Nana Ampadu receives Lifetime Achievement Award at Industry VGMAs

Nana Kwame Ampadu was handed the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Industry Awards night for 16th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
The event, held at the Alisa Hotel in Accra on Monday night, also saw other veterans including Diana Asamoah and Nii Okai, as well as rising stars Wiyaala and Koda, among others, crowned in their various categories.
The Industry Awards night, which precedes to the main awards night, honours distinguished personalities in the music industry who have excelled over the past year.
Unlike the main awards, the Industry Awards categories are not voted for by the general public. In all, 10 personalities received awards on the night.
The event witnessed some exciting performances from Emelia Arthur, Efya, Ras Kuuku, Raquel and Nana Kwame Ampadu.
The main awards will be held at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) on Saturday, April 11 2015.

Full list of winners
Gospel Album of the Year – Evangelist Diana Asamoah
Record of the Year – Koda
Songwriter of the Year – Wiyaala – Africa
Producer of the Year – DJ Breezy for ‘Seihor’ Castro ft. D-Black
Sound Engineer of the year – George Forest
Traditional Artist of the Year – King Ayisoba
World Bank Music for Development Award – Nii Okai for his Mokobe @10 Saving Hearts Project
Instrumentalist of the Year – Frank Kissi
MUSIGA Merit Award – J.V. Owusu
Lifetime Achievement Award – Nana Kwame Ampadu

Source: Graphic Online

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