Joseph Oscar Mettle, aka Joe Mettle a celebrated gospel artist in Ghana, has won the ultimate award in the 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Award.

Since the inception of Ghana Music Award in 2000, no gospel artiste has ever won this award. He won after beating Sarkodie, MzVee, EL, Stonebwoy, and Medikal to become Ghana’s topmost artiste.

His 2012 debut single Nhyira has now become a regular on the playlist of many households. Joe Mettle is an inspirational singer with more than 15 songs to his credit. Joe Mettle has performed in the United States of America, Nigeria, Jamaica, South Africa and the UK.

Okyeame Kwame – who will be at the IMPACT Music Conference – won best music video of the year for Small Small featuring MzVee. Other award categories at the Vodafone Ghana Music Award were:

Gospel Song of the Year – Ye Wo Nyame’a Ye Wo Adze by Nacee ft. Ernest Opoku
Highlife Song of the Year – Confessions by Kofi Kinaata
Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year – People Dey by Stonebwoy
Hip Hop Song of the Year – God MC by M.anifest
Hiplife Song of the Year – Go Low by Flowking Stone
Afro-Pop Song of the Year – Kaabuame by EL
Gospel Artiste of the Year – Joe Mettle
Highlife Artiste of the Year – Kofi Kinaata
Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year – Stonebwoy
Best Collaboration of the Year – Alhaji by VVIP ft Patoranking
Best Female Vocalist of the Year – Adina (Too Late)
Best Group of the Year – VVIP
Best Music Video of the Year – Small Small by Okyeame Kwame ft MzVee
African Artiste of the Year – Runtown
Best New Artiste of the Year – Fancy Gadam
Record of the Year – Too Late (Adina)
Vodafone Song of the Year – Christy (Dobble)
Album of the Year – Counselor (Nacee)
Artiste of the Year – Joe Mettle