Nigerian singer and producer, Runtown was the toast of the night at the Vodafone Ghana Music awards where he won African artist of the year.
The 18th edition of the ceremony held on Saturday night at the Accra International Conference Centre.
The Enugu-born artiste, in November 2016 released ‘Mad Over You’, and the song immediately won over fans and music critics across the continent and beyond.
‘Mad Over You’ charted at number 38 on Billboard Twitter top tracks chart.
The 27-year-old singer, in 2015 released his debut album, Ghetto University, and featured artistes like DJ Khaled, Phyno and Wizkid.
Here is the full list of winners at the Ghana Music Awards ceremony:
Vodafone Most Popular Song of the Year: Dobble – Christy
Artiste of the Year: Joe Mettle
Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year: Stonebwoy
Hiplife Song of the Year: Stonebwoy – Go Low
African Artist of the year: Runtown
Gospel Artiste of the Year: Joe Mettle
Highlife Artiste of the Year: Kofi Kinaata
Record of the year: Adina – Too Late
Hip-hop Song of the Year: M.anifest – god MC
Best New Act: Fancy Gadam
Afro-pop Song of the Year: E.L – Kaabu Ame
Best Music Video of the Year: Okyeame Kwame – Small Small feat. MzVee
Best Male Vocalist: Joe Mettle
Best Group of the Year: VVIP
Best Female Vocalist: Adina
Album of the Year: The Counsellor by Nacee
Hiplife/Hip pop Artiste of the year: Sarkodie
Best Rapper of the Year: M.anifest
Gospel Song of the Year: Nacee – Yewo Nyame A Yewo Adze
Unsung Artiste: Kuami Eugene
Highlife Song of the Year: Kofi Kinaata – Confession
Songwriter of the Year: Kofi Kinaata – Confession
Best Collaboration of the Year: “Alhaji” by VVIP feat. Patoranking
Lifetime Achievement Awards: Paapa Yankson
Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year: Stonebwoy – People Dey