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Shatta Wale reigns at Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2018 nominees list

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Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2018

The most prestigious awards show for the Ghanaian music industry and the people who make them has arrived. The VGMAs seeks to award the hard works of artistes in the country.

The 2018 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards will take place Saturday, April 14th, 2018. Shatta Wale is back in the VGMAs nominees last after 4 years of been away.

The rest of the categories will be unveiled at the nominee party tonight at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel as everyone wants to know who makes it to the Artiste of the Year category.

The nominations compiled by Ghana Music.com so far is listed below:

Gospel of the Year

  • Boot for Boot – Joyce Blessing
  • Obi Nyanime – Patience Nyarko
  • Bo Noo Ni – Joe Mettle
  • Efatawo – Nancee
  • Adom – Gifty Osei
  • Jehovah – Ceccy Twum

Highlife Song of the Year

  • Dream – Kumi Guitar
  • Bronya – Wutah
  • Odo – Kidi
  • Angela – Kuami Eugene
  • Ladder – Lil Win
  • Over – R2bees
  • Hustle – Ebony

Hiplife Song of the Year

  • Total Cheat – Fancy Gadam Ft. Sarkodie
  • Boys Boys – Nancee Ft. Guru
  • Pain Killer – Sarkodie Ft. Runtown
  • Obi Agyi obi Girl-
  • Ayoo – Shatta Wale
  • One Corner – Patapaa Ft. Ras Cann
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Hiphop Song of the Year

  • State of the Art – Teephlow
  • Light It Up – Sarkodie
  • Grind Day remix – Kwesi
  • Pen and Paper – Ko-jo Cue & Shaker
  • Dear God – B4bonah

Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year

  • Until of Dawn – Efya
  • My Own – Samini
  • My Name – Stonebwoy
  • Faya Burn Dem – Article Wan
  • Rewind – Mzvee
  • Dem Confuse – Shatta Wale

Afropop Song of the Year

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

Gospel Artiste of the Year

  • Patience Nyarko
  • Joyce Blessing
  • Joe Mettle
  • Celestine Donkor
  • Gifty Osei
  • Nacee

Highlife Artiste of the Year

  • Wutah
  • Kidi
  • Kuami Eugene
  • Becca

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year

  • Ebony
  • MzVee
  • Shatta Wale
  • Stonebwoy

Songwriter of the Year

  • Kumi Guitar – Dream
  • Joe Mettle- bo noo ni
  • Bullet – Maame Hwe
  • Kofi Kinaata – Last Show
  • Samini – My own
  • Stonebwoy – My Name

Record of the Year

  • Kumi Guitar- Dream
  • Samini – My own
  • Sarkodie – Glory
  • 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)
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Hiplife/Hip pop artiste of the Year

  • Yaa Pono
  • R2Bees
  • Captain Planet
  • Kwesi Arthur
  • Sarkodie
  • VVIP

Best Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Joe Mettle – Bo Noo Ni
  • King Promise – Selfish
  • Kidi – Odo
  • Kuami Eugene – Angela
  • Mugeez – Over
  • Samini – My Own

Best Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Adina – Makoma
  • Nana Yaa – Don’t leave alone
  • Efya – Love
  • Mzvee – Bright light
  • Becca – Summye (Pillow)

Best Group of the year

  • VVIP
  • R2BEES
  • WUTAH

Best Rapper of the Year

  • Eno Barony – Fear no man
  • Teephlow – Phlowducation
  • Sarkodie – Light it up
  • Lil Shaker – Pen & Paper
  • Ko-jo Cue – Pen & Paper
  • Strongman – Transformer

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

  • Davido
  • Wizkid
  • Toofan
  • Cassper Nyovest
  • Nasty C
  • Tiwa Savage
  • Olamide

Best New Artiste of the year

  • King Promise
  • Kurl Songx
  • Kidi
  • Kuami Eugene
  • Magnom
  • Kwesi Arthur
  • B4bonah
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The rest of the categories will be unveiled at the nominee party tonight at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel as everyone wants to know who makes it to the Artiste of the Year category.

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