Highlife artiste, Bisa Kdei won ‘Video of The Year’ award at the 2016 African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) held over the weekend in Dallas, Texas, United States of America.
Kdei beat competition from Flavour, Phyno, Koredo Bello and Sauti Sol to win the award.
The award scheme, organizers say “is the sole award ceremony in the Diaspora that caters to all musical genres including but not limited to: Afrobeats, Assiko, Bongo, Decale, Funana, Genge, Highlife, Hiplife, Kwaito, Lingala and Soukous.”
It was hosted by Nigerian Comedian BasketMouth and Reality TV Star Cynthia Bailey.
Born Ronald Kweku Dei, he gained mainstream attention with the soundtrack for the movie ‘Azonto Ghost’ which got him a ‘Best Movie Soundtrack of the Year’ award at the 2012 Ghana Movie Awards.
Since then he has released about a dozen singles which have all gained massive rotation on mainstream radio and Television.
He has collaborated with the likes of Sarkodie, D Black, Efya, Obrafour, and Kwaw Kese. He recently recorded a song with Nigerian act, Davido.
Kdei has also headlined a number of shows in Ghana and outside the country.
His second album ‘Breakthrough’ was released last year to great praise by industry watchers and music fans.
He won four awards: ‘Most Popular Song of the Year’, ‘Highlife Song of the Year’, ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Highlife Artiste of the Year’ at the 2016 Ghana Music Awards.
Kdei was also nominated at the 2015 African Entertainment Awards in the ‘Best Male International Act’ category.