Wiyaala shows class at Afrima


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The 2012 Vodafone Icons winner, Wiyaala, has
swept two desirable awards at the maiden
edition of the ‘All Africa Music
Awards’ (AFRIMA) held in Lagos, Nigeria a
few weeks ago.
Wiyaala, a proven ambassador for Ghanaian
music, won two 23.9-carat gold-plated
trophies for The Most Promising Artiste in
Africa and The Revelation of the African
Continent .
Since winning the Vodafone Icons reality show
in 2012, the young songstress from the Upper
East Region has captured a string of awards
and citations including Face of Pepsi Ghana ,
Converse All Stars Brand Ambassador for
Ghana , the Youth Achievers Award of the
Upper West, Female Personality of the Year at
the Sissala Prestige Awards, and Music
Ambassador for the Upper West region.
Commenting on the awards to journalists in
Lagos, Wiyaala said:
“I am grateful for being recognized yet again. I
am optimistic that my success as a young
woman will inspire many youth in my
community and the entire country to strive for
greatness”.
Marketing Director for Vodafone Ghana Agnes
Emefa-Essah said:
“As a company, we are delighted to be at the
forefront of music in the country. Wiyaala’s
exploits on the African continent gives us
more determination to continue to make
further inroads and empower young musical
talent in the country. This is what we want as
a company; to be a driver in the realisation of
dreams and aspirations for the youth of this
country”.
The All Africa Music Awards was broadcast
live on109 TV stations and attended by a host
of international African music celebrities
including Davido and 2face Idibia from
Nigeria, DJ Arafat from Cote D’Ivoire, Mi Casa
from South Africa, Ahmed Soultan from
Morocco, Laurette La Perle from Democratic
Republic of Congo and a host of others.
Tweets by @Y1079FM

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