Fameye wins Songwriter of the Year at VGMA23
Musician, born in Fameye, Peter Famiyeh Bozah won the Songwriter of the Year award for the first time at the 23rd Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).
He won the award with his song “Praise”.
Fameye beat out competition from four-time winner Kofi Kinaata, Diana Hamilton, Akwaboah, Minister OJ and Abiana.
His victory in this category is timely as he broke the dominance of High life musician Kofi Kinaata who won the category four times.
During the first evening of the awards program dubbed Industry, 13 prizes were awarded to deserving winners.
The prestigious awards program is set to climax on Saturday when Artist of the Year, Best Collaboration, Best Highlife Song, Album of the Year and Gospel Song of the Year, among other accolades, will be announced. .
Here are some of the day one winners:
Traditional Artist of the Year (non-voting category) – Nii Tettey Tetteh
Instrumentalist of the Year – Joshua Moszi
Male Vocal Performance of the Year – Amazing God by Kwaisey Pee
Female Vocal Performance of the Year – Where You Are by Niella
Songwriter of the Year – Praise for Fameye
Best Video of the Year – Nyinya by Bosom PYung
Producer of the Year – MOGBeatz
African Artist of the Year – WizKid
Lifetime Achievement Award – Agya Koo Nimoh
Unsung Artist of the Year – Gambo
Music For Good – Greedy Men by Stonebwoy