2nd Edition Of Western Gospel Awards Held

Amy Newman


Prolific GH, organisers of the annual Western Gospel Awards, have successfully organised the second edition of the awards at the Word of Life Assemblies of God Church in Takoradi last Saturday.

In all, over 19 categories were won by industry players in the gospel fraternity. Mrs. Amy Newman was honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award whereas Dr. Stephen Wayoe was honoured with remarkable contribution to the growth of the gospel industry.

Renowned gospel musician, KDM, won the Artiste of the Year and ‘Songwriter of the Year’ awards.

Some of the winners include Nana Kwesi Coomson who took home Western Best Blogger of the Year (233times.net), Ruger Quarm ft. Kofi Owusu Peprah – ‘The Name of Jesus’ won the Western Gospel Collaboration of the Year, Georgia and Georgette were honoured with Western Female Vocalist of the Year.  Etriakor Charle grabbed Western New Gospel Artiste of the Year award, among others.

Expressing his gratitude to sponsors and other contributors, Mr. Maxwell Bills Ansah, CEO of Prolific GH said, “such event comes with huge budget but with the support of our sponsors, we organised a befitting event to honour the works of the industry players in Western Region. The sponsors have always been the strongest support system.”

Sharing some of the challenges of the organisation of the awards, Mr. Ansah mentioned that, “sponsorship remain the biggest challenge but we are grateful to those who see the good in what we do and always come to our aid,” adding, “my team remain the best to get the excellent work done, not forgetting the people of Western Region for their unflinching support.”

The well-attended event witnessed outstanding ministration and performances from gospel artistes from the Western Region.