Music of Tuesday, 19 December 2017
Gospel music duo Willie and Mike have been adjudged the Best Gospel Group of the year at the first National Gospel Music Awards which was held in Kumasi on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
The duo was in the same group with Adehyemaa, Twinies, and Empraise.
Songstress, Obaapa Christy was adjudged the Best Gospel Artiste of the Year.
She beat off competition from the likes of OJ, Joe Mettle, Akesse Brimpong, Gifty Osei, Diana Antwi Hamilton and Brother Sammy.
Willie and Mike have been active on the music scene for over two decades and recently released their latest gospel single dubbed ‘FAITHFUL GOD’ which was produced by Favour Family Productions.
According to Willie and Mike, FAITHFUL GOD signifies the undying love of God over their lives since they entered into the music scene.
FAITHFUL GOD comes on the back of five successful tracks ‘Me Mpene, Prophecy, Covenant Keeping God, Favour, and Presence’.
Other award winners were:
Best Male Worship song of the Year – Joe Mettle
Best African Gospel song of the Year – Sonny Badu
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
Lifetime Achievement Award – Prof. Kofi Abraham.