D-Banj, P-Square, Wizkid, others shortlisted for African artiste of the year by Ghana Music Awards

Ghanaian pop duo, R2Bees, have 8 nominations.

Nigerian singers have again shown their dominance in Africa music. This was evident as pop stars D’banj, Iyanya, P-Square, Davido, Flavour, Wizkid were all nominated for African artiste of the year at Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

Ghanaian pop duo, R2Bees, are firmly sitting on top with eight (8) nominations, while popular rapper, Sarkodie, comes second with 7 nominations. Asem, Cwesi Oteng and Kesse had six nominations each while singer Becca, D-Black, E.L, and VIP had 5 nominations.

Here is the full nominee list:

Artiste of the Year

R2Bees,D-Black, VIP, KwawKese , CwesiOteng, 4X4

Vodafone Song Of The Year

Bye-Bye – Asem Ft. KwabenaKwabena , Life (Walahi) – R2Bees, Vera – D-Black, Ole Seke – Dr. Slim &Dobble, Aluguntugui – Keche, Azonto Fiesta – Appietus, Sarkodie&Kesse, ZaphanatPanea – Nicholas OmaneAcheampong , Antenna – Fuse ODG

Best Collaboration Of The Year

Bye-Bye – Asem&KwabenaKwabena , Ka No Seyaa – HertyBongreat&Trigmatic , Ole Seke – Dr Slim &Dobble , Azonto Fiesta – Appietus, Sarkodie&Kesse, Sika – Okyeame Kwame &Kesse ,No Away – Becca& MI

Hip Hop Song of the Year

Falling – D-Black Ft. Mo’Chedda , Heyba – Edem , Pizza & Burger – Sarkodie&Jayso , MakaaMaka –M.Anifest , Bayla – R2Bees

Hip Life Song of the Year

Kaalu – E.L. , Life (Walahi) – R2Bees ,Ole Seke – Dr Slim &Dobble , Aluguntugui- Keche, Vera – D-Black Ft Joey B , Azonto Fiesta – Appietus, Sarkodie&Kesse ,Mokoni – 4X4, Bye-Bye – Asem Ft KwabenaKwabena , Azonto Ghost – Bisa ,Pampanaa – VIP ,

Gospel Artiste of the Year

HertyBongreat , Nicholas OmaneAcheampong , CwesiOteng , Cynthia Mccauley ,Obaapa Christy

Afro Pop Song of the Year

Antenna – Fuse ODG , No Away – Becca& MI ,So High – Fatural Face ,Best in Me – Efya , Papa – Jay Ghartey , Stone Bwoy Ft Irene Logan – Ghetto Love

Hip Life/Hip Hop Artiste of the Year

R2Bees ,D-Black , Keche , 4X4 ,VIP ,E.L.

Gospel Song of the Year

Ka No Seyaa – HertyBongreat Ft Trigmatic ,Nkomhye – Cynthia Mccauley, ZaphanatPanea – Nicholas OmaneAcheampong ,Se Me WoNkwaDaa – Joe Dee Owusu Ft Amy Newman, God Dey Bless Me – CwesiOteng

African Artiste of the Year

Iyanya ,P-Square , Davido, Flavour ,D-Banj , Wizkid

Best Group of the Year

R2Bees , Keche , VIP , 4X4

Highlife Song of the Year

Odo – R2Bees

Love of My Life – AfriyieWutah

LoviDovi – Raquel

Paradise – D-Flex

Treat Her Royal – Kesse Ft Sarkodie

Highlife Artiste of the Year




New Artiste of the Year


Cynthia Mccauley

Natural Face


Reggae Dance Hall Song of the Year

Shatta City – Bandana

Our Africa – Blakk Rasta Ft Jay Anber

Go Go Wild – Eazzy Ft Jupiter

House of Pain – KniiLante

Toffee Pon Tongue – Kaakie

Time Bomb – Samini Ft Wizkid

50% Board Vote Weighting & 50% Academy Voting Weighing

Album of the Year

Something Else – E.L.

Mercy Project – CwesiOteng

Mr. Versatile – Okyeame Kwame

The Revelation – D-Black

Solid Ground – Asem

Gospel Album of the Year

Back to the Sender – Obaa Christy

Wait – Cynthia Maccauley

ZaphanatPanea – Nicholas OmaneAcheampong

Mercy Project – CwesiOteng

Christian Life – Joe Dee Owusu

Best Male Vocal Performance

Mugeez (R2Bees) – Odo

Chase – Lonely

KwabenaKwabena – Bye-Bye

KniiLante – House Of Pain

Afriyie – Love Of My Life

Best Female Vocal Performance

Becca – No Away

Raquel – LoviDovi

Efya – Best in Me

YaaYaa – Kae

Celestine Donkor – Me NimNguase

Adina – Let Me Go

Song Writer of the Year

Mugeez Abdul Rashid – Odo

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