VGMA23: VGMA 2022 Nominees Full List

By Stermy 11 Min Read

It would be recalled that not long ago, we announced that organizers of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA), Chater House opened and were calling on artistes, record labels etcetera to submit their works for nomination in the 2022 edition.

Well, the time has come after many submissions, the VGMA board and Chater House have finally released the complete list of nominees for this year’s 23rd Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

The full list of Nominees For Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2022, was announced on Saturday, March 19th, and it started from 11 am through to 4 pm, with the nominees’ announcement show at 8 pm, which aired live on TV3 & on VGMA Social media pages.

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In this year’s edition, there have been some new developments as we noticed that four new categories have been added which are; EP of the Year, Best Gospel Song, Vodafone Most Popular Song of the Year and Best Aforbeats/Afropop Artiste.

Ghana’s heavyweight, and multiple award-winning rap icon, Sarkodie happens to be one of the highest acts in the list with more nominations, leading with nine (9) slots, KiDi followed with eight (8) nominations, Black Sherif seven (7) Kuami Eugene has six (6), Rapper cum singer Fameye also had five (5).

The likes of King Promise, Sarkodie, Kuami Eugene, Black Sherif, KiDi, and Joe Mettle are the six (6) selected artistes to battle it out for the ultimate, to see who emerges as the overall winner of the artiste of the year award. Credit going out to the organizers, See below the complete list of nominees.

2022 VGMA WINNERS + NOMINEES Full List

Lifetime Achievement Awards

  • Agya Koo Nimo [WINNER]

 

Best Traditional Artiste

  • Nii Tettey Tetteh [WINNER]

 

Best African Artiste

  • Wizkid [WINNER]
  • Fireboy DML
  • Ckay
  • Tems
  • Focalistic
  • Joeboy

 

Producer Of The Year

  • Kuami Eugene
  • MOG Beatz [WINNER]
  • Ghanaian Stallion
  • Beatz Vampire
  • Richie Mensah
  • Akwaboah

Music For Good

Instrumentalist Of The Year

  • Enock Owuraku Kisi
  • Joshua Moszi [WINNER]
  • Mzter Okyere
  • George Gogo Ashirifi
  • Afro Harmony Band

Video OF The Year

  • Mon Bebe – KiDi
  • Mood – Mr Drew
  • Odeshie – Epixode
  • Sad Girls Luv Money Remix – Amaarae
  • Slow Down – King Promise
  • Rollies And Cigar – Sarkodie
  • Nyinya – Bosom P Yung [WINNER]
  • Let It Go – Kweku Smoke
  • Fine Girl – Mona 4 Reall

Songwriter Of The Year

  • Minister OJ – Deburu
  • Fameye – Praise [WINNER]
  • Abiana – Bo Nooni
  • Kofi Kinaata – The Grace PT 1
  • Akwaboah – Obiaa
  • Diana Hamilton – Awurade Ye

Male Vocal Performance

  • Akwaboah Ntro – Naa
  • Black Sherif – Golddigger
  • Joe Mettle – Ye Obuami
  • KiDi – Bad Things
  • King Promise – Slow Down
  • Kweisey Pee – Amazing God [WINNER]
  • Luigi McLean – Mala

Female Vocal Performance

  • Celestine Donkor – Only You
  • Abiana – MY House
  • Esther Goodwill – Faithful God
  • Niiella – Where You Are [WINNER]
  • Efe Grace – Overflow
  • Cina Soul – OMG

Unsung Artiste

  • ShugaLord
  • Bryan The Mensah
  • Vanilla
  • Rcee
  • Gambo [WINNER]
  • Chief One
  • Ama Nova
  • Roy X Taylor
  • Nautyca
  • King Maaga

Artiste Of The Year

  • King Promise
  • kuami Eugene
  • Sarkodie
  • Black Sherif
  • KiDi
  • Joe Mettle

Vodafone Most Popular Song 

  • King Promise – Slow Down
  • Ohemaa Mercy ft MoG Music – Ote Me Mu
  • Okyeame Kwame ft Kuami Eugene – Yeeko
  • Gyakie ft Omah Lay – Forever Remix
  • Darkovibes ft Davido – Je M’appelle
  • KiDi – Touch It
  • Black Sherif – Second Sermon (2nd)
  • Kuami Eugene – Dollar On You
  • Joe Mettle – Ye Obuame
  • Fameye – Praise
  • Sefa – EChoke
  • Mr. Drew – Mood

Best New Artiste

  • Sefa
  • Black Sherif
  • Scott Evans
  • Mona 4 Reall
  • Kweku Darlington
  • Kwame Yogot

Best Rap Performance

  • Lyrical Joe – 5Th August . 5
  • Strongman – Last Verse
  • Obibini – Wudini
  • Teephlow – WonteAse3
  • Sarkodie – Rollies And Cigars
  • Amerado – The Throne

Best Reggae / Dancehall Artiste

Record Of The Year

  • Akwaboah – Ntro Naa
  • Wutah Afriyie – Country Hot
  • Fameye – Praise
  • Minister OJ – Meduru
  • Amaarae ft Moliy, Kali Uchis – Sad Girls Luv Money
  • Okyeame Kwame ft Adina – Love Locked Down

Best Gospel Artiste

  • Diana Hamilton
  • Obaapa Christy
  • Celestine Donkor
  • MoG Music
  • Empress Gifty
  • Joe Mettle
  • Ohemaa Mercy
  • Akesse Brempong

