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2009 Ghana Music Awards

Okyeame Kwame wins big as Artist of the Year, Hip Hop Song of the Year, and Hiplife/Hiphop Artist of the Year at the 2009 Ghana Music Awards.


The Ghana Music Awards celebrated their 10th anniversary April 4.


Christiana Love and Praye both won three awards each. Kojo Antwi won the innaugural Artist of the Decade award and Obour won a World Bank sponsored category dubbed Best Music for Development for his campaign on road safety.  The late Michael Dwamena won a posthumous award for Best Contemporary Highlife Song of the Year with his hit song, Ngozi.

Among the performers of the night were Cindy Thompson, Pat Thomas, Kwabena Kwabena, Akyeame/Okyeame Kwame, Lord Kenya, Tic Tac, Irene, Asem, Tinny, Josh Laryea, Sway, Dbanj, Ikechuku and others.

And the winners are:

Gospel song of the year – Me Ma Mewere Firi by Christina Love
Contemporary highlife song of the year– Ngozi by Michael Dwamena
Hiplife song of the year – Mercy Lokko by C-zar
Hip-hop song of the year – Woso by Okyeame Kwame
Merit Award – Paapa Yankson
Traditional Artist of the year – Hewale Sounds
Instrumentalist of the year – Ackah Blay
Afro-pop Song of the year – Angelina by Praye
Best Reggae song of the year– Change your constitution by Chizzy Waler
Best Collaboration – Adea Akye bia by Christiana Love and Kweku Gyasi
Gospel Artiste of the year – Christina Love
Contemporary highlife artist of the year – Kwabena Kwabena
Hiplife/hiplife artiste of the year – Okyeame Kwame
Songwriter of the yearBernice Offei for ‘Life’
Best Video of the year – Woso directed by Abraham Ohene Djan
African Artist of the year – Dbanj
Producer of the Year – Richie Mensah
Best female vocal performanceBernice offei
Best Male Vocal performance – OJ
Record label of the year – Lynx Entertainment
Best Music for development – Road safety song by Obuor
Album of the year – Roll Kall by Praye
Record of the year – Emere by Josh Laryea
Discovery of the year – Asem
Song of the Year – Angelina
Artist of the decade – Kojo Antwi
Artist of the YearOkyeame Kwame



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