It was a memorable night for Ghanaian gospel music over the weekend at the 5th edition of the 2014 Africa Gospel Music Awards (AGMA) with the likes of Cwesi Oteng, Bro. Philemon, Sonnie Badu, Diana Hamilton, Kofi Dua Anto (KODA), Akesse Brempong and Kwame Idan receiving notable awards.
Sonnie Badu’s won Event of the Year with his ‘Africa Worships with Sonnie Badu’ concert, Diana Hamilton picked up Female Artiste of the Year, Akesse Brempong won Discovery of the Year, Kofi Dua Anto (KODA) won Producer of the Year and Kwame Idan took home Best Radio Programme and DJ of the Year.
The biggest winner on the night, however, was Ghana’s contemporary gospel artiste, Cwesi Oteng, who won two prestigious categories: the topmost Artiste of the Year (Male) and West African Artiste of the Year. This means Cwesi Oteng becomes the first artiste to win the West African Artiste of the Year award for two consecutive years.
The event held at plush concert hall of the popular Fairfield Halls in Cryodon, London and had in attendance many African gospel artistes from all over the world who put up splendid performances. Also present at the awards ceremony were music industry experts, business people, clergy and many music lovers. The event has been in existence since 2009 and seeks to recognise hardworking and talented African gospel music personalities from all over the world who are impacting lives with their gifts.
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