The Ghana Music Awards UK which took place at Marysman Palace (Dominion Center) on Saturday, October 7, 2018, saw some artistes sweep awards from their contenders.
Former Extra Large music signee Kaakie paid a tribute to the “Ohema” of Ghanaian Dancehall music Ebony Reigns.
Kaakie did a rendition of songs of Ebony Reigns, reminding the audience of their love the craft of the late artist.
Late dancehall artiste, Priscilla Opoku Kwarteng known in the showbiz industry as Ebony Reigns, has made history at the Ghana Music Awards UK 2018.
The deceased has been crowned ‘Artiste of the Year’ at the awards ceremony held at Gaumont Palace – Dominion Centre in London on October 6, 2018.
Ebony Reigns becomes the first female artist to ever win this award after beating her contenders; Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy, KiDi, King Promise, Kuami Eugene and Patience Nyarko.
The award was received on behalf of the late artist by her friend, Afia Schwarzenegger.
Pataapa Amisty’s ‘One Corner’ was named the ‘Most Popular Song of the Year’ with Samini’s ‘My Own’ winning the Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year award.
Lynx Entertainment signee, Kuami Eugene emerged ‘Best New Artist of the Year’ with Patience Nyarko sweeping two awards; Gospel Song of the Year and Gospel Artiste of the Year.
Other big acts who won at the night are Stonebwoy – Best Ghanaian Int. Touring Act, Best Rapper of the Year – Ponobiom, Highlife Artiste of the Year – Kumi Guitar, Best Male Vocalist – King Promise, Highlife Song of the Year Bronya – Wutah.