Samini Wins Big at 2013 BASS Awards + FULL Winners’ List


It was all delight when outstanding Ghanaian dancehall/reggae musician, Samini won four (4) awards including three (3) individual awards and a collaborated award with Stonebwoy at the just ended 2013 BASS Awards. He won the “Artiste of the Year”, “Best Dancehall Artiste”, “Best Performer (Reggae/Dancehall)” and the “Collaboration/Dancehall Song of the Year” with Stonebwoy.

The maiden event which took place at the National Theatre in Accra and saw equally creditable musicians in the genre honoured.  These include Iwan, Eazzy, Edem and Trigmatic, among others.

The main performer for the night, Elephant Man failed to make appearance to perform (more coming later.) However, there were lively performances from the likes of Stonebwoy, Kaakie, General Marcus, Trigmatic and Jupitar. Others include Eazzy, Black prophet, Natural Face, D3 and Na U.

The awards ceremony which was hosted by TV personality and actor, Chris Attoh and radio broadcaster, Nana Kwame Osei Sarpong popularly known as Norkus was undoubtedly up to expectation.

The event which was herald by a party at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday, July 5 was followed by an After-Party at the Aphrodisiac Night Club in Dzorwulu, Accra.



Most Popular Reggae Song of the Year = Hold Yuh (Trigmatic)

Discovery of the Year = Jupitar

Collaboration/Dancehall Song of the Year = Stonebwoy and Samini (Climax)

Collaboration/Reggae Song of the Year = Black Rasta and Jah Amber (Our Africa)

Alternative Song of the Year = Joe Mettle

Best Reggae Song of the Year = Ghetto Arise (Edem)

Best Female Vocalist = Kaakie

Best Male Vocalist = Mugeez

Album of the Year = Iwan (My Time)

Best African Act (Reggae/Dancehall) = 2Face Idibia

Producer of the Year = Kill Beatz (Time, Am Done)

Record of the Year = Knii Lante (Rocky Road)

Riddim of the Year = Forget Riddim (Jam Master Jay)

Best Performer (Reggae/Dancehall) = Samini

Best Song Writer (Reggae/Dancehall) = Rocky Dawuni (African Reggae Fever)

Best Dancehall Artiste = Samini

Best Reggae Artiste of the Year = Sherif Ghale

Artiste of the Year = Samini

Music Video of the Year (Reggae) = Na U (Independent Day)

Music Video of the Year (Dancehall) = Natural Face (So High)

Lifetime Achievement Award (Reggae/Dancehall) = Root Anabo and Felix Bell

The BASS Awards is organised by Rackus Productions and powered by Bullhaus Entertainment and Solid Multimedia.

Source: Yaw Sarpon |


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