Charter House, organizers of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, has revealed nominees for this year’s event exclusively on Media General platforms. The VGMAs is arguably the biggest award scheme in Ghana that recognizes and rewards the hard work of artistes in the country.
This year is the 19th edition of the awards and it’s slated to come off on Saturday, April 14 at the Accra International conference Center (AICC).
This will be preceded by a nominee jam in Cape Coast on Saturday March 24. There will also be an after-event celebration jam at Tema, on Saturday, April 28. The hourly unveiling of nominees on Media General platforms Saturday March 3, saw both young and old artistes grab nominations in various categories.
The nominations are as follows: Boot for Boot- Joyce Blessing Obi Nyanime-Patience Nyarko Highlife Song of the Year
Total Cheat – Fancy Gadam Ft. Sarkodie Boys Boys – Nancee Ft. Guru Pain Killer – Sarkodie Ft. Runtown One Corner – Patapaa Ft. Ras Cann State of the Art – Teephlow Pen and Paper – Ko-jo Cue & Shaker
Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year Faya Burn Dem – Article Wan Dem Confuse – Shatta Wale Afro pop Song of the Year Jennifer Lomotey – Kurl Songx
Come From Afar – Stonebwoy Gospel Artiste of the Year Highlife Artiste of the Year Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year
Teephlow – State of the Art Best Music Video of the Year Kumi Guitar- Dream (Directed by Abass) King Promise – Selfish ( Directed by Vertex) B4bonah – My Girl (Directed by Nicol-Sey) Opanka – Wedding Car (Directed by Bra Shizzle) Captain Planet – Obi Agyi Obi (Directed by Phamous Films)
Lil Shaker & Ko-jo-Cue – Pen & Paper (Directed by Ekumodzi) Hiplife/Hip pop artiste of the year
Best Male Vocalist of the Year
Best Female Vocalist of the year Nana Yaa – Don’t leave alone
Best collaboration of the year Joe Mettle Ft. Luigi Maclean – Bo noo ni MzVee Ft. Patoranking – Sing my name remix Kurl Songx Ft. Sarkodie – Jennifer Lomotey Sarkodie Ft. Runtown – Pain Killer Shatta Wale Ft. SM Militants – Taking Over Captain Planet Ft. Kofi Kinaata – Obi Agyi Obi Girl
Becca Ft. Patoranking – Na Wash Best African artiste of the year Best New Artiste of the year