TGMA @25 Full list of Winners

Stonebwoy, King Paluta, and Others Win Big: “King Promise Was  Allegedly Robbed”

The 25th Telecel Ghana Music Awards(TGMA), held on June 1, 2024, at the Grand Arena in Accra, was a night full of excitement and surprises as artists and industry figures were honored for their achievements over the past year. The event, hosted by Naa Ashorkor and Chris Attoh, featured numerous categories and awards, with memorable performances to entertain the guests.

BET winner Stonebwoy delivered a standout performance at the ceremony. Despite King Promise being touted as a strong contender, some felt he was unfairly overlooked for certain awards.

Artiste of the year – Stonebwoy

Below is the complete list of winners:

Best Hiplife Song:

  • Winner: ‘Y’ahite Remix’ – King Paluta ft. Kuami Eugene
  • Nominees: ‘Insha Allah’ – Okyeame Kwame ft. King Paluta, ‘M’asesa’ – Jay Bahd ft. Kweku DMC, SkyFace SDW, and others.

Best Gospel Song:

  • Winner: ‘Aseda’ – Nacee
  • Nominees: ‘Tears of Joy’ – Patience Nyarko, ‘Anuonyam’ – Mabel Okyere, and others.

Best Male Vocal Performance:

  • Winner: ‘You Are Great’ – Kofi Karikari ft. Eternity
  • Nominees: ‘Don’t Cry (Kaafo)’ – Perez Muzik, ‘Gyidie’ – Kyei Mensa, and others.

Best Female Vocal Performance:

  • Winner: ‘Hold My Hands’ – Queendalyn Yurglee
  • Nominees: ‘Baby’ – Adina, ‘Far Away’ – Abiana, and others.

Best Highlife Song:

  • Winner: ‘Kweku Ananse’ – Amerado
  • Nominees: ‘Adoley’ – Camidoh, ‘Party’ – Adina ft. Kofi Kinaata, and others.

Best Hip Hop Song:

  • Winner: ‘Otan’ – Sarkodie
  • Nominees: ‘Lonely Road’ – O’Kenneth, Xlimkid, ‘Scar’ – Gyakie ft. JDee, and others.

Best Afrobeats Song:

  • Winner: ‘Goodsin’ – Olivetheboy
  • Nominees: ‘Hossana’ – Banzy Banero, ‘Broken Heart’ – DJ Vyrusky ft. Kuami Eugene, and others.

Best Afropop Song:

  • Winner: ‘Terminator’ – King Promise
  • Nominees: ‘Super Super’ – Efya, ‘Not God Remix’ – Fameye ft. Stonebwoy, and others.

Unsung Artiste of the Year:

  • Winner: Kwesi Amewuga
  • Nominees: Kasar Lali X, Lola, Keeny Ice, and others.

Best Reggae/Dancehall Song:

  • Winner: ‘Efiekuma Love’ – Kofi Kinaata
  • Nominees: ‘Truth’ – DSL, ‘Stubborn SoulJah’ – Epixode, and others.

Collaboration of the Year:

  • Winner: ‘Liquor’ – KiDi ft. Stonebwoy
  • Nominees: ‘Lonely Road’ – O’Kenneth and Xlimkid, ‘Case Remix’ – Mr Drew ft. Mophty, and others.

International Collaboration of the Year:

  • Winner: ‘Manodzi’ – Stonebwoy ft. Angelique Kidjo
  • Nominees: ‘Scar’ – Gyakie ft. JBee, ‘Butter My Bread’ – Jzyno ft. Lasmid, and others.

Best Highlife Artist:

  • Winner: Kuami Eugene
  • Nominees: Abiana, Akwaboah, Kofi Kinaata, and FRA!.

Best Rap Performance:

  • Winner: ‘Dear God’ – Strongman
  • Nominees: ‘The Hardest’ – Amerado, ‘Warning’ – Eno Barony, and others.

Record of the Year:

  • Winner: ‘Manodzi’ – Stonebwoy ft. Angelique Kidjo
  • Nominees: ‘Reckless & Sweet’ – Amaarae, ‘Far Away’ – Abiana, and others.

Best Music Video:

  • Winner: ‘Cryptocurrency’ – Kuami Eugene ft. Rotimi
  • Nominees: ‘Manodzi’ – Stonebwoy ft. Angelique Kidjo, ‘Wasted Eyes’ – Amaarae, and others.

Album/EP of the Year:

  • Winner: 5th Dimension – Stonebwoy
  • Nominees: Taste of Africa – Abiana, Fountain Baby – Amaarae, and others.

Most Popular Song of the Year:

  • Winner: ‘Terminator’ – King Promise
  • Nominees: ‘Hossana’ – Bandy Banero, ‘Yaya’ – Black Sherif, and others.

Best Hiplife/Hip Hop Artist:

  • Winner: Black Sherif
  • Nominees: Amerado, Medikal, Jay Bhad, King Paluta, and Sarkodie.

Best Reggae/Dancehall Artist:

  • Winner: Stonebwoy
  • Nominees: Epixode, Ras Kuuku, and Samini.

Best New Artist:

  • Winner: King Paluta
  • Nominees: Bandy Banero, DSL, Maya Blu, Olivetheboy, and Oseikrom Sikanii.

Best Afrobeat/Afropop Artist:

  • Winner: King Promise
  • Nominees: Gyakie, Camidoh, KiDi, Mr. Drew, Efya, and Wendy Shay.

Best Gospel Artist:

  • Winner: Nacee
  • Nominees: Diana Hamilton, Joe Mettle, Joyce Blessing, and others.

Best African Artist:

  • Winner: Davido
  • Nominees: Rema, Asake, Burna Boy, and Tyla.

Audio Engineer of the Year:

  • Winner: Miz Master Gary for ‘Manodzi’ by Stonebwoy ft. Angelique Kidjo
  • Nominees: Killing Skills for ‘Reckless & Sweet’ by Amaarae, Liquid Beats for ‘Far Away’ by Abiana ft. Fameye, and others.

Producer of the Year:

  • Winner: MOG Beatz
  • Nominees: Kuami Eugene, Liquid Beats, Killbeatz, Izjoe Beatz, and Beatz Vampire.

Best Video Director:

  • Winner: Xbill Ebenezer for ‘Cryptocurrency’ by Kuami Eugene ft. Rotimi
  • Nominees: Yaw Skyface for ‘Manodzi’ by Stonebwoy ft. Angelique Kidjo, Lauren Dunn for ‘Wasted Eyes’ by Amaarae, and others.

Songwriter of the Year:

  • Winner: Stonebwoy
  • Nominees: Perez Muzik, Fameye, DSL, Sarkodie, and Akwaboah.

Artist of the Year:

  • Winner: Stonebwoy
  • Nominees: Black Sherif, King Promise, Kuami Eugene, Nacee, and Sarkodie.

Lifetime Achievement Award:

  • Winner: Amakye Dede

Music For Good Award:

  • Winner: Eugene Zuta

The event also saw notable moments such as Fella Makafui’s appearance in a stunning red gown and the announcement of future award predictions, with an organizer expressing confidence that King Promise would win the Artiste of the Year in 2025.

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