Mr. Peter aka Fameye lost Record of the Year to Amaarae, who won with Sad Girls Luv Money.
Fameye in an interview after the awards said winning the Songwriter of the Year translates to the quality of his work but to him the ultimate prize of the night is the Record of the Year which he was expecting to win. “I was actually expecting the Record of the Year for my producer to get the Audio Producer of the Year. But unfortunately, I had to lose that, which is fine. But I’m kinda disappointed because I would have preferred that one. I feel taking the Record of the Year would have been the ultimate,” he told TV3.
Despite his disappointment over the missed award, the VGMA 23 Songwriter of the Year who broke Kofi Kinaata’s winning streak in the category pointed out at how the award recognizes the passion behind his craft as a musician.
His words were; “Being the songwriter, the whole awards for me, that’s the ultimate because it is that technical. So for me to be the Songwriter of the Year should tell you how technical and serious, and passionate I’m about my music. And so for me, I think I’m the Artiste of the Year.”