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Burna Boy, Asake, Ayra Starr, Kizz Daniel Nominated For 2023 VGMAs

The nominations for the 2023 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards are out with Nigerian superstars like Burna Boy, Ayra Starr, Asake, and Kizz Daniel have been nominated.

This news of nominees were unveiled in a ceremony on 18th March 2023 with the Nigerians earning nominations for the Best African Artist Category.

In addition to the four nominees for the Best African Artist category, other Nigerian artists were also recognized. Omah Lay received a nomination for Best Collaboration for his contribution to King Promise’s “Ten Toes”, Mayorkun for his feature on Camidoh’s “Sugarcane” remix, Yemi Alade for her collaboration with Mzvee on “Dumebi,” and BNXN for “Better Days” with Sarkodie.

The 2023 VGAMs will hold on May 13 at the Grand Arena of the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC).

See full nominees list below:

Artist of the Year

Black Sherif
Stonebwoy
Sarkodie
King Promise
Camidoh
KiDi
Piesie Esther
Joe Mettle

Most Popular Song of the Year

Camidoh – Sugarcane (Remix) ft. King Promise & Mayokun
Sarkodie – Country Side ft. Black Sherif
Black Sherif – Kweku The Traveller
Lasmid – Friday Night
Kelvyn Boy – Down Flat
Gyakie – Something
Wendy Shay – Survivor
KiDi – Blessed ft. Mavado
Stonebwoy – Therapy
Piesie Esther – Waye Me Yie

Record of the Year

King Promise – Yaa Asantewaa ft. Frenna
Adomaa – Beginning Again
Perez Muzik – Hewale Lala
Stonebwoy – Therapy
Sarkodie – Country Side ft. Black Sherif
Gyakie – Far Away

Best Hip Hop Song

Black Sherif – Kweku the Traveler
Amerado – Obiaa Boa
Sarkodie – Country Side ft. Black Sherif
Malcom Nuna – Benzo
Kwesi Authur – Drama
Medikal – Scarface

Best New Artist

Lasmid
Djay
Malcom Nuna
Jay Bhad
Ewuraabena
DJ Azonto
Chief One

Album of the Year

Black Sherif – The Villain I Never Was
Sarkodie – Jamz
Gyakie – My Diary
King Promise – 5 Star
Kwesi Authur – Son of Jacob
Joe Mettle – The Kadosh

Best African Artist

Arya Star
Burna Boy
Asake
Kizz Daniel
Libianca
The Therapist

Best Rap Performance

Medikal – Scarface
Strongman – Goated
Amerado – Obiaa boa
Lyrical Joe – 5th August 6
Teephlow – 6feet

International Collaboration of the Year

Camidoh – Sugarcane (Remix) ft. King Promise & Mayokun
KiDi – Touch it ft. Tyga
King Promise – Ten Toes ft. Omah Lay
KiDi – Blessed ft. Mavado
MzVee – Dumebi ft. Yemi Alade
King Promise – Run to You ft. Chance the Rapper & Vic Mensa
Sarkodie – Better days ft. Bnxn

Collaboration of the Year

FBS – Jo ft. Mr Drew
Sarkodie – Country side ft. Black Sherif
Epixode – Atiaa ft. Kwabena Kwabena
Amerado – Grace ft. Lasmid
DJ Breezy – Abonten ft. Kwesi Authur, Mugeez, Stonebwoy, Black Sherif & Smallgod
Bethel Revival Choir ft. Edwin Dadson – Tegbe Tegbe
Sarkodie – Labadi ft. King Promise

Songwriter of the Year

Piesie Esther – Waye me Yie
Black sheriff – Oh Paradise
Perez Muzik – Hewale lala
Fameye – Thank You
Diana Hamilton – My Meditation
Ewurabena – This Far

Best Highlife Artist

Kofi Kinata
Akwaboa
Kuami Eugene
Abiana

Best Hiplife/Hip Hop Artist

Black Sherif
Sarkodie
Kwesi Authur
Medikal
Amerado
Strongman

Best Afrobeats/Afropop Artist

Camidoh
King Promise
Gyakie
KiDi
Wendy Shay
Kelvyn Boy

Best Reggae/Dancehall Artist

Ras Kuuku
Epixode
Rocky Dawuni
Stonebwoy
Samini

Best Gospel Artist

Piesie Esther
Joe Mettle
Perez Muzik
Diana Hamilton
Celestine Donkor
MOG Music

Best Female Vocal Performance

Piesie Esther
Niella
Enuonyam
Cina Soul
Abiana
Adomaa

Best Male Vocal Performance

Camidoh
Kyei Mensah
Perez Muzik
Stonebwoy
King Promise

Best Music Video

Black Sherif – Konogo Zongo
Stonebwoy – Therapy
Piesie Esther – Waye me Yie
Stonebwoy – Gidigba
Sarkodie – Labadi ft. King Promise
KiDi – Touch it (Remix) ft. Tyga
Scott Evans – Best Side
Kwabena Kwabena – Afraid to Lose You

Producer of the Year

Mog Beatz
Atown
Phantom
Shadrach Yawson
Guilty Beatz
Kill Beatz
Liquid Beatz
Samnsey

Audio Engineer of the Year

Chopz – Yaa Asantewaa
Qube – Beginning Again
Perez Muzik – Hewale lala
Supa Dups – Therapy
Possigee – Country Side
Altra Nova – Far Away

Best Reggae/Dancehall Song

Konkara Jahvybz – A Go dey ft. Kelvyn Boy
Ras Kuuku – 33N1
Epixode – Atia
Black Sherif – Don’t Forget Me
Rocky Dawuni – Never Bow Down ft. Blvk H3ro
Maccasio – Eyes on You ft. Stonebwoy

Best Afropop Song

Stonebwoy – Therapy
Wendy Shay – Survivor
Black Sherif – Oil in y Had
DopeNation – Gboza
King Promise – Ten Toes ft. Omah Lay
Kuami Eugene – Takeaway
KiDi – Blessed ft. Movado
Fameye – Thank You

Best Afrobeats Song

Camidoh – Sugarcane (Remix) ft. King Promise & Mayokun
Gyakie – Something
KiDi – Champagne
Djay – Balance It
King Promise – Ginger
FBS – Jo ft. Mr Drew

Best Highlife Song

Epixode – Atia ft. Kwabena Kwabena
AK Songstress – My Proposal
Adina – Adi Dede
Kwesi Authur – Adom
Kelvyn Boy – Down Flat
Kofi Kinaata – Have Mercy

Best Hiplife Song

Lasmid – Friday Night
Medikal – Stubborn Academy
Jay Bahd – Anadwo
DJ Breezy – Abonten ft. Kwesi Authur, Mugeez, Stonebwoy, Black Sherif & Smallgod
Amerado – Grace ft. Lasmid
Kweku Flick – Ewiase

Unsung Artist of the Year

Ni Ashun
Aya Ramzy
DSL
TsaQa
Maya Blu
Boi Jake

 

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