Ghanaian rapper signed to the AMG music label Samuel Adu Frimpong, professionally knows as Medikal has been awarded the Best African Artiste of the Year at the 2018 International Achievement Recognition Awards (IARA).
Medikal beat other big wits to win in the category at an event held at Hilton Hotel London Canary Wharf on Saturday September 22, 2018.
International Achievement Recognition Awards (IARA) confers, highlight outstanding talents, laudable initiatives and recognise the hard work of those in Theatre, Music, Film/TV and the Fashion industry.
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Founded in 2014, IARA is aimed at celebrating artists across the Art and Entertainment industry; for Excellence, Inclusion, Diversity, Equality, and Innovations.
IARA, acknowledges role models who have excelled within their respective industries and have put foundation in place for continued success and expansion.
Below is the full list of winners at IARA 2018.
Best Actor
Jamie Lomas
Best Actress
Joselyn Dumas
Best Young Actor
Zack Morris
Best Young Actress
Zynelluh Zuh
Best Emerging Actor
Kevin Leslie
Best Emerging Actress
Ionica Adriana
Best Male TV Presenter
Matt Johnson
Best Female TV Presenter
Lisa Cannon
Best Male Artist
Micheal Dapaah
Best Female Artist
Tallia Storm
Best Young Male Artist
Donel Mangena
Best Young Female Artist
Lucy Kane
Best Fashion Female Designer
Toyin Lawani
Best Fashion Male Designer
David Koma
Best Female Stage Performer
Kimmy Edwards
Best Male Stage Performer
Jay Perry
Best Director
Patrick Ryder
Best Media Personality
Bonang Matheba
Best African Music Artist – Medikal
Best International Actress
Amel Bouchoucha
Best International Actor
Vijay Joseph
Best International Male Artist
Peter Okoye Mr P
Best International Female Artist
Salma Rachid
Best Independent magazine
Rion Magazine