Budding Hiplife/Hip Hop Artiste, Barnabas Amu, with the stage name Keeny Ice, has been adjudged the Artiste of the Year at the , 2019 (VMAs’19). 
He beat competition from 6 other nominees in that category, including the 2018 Artiste of the Year, Agbeshie, to pick the ultimate award. 
The rapper went home with a cash prize of GhC1000 from the headline sponsors, helloadipa, GhC100 Jelili shopping voucher and $100 curtesy the Ho West Member of Parliament, Emmanuel Bedzrah. 
Keeny Ice, who raps in pidgin English and  Adzagbe – a language spoken in , Togo and Benin – also won the Best Rapper award. 
His song ‘Ebe God’, which featured Nigerian act Victor AD was as well adjudged the Best Collaboration at the helloadipa Volta Music Awards 2019. 
Speaking to the media, The Mo’she Music signee said “the award means a lot to me, because they have actually picked me as the eye of the region and in as much as I am happy, I still feel like it has given me a lot of work.”
“I have to put in a lot of work so that people will not regret making me the Artiste of the Year”, he added. 
KD Bakes walked away with the Best Male Vocalist and Best Music video of the year awards, while the 2018 Artiste of the year, Agbeshie swept the most popular song with his hit single ‘Wrowrohu’, which featured Medikal. ..
The Volta Music Awards scheme is an initiative by Eventic GH to recognise and reward acts for doing exceedingly well in the region’s music industry. 
Below is the full list of winners at the Helloadipa Volta Music Awards, 2019.


Gospel Song Of The Year – Kwame Gabby

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Song Writer Of The Year – Fiamor

*Best Entertainment School Of The Year – Ketabusco

*Hiplife Song Of The Year – Chris Phoebus

*Best Female Vocalist Of The Year – Queen Eyram

*Discovery Of The Year – Mawuli Younggod

*Traditional Song Of The Year – Selorm Razzy

*Best Male Vocalist Of The Year – KD Bakes

*Hiplife Artist Of The Year – Dan Zaki

*Highlife Artist Of The Year – Erastus

*Best Music Video Of The Year – KD Bakes

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*Lifetime Achievement Award Of The Year – Kwame senyo

*Reggae/Dancehall Song Of The Year – Wolfman

*Highlife Song Of The Year – Remy J

*Best Entertainment Company Of The Year – Mac D Empire

*Producer/Sound Engineer Of The Year – Jay Watt

*Best Collaboration Of The Year – keeny ice

*Best DJ/Promoter Of The Year – Dj Stephen

*Best Group Of The Year – Kleencers

*Gospel Artist Of The Year – Mama Peace

*Hiphop Song Of The Year – Mawuli Younggod

*Most Popular Song Of The Year – Agbeshie

*Media House Of The Year – Mav photography

*Reggae/Dancehall Artist Of The Year – Kush Elikem

*Best Rapper Of The Year – Keeny Ice

*Best Performer Of The Year – Nuh Prince

*Hounary Award goes to Jonilar stonebwoy .

*Online Influencer Of The Year – Dklass GH


Source: Ghanaweb.com