Joy FM’s comedy programme, Weekend City Show, has won the Best Radio Comedy Program of the Year award at the just-ended Comedy and Poetry Awards show.
The event held last Saturday virtually honoured and celebrated the creativity of people who are contributing enormously to the craft of comedy and poetry.
Weekend City Show airs on Joy 99.7 FM every Saturday from 7:30 am to 9 am. It is hosted by celebrated radio presenter Sammy Forson who is joined by regular guests Rubbin Adarkwa and chief drama of the Black Stars, Joseph Langabel.
Reacting to the news, Rubbin Adarkwa said he appreciates the fact that the show and its talent are recognised.
He told Sammy Forson that he has received testimonies from people about how much they enjoy listening.
Also winning awards were rapper Strongman who took home the Best Lyrical Album/EP of the Year for his work S.T.N, Eno Barony who won the Best Female Lyricist of the Year and Clemento Suarez with the Best Comedy Stage Act of the Year.
See the full list of winners below:
CATEGORIES AND WINNERS:
a. Best Comedy Sketch/Cartoon Artist of the Year
Tilapia the Cartoonist
b. Best TV Comedy Program of the Year
The Real News
c. Best Lyrical Album/EP of the Year
S.T.N – Strongman
d. Best Comedy Movie of the Year
Away Bus – Kofas Media
e. Best Spoken Word Album/EP of the Year
G.O.A.T – Rhyme Sonny
f. Best Comedy Event of the Year
Accra We Dey
g. Best Radio Comedy Program of the Year
The Weekend City Show – Joy FM
h. Best Discovery Spoken Word Act of the Year
Nakeeyat Sam Dramani
i. Best Female Lyricist of the Year
j. Best Discovery Comedian of the Year
MJ the Comedian
k. Best Discovery Lyricist of the Year
l. Best Spoken Word Event of the Year
Ehalakasa – Talk Party
m. Best Lyrical Song of the Year
Gifted – Flowkingstone
n. Best African Spoken Word Act of the Year
Siddiq Dzukogi – Nigeria
o. Best African Comedian of the Year
p. Best Comedy Skit Act of the Year
q. Most Popular Comedian of the Year
r. Best Comedy Stage Act of the Year
s. Best Male Lyricist of the Year
t. Best Stand Up Comedian of the Year
u. Best Spoken Word Act of the Year
v. Best Comedian of the Year
w. Comedy Legend
x. Poetry Legend
Ama Ataa Aidoo
y. Lyrics & Rhymes Legend