Five fine Ghanaian gospel artistes graced the finals of the maiden edition of Atinka TV’s gospel band reality show, dubbed Kronkron.
Professor Kofi Abraham, Elder Mireku, SP Kofi Sarpong, Ernest Opoku and Apostle Oko Hackman came together to perform one song to thrill the audience at the gospel music show, which saw the We2 Praise band emerging tops and taking home a set of musical instruments and a cash prize of Ghc10,000.
The gospel music competition which is telecast live on TV, is the brainchild of Elder Samuel Amo Tobin of Tobinco, designed to bring the bands together, share ideas and worship God.
Two other gospel musicians, Abena Serwaa Ophelia and Hannah Marfo were also there and entertained the audience with their performances.
After 11 weeks of an audition involving 24 bands, 10 were selected for the finals.
Throughout the 11 weeks, the bands performed before a live audience and a panel of judges.
The 10 bands were Joyful Singers (JS), Favel Music band (FM), Heavenly Flames (HF), Adam Nana, Divine Voices (DV) Nkwa, the Faith Voices (FV), We2 Band (We2), Catholic Adehyemma (ADM) and 4G Crew (4G).
We2 band emerged as the overall best and took home a set of musical instruments and a GHc10,000 cash prize.
The ADM Band and 4G Crew placed second and third respectively and took home cash prizes of GHc10,000 and GHc5,000.
The 4th to 7th placed bands received GHc2,000 each whilst the 8th and 9th bands received GHc1000 each.
Other awards presented were the Most Promising Band which went to We2 band, the Best Drummer, Bernard Mensah of Adam Nana Band, Best Bassist, Sylvanus Teiman of We2 Praise, Best Lead Guitarist, Samuel Tawiah of 4G Crew, Best Pianist, Elvis Awuku Chartey of FM Band, Best Backing Vocal, ADM and Best Vocalist, Emmanuel Paul Nimfah-Wilkinson of ADM Band.