The BASS Awards 2017 winners have been announced and this took place during an august ceremony held on Thursday, December 28 2017, at the National Theatre in Accra, Ghana.
The award scheme that celebrates excellence in reggae and dancehall musician in Ghana saw Ebony win the ultimate Kwame Nkrumah Awards (Artiste of the Year). She also won the Female Vocalist of the Year.
BET Awards winner Stonebwoy also won four (4) — including the Best Dancehall Video of the Year, Album of the Year, Dancehall Song of the Year and Album of the Year. Other winners were Ras Kuuku, Rudebwoy Ranking, MzVee and more.
There were performances from MzVee, Epixode, Jahlead, Patoranking, as well as MTN Hitmaker contestant Xali Hali.< Find the full list of winners below: BEST DANCEHALL VIDEO OF THE YEAR People Dey – Stonebwoy BEST REGGAE VIDEO OF THE YEAR Bad System – Ras Kuuku DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR Talk To Me – Stonebwoy ft Kranium REGGAE SONG OF THE YEAR Pain Dem – Rudebwoy Ranking DANCEHALL COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR Happy Day – A.K. Songstress ft Zeal REGGAE COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR Nobody Else – MzVee ft Black Prophet ALTERNATIVE SONG OF THE YEAR One Love – Nat Abbey ALBUM OF THE YEAR Livingstone – Stonebwoy SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR Blakk Rasta PRODUCER OF THE YEAR Mix Master Garzy YAA ASANTEWA AWARD (RECORD OF THE YEAR) Black Prophet – In Times Like These KWAME NKRUMAH AWARD (ARTISTE OF THE YEAR) Ebony MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR Knii Lante FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR Ebony BEST PERFORMER OF THE YEAR Stonebwoy REGGAE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR Ras Kuuku DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR Xhila Roy RIDDIM OF THE YEAR Irie Bus (Kaskis) BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT OF THE YEAR Patoranking LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Nana Appiah Mensah, CEO of Zylofon Media