Reggae and dancehall artiste Samini has said that he deserves to be crowned the ‘Artiste of the Decade’ at the 2019 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA)
Musicians, Becca, Efya, Joe Mettle, No Tribe, Okyeame Kwame, R2Bees, Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, and Stonebwoy complete the list of entertainers eying the Artiste of the decade plaque.
Speaking at the VGMA Experience Concert which took place at the Black Star Square on Saturday, May 11, Samini said he stood tall among all the artistes nominated in the ‘Artiste of the decade’ category.
“I have been around for more than a decade and I have been relevant. Ever since I dropped Linda in 2006 till now, I have constantly come out with good songs and I think I deserve to win the Artiste of the Decade,” he explained.
The ‘My own’ hitmaker has also been nominated in Album of the Year, Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year and Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year categories.
Samini won the Best African Act at the 2006 MOBO Awards and has since won several awards including Gifted Reggae Dancehall Video Artiste in 2011, Kwame Nkrumah Award (Artiste Of The Year) at the Bass Awards, Best Performer at the MTV Africa Music Awards among others.