Lifetime Achievement Awards: Gyedu Blay AmbolleyAmbolley has almost 30 albums to his credit and has received numerous musical awards.


  • In October of 2003, he was recognized for his commitment to his musical craft with a Lifetime Achievement Award by The Jazz at Drew from Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles,CA
  • He received a Congressional, Gubernatorial Certificate of Special Recognition by Congresswoman Juanita Millinder McDonald
  • L.A. Weekly nominated Ambolley for Best World Beat Recombinant Artists – 2003






Ambolley has also won the following awards:

  • Most Consistent Artist-Ghana (1980)
  • Album and Song of the Year-Ghana (1990)
  • Trend Music Awards-Ivory Coast (1997)
  • Africa-American History Award-MWEPC, L.A. CA (2001)
  • Afrikan Music Award – Los Angeles (2002)
  • Malcom X Music Festival Award-L.A.CA. (2002)



Most recently, Ambolley was awarded for “his contributions towards Ghanaian music in the diaspora”, by the city of Philadelphia (United States of America), on the 10th of June 2016.