing Wana

BEST RAPPER OF THE YEAR

KEENY ICE – GANKIVI (WINNER)
Seyfame – All For You
Hecta – Voodoo
Torgbe 9 – Above The Law
Zygee – Adukoun
Kula – Ahoe Roundabout
Fiamor – Edzorxoxo

BEST PERFORMER OF THE YEAR

NUH PRINCE (WINNER)
Enamily
Cano-Z
Agbeshie
Jah Phnga
Kula
Danzaki

EXCELLENCE AWARD

EDEM
JONILAR
ELORM BEENIE

ONLINE INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR

DKLASS (WINNER)
Dj Quest
Promo Guru
Ndwompa.Com
Dj Sygnature
Volta Connect
Nogokpo.Com

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

AGBESHIE (WINNER)
Chief One
Keeny Ice
Enamily
Torgbe 9
Jah Phinga
Kula

Volta music awards returns next year with loads of surprises. It can only get better!