Entertainment of Sunday, 7 May 2017
The Rush Ghana DJ awards 2017 was held at the Silver Star Towers, Airport on Saturday.
One of Africa’s leading Disc Jockeys DJ Vyrusky of Starr FM was adjudged Best DJ at the just ended Ghana Music Honors.
It has taken him years of experience playing for friends to become the official DJ for Mz Vee and the official DJ for Radio and TV Personality (RTP) Awards 2012.
Having established himself as a force to reckon with when it comes to talk of town events, DJ Vyrusky has performed on platforms like Ghana Meets Naija, Tidal Rave, Ghana DJs Awards, Red Room at VGMA, the Switch Concerts from Accra to Kwahu to Kumasi, S-Concert, After the Storm Concert and many more.
Kofi Amoako, as he is known outside showbiz, completed a Master’s programme from the University of Ghana Business School in Insurance. He has on his list of satisfied corporate clients, Tigo, Vodafone, UT Bank, and MTN among many others.
At the Discovery of the Year 2013 DJ Awards, he earned the title, Master of the Turntables as he is able to cross genres in a heartbeat. He is currently the official DJ for the biggest Drive Time show in the country Starr Drive and African Dancehall King Shatta Wale.
As part of the celebration of the annual Ghana Music Week, some figures were honoured in recognition of their outstanding achievement in the music industry at the Ghana Music Honours 2017 held over the weekend at the National Theatre.
About 20 awards were presented in the various categories among which are Best Band Honour, Best DJ Honour, Afro Pop Artist Honour, Hiplife Artist Honour, Highlife Artist Honour, Gospel Artist Honour, Music Producer Honour, Best Music Video, Most Promising Honour, Best Male Artist, Best Female Artist, Best Group Honour and People’s Choice Awards.
Below is the full list of winners:
Best Band – Patch Bay Band
Best DJ – DJ Vyrusky
Traditional Music Honour – Osei Korankye
Evergreen Hiplife Honour – VIP
Evergreen Gospel Honour – Madam Mary Ghansah
Best Producer – Shatta Wale
Best Music Video – Okyeame Kwame
Honorary Award For Music Industry Development – Multimedia Group Limited
Music Promoter Award – Bola Ray
President’s Choice Honour – Mr Michael Ajovu, CEO of Midlands Savings and Loans
Gospel Artiste Honour – Joe Mettle
Afro Pop Artiste Honour – Joey B
Dancehall Artiste Honour – Stonebwoy
Highlife Artiste Honour – Bisa Kdei
Hiplife Artiste Honour – Kofi Kinaata
Most Promising Act Honour – Medikal
Evergreen Highlife Honour – CK Mann
Best Group Honour – VVIP
The Ghana Music Honours is organised by the Musicians Union of Ghana.
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