The first part of this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards has been held at the Grande Arena at the Accra International Conference Centre.
The Industry Awards are for the award categories that are not voted for by the public.
The event saw some deserving winners pick home awards on the night.
It also saw electric performances from Eno Barony, Kofi Mole, Strongman, Sista Afia, Ras Kuuku, Kelvyn Boy among others others.
Tomorrow, Saturday August 29, the rest of the awards which have public voting stake, will be held.
Winners on the first day
Traditional Artiste – Tesa Cultural Troupe
Instrumentalist – Emmanuel Bludo
Best Male Vocalist – MOG
Female Vocalist – Celestine Donkor
Songwriter of the Year – Kofi Kinaata
Record of the Year – Bolgatanga Girl
Sound Engineer – Dan Grahl
Best Video – Killing Me by Cina Soul
Group of the Year – DopeNation
Producer of the Year – MOG
International Collaboration – Sarkodie ft. Rudebwoy (Lucky)
African Artiste – Burna Boy
Lifetime Achievement Award – George Darko