Late dancehall artiste, Priscilla Opoku Kwarteng known in the showbiz industry as Ebony Reigns, has made history at the 2018 edition of the Ghana Music Awards UK.
The late act was crowned ‘Artiste of the Year’ at the awards ceremony held at Gaumont Palace - Dominion Centre in London on Saturday, October 6, 2018.
Ebony Reigns becomes the first female artiste to ever win this award after beating her contenders; Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy, KiDi, King Promise, Kuami Eugene and Patience Nyarko.
The award was received on behalf of the late artiste by her friend, Afia Schwarzenegger.
Late Ebony's tally for 'Artiste of teh Year' has increased after she picked up the same awarda t the 2018 edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards held in Accra.
Pataapa Amisty’s ‘One Corner’ was named the ‘Most Popular Song of the Year’ with Samini’s ‘My Own’ winning the 'Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year' award.
Kuami Eugene emerged ‘Best New Artiste of the Year’ with Patience Nyarko sweeping two awards; 'Gospel Song of the Year' and 'Gospel Artiste of the Year'.
Other big acts who won accolades on the night included Stonebwoy who picked the award for 'Best Ghanaian International Touring Act'.
The 'Best Rapper of the Year' went to Ponobiom.
'Highlife Artiste of the Year' was picked by Zylofon Media signee, Kumi Guitar. 'Best Male Vocalist' went to King Promise. 'Highlife Song of the Year' went to Wutah for their song 'Bronya'.
Yaa Pono's 'Obiaa Woni Master' Ft. Stonebwoy, was adjudged the 'Best Collaboration of the Year'.
The main objective of the Ghana Music Award UK 2018 is to recognize the achievements of Ghanaian musicians in Ghana and in the UK.
The 2018 edition of the awards ceremony was sponsored by Bie Gya Bitters with Accra City Hotel as partners.
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