Charterhouse, the organisers of the 20th Edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2019 has released the nominees’ list of the upcoming awards scheme.

Charterhouse Productions Ghana, the organizers of the coveted awards scheme had a constituted Academy Board which shortlisted the various nominations for the year.

The Ghana Music Awards is an award scheme designed to recognize, celebrate the hard work and dedication of various stakeholders and players in the entertainment industry.

Below is the full list of nominees

Artiste of the year

  1. King Promise
  2. Kuami Eugene
  3. Joe Mettle
  4. Sarkodie
  5. Shatta Wale
  6. Stonebwoy

Hiplife Song of the Year

  1. Ayekoo – Medikal ft. King Promise
  2. KpooKeke – Stonebwoy ft. KwesiAuthur, Medikal, Darkovibes and Kelvynboy
  3. Wiase Ye De RMX – Quamina MP ft. KwesiAuthur and Yung C
  4. Eish – Dopenation
  5. Can’t Let You Go – Sarkodie ft. King Promise
  6. Blow My Mind – Flowking Stone ft. Akwaboah
  7. ObiaaWo Ne Master – YaaPono ft. Stonebwoy
  8. Baby Girl – Strongman ft. Kuami Eugene

Highlife Song of the Year

  1. YebewuNti – Dada Hafco
  2. Wish Me Well – Kuami Eugene
  3. Betweener – Kumi Guitar
  4. Woara – KwesiAuthur
  5. Thunder – Kidi
  6. CCTV – King Promise ft. Sarkodie and Mugeez
  7. My Level – Shatta Wale
  8. Killing Me Softly – Adina ft. Kuami Eugene

Gospel Song of the Year

  1. Hosanna – Koda
  2. Bobolebobo – Isaac KwabenaAning
  3. W’asua Me – Obaapa Christy
  4. Agbadza Medley – Bethel Revival Choir
  5. Mo Ne Yo – Diana Hamilton
  6. My Everything –Joe Mettle
  7. I Swerve – Joyce Blessing

Hip Hop Song of the Year

  1. How Much RMX – Medikal ft. Sarkodie and Omar Sterling
  2. Wole RMX – Kojo Cue ft. Worlasi, Kwesi Arthur, Shaker, Kay-Ara, Temple and C Real
  3. Stables – Joey B ft. LaMeme Gang
  4. Biibi Ba – Sarkodie ft. Tulenkey, Kofi Mole, Amerado, Yeyo, 2Fingers, Obkay and Frequency
  5. Anthem – Kwesi Arthur
  6. Boys Kasa – R2Bees ft. King Promise, Kwesi Arthur, Darkovibes, RJZ, Spacely, Humble Dis, Medikal and B4Bonah

Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year

  1. Dagomba Girl – Maccasio ft. Mugeez
  2. Top Skanka – Stonebwoy
  3. Obaa – Samini
  4. Gringo – Shatta Wale

Afropop Song of the Year

  1. Tokyo – King Promise ft. Wizkid
  2. Akwaaba – Guilty Beats ft. MrEazi, Pataapa and Pappy Kojo
  3. Uber Driver – Wendy Shay
  4. Yenkor – DjMic Smith ft. Kwesi Arthur
  5. Don’t Keep Me Waiting – Kwesi Arthur ft. Kidi
  6. That Thing – Article Wan ft. Pataapa
  7. Come And See My Mother – Mzvee ft. YemiAlade
  8. Thunder Fire – Shatta Wale ft. SM Militants

Gospel Artist of the Year

  1. Joyce Blessing
  2. Diana Hamilton
  3. AkesseBrempong
  4. Obaapa Christy
  5. Joe Mettle
  6. KODA

Highlife Artiste of the Year

  1. King Promise
  2. Akwaboah
  3. Kidi
  4. Kuami Eugene
  5. Adina

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year

  1. Samini
  2. Stonebwoy
  3. Shatta Wale
  4. Epixode
  5. AK Songstress

Song Writer of the year

  1. Bra Fie – Fuse ODG
  2. Forgive – Teephlow
  3. Hye Me Bo – Akwaboah
  4. CCTV – King Promise
  5. Where We Dey Go – Trigmatic
  6. Tomorrow – Stonebwoy

Record of the year

  1. Bra Fie – Fuse ODG ft. Damain Marley
  2. Hye Me Bo – Akwaboah
  3. Made In Ghana – Okyeame Kwame ft. KiDi
  4. Where We Dey Go – Trigmatic
  5. Tomorrow – Stonebwoy

Best Video of the year

  1. Stables – Joey B Ft. La Meme Gang – Dir. David Duncan
  2. Up & Awake – Kojo Cue & Shaker Ft. Kwesi Arthur – Dir. E. Kumodzi
  3. GUDA – Kirani Ayat – Dir. David Nicol-Sey
  4. Me Ne Woa – M.anifest Ft. King Promise – Dir. Makere Thekiso
  5. Come and See My Mother – MzVee Ft. Yemi Alade – Dir. Xbills Ebenezer
  6. Biibi Ba – Sarkodie Ft. Tulenkey, Kofi Mole, Amerado, Yeyo, 2Fingers. Obkay &Frequency – Dir. Babs
  7. Bra Fie – Fuse ODG Ft. Damain Marley – Dir. Edgar Stevens
  8. Gringo – Shatta Wale – Dir. Sesan

