VGMA23 Artiste Of The Year: Delay is not denial- KiDi

VGMA23 Artiste Of The Year: Delay is not denial- KiDi

Lynx Entertainment signee, Dennis Nana Dwamena, affectionately called KiDi, was adjudged Artiste Of The Year at Vodafone Ghana Music Awards(VGMA) which was held last Friday and Saturday.

Expressing his appreciation after the crown, the ‘Touch It’ hitmaker said, “delay is not denial”.

Black Sherif poses with his award
Ohemaa Mercy and MOG Music thrilling patrons at the event

“Delay is not denial, glory be to God, I want to start my thank you from MTN Hitmaker for introducing me to Ghana and everybody that has supported KiDi, the media, family fans and all those who have streamed my music and to my mother,” he said.

Ahead of this, the Mon Bebe hitmaker had already been crowned Artiste Of The Year at 3Music Award in the year under review.

On the night, KiDi who had nine nominations was able to win five of the categories he was nominated.

KiDi displays his awards

He won the Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year, Album Of The Year, Vodafone Most Popular Song Of The Year, Afrobeats/Afro Pop Artiste and the ultimate.

The Traditional Artiste of the Year (Non-voting Category) went to Nii Tettey Tetteh, Instrumentalist of the Year – Joshua Moszi, Male Vocal Performance of the Year – Amazing God by Kwaisey Pee, Female Vocal Performance of the Year – Where You Are by Niella, Songwriter of the Year – Praise by Fameye, Record of the Year – Amaarae ft Moliy, Kali Uchis, Best Video of the Year – Nyinya by Bosom PYung.

Also, Audio Engineer of the Year – Amaarae ft Moliy, Kali Uchis “Sad Girls luv Money“, Producer of the Year – MOG Beatz, Best International Collaboration of the Year – Gyakie ft Omah Lay, African Artiste of the Year – WizKid, Lifetime Achievement Award – Agya Koo Nimoh, Highlife Song of the Year – Kofi Kinaata, Hiplife Song of the Year – Kuami Eugene and Gospel Song of the Year – Ohemaa Mercy ft MOG Music among others.

There were other exciting performances on the night, where Obrafour and Tinny opened the show with nostalgic display which saw most of the people in the auditorium on their feet.

Mr.Drew also thrilled patrons when he surprisingly brought ace Ghanaian hiplife duo FBS on stage in a wonderful choreography.

Stonebwoy and Black Sherif brought memories with their performance which kept people dancing throughout.

There were other exciting performances from Kelvyn Boy, Sefa, DBlack, Akwaboah, Cina Soul, wendy Shay, Samini, Kofi Kinaata, Camidoh, King Promise, Mayorkun among others.

By Edem Mensah-Tsotorme

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