Ghana Music Awards UK: Shatta Wale Grabs Overall Winner at 2017 Edition [See Full List of Winners]


Self acclaimed Dance Hall King, Shatta Wale was honoured with the overall winner award at the 2017 Ghana Music Awards UK gala. This year’s GMA UK, which is the 2nd annual edition of the awards ceremony, took place at the Gaumont Palace, Dominion Centre, Greenwood, London N22 6DS, on Saturday, September 16.

The event which was organised by Allordia Promotions, saw Shatta Wale go home with 5 out of the 36 award categories presented at the occasion, namely: the Afrobeats Artist Of The  Year, Artiste of The Year, Afro Pop Artiste of The Year, Collaboration Of The Year, and the Reggae/dancehall Artiste of the Year.

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Following Shatta Wale in the ranks is Sarkodie who also pocketed 3 awards at the GMA UK version.



Zylofon Media’s Obibini as well as Kumi Guitar, and other UK-based artistes Kwamz & Flava all thrilled pat4ons with vibrant performances at the occasion.

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Below is the full list of winners at the GMA UK Awards:

1 – African Artist Of The Year – Mr Eazi
2 – UK Based Ghanaian DJ Of The Year – DJ Fiifi
3 – New Artist Of The Year – Ebony
4 – Best UK Based Ghanaian International Artist – Stormy to confirm
5 – Music Producer Of The Year – Willis Beatz
6 – Best Music Video – Pain Killer – Sarkodie ft. Runtown (2 Awards)
7 – Best Rapper Of The Year – Sarkodie
8 – Most Popular Song Of The Year – Onaapo
9 – Afrobeats Artist Of The  Year – Shatta Wale
10 – Collaboration Of The Year – Shatta Wale ft. Militants – Taking Over (2 Wards)
11 – Artist Of The Year – Shatta Wale
12 – UK Based Afrobeats Artist Of The Year – Kwamz & Flava
13 – Afro-Pop Artist Of The Year – Shatta Wale
14 – Traditional Artiste Of The Year – Sherifa Gunu
15 – UK Based Afrobeats Song Of The Year – Dun Talking – Kojo Funds ft. Abra Cadabra (2 Awards)
16 – UK Based Artiste Of The Year – Eugy
17 – UK Based New Artist Of The Year – Belly Squad
18 – UK Based New Uncovered Artist Of The Year  – Anda Da Rida
19 – UK Based Producer/Engineer Of The Year – DJ JULZ
20 – Gospel Song Of The Year – Yewo Nyame A Yewo Adze by Nacee ft. Ernest Opoku
21 – Gospel Artist Of The Year – Joe Mettle
23 – Best UK Based Gospel Song Of The Year – It will Come to Pass by Serah Clark
24 – Best UK Based Gospel Album Of The Year – Eden Na Menye Ma Wo by Amankwah Tiah
25 – Best UK Based New Gospel Artist Of The Year – Hannah A Donkor
26 – UK Based Influential Gospel Artist Of The Year – Louisa Annan
27 – Hip-Life Song Of The Year – RSN (Rich Nigga Shit) by Sarkodie
28 – High Life Song Of The Year – Confession by Kofi Kinaata
29 – High Life Artist Of The Year – Kofi Kinaata
30 – Hiplife/Hip Hop Artist Of The Year – Sarkodie
31 – Hip Hop Song Of The Year – God MC by M.anifest
32 – Reggae/Dancehall Song Of The Year – People Dey by Stonebwoy
33 – Reggae/Dancehall Artist Of The Year – Shatta Wale
34 – Best group Of The Year – VVIP
35 – Life time achievement Award – Afro Moses – Ghana
36 – Mr Dennis Tawiah – Akwaaba UK