The African Gospel Music & Media Awards 2017 (AGMMA)was a successfully held in London on Saturday 03 June 2017.
Notable gospel artistes across Africa were present at the awards night which wasÂ culmination of its year long activities includingÂ seminars, resource and networking events, regional concerts and career guidance.
VGMA reigning artiste of year, Joe Mettle was adjudged Artiste of Excellence-West Africa, songstress, Diana Antwi Hamilton was awarded Artiste of Excellence-Europe and Community Award, Ohemaa Mercy, Nii Okai and Danny Korsah were honoured with Leadership Award.
Multiple award winning gospel act, Sonnie Baduâs âSoundz of Afrika album won Album of Excellence and Trailblazer Awards respectively. Other Ghanaian gospel stars who excelled on the night wereÂ Bro. Philemon (Artiste of Excellence- Asia/Australia/NZ),Â Jerry Bonsu andÂ Edmund Gyawu were both honoured with Levites Award.
The African Gospel Music & Media Awards (AGMMA) is the premier gospel event that recognises the immense gospel talent that exists within the African gospel music and Christian media fraternity and beyond, and honours and rewards them accordingly at its annual awards event.
The awards seek to unearth, encourage, motivate and inspire musicians and media outfits to aspire to attain excellence in their ministries and businesses, and to be of better service to the kingdom.
The AGMMA is produced by 1615 Media, a UK based Christian Media and Events Company with international affiliations in the media and music industry.
SEE FULL LIST OFÂ AGMMA 2017 WINNERS
DISCOVERY OF EXCELLENCE
ARTISTE OF EXCELLENCE EAST AFRICA
Mercy Masika (Kenya)
ARTISTE OF EXCELLENCE CENTRAL AFRICA
Mike Kalambay (DRC)
ARTISTE OF EXCELLENCE USA & CANADA
TV PROGRAM OF EXCELLENCE
Turning Point International (USA)
RADIO PROGRAM OF EXCELLENCE
PG Breakfast Show (Premier Gospel UK)
Gospel Sunday (Milele FM)
MUSICAL GROUP OF EXCELLENCE
Tim Godfrey & the Xtreme Crew (Nigeria)
SONG OF EXCELLENCE
ALBUM OF EXCELLENCE
Soundz of Afrika (Sonnie Badu)
GOSPEL BLOG/ONLINE PROMO OF EXCELLENCE
Gospel Buzz South Africa
ARTISTE OF EXCELLENCE WEST AFRICA
Joe Mettle (Ghana)
ARTISTE OF EXCELLENCE SOUTHERN AFRICA
ARTISTE OF EXCELLENCE EUROPE
ARTISTE OF EXCELLENCE ASIA/AUSTRALIA/NZ
Bro. Philemon (Ghana)
AFRO RAP/HIP HOP ARTISTE OF EXCELLENCE
INSTRUMENTAL ARTISTE OF EXCELLENCE
MUSIC PRODUCER OF EXCELLENCE
Neville D (South Africa)
Stephen Akinyele (Shabach)
VIDEO OF EXCELLENCE
Mkazi wa Kumwamba (Suffix)
ONLINE GOSPEL STATION OF EXCELLENCE
Amen Radio (Nigeria)
FEMALE ARTISTE OF EXCELLENCE
MALE ARTISTE OF EXCELLENCE
Sammie Okposo (Nigeria)
EVENT OF EXCELLENCE
Spirit & Life Live (Ntokozo Mbambo)
Peter âRemiâ Odumesi