Yannel wins maiden edition of Ghana’s Most Photogenic


Yannel has emerged winner of the maiden edition of Ghana’s Most Photogenic, a TV3 reality show.

Yannel, who is now the first model to win the contest received a cash prize of GH₵10,000, will have a trip abroad, a spa treatment from JM Salon and Spa, a feature in a magazine and a brand ambassadorial deal with Media General as well as make-up products.

The other four finalists; Aku Yayra, Yenu, Saraphina Fafali and Blaq Angela walk away with GH₵3000 each, make up products, a local trip to be sponsored by Adansi travels and products from Pepsodent.

The criteria for awarding all finalists was a 60 percent score from judges based on performances by the finalists for the night in addition to a 40 percent vote from the general public.


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The current Queen of Ghana’s Most Beautiful, Selorm graced the event which also had amazing performances from Ayigbe Edem, Abiana, Lali X Lola and winner of mentor season 12, Byno Ayomi.

The night of the finale was filled with a series of modelling and display of fashion from various designers including Afriken by Nana, Eugene d’wise, Sam’s Collection, Bebelino Garments and Ragueldeh.

The judges for the night were Rodney Quarcoo, a photographer, philanthropist and model, Victoria Michaels and Josh, a model.

The contest which begun with 12 contestants had only five finalists battling it out at the Grand finale which was held on Saturday, January 20 at the World Trade Centre, Accra.

Launched in November last year, TV3’s Ghana’s Most Photogenic programme was designed to discover young and aspiring female models with exceptional talents.

After an extensive audition at the premises of Media General, only 12 models out of the many young models were selected to compete in the pageant.

All 12 contestants were subsequently provided with photogenic tasks such as the Commercial, Bridal, Bathtub, Christmas and ‘Hawk the Walk’ shoots leaving only five finalists.