sakordie.ghanalinx.The nominees for the 11th Annual Ghana Music Awards were announced last night at an event that brought together industry players, keen to know who gets nominated for what in the foremost award for music in the country.

The well attended event that saw performances from the likes of Kwabena Kwabena, Gyedu Blay Ambolley, Celestine Donkor, Ohemaa Mercy and Wutah ended with the big reveal of nominees.

Sarkodie, touted as the fastest rapper in Ghana led the pack with 8 nominations plus one for his collaboration with Ayigbe Edem and Kwaw Kesse on ‘You dey Craze’. Edem also had 6 other nominations with Wutah following with 5 plus a nod for best male vocal performance for PV, one half of the duo. 4×4 and Bradez both had 5 tallies.

Here is there complete list of nominees and GhanaCelebrities.Com says Bravo to Sarkodie.This to some degree proves that, Akon has not made a bad investment.

ARTISTES OF THE YEAR
4×4
Wutah
Ohemaa Mercy
Sarkodie
Becca
Bradez

MOST POPULAR SONG OF THE YEAR
Kotosa by Wutah
Baby by Sarkodie
Simple byBradez
Aseda by Ernest Opoku
World Trade Center by 4×4

DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR
DSP Kofi Sarpong
Mimi
Sarkodie
Ayigbe Edem
OJ Blaq

HIP HOP /HIPLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR
Kasiebo by Obrafour
The Game by Obour
Ringtone by Tinny
You Dey Craze by Ayigbe Edem
Breathe by Kweku T & D Black
Baby by Sarkodie

HIP HOP/HIPLIFE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
Sarkodie
4×4
Bradez
Ayigbe Edem
Tinny

GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR
Ensie wo yie Diana Hamilton
Okyeso Nyame Florence Nyame
Aseda Ernest Opoku
Wo Beye Kesse Ohemaa Mercy
Ayeyi Ndwom DSP Kofi Sarpong
Supernatural Celestine Donkor

GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Ohema Mercy
Celestine Donkor
Florence Obinim

HIGHLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR
Afia Donkor by Kofi B
Daa Ke Daa by Becca
Sika by Daddy Lumba
Kotosa by Wutah
Born to win by King David
HIGHLIFE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Kofi B
Daddy Lumba
Kofi Nti
King David
AFRO-POP SONG OF THE YEAR
Run away by Irene Logan
World Trade Center by 4×4
Swagger by Ruff &Smooth
Simple by Bradez
I think I like Am by VIP

REGGAE SONG OF THE YEAR
Jah will be there by Wutah
Adiepena by Kojo Antwi
Mama Africa by Black Prophet

BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
Run Away by Irene & Asem
Baby by Sarkodie & Mugeez
The Game by Obour & Okyeame Kwame
You dey Craze by Edem/Sarkodie/Kwaw Kesse
Kasiebo by Obrafour & Guru

BEST RAPPER OF THE YEAR
Sarkodie
Obrafour
Kwaku T
Edem
Bradez
Tinny

AFRICAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Bracket- Nigeria
Wande Coal- Nigeria
Flavour- Nigeria
Midnight Crew – Nigeria
Jozi- South Africa

RECORD OF THE YEAR
Burning Desire- Wutah
Daa Ke Daa- Becca
Run Away – Irene Logan and Asem
Love Zone- Jon Germain
Nyonorvidade – Ayigbe Edem

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Sika – Daddy Lumba
Makye- Sarkodie
Burning desire- Wutah
World Trade Center- 4×4
Volta Regime- Ayigbe Edem

SONG WRITER OF THE YEAR
Daa ke Daa- Kwabena Akwaboa Jnr
Burning Desire- Wutah
Run Away- Asem
Adiepena- Kojo Antwi
Kasiebo- Obrafour

BEST MALE VOCAL PERFORMANCE
PV of Wutah
Kwasie Pee
Kofi B
Ernest Opoku Jnr
Kojo Antwi

BEST FEMALE VOCAL PERFORMANCE
Becca
Irene Logan
Cynthia of Daughter of Glorious Jesus
Celestine Donkor
Ohemaa Mercy

Winners would be announced at the Ghana Music Awards ceremony slated for the Accra Conference Centre (Dome) on Saturday April 10. Other industry awards on the night would include: best music video, traditional artist of the year, instrumentalist of the year, MUSIGA merit award, producer of the year and the World Bank best music for development.

The Ghana Music Awards would be marked by a number of activities leading to the main event. This includes awards dialogue and workshop, nominees jam at Takoradi Polytechnic Park on March 6.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Professor in music(almighty sarkodie) realy deserve such a pronouncement and i wish him all the best in his music carreer as he climbs the ladder of fame & stardom. i would like to comend him for such a prestigeous stance he has taken in this era of music irrespective of the recent challenges. i wish him all the best, hence i say more grease to his rap machine & his other co-rapers in the rap music. All the hips man!!!!! i love ur music man!!!

  2. 4 diz nyt dererere its 4 orbidi sarkodie i”’is a 1 tym 4 the man.i swear mifiiiiii liiiiiiiiiiiiiii wwwoooooooooooooo. oh sarkordie her i swear no 1 dey pass ya feel free u r the best.i have 7 albums dat i wud lyk u 2 feature me. after the awards nyt kindly send me ur namba into ma e-mail address das shakondanto@yahoo.com

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