2016 VGMAs: E.L Wins Artiste of the Year Award

2016 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (2016 VGMA): E.L Wins Artiste of the Year Award


E.L- 2016 Artiste of the Year

Hiplife musician and producer, E.L whose real name is Elorm Adablah has been crowned the Artiste of the Year at the 17th 2016 edition of Vodafone Ghana Music  Awards (VGMAs).

Apart from winning the top-most award, E.L  also took home the Afro-pop Song Of The Year (Mi Naa Bo Po), Hip-life/Hip-Hop Artiste Of The Year and Best Music Video Of The Year (Shelele).

The awards show which was organized to celebrate Ghanaian music was held at the Accra International Conference Center. This year’s VGMAs was hosted actor Chris Attoh and TV personality Naa Ashorkor.

The night had amazing performances from top artistes including Rapper Sarkodie, Bisa Kdei, Efya, Nigeria’s Wiz Kid, among others. Below is the list of the winners for the night.

Full List: 2016 VGMAs Winners

Artiste of the Year- E.L

Song Writer of the Year- Kofi Kinaata

Gospel Song of the Year- Nicholas Omane Acheampong (Aporsor)

Highlife Song of the Year- Mansa by Bisa Kdei

Reggae/Dancehall Song Of The Year- Go Higher (Stonebwoy)

Hip-Hop Song Of The Year- Hand to Mouth (Sarkodie)

Hip-life Song Of The Year- Ye Wo Krom (Atom)

Afro-pop Song Of The Year- Mi Naa Bo Po (E.L)

Gospel Artiste Of The Year- SP Kofi Sarpong

Highlife Artiste Of The Year- Bisa Kdei

Hip-life/Hip-Hop Artiste Of The Year- E.L

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste Of The Year- Stonebwoy

Best Female Vocalist Of The Year- MzVee

Best Male Vocalist Of The Year- Pat Thomas

Best Rapper Of The Year- Sarkodie

African Artiste Of The Year- Wizkid

Best Collaboration Of The Year- Skolom by VVIP featuring Sena Dagadu

Best Group Of The Year- VVIP

Producer Of The Year- EL – Mi Naa Bo Po

Best Music Video Of The Year – Shelele by EL

Record Of The Year- Bra- Sarkodie featuring Pat Thomas

Best New Artiste Of The Year- Kofi Kinaata

Most Popular Song Of The Year- Mansa by Bisa Kdei

Album Of The Year- Breakthrough by Bisa Kdei

Instrumentalist of the Year – Justice Williams (Shikome)

Sound Engineer of the Year – Kaywa

Lifetime Achievement – AB Crenstil

VGMA Peace Song Winner – New Generation Gospel Ministers

Traditional Artist of the Year – Tesa Music Group

Music for Development – Gasmilla




  1. Mass sarkodie deserve d best rapper wai so stop saying dat



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