Takoradi-born artiste, Martin King Arthur, known in showbiz as Kofi Kinaata, has epitomized the sayi TVng “the best comes from the West” as he sweeps the most prestigious award at the just-ended Ghana Music Awards-USA.
Kofi Kinaata was crowned the Artiste of the Year at the event which took place in the Lincoln Theater on the 769 E Long Street of Columbus, Ohio.
He defeated last year’s winner, Diana Hamilton, as well as Black Sherif, KiDi, Kuami Eugene, Sarkodie, and Stonebwoy.
Artiste Black Sherif also strolled home with the Hip-hop/Highlife Artiste of the Year and the New Artiste of the Year awards.
Diana Hamilton secured the Female Vocalist of the Year and Akwaboah securing the Male Vocalist of the Year.
The Most Popular Song of the Year went to Okyeame Kwame’s ‘Yeeko’ featuring Kuami Eugene and Epixode for Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year.
The Lynx Entertainment boys were surely not exempted.
Meanwhile, Kuami Eugene walked away with the Sound Engineer/Producer of the Year, whereas KiDi swept the Afrobeat/Afropop Artiste of the Year award.
The Ghana Music Awards-USA (GMA-USA) 2022 is designed to recognize and celebrate Ghanaian entertainers locally and globally.
It is also aimed at extending the reach of the Ghanaian music industry at home and abroad.