Fast rising Gospel Artiste, Emmanuel Arkoh popularly known in the music industry as EL-Manuel emerged as the winner of the Gospel Artiste of the year at the Western Music Awards.

The second edition of the Western Music Awards was held at the Best Western Plus Atlantic Hotel on Saturday, May 12th, 2018. The Gye Nu D hitmaker saw off competition from the likes of SK Frimpong, Perpetual Didier, Vincent Nyarko, Prof Albert Mc Williams and Praise Erskine in the second edition of the flagship program.

EL-Manuel, who gained two nominations, thanked the Almighty God and his fans after winning the biggest award in the gospel category. His winning did not come as a surprise to many as he played many shows and has many following compared to his fellow artiste in the region.