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VGMA23: KiDi Wins Artiste Of The Year


The 23rd edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards took place on Saturday 8th May and Lynx Entertainment’s KiDi was the Artiste of the Year.

This year, the winners of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards came from votes fans sent in for different categories.

The winners of the 2022 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards were declared at the Grand Arena in Accra over the weekend, with KiDi emerging as the Artiste of the Year.

These awards put the spotlight on Ghanaian musicians and the entertainment industry. This year’s Artiste of the Year beat difficult competition from Black Sherif, King Promise, Kuami Eugene, Sarkodie and Joe Mettle to emerge winner.


The ceremony saw performances from rapper Gambo, Black Sherif, Sefa, Obrafour, Camidoh, Stonebwoy, Joe Mettle, Niella, King Promise and Mr. Drew, Kelvyn Boy, D-Black, Mayorkun and many others.

Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2022 winners list:

  • Artiste of the Year – KiDi
  • Vodafone Most Popular Song of the Year – Touch It (KiDi)
  • Album/EP of the Year – (Golden Boy) KiDi
  • Best New Artiste – Black Sherif
  • Record of the Year – Sad Gurlz Luv Money (Amaarae)
  • Audio Engineer of the Year – Chris V. Rootselaar and Jaap Wiewel
  • Best Rap Performance of the Year – Lyrical Joe
  • Reggae Dancehall Artiste – Stonebwoy
  • Afropop/Afrobeat Artiste – KiDi
  • Afrobeats Song of the Year – Sefa
  • Collaboration of the Year – Enjoyment Minister (D Black)
  • Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year – Touch It (KiDi)
  • Afropop Song of the Year – Praise (Fameye)
  • Best Highlife Artiste of the Year – Akwaboah
  • Highlife Song of the Year – Thy Grace Part 1 (Kofi Kinaata)
  • Gospel Artiste of the Year – Joe Mettle
  • International Collaboration of the Year – Forever Remix (Gyakie)
  • Hip hop Song of the Year – Second Sermon (Black Sherif)
  • Hiplife Song of the Year – Yeeko (Okyeame Kwame)
  • Hip hop/Hiplife Artiste of the Year – Sarkodie
  • Gospel Song of the Year – Ote Me Mu (Ohemaa Mercy)
  • African Artiste of the Year – Wizkid
  • Producer of the Year – MOGBeatz
  • Music for Good – Greedy Men (Stonebwoy)
  • Instrumentalist of the Year – Joshua Moszi
  • Music Video of the Year – Bosom PYung – Nyinya
  • Songwriter of the Year – Fameye (Praise)
  • Male Vocal Performance – Kwaisey Pee (Amazing God)
  • Female Vocal Performance – Niella (Where You Are)
  • Traditional Artiste – Nii Tettey Tetteh
  • Vodafone Green Award – Stonebwoy


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