Ghana’s fastest rapper, Sarkodie has won the ‘Best Hip Hop’ at the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban, South Africa Saturday night.

Sarkodie beat AKA (South Africa), Ice Prince (Nigeria), Khuli Chana (South Africa), and Olamide (Nigeria) to win the award.

Nigeria’s Tiwa Savage beat Ghana’s songstress Efya to the 'Best Female' category. That category also had Arielle T (Gabon), Chidinma (Nigeria), DJ C’ndo (South Africa) as nominees.

Shortly after winning the award, Sarkodie took to microblogging site, Twitter to thank God and his fans for helping him win the award.

“Teamsark I looove you!!!! Thanks 2 God almighty!!! We won!!!! GHANA!!! Thanks for ur vote . God bless yall”, he tweeted and added that, “God is Good”.

Ghanaian hiphop artiste, D-Black also congratulated Sarkodie on his win. “Raaaaah!!! @sarkodie wins the @MTVbaseAfrica award for Best HipHop!!!!!! Congrats ma gee!!!!”

Full list of the winners:

Best Male: Davido (Nigeria)

Best Female: Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

Best Group: Mafikizolo (South Africa)

Best New Act: Stanley Enow (Cameroon)

Best Live Act: Flavour (Nigeria)

Best Collaboration: “Y-tjukutja” – Uhuru Ft. Oskido, DJ Bucks, Professor and Yuri Da Cunha (South Africa/Angola)

Best Hip Hop: Sarkodie (Ghana)

Best Alternative: Gangs of Ballet (South Africa)

Best Francophone: Toofan (Togo)

Best Lusophone: Anselmo Ralph (Angola)

Artist of the Year: Davido (Nigeria)

Song of the Year: “Khona” – Mafikizolo ft Uhuru (South Africa)

Best Video: Clarence Peters (Nigeria)

Best Pop: Goldfish (South Africa)

Best International: Pharrell

Personality of the Year: Lupita Nyong’o (Kenya)

MTV Base Leadership Award: Ashish J. Thakkar (Tanzania)

Transform Today Award by Absolut: Clarence Peters (Nigeria)