Runtown, Nigerian singer and producer, was the toast of the night at the Vodafone Ghana Music awards where he won African artist of the year.
The 18th edition of the ceremony held on Saturday night at the Accra International Conference Centre.
In November 2016, the Enugu-born artiste released ‘Mad Over You’, and the song immediately won over fans and music critics across the continent and beyond.
‘Mad Over You’ charted at number 38 on Billboard Twitter top tracks chart.
In 2015, the 27-year-old singer released his debut album, Ghetto University, and featured artistes like DJ Khaled, Phyno and Wizkid.
Here is the full list of winners at the award ceremony:
Artiste of the Year: Joe Mettle
Vodafone Most Popular Song of the Year: Dobble – Christy
Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year: Stonebwoy
Highlife Artiste of the Year: Kofi Kinaata
Gospel Artiste of the Year: Joe Mettle
Hiplife Song of the Year: Stonebwoy – Go Low
Afro-pop Song of the Year: E.L – Kaabu Ame
Hip-hop Song of the Year: M.anifest – god MC
Best New Act: Fancy Gadam
Record of the year: Adina – Too Late
Best Female Vocalist: Adina
Best Male Vocalist: Joe Mettle
Best Group of the Year: VVIP
Best Music Video of the Year: Okyeame Kwame – Small Small feat. MzVee
Songwriter of the Year: Kofi Kinaata – Confession
Hiplife/Hip pop Artiste of the year: Sarkodie
Best Rapper of the Year: M.anifest
Album of the Year: The Counsellor by Nacee
Unsung Artiste: Kuami Eugene
Highlife Song of the Year: Kofi Kinaata – Confession
Gospel Song of the Year: Nacee – Yewo Nyame A Yewo Adze
Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year: Stonebwoy – People Dey
Lifetime Achievement Awards: Paapa Yankson
Best Collaboration of the Year: “Alhaji” by VVIP feat. Patoranking
African Artist of the year: Runtown
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