Ghanaian Hiphop artiste, Desmond Blackmore known on stage as D-Black has won Most Gifted African West Music Video at the 2012 Channel O Music Video Awards.
He won the award for his video, Falling which featured Nigerian rapper MoCheddah. D-Black beat off competition from fellow Ghanaian artiste Sarkodie and Nigerian artistes, Wizkid, Naeto C and Wande Coal.
This year’s awards came off at the Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa Saturday night and it awarded some of Africa’s finest artistes who excelled over the past year.
Other Ghanaian artistes nominated on the night failed to clinch their awards.
Rapper E.L who was nominated in the Most Gifted New Comer Video for his video, Turn the Lights Down lost out on that award to Nigeria's Davido. Nigeria's Ice Prince beat Ghanaian rapper, M.anifest to win the Most Gifted Hiphop Video award.
M.anifest congratulated D-Black via a tweet Sunday. The tweet read: "Congrats to D-Black for winning a Channel O award last night. Ayekoo."
On the night however, it was Nigerian superstar, D'Banj who stood tall walking home with the two awards, Most Gifted Male Video of the Year and Most Gifted Video of the Year .
Apart from the awards, there were exciting performances from MoCheddah, Davido, Zeus, Khuli Chana & Ice Prince.
Full list of winners:
Most Gifted African South Video of the Year Cashtime Fam - Shut it down (Stundee)
Most Gifted Group or Featuring of the year PSquare ft. May D & Akon - Chop My Money
Most Gifted Reggae Dance/Hall Buffalo Souljah ft Cabo Snoop - Styra Inonyengesa
Most Gifted African East AY feat Sauti Soul - I Don't Want to Be Alone
Most Gifted kwaito Ees feat Mandoza - Ayoba
Most Gifted African West Music video D-Black ft Mo'Cheddah - Falling
Most Gifted R&B Music Video of the year Flavour ft. Tiwa Savage - Oyi [Remix]
Most Gifted AfroPop BrymO - ARA
Most Gifted Hip Hop Video of the Year Ice Prince Zamani- Superstar
Most Gifted Dance Music Video of the Year DJ Cleo - Facebook
Most Gifted New Comer of the Year Davido - Dami Duro
Most Gifted Female Video of the Year Zahara - Loliwe
Most Gifted Male Video of the Year D'Banj - Oliver Twist