Songstress, Obaapa Christy, swept 3 awards including the topmost ‘Best Gospel Artiste of the Year’ at the first National Gospel Music Awards held Sunday night in Kumasi.
The “Hyebre Sesafo” hit maker, stood against stiff competition from the likes of OJ, Joe Mettle, Akesse Brimpong, Gifty Osei, Diana Antwi Hamilton and Brother Sammy.
Obaaba Christy won Female Vocalist of the Year and her song ‘Hyebre sesafo’ won her the Best Gospel Song of the Year as well.
See below the full list of winners from the maiden #NGMAs.
Best Gospel Artiste of the Year – Obaapa Christy
Best Male Worship song of the Year – Joe Mettle
Best African Gospel song of the Year – Sonnie Badu
Best Gospel Group of the year – Willie and Mike
Best Contemporary Gospel Album – Jack Alolome
Best Collaboration – Jack Alolome and Princess Ifeoma
New Artiste of the Year – Patience Nyarko
Best Praise Song of the Year – Monko Moakyi by Joyce Blessing
Best Traditional Song of the year – Change Over by Mary Agyemang
Discovery of the Year – Mabel Okyere
Best Worship Video – Brother Sammy (Sakra Wiem)
Best Worship Song – Sammy Baah
Best Acapella – Alabaster Box
Best Male Vocalist – Ernest Opoku
Best Gospel Hip Hop Song of the Year – FAFFA
Lifetime Achievement Award – Prof. Kofi Abraham