Ghana’s fastest rapper and BET Awards Best African Act winner, Sarkodie perhaps suffered his most unexpected loss on the global awards stage yet when he lost out on the Nigerian Entertainment Awards gong for Pan African Artist Or Group Of The Year.

The award went to Viviane Ndour, a Senegalese pop singer who is the former sister-in-law of Youssou N’Dour. She is also best known as the ‘Queen of Mbalax’.

Also in the category were HHP, Cabo Snoop, Donaeo and Noni Zondi. Ghana also lost out in the movie categories with no wins for Majid Michel, Yvonne Okoro and Juliet Ibrahim. The ceremony was held on Sunday night in New York and here are some of the winners:

Best Album Of The Year
Superstar – Wizkid

Hottest Single Of The Year
Dami Duro

Best New Act Of The Year

Best Pop/R&B Artist Of The Year

Best Rap Act Of The Year

Music Producer Of The Year
Don Jazzy

Best Actress (Film)
Funke Akindele
World Dj
Dj Jimmy Jatt

Best Entertainment Personality
Uti Nwachuku

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