FULL LIST: Vodafone Ghana Music Awards releases 2021 nominations

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After weeks of sifting through over 1000 entries from artistes for this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, the list of nominees is out.

The nominees’ announcement was held on Saturday, April 3, 2021.

Three categories were announced hourly and the final set of nominees was unveiled at the event ceremony in the evening.

Artistes like Diana Hamilton, Kuami Eugene, KiDi, Sarkodie, and Adina got nominations.

Kumerica’s Yaw Tog and Kofi Jamar also earned some nominations in some categories.

Check out the full list below:

Best Gospel Song

Blessed – Akesse Brempong ft Joe Mettle
Flavour everywhere – Celestine ft Blessing Wanjiru
Adom – Diana Hamilton
Jesus Over Do – Empress Gifty
Yesu mo – Joe Mettle
Jesus – MOG music
Jejeli – Kobby Psalm ft Okey Sokay
Who say God no dey – Kofi Kakari

Best Highlife Song

Posti me – Akwaboah
Play boy – Dada Hafco ft Akwaboah
Enjoyment – Kidi
Behind the scenes – Kofi Kinaata
Open gate – Kuami Eugene
Asa bone – Lord Paper ft Bosom P Young
Later – Mr Drew ft kelvyn boy
Party – Sista Afia ft Fameye

Best Hiplife Song

Thank God – Dope Nation ft Kofi Kinaata
Enough is Enough – Eno Barony ft Wendy Shay
Long life – Fameye ft Kwesi Arthur
No Dulling – Keche ft Kuami Eugene
Dwe Remix – Krymi X Mr Drew ft All Stars
Pilolo – Strongman ft Kelvyn boy
Happy day – Sarkodie ft Kuami Eugene
Ghetto boy – Tulenkey ft Kelvyn boy & Medikal

Best Hip-Hop Song

Ataa dwoa – Bosom P young
Otan Hunu – Deed people ft Rich Kent
Akobam – Joey B ft Kofi Mole & Medikal
Ekorso – Kofi Jamar ft Yaw Tog & Y Pee
Money – Kweku Flick
Live from 233 – Kwesi Arthur
Sore – Yaw Tog ft O’ Kenneth, City Boy, Reggie & Jay Bhad
Force Dem to play nonsense – Eno Barony ft Sister Derby & Strongman

Best Reggae Dancehall Song

Why – Adina
Sheriff – Mzvee
Forever – Samini
Lonely – Jah Lead
Give Dem – Larusso
Make up – Kapun ft Stonebwoy
Gye diee – Ras Kuuku ft MOG music
Mi dey up Remix – Kofi Jamar ft Stonebwoy

Best Afrobeats/ Afropop Song

Take care of you – Adina ft Stonebwoy
Inna song – Darkovibes ft King Promise
Forever – Gyakie
Maria – Camidoh
Emergency – Wendy Shay ft Bosom P young
Sisa – King Promise
Turn on the lights – Kwesi Arthur
MoMo – Kelvyn boy ft Muggez & Darkovibes
Say cheese – Kidi

VGMA Unsung Act

Oseikrom Sikanii
Nanky
Kwame Yogot
Malcolm Nuna
Adelaide The Seer
Kobby Tuesday
Naana Blu
Queen Dalyn

Best Music Video

Why – Adina
Fancy – Amarae
Adom – Dina Antwi Hamilton
Cold – Joey B
Open gate – Kuami Eugene
On the street – Kweku Smoke
Let me know – Mr Drew
Baddest boss – MzVee
Kpa – Okyeame Kwame
Thomas Pompoyeyaw remix – Pappy Kojo

Best Instrumentalist

Joshua Moszi
Nana Yaw Sarfo
Prince Sennah
Emmanuel Bludo
Enoch Owuraku Kissi

Songwriter Of The Year

Diana Antwi Hamilton – Adom
Kofi Kinaata – Behind the scenes

Adina – Hyedin
Joe Mettle – Yesu mo
Abiana – Adun lei
Epixode – Too much

Record Of The Year

Be your own beautiful – Adomaa
Daddy’s Little girl – Adina
Fancy – Amarae
Die 4 u – Cina Soul
Too much – Epixode
Diplomatic teef – Trigmatic
Commot – Worlasi
Mmusuo – Yaa Yaa

