Entertainment of Sunday, 31 December 2017
The 2017 People’s Celebrity Awards will go down memory lane as one of the successful end-of-year awards event following its one-year recession after it launched in 2015.
Scores of Ghanaian art and entertainment enthusiasts who thronged the Accra International Conference Saturday, December 30 rounded-up their year in grand style as they witnessed while others received plaques at this year’s edition of the redefined People’s Choice Awards.
Amid shouts of excitement, patrons sang and danced along to the epic performances served by the various artistes billed for the event.
Opening acts, Nacee and Gifty Osei led the chain of entertainers to commence the event with their soothing gospel tunes.
TeePhlow led the pack of Hiplife artistes who mounted the stage on the night to dish out strict rap lines to the audience. Fancy Gadam moved the audience to their feet with his performance and display of his enviable dance skills.
Lynx Entertainment’s duo, KiDi and Kuami Eugene came on stage to thrill their fans to their well acclaimed hit songs ‘Odo’ and ‘Angela’ respectively.
The 90’s bad girl, Ebony who picked up the award for the “Female Musician of the Year” did not disappoint in her final showdown for the year 2017 as she covered up to perform her popular hit songs, Kupe, Poison, Sponsor, Date Your Father, Hustle and Maame Hw3.
Dancehall artiste and Shatta Movement boss Shatta Wale brought the auditorium to a standstill when he surprisingly showed up on stage at the 2017 People’s Celebrity Awards. He was greeted by a rapturous crowd who stood to their feet to dance and sing along as he served an energetic performance till he retired.
He ultimately walked away with the biggest award; a brand new Dodge Charger after being voted for by the public as the “Celebrity of Year”.
Notable personalities who were present at the awards night were Asamoah Gyan, DKB, Ahoufe Patri, Kalybos, Jacinta Ocansey and Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndoum among others.
The People’s Celebrity Awards is an annual award scheme which seeks to award and celebrate individuals who have contributed immensely towards the development of the Ghanaian Arts and Entertainment industry.
The scheme covered areas such as music, movies, TV, Radio, Journalism, and Sports among other fields.