VGMA 2020 Night 2 held on Saturday, August 29th saw nominees, Ras Kuuku and J. Derobie picking awards for “Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year” and “Best Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year” respectively.
Severals jumped on social media with congratulatory messages. Samini, AK Songstress, Konkarah Jahvybz, King Lagazee, were among those.
Rocky Dawuni — Ghana’s Grammy nominated Musician and Humanitarian also added his message to the tall line up. He tweeted this earlier in the morning of Sunday, August 30th:
Rocky Dawuni who released his “Beats Of Zion” album in 2019 however didn’t get nominated.
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards is a yearly event organized by Charter House Ghana to reward musicians and industry players within a year of review across various genres cum disciplines.
This year’s event was severely hit by the global pandemic COVID-19 it was pushed back to August instead of the first quarter of the year (the period within which it normally stages).
“Artiste of the Year” for the year 2020 (the 21st edition) was won by Kuami Eugene. Other artistes nominated also won across other categories too. VGMA it’s called, is arguably Ghana’s prestigious awards event.
(Story: Elorm Beenie)