Kwabena Kwabena to receive lifetime achievement award at Central Music Awards

Ahead of the 10th edition of the prestigious Central Music Awards (CMA) on Friday 26th November at the Centre for National Culture (CNC) in Cape Coast, Heritage Promotions, organizers of the awards have revealed that Highlife legend, Kwabena Kwabena will be honoured with a lifetime achievement award.

Being the first regional awards in Ghana, the CMAs is set up to recognize and celebrate Musicians who have Central Region lineage.

“The contribution of Kwabena Kwabena cannot be overlooked in our music industry; not only in Central Region but across the country. He is still relevant since 2004 when he broke unto the scene and he has been a role model to many young Artistes including those from the Central Region. It is only right that we honour him with a lifetime achievement award this year” Francis Spio, the CEO of the awards scheme told The Chronicle.

“For those who don’t know, Kwabena Kwabena hails from GomoaAdaa in the Central Region so we are honouring a proud son of the soil. Since he emerged in 2004 in Kontihene’s ‘Esi’ and featured Kontihene on his own debut hit, ‘Aso,’ his contribution to the industry is unmatched” the CEO of CMA posited.

So far, Bessa Simons, Uncle Ato and Ebo Taylor are some of the recipients of the lifetime achievement awards at the Central Music Awards with Patapaa being the reigning Artiste of the year.

With 40 categories this year, the 10th edition of Central Music Awards is themed ‘Our music, our heritage.’


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