Highlife artiste KiDi was the big winner at the 4th edition of the 3Music Awards on Saturday, March 27, taking home the topmost award on the night, Artiste of the Year.
KiDi, who beat the likes of Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Diana Hamilton, Adina, Kuami Eugene, Fameye and Medikal to win the coveted award, also won Song of the Year (Enjoyment), Afrobeats/Afropop Song of the Year (Enjoyment) and EP of the Year with Blue at the show which which came off at the Grand Arena of the Accra International Conference Centre.
n spite of the coronavirus pandemic, 2020 was a great year for KiDi whose Blue EP, released in the lockdown was a huge hit. The EP had the chart topping Say Cheese.
Other winners on the night were Gospel musician Diana Hamilton who picked three awards; Gospel Song of the Year with Adom, Gospel Act of the Year and the Best female Vocalist of the Year; Yaw Tog who won Hip Hop Song of the Year; Dead Peepol which won Group of the Year; Mr Drew who picked up Breakthrough Act of the Year; Adina won Reggae/ Dancehall Song of the Year; Kuami Eugene won Highlife Act of the Year while Stonebwoy who the Album of the Year with Anloga Junction, Viral Song of the Year (Putuu) and Highlife Song of the Year with Sobolo.
The event, which was virtual but had a small audience inside the Grand Arena, started around 9 p.m. with comedians OB Amponsah, Lekzy Decomic and Akrobeto as the red carpet hosts. They made the event interesting with their funny and witty words and exceptional interviews with the artistes.