E/R: Akosombo to hold 2018 Eastern Music Awards Launch


The organizers of the Eastern Music Awards, Hi5 Empire is set to launch the second edition of the awards at Akosomo in the Eastern Region, meanwhile, date, venue and time are yet to be communicated.

The Eastern Music Awards aims at recognizing artistes from the Eastern Region who excelled in the various field of the music trade.

This year’s [2018] edition, which is also the 2nd edition of the Eastern Music Awards is themed ”Celebrating Eastern Legends and Stars” with Biegya Bitters, Darling Lemon and among others as proud sponsors.

The maiden event held at the Eastern Premier Hotel in Koforidua on Saturday 7th October 2017 crowned Ghanaian rapper, Koo Ntakra known in private life as  Isaac Akuffo Artiste of the year.

Below is the full list of winners of the maiden awards:

Gospel Song of the Year – Davida Afriyie

High Life Song of the Year – Talanku

Raggae/Dancehall Song of the Year – Ghetto Party (Chuku Lion)

Female Vocalist of the Year – Obaapa Gyamfua

Male Vocalist of the Year – Kuami Eugene

Hiplife Song of the Year – Ye Wo Krom (Atom)

Promoter of the Year – Odehyieba Kwasi

Best Group of the Year – Splitees

Afropop Song of the Year – Oluwa (Blutut)

Music Producer of the Year – Swanzy Kin

Collaboration Song of the Year – Bad Gal (KO7 ft. Luther)

Best Music Video of the Year – Ye Wo Krom (Atom)

Gospel Artiste of the Year – Obaapa Gyamfua

Best New Artiste of the Year – Elly Element

High Life Artiste of the Year – Hakeem Bawa

Best Rapper of the Year – Koo Ntakra

Hiplife/Hiphop Artiste of the Year – Pope Skinny

Raggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year – Kasiebo

Eastsyde Song of the Year – Meba (Racky Nova ft. Wings Armani and Sean Khare)

Most Influential Artiste of the Year – Shatta Wale

Artist of the Year – Koo Ntakra

Lifetime Achievement Award – Abirekyieba Kofi Sammy

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