Nigerian Hip-hop music star, Davido has won the best songwriter award, while Cohbams Asuquo and others won awards in different categories at the Beatz Awards 2022.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Aderombi Adedayo, known as ‘Dee-One’, of Big Brother Naija fame and Ghanian female rapper, Nana Amporful, known as ‘Phronesis’, hosted the show and thrilled guests with jokes and entertainment.
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However, it was all glitz and sweet raves at the seventh edition of the Beatz Awards, held at Muson Centre in Lagos on Saturday, where Davido, DJ Lambo, Cohbams Asuquo and others won awards in different categories.
Furthermore, disc jokey Olawunmi Okerayi, popularly known as DJ Lambo, of Chocolate City, won the female DJ of the year for the second consecutive year, while Blaise Beat won the producer of the year.
Nigerian music producer Cobhams Asuquo was also honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Earlier, the Chief Executive Officer of the Beatz Awards, Elijah John, said it was to recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements of the creative minds behind music production, business, and distribution.
Also, the award for Afro Gospel Producer of the year went to Lagos Born drummer and multi-instrumentalist of Rox Nation, Samuel Giveson, known as SMJ. The awards for Best Blog of the year went to Bella Naija, a lifestyle, entertainment and fashion website in Africa founded by Uche Eze, while Pedroa Bandhit won the Best Life band award.
YBNL won the Best Record Label award, Boomplay won the Best Music Streaming Platform and VTek won the Best Mixing and Mastering Engineer. Silverbird Television won the best award for Entertainment Tv Station of the year and MTV Base won the Entertainment Cable of the year.