Obaapa Christy Wins Artiste of the year At Maiden National Gospel Awards | Full List of Winners

Songstress, Obaapa Christy, has won the Best Gospel Artiste of the Year at the first National Gospel Music Awards held Sunday night in Kumasi.

She held her own against stiff competition from the likes of OJ, Joe Mettle, Akesse Brimpong, Gifty Osei, Diana Antwi Hamilton and Brother Sammy.

Obaaba Christy also won Female Vocalist of the Year and her song ‘Hyebre sesafo’won her the Best Gospel Song of the Year.

‘Onwanwani’ by Vodafone Ghana Music Award Artiste of the Year, Joe mettle, was adjudged the best Male Worship Song of the Year.

Sonny Badu took home the Best African Gospel, with ‘Wonder God’.

Jack Alolome took two awards; Best Contemporary Gospel Album and Best Collaboration with Princess Ifeoma.

To cap it all, the man who is regarded as the originator of Ghana Gospel music, Professor Kofi Abraham, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

In all, there were 30 categories of awards organized by Royal Akofena Entertainment in collaboration with The Multimedia Group Limited, Kumasi.

Other award winners are as follows:

  1. Female Worship Song of the Year — Cecelia Marfo
  2. Male Worship Song of the Year — Joe Mettle
  3. Best Praise Song — Joyce Blessing
  4. Best Gospel Song — Obaapa Christie
  5. Gospel Male Vocalist of the Year — Ernest Opoku Junior
  6. Gospel Female Vocalist of the Year — Obaapa Christie
  7. Best Gospel Album — Gifty Osei
  8. Best Contemporary Gospel — SP Kofi Sarpong
  9. Best Contemporary Gospel Album — Diana Asamoah
  10. Best Gospel Hip hop — Faffa
  11. Best Gospel Group — Willie and Mike
  12. Best Gospel Artiste — Obaapa Christie
  13. Gospel New Artiste of the Year — Patience Nyarko
  14. Gospel Discovery of the Year — Mabel Okyere
  15. Best Worship Song — Sammy Baah
  16. Best Traditional Gospel Song — Mary Agyemang
  17. Best Acapella (Solo/Group) — Alabaster Box
  18. Best Worship Video — Brother Sammy
  19. Best Reggae Gospel Video — Akesse Brempong
  20. Best Contemporary Gospel Video — Jack Alolomi
  21. Best Praise Video — Florence Obinim
  22. Best Gospel Video of the Year — Don Simon ft Ampong
  23. Producer of the Year — Daniel Bassey
  24. Executive Producer of the Year — Anane Frimpong
  25. Best Corporate Gospel — OJ
  26. Best Songwriter — Kofi Gyan
  27. The Best African Gospel — Sonnie Badu
  28. Best Gospel Collaboration — Jack Alolomi ft Princess Ifeoma
  29. Best Gospel Choir — Winneba Youth Choir
  30. Best Instrumentalist of the Year — Osei Tutu

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