Ghana’s international female act, Wiyaala, has been crowned the Artiste of the Year at the 2019 edition of the Ghana Arts and Culture Awards.

The acting President of the Musicians Union of Ghana, Bessa Simons, presented to the singer at the event which took place at the Accra International Conference Centre on December 7.

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2019
Wiyaala (Left) and Bessa Simons

She took to her Twitter handle to share the news with her fans.

“Ghana’s Artist of the Year is @Wiyaala presented by Bessa Simons acting President of Musiga Thank you! @Ghartsnculture  Awards 2019 partnered by @MOTACGhana Sponsors @GihocL,” Wiyaala wrote.

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2019

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards which was launched in September 2019 seeks to honour individuals and brands who have made significant contributions to the Arts and Culture Industry in Ghana.

CEO of Azmera Restaurant, a Ghanaian catering facility that specialises in serving Ghanaian dishes, Ms Afua Krobea Asante, won the Cultural Heritage Entrepreneur.

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2019

Afrochella, a music festival organised in December won the Festival Event of the Year.

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2019

Winning the Ghanaian Visual Artist of the Year was artiste Julian Selby.

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2019

Bello Couture GH also won the Ghanaian Fashion Designer of the year.

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2019
CEO of Bello Couture GH, Ben Bello receiving the award

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2019

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2019

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2019

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2019

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2019

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2019

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2019