Wizkid, IcePrince,Naeto C, D’banj andDuncan Mighty forGhana MusicAwards 2012


Naeto C has been nominated in
the ‘African Artiste of the Year’
category…
The 2012 edition of the annual
Ghana Music Awards will hold
on April 14, 2012 and
organizers have released the
list for this year’s nominees.
The unveiling was done
Wednesday February 29, 2012
at studios of GH One
Entertainment Television and
was witnessed by members of
the media, VGMA Academy and
Board members and organizers
of the event.
The ‘African Artiste of the Year’
category is highly dominated
by Nigerian acts with Naeto C,
Duncan Mighty, Ice Prince,
D’banj, Wizkid received nods.
Cabo Snoop is the other
contender in the category who
is non-Nigerian.
Out of a total of 30 categories,
23 were announced; Organizers
say the seven other categories
are ‘honorary and technical’
and have promised to
announced winners of
those categories at the main
awards night on April 14, 2012
in the Dome at the Accra
International Conference
Centre.
ARTISTE(S) OF THE YEAR
Becca
Okyeame Kwame
Sarkodie
Efya
R2Bees
Kwaw Kese
4×4
HIPLIFE/HIPHOP ARTISTE (S)
OF THE YEAR
Stay Jay
Okyeame Kwame
4X4
Sarkodie
D-Cryme
Kwaw Kese
R2Bees
HIGHLIFE ARTISTE (S) OF THE
YEAR
Daddy Lumba
KK Fosu
Kwabena Kwabena
Kwasie Pee
George Darko
Lucky Mensah
GOSPEL ARTISTE (S) OF THE
YEAR
DSP Kofi Sarpong
Gifty Osei
Philipa Baafi
Lady Prempeh
Bernice Ansah
Selina Boateng
BEST NEW ARTISTE (S) OF THE
YEAR
Atumpan
Racquel
Stay Jay
D-Cryme
EL
Zigi
BEST COLLABORATION OF THE
YEAR
Trigmatic/Racquel – Aageii
Fuse ODG/Tiffany – Azonto
Racquel/Sarkodie – Sweetieo
Eduwordzi/Stay Jay – Yenko
Nkoa
Okyeame Kwame/Bertha –
Faithful
Sarkodie/Efya – I’m In Love
With You
Sarkodie/EL – You go kill me
AFRICAN ARTISTE (S) OF THE
YEAR (NON-GHANAIAN)
Naeto C
Duncan Mighty
Ice Prince
D’banj
Cabo Snoop
Wizkid
HIPLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR
Stay Jay – Shashee Wowo
Eduwordzi – Yenko Nkoa
Okyeame Kwame – Faithful
Buk Bak – Kolon
D-Cryme – Kill Me Shy
HIGHLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR
George Darko – Lucky Star
Lucky Mensah – Nkratour
Kwabena Maphia – I Go Pay
Daddy Lumba – Ko Hye Po
Kwabena Kwabena – Be Gye Me
KK Fosu – Akoma
MOST POPULAR SONG OF THE
YEAR
4×4 – Yesi Yesii
Stay Jay – Shashee Wowo
Selina Boateng – Me Nku Me Ho
D-Cryme – Kill Me Shy
Sarkodie – U go Kill Me
Zigi – You Say Wetin
Atumpan – The Thing
Okyeame Kwame – Faithful
AFRO-POP SONG OF THE YEAR
Ruff N Smooth – Beautiful
Becca – African Woman
Fuse ODG – Azonto
Zigi – You Say Wetin
Atumpan – The Thing
Racquel – Sweetieo
Chase – Tell Me Your Name
HIPHOP SONG OF THE YEAR
Bra Kevin – Three Headed Beast
D-Black – My Kind Of Girl
Sarkodie – I’m In Love With You
Edem – Too Much
Guru – Mmaakuo
Kwaw Kese – Poppin
GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR
Lady Prempeh – Nsantaban
Gifty Osei – Fefeefe
Philipa Baafi – Dea Eba Wosem
Afeyi
Jake Alolome – Tomorrow By
This Time
DSP Kofi Sarpong – African
Borborbo
Bernice Ansah – Final Say
REGGAE SONG OF THE YEAR
Blakk Rasta – Miss Right
Sonni Balli – All They See
Edem – Ghetto Arise
Kesse – Oh Yes
Stonebwoy – Climax
Jupiter/Trigmatic – Uptown
Downtown
GROUP OF THE YEAR
R2Bees
Buk Bak
Keche
Ruff N Smooth
4×4
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Sarkodie – Rapperholic
Kwaw Kese – Untold Stories
4×4 – Waist and Power
Stay Jay – Repetition
Trigmatic – Solutions
Selina Boateng – Menku Meho
BEST MALE VOCAL ARTISTE
Kesse – Oh Yes
Fritz – Me Do wo
KK Fosu – Akoma
Kwasey Pee – Shwe Ahenie
Chemphe – Number One
Kwame Adinkra- Abena
Dansoaa
BEST FEMALE VOCAL ARTISTE
Efya – I’m In Love With You
Racquel – Odo
Bertha – Faithful
Becca – African Woman
Irene Logan – Light and
Darkness
Diana Antwi Hamilton – Eye Wo
Ara
BEST MUSIC VIDEO OF THE
YEAR
Becca- African Woman (Davis
Media Group)
4X4- Yesi Yesii (Phamous
People)
D-Black- My Kind of Girl
(Jonathan Olamide/Desmond
Blackmore)
Mensah- No One Knows (Sam A.
Kessie)
Bra Kevin-3 Headed Beast (Nana
Asihene)
Sherifa Gunu- Mrantie
(Phamous Films Production)
Okyeame Kwame- Faithful
(Ohene Media)
BEST RAPPER OF THE YEAR
Manifest – Ghana Must Go
Sarkodie – U go Kill Me
Okyeame Kwame – Faithful
Edem – Legacy
Trigmatic – Light and Darkness
EL – Obuumo
SONG-WRITER OF THE YEAR
Okyeame Kwame (Faithful)
D-Cryme (Kill Me Shy)
Mensah (Fante Love Song)
Manifest/Efya (Asa)
Sarkodie/Efya (An in Love With
You)
Kiki Banson (African Woman
performed by Becca)
Trigmatic (Light and darkness)
RECORD OF THE YEAR
Okyeame Kwame – Faithful
Jayso/Adina – Music
Mensa – Fante Love Song
Trigmatic/ Irene Logan – Light
and Darkness
Sarkodie – I’m In Love With You
Kwame Adinkra – Akua Dansoa
Yaa Pono – Goodmorning
GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Philip Baafi – Dea Eba Wosem
Afeyi
Selina Boateng – Me Nku Me Ho
Bernice Ansah – Gbenze Gbenze
Lady Prempeh – Ne Ntaban
Asukufou – Chapter One
Gifty Osei – Fefeefe

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