Okyeame Kwame Banked 10,000GHC Whilst Sarkodie Banked 6,000GHC From The VGMA’s

Okyeame Kwame is smiling all the way to the bank even though Sarkodie won the Artiste of the Year at the just ended Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2012 which was tagged as the highest award by VGMA with the winner going home with GHC 10, 000.

Sarkodie also won two awards where he bagged GHC 6, 000 from Vodafone Song of the Year – (Sarkodie – U Go Kill Me) and Best Rapper of the Year.

World Bank Ghana office yesterday presented Okyeame Kwame for his award he won at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards for ‘Music For Development’ for his Heptistis B project.

Heading the short ceremony was Senior Communications Specialist at World Bank Ghana, Kofi Tsikata.

The MTN foundation also stunned Okyeame Kwame with an amount of GHC 15, 000.

The other nominees, Edem and Bohyeba were also seated.

So in all Okyeame Kwame racked up GHC 24, 000 from the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2012 making him the richest music award winner.

Okyeame Kwame also won Best Collaboration of the Year (Okyeame Kwame & Bertha – Faithful) and Songwriter of the Year, cashing up GHC 3,000 a piece.

Gathered at the presentation was Obour (MUSIGA president), Ben Brako, Richie, yours truly Ghana Music.com and some selected media houses.

The World Bank Ghana Office for some years now began an initiative to assist in the improvement of the Ghanaian music industry.

The ‘Music for Development Category’ was created to acknowledge and celebrate the good works of our musicians who endeavor to make their music a blessing to society and their music fans.

Source : GhanaMusic


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