Full List Of Winners at Ghana DJ Awards 2020
The winners of the eighth annual Ghana DJ Awards were announced in Accra on 21 November.
Organised by event production company Merqury Republic, the awards platform recognises and honours outstanding disc jockeys, music promoters and other contributors to the DJ culture in the country. Running under the theme, In the Mix Together, this year’s ceremony was preceded by a workshop at the Accra Tourist Information Centre on 20 November.
DJ Vyrusky, who led this year’s nominations with seven nods, picked up the trophies for Artist DJ of the Year and Overall Best DJ of the Year.
This is Vyrusky’s third time winning the ultimate award, having won it consecutively in 2017 and 2018. Vryrusky beat off competition from colleagues DJ Aroma, DJ Sly and DJ Mic Smith to clinch the top prize.
He also reclaims the crown from 12-year-old Erica ‘DJ Switch’ Tandoh, who won the award last year. At this year’s ceremony, Tandoh was named Best Young DJ of the Year. Other winners on the night included DJ Vacation, DJ Toyor, DJ Ohemaa Woyeje and DJ Akel.
Below is the full list of winners:
DJ/Artist Collaboration of the Year – DJ Mic Smith and All-Stars – ‘Juju’
DJ Discovery of the Year – DJ Vacation
Lockdown DJ of the Year – DJ Toyor
Event DJ of the Year – DJ Pho
Artist DJ of the Year – DJ Vyrusky (Shatta Wale, Kuami Eugene)
Scratch DJ of the Year – Master Que
Mobile DJ of the Year – DJ Cil
Mixtape of the Year – Hiplife Lives on – DJ Aberga
Video Jockey of the Year – DJ Xpliph – GH One TV
MC/Hypeman of the Year – Abeiku Sarkcess
Female Radio DJ of the Year – DJ Ohemaa Woyeje – Angel FM
Male Radio DJ of the Year – Mr Shark – Pluzz FM
Female DJ of the Year – DJ Akel
DJs’ Song of the Year – Sarkodie – ‘Oofeetso’
Club/Pub DJ of the Year – DJ Wallpaper – Ace Tantra
Reggae/Dancehall DJ of the Year – King Lagazee
Afrobeat/Hiplife DJ of the Year – DJ Wobete
Highlife DJ of the Year – Oyokodihyie Kofi
Gospel DJ of The Year – KOK – Live FM
Student DJ of the Year – DJ 3 Points – Cape Coast University
Best International Ghanaian DJ – DJ Fiifi – United Kingdom
Best International Non-Ghanaian DJ – DJ Big N – Nigeria
Record Promoter of the Year – Papa Bills
Best Young DJ of the Year – DJ Switch
Northern Zone DJ of the Year – DJ Bone
Southern Zone DJ of the Year – DJ Vyrusky
Central Zone DJ of the Year – DJ Aroma
Lifetime Achievement Award – Loving Cee
Overall Best DJ of the Year – DJ Vyrusky