Ghanaian dancehall music stars, Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale, have been stripped of all the awards they won at the 20th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).
The VGMA board also announced that the two music rivals who endangered guests at the recently concluded awards have also been banned indefinitely from participating in the nominations, selections, and performances in the VGMAs scheme.
The shocking decision was announced at a press conference at the Alisa Hotel in Accra by Charterhouse and the Board of the awards.
The organisers said the two artistes breached the code of conduct of the scheme at the 20th anniversary of the VGMA.
The decision follows the scary brawl between team members of both artists on stage at the 2019 edition of the awards show, resulting in Stonebwoy pulling a gun.
Shatta Wale and his team were heading to the stage to join Stonebwoy who was receiving the 2019 Reggae and Dancehall Artiste of the Year award when trouble started.
The means that Shatta Wale is no longer the winner of the ‘Highlife Song of the Year’ for ‘My Level’ and ‘Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year’ for ‘Gringo’.
Stonebwoy has also lost the ‘Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year’ and ‘Best Collaboration of the Year’ awards he won.
Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy were arrested by the police on Sunday over the brawl.
However, Shatta Wale, later claimed that he was going on stage to congratulate Stonebwoy. The two artists were later released on Monday.