2018 Ghana Music Awards- Sarkodie,Joe Mettle And Ebony Tops

2018 Ghana Music Awards- Sarkodie,Joe Mettle And Ebony Tops
March 05 10:55 2018

2018-Ghana-Music-Awards-nominationsThe nominations for the 2018 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs) were released on Sunday with lots of talking points across social media. Sarkodie topped the list of nominations garnering 11 nods for his individual works as well as collaborations with the likes of Fancy Gadem. Last year’s Artist of the Year, Joe Mettle followed with 8 nominations, while Ghana’s new darling girl Ebony received 7 nods posthumously for her works.

The Ghana Music Awards festival will witness a nominees’ jam in Cape Coast on March 24, a music seminar at the Movënpick Hotel on April 12, and the main event at the Accra International Conference Centre on April 14. The celebration jam is however slated for April 28 in Tema.

Below is the full list of nominees

Highlife Song Of the Year-Dream – Kumi Guitar,Bronya – Wutah, Odo – Kidi, Angela – Kuami Eugene,Over – R2bees,Hustle – Ebony

Gospel Song of the Year-Boot 4 Boot- Joyce Blessing, Obi Nyanime – Patience Nyarko, Efatawo – Nacee, Adom – Gifty Osei, Jehovah – Ceccy Twum.

Hiplife Song of the Year- Total Cheat – Fancy Gadam ft Sarkodie, Boys Boys – Nacee F. Guru ,Obi Agyi obi girl – Captain Planet ft Kofi Kinataa, Ayoo – Shatta Walle, One Corner—Patapaa.
Hip Pop Song of the Year- State Of The Art – Teephlow, Light It Up – Sarkodie, Grind Day Remix – Kwesi Arthur, Pen and Paper – Kojo-cue & Shaker , Dear God—B4Bonah

Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year- Until The Dawn – Efya, My Own – Samini, My Name – Stonebwoy , Maya Burn Dem – Article Wan, Rewind – Mzvee, Dem Confuse – Shatta Wale.

Afro Pop Song of the Year

Makoma – Adina, Oh Yeah – King Promise, Say You Love Me – Kidi,Sing My Name – Mzvee,Jennifer Lomotey – Kurl Songz, Sponsor – Ebony, My Baby – Magnom, Come From Afar – Stonebwoy

Gospel Artiste of the Year-Joyce Blessing, Patience Nyarko , Joe Mettle, Celestine Donkor, Nacee ,Gifty Osei

Highlife Artiste of the Year- Wutah , Kidi, Kuami Eugene, Becca

Reggae Dancehall Artiste of the Year

Shatta Wale



Songwriter of the Year

Kumi Guitar – Dream

Joe Mettle – Bo Noo Ni

Bullet – Maame Hw3

Willis Beatz – Last Show

Samini – My Own

Stonebwoy – My Name

Best Music Video of the Year

Dream – Abass

Selfish – Vertex

My Girl -Nicol Sey

Wedding Car – Bra Shizzle

Obi Agyi Obi Girl -Gyo-Phamous Filmz

Pen & Paper -E Kumodzi

Record of the Year

Dream – Kumi Guitar

My Own – Samini

Glory – Sarkodie

State Of The Art-Teephlow

Hiplife/hiphop Artiste of the Year



Captain Planet

Kwesi Arthur



Best Male Vocal Performance

Joe Mettle-Bo No Nii

King Promise-Selfish

Kidi- Odo

Kuami Eugene-Angela


Samini- My Own

Best Female Vocal Performance


Nana Yaa-Don’t Leave Me Alone

Efya- Love

Mzvee-Bright Lights


Best Group of the Year




Best Rapper of the Year

Eno Barony – Fear No Man

Teflon – Phlowducation

Sarkodie – Light It Up

Shaker – Pen and Paper

Ko-jo Cue – Pen and Paper

Strongman – Transformer

Best collaboration of the Year

Bo Noo Ni— Joe Mettle Ft Luigi Maclean

Sing My Name Remix— Mzvee Ft Patoranking

Jennifer Lomotey— Kurl Songs ft Sarkodie

Pain Killer— Sarkodie ft Runtown

Taking Over— Shatta Wale Ft S.M Militants

Obi Agye Obi Girl— Captain Planet ft Kofi Kinata

Na Wash— Becca ft Patoranking

African Artiste of the Year



Too Fan

Cassper Nyovest

Nasty C

Tiwa Savage


Best New Artiste of the Year

King Promise

Kurl Songz


Kuami Eugege


Kwesi Arthur


UNSUNG Artiste of the Year

Kelvyn Boy

Dope Nation

Dhat Gyal


Real MC


Album of the Year

Epistles of Mama – Stonebwoy

Highest – Sarkodie

Daavi – Mzvee

Bonyfied – Ebony

Song of the Year

Joe Mettle – Bo No Nii

Shatta Wale – Ayoo

King Promise – Oh yeah

Sarkodie ft Runtown – Painkiller

Patapaa – One Corner

Ebony – Sponsor

Kuami Eugene – Angela

Kidi – Odo

Shatta Wale ft The Militants -Taking Over

Fancy Gandam ft Sarkodie -Total Cheat

Magnom – My Baby

Captain Planet ft Kofi Kinaata – Obi Agi Obi Girl

Wutah – Bronya

Artiste of the Year

Joe Mettle


Shatta Wale



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