Best Male Vocal Performance

Kidi – One man
Joe Mettle – Yesu mogya
Akwaboah – Posti me
MOG music – Oguamma
Kyei Mensah – Take it all
Kingsley Amporful – God

Best Female Vocal Performance

Abiana – Adun lei
Adina – Hear me
Yaa Yaa – Mmusuo
Cina Soul – Die 4 u
Efe Grace – Lord have your way
Enuonyam – Fill me

Group of The Year
Bethel Revial Choir
Dope Nation
Keche
Deed Peepol

Collaboration Of The Year

Take care of you – Adina ft Stonebwoy
Inna song – Darkovibes ft King Promise
No Dulling – Keche ft Kuami Eugene
One man – Kidi ft Adina
Ekorso – Kofi Jamar ft Yaw Tog & Y Pee
La Hustle remix – Medikal ft Criss Waddle & Joey B
Happy day – Sarkodie ft Kuami Eugene
Sore – Yaw Tog ft Rich O’Kenneth, City Boy, Reggie & Jay Bhad

Best African Artiste

Burna Boy
Davido
Wizkid
Master KG
Fire Boy DML
Omah Lay

International Collaboration Of The Year

Favour everywhere – Celestine Donkor ft Blessing Wanjiru
The one – Efya ft Tiwa Savage
Something nice – Kofi Kinaata ft Patoranking
Show body – Kuami Eugene ft Falz
Baajo – Kwesi Arthur ft Joeboy
CEO flow – Sarkodie ft E 40
Paper – Sista Afia ft Victor AD
Thomas Pompoyeyaw – Pappy Kojo ft Busiswa

EP of the Year
Blue – Kidi
Seed – Gyakie
Different – Guilty Beats
Mood swings – Edem
Sorry for the wait, this is not for the wait – Kwesi Arthur
The Truth – Kofi Jamar

Producer of the Year

Chris Rich Beats
Yung Demz
Street Beatz
Richie Mensah
MOG Beatz
Willis Beatz

Best Rap Performance

Amerado – Best Rapper
Eno Barony – God Is a Woman
Joey B – Cold
Medikal – Stop it
Sarkodie – Brown Paper Bag
Strongman Burner – Flawless

Best Higlife Artiste

Akwaboah
Fameye
Kofi Kinaata
Kuami Eugene
Sista Afia
Dada Hafco

Best Gospel Artiste

Akesse Brempong
Celestine Donkor
Diana Hamilton
Empress Gofty
Joe Mettle
Mog Music
Efe Grace
Eric Jeshrun

Best Reggae/Dancehall Artiste

Epixode
Samini
Ras Kuuku
Kaphun
Larruso

Best Hiplife/Hip hop Artiste

Eno Barony
Joey B
Keche
Kofi Jamar
Kwesi Arthur
Medikal
Sarkodie
Yaw Tog

Best Afrobebats/Afropop Artiste

Adina
Darkovibes
Camidoh
Kelvynboy
KiDi
King Promise
Mr Drew
Wendy Shay

Album of the Year

Araba – Adina
Kpanlogo – Darkovibes
Son of Africa – Kuami Eugene
The Truth – Medikal
Inveecible – MzVee
10AM – Strongman Burner
Blackstar – Kelvynboy
Lava Feels – Joey B

Best New Artiste

Amerado
Bosom P-Yung
Dead Peepol
Gyakie
Kofi Jamar
Kweku Flick
Larruso
Mr Drew
Yaw Tog
Camidoh

Vodafone Most Popular Song of the Year

Atta Adwoa – Bosom P-Yung
Adom – Diana Hamilton
No Dulling – Keche ft. Kuami Eugene
Enjoyment – KiDi
Sisa – King Promise
Ekorso – Kofi Jamar ft. Yaw Tog & YPee
Open Gate – Kuami Eugene
La Hustle Rmx – Medikal ft. Criss Waddle & Joey B
Happy Day – Sarkodie ft. Kuami Eugene
Sore – Yaw Tog ft. O’Kenneth, Reggie, Jay Bhad & City Boi
Say Cheese – KiDi
Inna Song – Darkovibes ft. King Promise

Artiste of the Year

Adina
Diana Hamilton
KiDi
Kuami Eugene
Medikal
Sarkodie

Source: citinewsroom