Cwesi Oteng Wins African Artiste of The Year

Contemporary gospel music artiste, Cwesi Oteng, has made Ghana proud by winning the most envious Artiste of the Year (West Africa) and the Male Artiste of the Year at the 2014 African Gospel Music Awards (AGMA). The Artiste of the Year award is the topmost award of the event and Cwesi has won it twice in a row; the first being at last year’s event. The AGMA, which took place in London on Sunday August 24, was organised to celebrate the work of the gospel music ministry, showcase talents, innovation and success of our gospel artistes. AGMA awards African Gospel music artistes whose works qualified for awards after being nominations in the year (April 2013 – April 2014) under review. The ‘I Win’ hit maker is under the management of the leading multi-purpose entertainment company, BBnZ Live. “Congratulations Cwesi Oteng on winning Artiste Of the Year and his second West African Artiste Of The Year at the 2014 African Gospel Music Awards. May God continue to bless you,” a statement from the official Instagram page for BBnZ Live read. Below is the full list of winners for the 2014 AGMA: DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR Akesse Brempong (Ghana) & Meskeerem Getu(Ethiopia) ARTISTE OF THE YEAR CENTRAL AFRICA Gaby Irene Kamanzi (Rwanda) ARTISTE OF THE YEAR WEST AFRICA Cwesi Oteng ARTISTE OF THE YEAR EAST AFRICA Bahati ARTISTE OF THE YEAR USA & CANADA Dee Jones & Nii Addo ARTISTE OF THE YEAR EUROPE Allen Caiquo (UK) ARTISTE OF THE YEAR SOUTHERN AFRICA Pompi (Zambia) ARTISTE OF THE YEAR NORTH AFRICA/M.EAST & ASIA Bro. Philemon (China) VIDEO OF THE YEAR Who tell you say – Sammie Okposo FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR Nikki Laoye & Diana Hamilton RADIO PROGRAMME & DJ OF THE YEAR Sunday Best – Sabina Adorn Live Worship – K. Idan TV PROGRAM OF THE YEAR Divine Jams – Tina Owinyi (Uganda) AFRO RAP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR David Kalilani (Malawi) AFRO JAZZ ARTISTE OF THE YEAR Miller Luwoye (UK) GROUP/CHOIR OF THE YEAR Loveworld Music Ministry Durban (South Africa) EVENT OF THE YEAR Africa Worships- Sonnie Badu PRODUCER OF THE YEAR Koda SONG OF THE YEAR I know who I am – Sinach ALBUM OF THE YEAR Justified – Eben (Nigeria) MALE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR Cwesi Oteng (Ghana) TRAILBLAZER AWARD Gabriel Eziashi (UK) Rose Muhando (Tanzania) INSPIRATION AWARD Royal Priesthood (Ghana) Tim Tehilla Crew (Nigeria) AGMA SPECIAL AWARDS Shabach Fred Williams Wole Awolola Uvi Orogun CONTRIBUTION AWARD FOR THE PROMOTION OF AFRICAN GOSPEL MUSIC Zanele Mbokazi – CEO of Crown Gospel Awards (South Africa) U – Chenna- Destiny Child Talent Show (Nigeria) Alordia (UK Promoter) LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS Rev. Tim Omotoso (South Africa)