Late Dancehall musician

Ebony, who was laid to rest Saturday (March 24) at the Osu Cemetery, was awarded the "Female Artiste of the Year" at the maiden edition of 3Music Awards. She beat a stiff competition from Becca, Joyce Blessing, Adina, MzVee and Sista Afia to win the prestigious award.

READ MORE: 3Music Awards full list of nominees

The ceremony held at the recently opened Fantasy Dome at the Centre on Saturday also saw Sarkodie, Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy lead with 3 awards each.

Other big winners include Tamale-based rapper Maccasio, Fancy Gadam, Patapaa and Gallaxy.

See below the full list of winners.

Best Ghanaian International Act of the Year Stormzy (UK)AFRICAN ACT OF THE YEAR Davido (Nigeria)INSTAGRAM STAR OF THE YEAR StonebwoyFACEBOOK STAR OF THE YEAR Shatta WaleMOST EVENTFUL SNAPCHAT CHANNEL BeccaFAN ARMY OF THE YEAR Shatta MovementDJ OF THE YEAR DJ Mic SmithBEST TWITSTAR StonebwoyBEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR Total Cheat by Fancy Gadam feat. SarkodieGOSPEL ACT OF THE YEAR Joe MettleHIGHLIFE ACT OF THE YEAR Kumi GuitarHIPLIFE/HIP-HOP ACT OF THE YEAR SarkodieREGGAE/DANCEHALL ACT OF THE YEAR StonebwoyMUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR Overdose by Sarkodie feat. Jesse JagzVIRAL SONG OF THE YEAR One Corner by PatapaaALBUM OF THE YEAR Highest by SarkodieBREAKOUT ACT OF THE YEAR MaccasioGROUP OF THE YEAR GalaxyFEMALE ACT OF THE YEAR Late Ebony ReignsMALE ACT OF THE YEAR Shatta WaleSONG OF THE YEAR Ayoo – Shatta Wale