Group of the year

  1. R2Bee
  2. Dope Nation
  3. La Meme Gang
  4. Bethel Revival Choir

HipLife/Hip Hop Artiste of the Year

  1. Medikal
  2. Patapaa
  3. Kwesi Arthur
  4. Sarkodie
  5. R2Bees
  6. La Meme Gang

Female Vocalist of the Year

  1. Adina – Killing Me Softly
  2. MzVee – I don’t Know
  3. Diana Hamilton – Lord of Host
  4. Efya – Hold Me Down
  5. Cina Soul – Ojorley
  6. Eshun – Fa Me Kor

Male Vocalist of the Year

  1. King Promise – Abena
  2. Kidi – Thunder
  3. Akwaboah – Hye Me Bo
  4. Luigi Maclean

Hip Hop Song of the Year

  1. How Much (Remix) – Medikal ft. Sarkodie & Omar Sterling
  2. Wole RMX – Kojo Cue Ft. Worlasi, Kwesi Arthur, Shaker, Kay-Ara, Temple & C-Real
  3. Stables – Joey B Ft. La Meme Gang
  4. Biibi Ba – Sarkodie Ft. Tulenkey, Kofi Mole, Toy Boi, Amerado, Yeyo, 2Fingers, CJ Biggerman, Obkay & Frequency
  5. Anthem – Kwesi Arthur
  6. Boys Kasa – R2Bees ft. King Promise, Kwesi Arthur, Darkovibes, Rjz, Spacely, Humble Dis, Medikal & B4bonah

Rapper of the Year

  1. Medikal – How Much Remix
  2. Teephlow – Preach
  3. Obibini – The Dream
  4. Sarkodie – Can’t let you go
  5. M.anifest – Feels

Best Collaboration of the year

  1. Killing me softly – Adina ft. Kuami Eugene
  2. Come and See My Mother – MzVee ft. Yemi Alade
  3. Akwaaba – Guilty Beatz ft. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo
  4. Can’t Let You go – Sarkodie King Promise
  5. CCTV – King Promise ft. Sarkodie & Mugeez
  6. Kpoo Keke – Stonebwoy Ft. Kwesi Arthur, Medikal, Darkovibes & Kelvybwoy
  7. Never Carry Last – DJ Vyrusky Ft. Kuami Eugene & Mayorkun
  8. Obiaa Wo Ne Master – Yaa Pono ft. Stonebwoy

African Artiste of the Year

  1. Eazi
  2. Davido
  3. Wizkid
  4. Burnaboy
  5. Sauti Sol
  6. Cassper Nyovest

New Artiste of the Year

  1. Eddie Khae
  2. Wendy Shay
  3. La Meme Gang
  4. Dopenation
  5. Quamina MP
  6. Kelvynbwoy

Vodafone Most Popular Song of the year

  1. CCTV – King Promise Ft. Sarkodie & Mugeez
  2. Do The Dance – Eddie Khae
  3. Bobolebobo – Isaac Kwabena Aning
  4. Akwaaba – Guilty Beats Ft. Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo
  5. Obiaa Wo Ne Master – Yaa Pono Ft. Stonebwoy
  6. Thunder – KiDi
  7. Wish Me Well – Kuami Eugene
  8. Can’t Let You go – Sarkodie Ft. King Promise
  9. Kpoo Keke – Stonebwoy ft. Kwesi Arthur, Medikal, Darkovibes & Kelvynbwoy
  10. My Level – Shatta Wale
  11. Woara – Kwesi Arthur
  12. Come and See My Mother – MzVee ft. Yemi Alade

Sound Engineer of the year

  1. YRS Truly – Bra Fie
  2. Genius Selection – Where We deyGo
  3. Francis Osei – Hye Me Bo
  4. Brainy Beats – Tomorrow
  5. Dan Gral – Made In Ghana

Album of the year

  1. Rockstar – Kuami Eugene
  2. I Believe – Diana Hamilton
  3. Matters of the Heart – Akwaboah
  4. Untamed – Samini
  5. Shay on You – Wendy Shay
  6. Reign – Shatta Wale

Music Producer of the Year

  1. Kaywa
  2. Killbeats
  3. Kuami Eugene
  4. DDT
  5. MOG Beats

Instrumentalist of the year

  1. Unda Beats
  2. Mizter Okyere
  3. Enoch Owuraku
  4. Emmanuel Bludo

Best African Collaboration

  1. Naami (RMX) – Dopenation Ft. Olamide
  2. Wame – Stonebwoy Ft. Cassper Nyovest
  3. Akwaaba – Guilty Beats Ft. Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo
  4. Come and See My Mother – MzVee ft. Yemi Alade
  5. My Girl Remix – Too Fan Ft. Patoranking & Sarkodie
  6. Wonder – Shatta Wale ft. Olamide
  7. Tokyo – King Promise Ft. Wizkid

Unsung 

  1. OV
  2. Mantse A.Y
  3. Mr Drew
  4. Unyx
  5. Kula
  6. Efe Keys
  7. Script T
  8. Lycon

 

BY ASIWOME TEI-MATI