Full list of Winners at Western Music Awards: Kofi Kinaata is Artiste of the year

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18235904_10212201802734805_1109134557_oAt the plush Best Western Atlantic Hotel in Takoradi on 29th April, 2017, the maiden edition of the Rush Western Music awards came off. At the colourful event which witnessed the presence of both the young and old, performances from Kofi Bentil, Paulina Oduro, Kofi Kinaata, Gyedu Blay Ambulley, Evangelist Ernestina Konney, Sayvee, Nero X, amongst others shook the venue.

The event which started about an hour and half late is described by many as the best event to be hosted by all Westerners. Even though there were some minor flaws on that night, the performers took the minds of the patrons off them. Hosted by Nana Qwasi Wusu and Chelsey Sey, the maiden edition of the Western Music Awards has been tagged as historic.

The full list of winners are;

Artiste of the year – Kofi Kinaata

Most popular song of the year – Nero X – Ossey

Life time Achievement Awards – C.K. Mann, Paapa Yankson and Jewel Ackah

Discovery of the year – Kofi Kerra

Best Radio Entertainment Show – OC Showbiz Review with Nana Kwame

Best Music Video of the year – Sayvee – Obolo Lady

Best Radio DJ of the year – DJ Magnus

Best Central Region Artiste of the year – Jungo

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the year – Expo

Reggae/Dancehall song of the year – Expo – Survivor

Gospel song of the year – S.K. Frimpong – Lukuluku

Gospel Artiste of the year – Mrs Evangelist Ernestina Konney

Highlife Artiste of the year – Nero X

Highlife song of the year – Snow B – Kwansema

New Artiste of the year – Kwesi Flex

Best Group of the year – Aya

Hip life song of the year – Papa Elliot – Takoradi ft Ayesem

Hip life Artiste of the year – Ayesem

Best Rapper of the year – Ayesem

Best Producer of the year – Willisbeats


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