Ghanaian singer, Efya has stated that her hard work and relevance in the music industry for the past decade makes her the better candidate to win the “Artiste Of The Decade” award at this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs).
According to the “Little Things” singer, not only did she create a whole new genre for other female artistes to follow, she did so whilst continuing to stay relevant.
In an interview with Joy News’ MzGee at the celebration of the 93rd birthday celebration of the British Queen here in Ghana, Efya stated that she deserved the nomination.
“Everybody that I have seen posting it thinks I deserve to be there. I think I deserve to be as well,” she said.
When asked by MzGee if she thought she had stayed relevant in the past decade, Efya answered saying:
“I’ve definitely been relevant over a decade. I have been doing ‘Girl Talk’ for four years, it is the only show in Ghana that brings all the women together and I have sold out every show, relevance. I have collaborated with at least more than 10 international African artistes and made hits, relevance. I created a whole new genre for female artiste to follow, I inspired a whole generation, relevance,” she added.
Efya has been nominated alongside Sarkodie, Samini, Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, VIP, Ohemaa Mercy, Ruff and Smooth, Okyeame Kwame, Joe Mettle and 4×4 for the Artiste of the Decade award at the 20th anniversary of the VGMAs.
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