The maiden edition of 3Music Awards – powered by Media General Group in partnership with Ark Events – came off today, Saturday, March 24, 2018, at the Fantasy Dome, Accra International Trade Fair Centre.
The 2018 edition of the 3Music Awards show which was hosted by Joselyn Dumas and D-Black opened with a beautiful poetry performance from Ghanaian poet, Chief Moomen.
And oh boy, Ghana’s dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy followed with an outstanding performance that got the audience standing and dancing till he ended his performance.
Shatta Wale won the biggest and the most prestigious award on the night which is “Song Of The Year”(inclusive of Producer of the song, Song writer, Sound Engineer of the song, and Performer of the song).
Some wowing performances by Ex-Doe and Chicago definitely brought fond memories of old.
And for the first in the history of music award schemes in Ghana, the event which was telecast live on TV3 saw every winner on the night go home with a gold-plated plaque as part of the prize package.
Important personalities who graced the show included Minister of Information, Mustafa Hamid, Kwaku Sintim-Misa (KSM), among others.
Other artistes who gave brilliant performances included: Obibini, TeePhlow, Eno Barony, Freda Rhymes, Joyce Blessing, Nana Yaa, Sista Afia, Joe Mettle, Galaxy, Jupiter, Ama Safoa, Kumi Guitar, and Maccasio.
The 3Music Award Scheme seeks to award outstanding music personalities under the calendar year starting from October 2016 to October 2017.
Outstanding Achievement Awards were presented to Joy FM (Multi Media Group), Peace FM (Despite Group of Companies), Graphic Showbiz, TV3 Network, Chaterhouse, among others.
The Music Man, Kojo Antwi was given the Outstanding Music Award on the night.
BieGyaNation.Com says, ayekoo to all the winners!
Here is the full list of winners:
Male Act Of The Year
Female Act Of The Year
Group Of The Year
Breakout Act Of The Year
Album Of The Year
Highest by Sarkodie——————Winner
Enko Den – Daddy Lumba
DaaVee by MzVee
Medikal – Disturbation
Unveiling – Becca
The Mujahid – Fancy Gadam
Song Of The Year
Ayoo – Shatta Wale————-Winner
My name – Stonebwoy
Sponsor – Ebony
Pain Killer – Sarkodie feat. Runtown
Total Cheat – Fancy Gadam feat. Sarkodie
Bo Noo Ni – Joe Mettle feat Luigi McClean
Angela – Kuame Eugene
Odo – Kidi
Oh yeah – King Promise
Confessions – Kofi Kinaata
Viral Song Of The Year
One Corner by Patapaa——————————Winner
Taking Over by Shatta Wale feat SM Militants
Confessions – Kofi Kinaata
Ladder – Lil Win
Bronya – Wutah
Music Video Of The Year
Overdose by Sarkodie feat. Jesse Jagz———–Winner
Be my Woman – Manifest feat Mi Casa
Sunshine by Joey B
Dream – Kumi Guitar
Respek – Captain Planet
Makoma – Pappy Kojo
Pen & Paper – Kojo Cue, Lil Shaker
Reggae/Dancehall Act Of The Year
Hiplife/Hip-Hop Act Of The Year
Highlife Act Of The Year
Gospel Act Of The Year
Best Collaboration Of The Year
Taking Over by Shatta Wale feat. Captan, Addi Self & Joint 77 (SM Militants)
Pain Killer by Sarkodie feat. Runtown
My Baby by Magnom feat. Joey B
Total Cheat by Fancy Gadam feat. Sarkodie—————Winner
Bo Noo Ni (No One Else) by Joe Mettle feat. Luigi Maclean
Jennifer Lomotey – Kurl Songx feat Sarkodie
Tonight – R2bees feat Wizkid
DJ Of The Year
DJ Andy Dosty
DJ Mic Smith—————–Winner
Fan Army Of The Year
High Grade Family
Best Social Media Awards Below:
Most Eventful Snapchat Channel
Facebook Star Of The Year
Instagram Star Of The Year
Best Ghanaian International Act
Big Shaq (U.K)
Reggie n Bollie
African Act Of The Year
Mr Eazi (Nigeria)
Outstanding Achievement Award
Joy FM (Multi Media Group)—————Winner
Peace FM (Despite Group of Companies)—-Winner