VGMA 2021, would there be a new appearance in this list of legends? Find out the list.


Arguably the Vodaphone Ghana music awards is the largest and highest award system in the country. The award is designed to appreciate various achievement across various musical genres and talents. The category of the award scheme keeps broadening due to the diversity and dynamism of music. However, the enviable category among other categories is the “Artist of the Year.” Winning an Artist of the year in the Ghana music award is a big deal since the idea about it is to recognize and reward the overall best musician in a specified year.

In this particular year 2021, the artist of the year category has proven to be interesting just like the previous year. Looking at the musical style of Kofi Kinaata, there’s is no doubt that he is very talented. What many don’t know is, Kofi Kinaata actually started his musical journey as a rapper and not a singer, however, Kinaata have come a very long way in switching his style and bring a sort of flavour to the highlife with his undiluted fante.  

Below is the list of legends who have won the “Artist of the Year” category since the initiation of the Ghana music awards in 2000 till date;

1.     2000: Daddy Lumba.

2.     2001: Kojo Antwi.

3.     2002: Lord Kenya.

4.     2003: Kontihene.

5.     2004: V.I.P.

6.     2005: Bice Osei Kuffour.

7.     2006: Ofori Amponsah.

8.     2007: Samini.

9.     2008: Kwaw Kese.

10. 2009: Okyeame Kwame.

11. 2010: Sarkodie.

12. 2011: V.I.P.

13. 2012: Sarkodie.

14. 2013: R2Bees.

15. 2014: Shatta Wale.

16. 2015: Stonebwoy.

17. 2016: E.L.

18. 2017: Joe Mettle.

19. 2018: Ebony Reigns.

20. 2019: unannounced.

21. 2020: Kuami Eugene

Do you think Kofi Kinaata deserve to be part of this list?

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