Best HipLife Song

  • Yeeko – Okyeame Kwame ft Kuami Eugene
  • No Fugazy – Sarkodie
  • BiiBi Bese – Kwame Yogot ft Kuami Eugene
  • Accra – Medikal
  • Abodie – Captain Planet ft Kuami Eugene
  • Kom – Fancy Gadam
  • Zinabu –  Dopenation ft Dancegod Llyod, Afrobeast, DWP Academy
  • S3k3 – Mr Drew

Best HipLife/HipHop Artiste

  • Sarkodie
  • Okyeame Kwame
  • Black Sherif
  • D Black
  • Amerado
  • Medikal

Best Afrobeats Song

  • Celebrate – Kwesi Arthur
  • Dollar On You – Kuami Eugene
  • E Choke Sefa ft Mr Drew
  • Coming Home – Mzvee ft Tiwa Savage
  • Sugarcane – Camidoh ft Phantom
  • Mon Bebe – KiDi
  • Je M’apelle – Darko Vibes ft Davido

Best Afropop Song

  • Wendy Shay ft Shay Gang – Heat
  • Gyakie ft Omah Lay – Forever Remix
  • Mr Drew – Mood
  • King Promis – Slow Down
  • D Black ft Quamina MP, Stonebwoy – Enjoyment Minister
  • Amaarae ft Moliy, Kali Uchis – Sad Girls Luv Money Remix
  • Fameye – Praise

Afrobeats/Afropop Artiste

  • Sefa
  • KiDi
  • King Promise
  • Mr. Drew
  • Wendy Shay
  • Gyakie
  • Camidoh
  • Darkovibes

Best Gospel Song

  • Joyce Blessing – Oluwa Is Involved
  • Joe Mettle – Ye Obua Mi
  • Ohemaa Mercy ft MOG Music -Ote Me Mu
  • Diana Hamilton – Awurade Ye
  • Celestine Donkor – Only You
  • Bethel Revival ft Joe Mettle – Enyo
  • Akesse Brempong ft MOG Music – Yaweh
  • Empress Gifty – Eye Woaa
  • Scott Evans – Mapek3
  • Obaapa Christy – The Glory

Best HighLife Song

  • Kofi Kinaata – The Grace PT1
  • Ak Songstress – Jonathan
  • Akwaboah ft Cina Soul – Obiaa
  • Bisa KDei – Yard
  • Kuami Eugene – Te Na Fie
  • Cina Soul – Feelings

Best HighLife Artiste

  • Cina Soul
  • Akwaboah
  • Bisa Kdei
  • Fameye
  • Kuami Eugene
  • Kofi Kinaata

Album / EP Of The Year

  • Sarkodie – No Pressure
  • KiDi – The Golden Boy
  • Joe Mettle – Experience
  • Akwaboah – Lighthouse
  • D Black – Loyalty
  • Kuami Eugene – The Afro Highlife

Best Hip Hop Song

  • Amerado ft Black Sherif – Abotre
  • Kwesi Arthur ft Vic Mensa – Winning
  • Black Sherif – Second Sermon
  • Sarkodie ft Kwesi Arthur – Coachella
  • Kweku Darlington ft Kuami Eugene, Fameye, Yaw Tog, Kweku Flick – Sika Aba Fie Remix
  • Yaw Tog ft Stormzy, Kwesi Arthur – Sore Remix

Best Reggae/Dancehall Song

  • Stonebwoy – 1Gad
  • KiDi – Touch It
  • Samini – ft Efya – Picture
  • Stonebwoy – Greedy Men
  • Larruso – New Gen
  • Epixode – Odeshie

Collaboration of the year

  • Captain Planet ft Kuami Eugene – Abodie
  • Okyeame Kwame ft Kuami Eugene – Yeeko
  • D Black ft Stonebwoy, Quamina MP – Enjoyment Minister
  • Sefa ft Mr Drew – E Choke
  • Kweku Darlington ft Kuami Eugene, Fameye, Yaw Tog, Kweku Flick – Sika Aba Fie Remix
  • Sarkodie ft Kwesi Arthur – Choachella
  • Kwame Yogot ft Kuami Eugne – Biibi Besi
  • Ohemaa Mercy ft MOG Music – Ote Mimu

International Collaboration of the year

  • Mzvee ft Tiwa Savage – Coming Home
  • Gyakie ft Omah Lay – Forever Remix
  • Yaw Tog ft Kwesi Arthur, Stormzy – Sore Remix
  • Amaarae ft Moliy, Kali Uchis – Sad Girls Luv Money
  • DarkoVibes ft Davido – Je M’appelle
  • Black Sherif ft Burna Boy – 2nd Sermon Remix
  • KiDi ft Kuami Eugene, Patoranking – Spiritual
  • Sarkodie ft Oxlade – Non-Living Thing

Audio Engineer Of The Year

  • Francis Osei
  • Wutah Afriyie
  • Liquid Beatz
  • JO Oware
  • Chris V. Rootselaar
  • Jaap Wiewel

 

VGMA 2022 Date and Time + Venue

This is one one the questions many will like to where, as to when exactly will the awards ceremony be held at the Grand Arena of Accra International Conference Center (AICC), Date: the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2022 will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 6th, and 7th, 2022.

2022 VGMA (VODAFON GHANA MUSIC AWARDS) Date, Venue
2022 VGMA (VODAFON GHANA MUSIC AWARDS) Date, Venue

VGMA23: VGMA 2022 How To Vote

Voting Lines are now open. Be a true fan! Push your favorite artiste and song to the very top!

  • For Artiste of the year, text A to 1767
  • For Vodafone Most Popular Song of the year, text B to 1767
  • For all other categories, text C to 1767
  • Text Codes to 1767 only on Vodafone .

You can also vote for FREE on www.ghanamusicawards.com

VGMA 2022 Winners: Full List OF Winners At Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2022

 

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