D-Black grabs his first Channel O award as D’Banj tops all

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D'Banj The 9th Annual Channel O Music Video Award held in South Africa on Saturday evening, delivered 14 winners at a glitz-filled evening that saw Ghanaian hiphop artist, D-Black winning his first Channel O award after several nominations in the past. He won the Most Gifted West African Video for ’Falling’ ft Mo Cheddah.

Leading the winner’s list was Nigerian superstar D’Banj who capped an amazing 2012 by taking home the most anticipated award of the night Most Gifted Video of the Year for his chart-topper “Oliver Twist”. The video also saw 2011 Special Recognition recipient take home the fiercely contested award for Most Gifted Male Video.

On an evening that featured a host of superb live performances from many of South Africa’s dance and house hotshots – including Mi Casa, DJ Zinhle, and Bucie – it was a South African innovator DJ Cleo who won Most Gifted Dance Video for his social network hit “Facebook” beating off some stiff competition.Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince was not just a winner on the night, he was the award’s co-host with South Africa’s own Bonang Matheba – and the couple brilliantly kept the flow going on a night jam-packed with live music performances and the who’s who of African entertainment.

The awards evening was capped when multi-talented South African music veteran, Oskido, was named as this year’s Special Recognition recipient at the 9th Annual Channel O Music Video Awards.

Full list of winners:

Most Gifted African East award – AY ft Sauti Sol – “I Don’t Want to Be Alone”

Most Gifted South Video – Cashtime Fam – “Shut It Down (Stundee)”

Most Gifted African West Video – D-Black ft Mo Cheddah – “Falling”

Most Gifted R&B Video Award – “Oyi” by Flavour featuring Tiwa Savage

Most Gifted Kwaito Video – EES featuring Mandoza – “Ayoba”

Most Gifted Hip Hop Video – Ice Prince – “Superstar”

Most Gifted Ragga Dancehall Video – Buffalo Souljah featuring Cabo Snoop – “Styra Inonyengesa”

Most Gifted Afro Pop Video – Brymo – “Ara”

Most Gifted Female Video – Zahara – “Loliwe”

Gifted Newcomer – Davido – “Dami Duro”

Most Gifted Duo, Group or Featuring Video – P-Square featuring Akon and May D – “Chop My Money”

Most Gifted Male Video – D’banj – ‘Oliver Twist’

Most Gifted Video – D’banj – ‘Oliver Twist’

Source:AmeyawDebrah.Com

Tagged: D-Black, D’Banj, Dami Duro, Oliver Twist, Brymo, Ara, AY, Mo Cheddah, Falling, Channel O Music Video Awards, Entertainment, Africa

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