Dada Hafco, Okyeame Kwame, others win big at Highlife Music Awards

Highlife artiste Quarme Zaggy was adjudged Highlife Artiste of the Year at

The maiden edition of Highlife Music Awards has acknowledged the hard work of some musicians playing the music trade in the highlife genre.

The award ceremony which was held at the National Theatre on Friday, September 6, 2019, had musicians like Dada Hafco, Kumi Guitar, Okyeame Kwame and Akwaboah picking awards.

Dada Hafco

Others were Quarme Zaggy, Ebo Taylor and Kwan Pa.

There were great performances from Rex Omar, Akwaboah and Bless of Chochomucho fame.

The programme which was hosted by Abeiku Santana of Okay FM is aimed at projecting and preserving the highlife genre and motivating highlife musicians to keep charting the nearly-forgotten path.

See the full list of winners at Highlife Music Awards 2019 below:

Traditional Highlife music of the Year – Maame Ode

Palmwine Highlife Music of the Year – Kwanpa Music

Urban Highlife Music of the Year – Kumi Guitar

Guitar Band Highlife of the Year – Dada Hafco

Highlife Song of the Year – Akwaboah

Highlife Artiste of the Year – Quarme Zaggy

Big Band Highlife Music of the Year – Okyeame Kwame

Lifetime Achievement Award – Ebo Taylor

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