Dancehall act wins ‘African Artiste of the Year’ at VGMAs


The Nigerian Reggae/Dance-Hall break-out star scooped the African Artiste of the Year Award at the VGMA 2015, holding off stiff competition from Tiwa Savage, Don Jazzy/Mavins, Yemi Alade, Diamond Platnumz of Tanzania and South Africa’s AKA.




Patoranking has won the award for being the best African act at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).

The Nigerian Reggae/Dance-Hall break-out star scooped the African Artiste of the Year Award at the VGMA 2015 which was held in Ghana on Saturday, April 11, 2014, holding off stiff competition from Tiwa Savage, Don Jazzy/Mavins, Yemi Alade, Diamond Platnumz of Tanzania and South Africa’s AKA.

Other winners on the night include Sarkodie, who won the ‘Highlife Artiste of the Year’, ‘Hip-life/Hip-hop Artiste of the Year’, and ‘Collaboration of the Year’, for the song ‘Adonai’ featuring Castro.

‘Best Female Vocal Performance’ was won by Tinambanyi for ‘Wiyaala’, and best new artiste fell to Mz Vee. E.L took the gong home for the ‘Best Rapper’.

Check out the full list of winners.

African Artiste Of The Year – Patoranking (Nigeria)

Artiste Of The Year – Stonebwoy

Vodafone Song Of The Year – Adonai – Sarkodie Feat. Castro

Highlife Artiste Of The Year – Sarkodie

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste Of The Year – Stonebwoy

Hip-life/Hip-hop Artiste Of The Year – Sarkodie

Best New Artiste Of The Year – MzVee

Gospel Artiste Of The Year – No Tribe

Best Collaboration Of The Year – Adonai – Sarkodie Feat. Castro

Hip-life Song Of The Year – Seihor – Castro Feat. D-Black

Highlife Song Of The Year – Ne3 Woho B3to Wo – Daddy Lumba

Afro-Pop Song Of The Year – Koene – Edem Feat. Lil Shaker & Ice Queen

Gospel Song Of The Year – Selina Boateng – Alpha & Omega Feat. Uncle Attoh

Reggae Dancehall Song Of The Year – Baafira – Stonebwoy

Best Male Vocal Performance – Joe Mettle

Best Female Vocal Performance – Wiyaala – Tinambanyi

Hip-Hop Song Of The Year – Realer No – Pappy Kojo Feat. Joey B

Best Rapper Of The Year – E.L

Best Music Video Of The Year – The One (Remix) – Edem Feat. Sway | Gyo Gyimah

Best Group Of The Year – VVIP

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