Diana Hamilton grabs #VGMA22 Artiste of the Year award
Diana Hamilton, a popular Ghanaian gospel singer has become the second gospel artiste to bag the topmost award at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs).
The Adom hitmaker was on Saturday, June 26, 2021 crowned the 2021 Artiste of the Year at this year’s event held at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC).
She becomes the second gospel artiste after Joe Mettle in 2017 to win the topmost award for 2021.
Diana Hamilton performed on the night first with Joe Mettle, who made history in 2017.
She also becomes the second female artiste to win the crown after Ebony Reigns was decorated with the Artiste of the Year award in 2018 posthumously.
On a tough night in the category, following the optimism exuded by Enjoyment man KiDi, who swept four awards, Diana Hamilton could not hide her joy when she was named by Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mark Okraku Mantey as the winner of the topmost award.
The “Mo Ne Yo” composer had scooped three awards viz Best Gospel Song, Best Gospel Artiste and Vodafone Most Popular Song before carrying the night with the Artiste of the Year.
She thanked all her fans, the Church of Pentecost, her husband and loved ones for supporting her career this far.
Before this year’s awards, the UK-based artiste had won the Gospel Artiste of the Year in 2020 and was even a nominee for the Artiste of the Year in that year’s edition.