DJ Switch Beats Vyrusky, Others …To Emerge As 2019 Best
Young and talented disc jockey, DJ Switch, has been crowned as the ‘Best DJ of the Year’ at the 2019 Ghana DJ Awards. She beat other top DJs in the country, including DJ Mic-Smith, DJ Vyrusky, DJ Sly, DJ Aroma and DJ Black to win the slot.
The highly-billed event came off at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) and saw performances from 2019 VGMA Best New Artist of the Year, Wendy Shay, Eno Barony and other arts.
By this award, she has become the youngest individual to win the Best DJ of the Year award, barely a year on after winning the ‘Discovery of the Year’ award in 2018. She also won the Best Female DJ Award.
Switch, known in her private life as Erica Armah Bra-Bulu Tandoh, came into the limelight after being crowned winner of Talented Kids 2017.
She had since gone on to perform at international events, including opening the Bill and Melinda Gates’ Foundation’s annual Goalkeepers event in New York before numerous world leaders.
She recently founded The DJ Switch Foundation, advocating for quality education, adequate health care, gender equality and sustainable development.
Below is the list of the Ghana DJ Awards 2019 Winners:
Best DJ Northern Region – DJ Kofi
Best Upper East Region – DJ Kokobioko
Best DJ Upper West Region – DJ Pirate
Best DJ Brong Ahafo Region – DJ Shaker
Best DJ Volta Region – DJ Cantona
Best DJ Ashanti Region – DJ Aroma
Best DJ Eastern Region – DJ Stanzy
Best DJ Western Region – DJ Edita
Best DJ Central Region – DJ Blaqout
Best DJ Greater – Accra Region – DJ Mic Smith
Best Male Radio DJ – DJ Phletch
Best Mobile DJ – DJ Toyor
Best Mixtape of the Year – Highlife Time By DJ Aberga
Best Club Emcee – DJ P Raven
Best DJ Song of the Year – My Level by Shatta Wale
Best Reggae Dancehall DJ – Nana Ntow
Best Scratch DJ – DJ Mp3s3p3s3
Best Video Jockey – DJ Pakorich
Lifetime Achievement Award – DJ Veejay
Best Emcee – Kojo Manuel
Best Campus DJ – iPhone DJ
Best Hiplife /Afrobeat – DJ Advicer
Best Pub DJ – DJ Sarondo
Best International Ghanaian DJ – DJ Akua (U. S. A)
Discovery DJ of the Year – Gal Dem DJ
Best Artiste DJ – DJ Vyrusky
Best Event DJ – DJ Sly
Best Female DJ – DJ Switch
Best Record Promoter – DJ Adviser
Best Gospel DJ – DJ K. O. K.
Best DJ /Artiste Collaboration – DJ Vyrusky ft.
Best Highlife DJ – Oyoko Dehye
Best DJ of the Year – DJ Switch
Ghana DJ Awards is a Merqury Republic initiative owned by DJ and radio presenter, Merqury Quaye of Accra-based radio station, Hitz FM. The award scheme is the only kind in Ghana that celebrates and appreciates the talents of Disc Jockeys (DJs) who promote Ghana music.
The Awards is an exciting annual program designed to foster the development of the Ghana music industry by rewarding and celebrating Radio, Mobile and Club Disc Jockeys who have excelled in their fields of endeavor.