The Ghana Music Awards UK celebrated the best and brightest of Ghanaian talent on a crisp autumn night in London’s Royal Regency on Saturday, October 7, 2023.
Among the winners was UK-based Ghanaian Afro-gospel singer Joseph Matthew, who took home the coveted award for UK-based Gospel Song of the Year for his hit song “Blessed.”
Matthew beat out a strong field of nominees, including MayQueen, Samuel Sey, Alice Mackenzie, Yvonne Asamoah, and Minister Kofi Nyarko to claim the award.
His song, ‘Blessed’ which was produced by Francis Osei and directed by Martin Sean, has been a huge success, racking up bountiful streams on streaming platforms and inspiring listeners worldwide.
Iconic Ghanaian Reggae, Dancehall/Afrobeats artist Shatta Wale won the prestigious Artist of the Year award.
This is the second major award that Matthew has won. In 2020, he won the International Artist of the Year award at the maiden edition of the Emerging Ghana Music Awards.
He is one of the leading voices in the Afro-gospel genre, and his music continues to inspire and uplift listeners worldwide.
Joseph Matthew is currently out with his seventh single track dubbed ‘Promise Land’. The song released in June is at number 9 on the most credible gospel music chart in Ghana, Adom Top 10 Gospel Countdown hosted by Kwamena Idun on Adom FM.
The multiple-award-winning afro-gospel singer is known for hit songs such as Hallelujah, ‘Nyame Ye’, ‘Not Alone, My Story, The Name, Blessed and now Promise Land.
Watch the Blessed Music video below