Diana Hamilton, a gospel singer, has been named Artiste of the Year at the 2021 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA 2021).
Diana Hamilton was the winner, beating out KiDi, Adina, Kuami Eugene, Sarkodie, and Medikal. Aside from winning the night’s final, Hamilton’s Adom (Grace) was named Song of the Year. In that area, she beat out KiDi, Sarkodie, Kuami Eugene, Medikal, and others.
Hamilton had previously won Gospel Song and Artiste of the Year, bringing her total number of prizes on the night to four.
By her win, Hamilton has become the second-ever gospel singer to win the ultimate in the 22-year history of the awards. Joe Mettle won in 2017.
She is also the second-ever female artiste to emerge as the Artiste of the Year at the VGMA. The first was Ebony Reigns who won in 2018. Considering that Ebony won the Artiste of the Year posthumously, Hamilton has become the first woman alive to receive the award.