Sarkodie, Ebony and other Ghanaian celebrities win big at the Ghana Entertainment Awards USA

Sarkodie, Ebony and other Ghanaian celebrities win big at the Ghana Entertainment Awards USA

- Late Ebony picks up prestigious International award

- Late Ebony Reigns and other Ghanaian entertainers have been awarded in America

- Some of the Ghanaian artistes included Sarkodie, Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy

Some top names in the entertainment fraternity, in Ghana and beyond were on Saturday, June 30 awarded at the prestigious Ghana Entertainment Awards USA which took place at the Schomburg Centre in Harlem, New York.

The awards night which happened to be the second annual occasion saw many top musicians, radio and TV personalities pick up awards.

Among the awardees was late dancehall act, Ebony Reigns who was known in real life as Prisiclla Opoku Kwarteng. She picked the award for ‘Best Female Ghanaian Act’.

Sarkodie, Ebony and other Ghanaian celebrities win big at the Ghana Entertainment Awards USA

Late Ebony Reigns

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Some people names who were also on the awards list included TV personality Nana Aba Anamoah, Ghana’s fastest rapper Sarkodie and dancehall giants, Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy.

Some Ghanaian personalities and artistes who are also based abroad received some awards from the many catergories.

Ebony Reigns received 3 awards at the 19th Edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards which was held at the Accra International Conference Center on April 14, 2018.

The awards she picked included the ‘Afro-Pop’ song of the Year’, ‘Album of the Year’ and the coveted ‘Artiste of the Year’ breaking 2 records of becoming the first female artiste to win the award and the first artiste to be awarded posthumously.

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Ebony died in a gory accident on the Sunyani-Kumasi road while returning to Accra from Sunyani. Her childhood friend and PA, Franky Kuri and one air force official, Francis Atsu Vondee, who posed as a bodyguard also died in the car crash.

She was buried at the Osu Cemetery after the final funeral rites were held in Accra at the forecourt of the State House.

Here is the full list of winners:

BEST ALBUM – Epistles of Mama (EOM) – Stonebwoy

BEST SONG – Taking Over – Shatta Wale ft. SM Militants

BEST GOSPEL ACT – Joyce Blessing

BEST HIPLIFE/RAP – ACT – Sarkodie

REGGAE/DANCEHALL ACT – Stonebwoy

HIGHLIFE ACT – Kumi Guitar

MUSIC PRODUCER – Willis Beat

BEST MUSIC VIDEO – Obi Agyi Obi Girl – Gyo (PhamousFilmz)

BEST COLLABORATION –Taking Over – Shatta ft. SM Militants

BEST NEW ACT – King Promise

BEST GROUP – Wutah

BEST FEMALE ACT – Ebony

BEST MALE ACT – Sarkodie

TV PERSONALITY (MALE) – Johnnie Hughes

TV PERSONALITY (FEMALE) – Nana Aba

SPORT PERSONALITY – Asamoah Gyan

BEST ENTERTAINMENT BLOG – ameyawdebrah.com

BEST DIASPORA ACT – Stormzy

BEST RADIO PERSONALITY (MALE) – Abeiku Santana

BEST RADIO PERSONALITY (FEMALE) – Jessica Opare

BEST DJ – DJ Vission

BEST ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR – Shatta Wale

BEST MALE ARTISTE – AFRICAN – Davido

BEST FEMALE ARTISTE – AFRICAN – Tiwa Savage

Best African/USA DJ – Dj Tunez

BEST GH /USA ACT – Annisstar

BEST GH/USA DJ – Dj DOUBLE JAY

BEST NEW ACT GH/USA – Show Boy

BEST GH/USA GOSPLE ACT – Annisstar

BEST GH/USA Promoter /event of the year – DREAM GH

BEST GH / USA ONLINE TV /RADIO SHOW – ABS Show

BEST GH/CANADA ACT – Bellaa Tee

2018 GHANA ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS USA HONOREE

FADDA DICKSON THE DESPITE GROUP OF COMPANIES

CHARLES NTIAMOAH-MENSAH MR CNN – 3G MEDIA

NANA APPIAH MENSAH -ZYLOFONE MEDIA

MIKE COOKE FOUNDER OF VIBES FM & LIVE FM

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