Kuami Eugene says Sarkodie, Diana Hamilton have not congratulated him on winning 2020 VGMA Artiste of the Year

Kuami Eugene says Sarkodie, Diana Hamilton have not congratulated him on winning 2020 VGMA Artiste of the Year

- Musician Kuami Eugene has said Sarkodie has not congratulated him after he won the 2020 VGMA Artiste

- He said Diana Hamilton has also failed to acknowledge his win and or congratulate him

- Kuami Eugene sounded disappointed when talking about this subject

- He competed with Sarkodie, Diana Hamilton, and Kofi Kinaata

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The youngest VGMA Artiste of the Year alive, Kuami Eugene, has expressed his disappointment in Sarkodie and Diana Hamilton for failing to congratulate him on his award.

Speaking in an interview on TV3 New Day monitored by YEN.com.gh on the morning of Tuesday, September 1, 2020, Kuami Eugene said three days after winning, the two contenders had not called him.

It is the norm for competitors of a category to call the ultimate winner after an award show, and so, Kuami Eugene might have been expecting to hear from his senior colleagues, but that has not happened.

Kuami Eugene says Sarkodie, Diana Hamilton have not congratulated him on winning 2020 VGMA Artiste of the Year

From R-L: Sarkodie, Kuami Eugene, and Diana Hamilton. Photo credit: @sarkodie @kuamieugene @dianahamilton. Source: Instagram
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He sounded a bit emotional while speaking via Zoom with MzGee on the show.

Kuami Eugene, however, acknowledged Kofi Kinaata as the only competitor who called to congratulate him.

I have not heard from Sark, and not from Diana Hamilton, but Kofi Kinaata called me. Keche, Medikal, and others also called,” a disappointed Kuami Eugene said.

He rejected comments that he did not deserve that ultimate award saying that he has worked hard under the year of review and deserved every bit of it.

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Kuami Eugene noted that he released two big songs – Ohemaa and Obiato – which were major hit songs across Africa, as well as organising top shows.

I released just two songs but they were all over Africa. I organised the Rockstar Concert, Salafest in Fadama, and many more. I worked hard and I deserved it,” Kuami Eugene said firmly.

He added that he is not perturbed by the cutting remarks about he not deserving the award because people are entitled to their own opinions.

The Open Gate hitmaker said he is focused on doing his music and not to please any human.

While Kumawood actress Maame Serwaa has also condemned his win, Lil Win has defended Kuami Eugene.

Kofi Kinaata has also said he is the genuine winner of the Artiste of the Year Award and Kuami Eugene himself knows that.

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