It was Nana Yaa, daughter of highlife legend, Pat Thomas and Naa Amanua Dodoo of Wulomei, 2018 VGMA Lifetime Achievement award winner warmed the stage for the night.
Kelvinbwoy followed them as the next artiste proving his mettle with his confidence, stagecraft, control over the band to introduce his boss and award-winning dancehall act, Stonebwoy.
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From 'Bawasaba' to 'Enkulenu' to 'Come From Far' to 'Dirty Enemies', Stonebwoy wowed patrons with his performance and before he left the stage, he said, "nobody for bore. If you win, win; if you no win, go home."
King Promise in his usual casual outfit and a white towel after an acapella version of 'Selfish', performed 'Oh Yeah'.
After King Promise was Kidi who introduced Odo to warm the stage for Confusion by the Fadama boy, Kuame Eugene.
The 'comeback' Praye group with all three members before coming on stage with their Angelina hit song introduced three captivating plump ladies with some dance moves.
South Africa's Nasty C got on stage to perform some of his hit songs to the delight of the crowd.
Fancy Gadam took his turn in a fantastic fashion, with smock dances to a northern Ghana created rhythm.
He was the first to mime in the night as all others had performed with the live band.
As has become his custom, Kwesi Arthur who had just won Hip Pop song of the year with Grind Day took off his shirt to perform the song.
Here are the awards that have been given out already:
Best Collaboration of the Year - Shatta Wale (Taking Over)
Reggae/Dance Hall Artiste of the Year - Stonebwoy
Song Write of the Year - Bullet (Maame Hwe)
Hiplife/Hip-pop Artiste of the Year - Sarkodie
Highlife Artiste of the Year - Kuame Eugene
Gospel Artiste of the Year - Joe Mettle
Highlife Song of the Year - Kidi (Odo)
Afro Pop Song of the Year - Ebony (Sponsor)
Hiplife Song of the Year - Fancy Gadam ft. Sarkodie (Total Cheat)
Reggae Dancehall of the Year - Samini (My Own)
Hip Pop Song of the Year - Kwesi Arthur (Grind day remix)
Gospel Song of the Year - Joe Mettle (Bo noo ni)
2018 VGMA Lifetime Achievement Award - Naa Amanua Dodoo of Wulomei Group
Instrumentalist of the Year - Dominic Quashie
Best Traditional Music Group - Amamreso Music and Dance Ensemble
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