2018 Ghana Music Awards South Africa: Check The Full List of Nominees

Nominations for the 2018 Ghana Music Awards South Africa have been released.

Leading the pack is One Corner hit maker Patapaa Amisty who secured nominations in nine categories.

Shatta Wale and the Wish Me Well singer Kuami Eugene follow with seven nods each and hey, we also got nominated in the Blogger of the Year category.

The maiden edition of the Awards scheme comes off on November 3, 2018 in Pretoria, South-Africa

Check the full list of Nominations below:

1 * GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
● JOYCE BLESSING
● GIFTY OSEI
● JOE METTLE
● PATIENCE NYARKO
● CELESTINE DONKOR
● PRINCESS ROY
● MAAME SERWAH
● SONNIE BADU
● OHEMAA MERCY

2 * PROMISING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• KOO KYIE
• MACCASIO
• KAY 9ICE
• EFE KEYZ
• WAKILI
• DEM TINZ
• XYLO
• DHAT GYAL
• AMERADO
• CITIZEN WELKINS
• KASIEBO
• ADI GOVNOR
• BRAYN THE MENSAH
• ICONZY FIACK
• DZIDU

3 * NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
● KIDI
● KING PROMISE
● KWESI ARTHUR
● KUAMI EUGENE
● WENDY SHAY
● B4 BONAH
● KELVIN BOY
● PATAPAA
● ESHUN

4 * BEST GROUP OF THE YEAR
● VVIP
● REGGIE AND BOLLIE
● R2BEES
● KECHE
● EEIINATION
● WUTAH
● GALAXY

5 * HIP-LIFE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
● KOFI KINAATA
● CAPTAIN PLANET
● KWESI ARTHUR
● YAA PONO
● PATAPAA
● NII FUNNY
● GASMILLA
● QUATA BUDUKUSU
● NERO X

6 * BEST RAPPER OF THE YEAR
● SARKODIE
● ENO BARONY
● YAA PONO
● TEEPHLOW
● QUATA BUDUKUSU
● MANIFEST
● MEDIKAL
● STRONGMAN BURNER

7 * BEST DJ OF THE YEAR
● DJ VYRUSKY
● DJ BLACK
● DJ SWITCH
● DJ CHAMPAGNE
● DJ EXTRA
● DJ NYCE
● DJ MAXTA PRIME
● ANDY DOSTY
● DJ WOBETE

8 * BEST MUSIC JOURNALIST / BLOGGER OF THE YEAR
● KWAME DADZIE
● EBENEZER DONKOH
● AMEYAW DEBRAH
● ATTRACTIVE MUSTAPHA
● ZION FELIX
● DAVID MAWULI
● CHRIS HANDLER
● NII ATAKORA MENSAH
● JONATHAN NII LARYEA

9 * MOST POPULAR SONG OF THE YEAR
● ANGELA / WISH ME WELL (KUAMI EUGENE)
● MAAME HW3 (EBONY)
● AKWAABA (MR. EAZI)
● OBI AGY OBI GIRL (CAPTAIN PLANET)
● KWESI ARTHUR (GRIND DAY RMX)
● SHATTA WALE (GRINGO)
● ONE CORNER (PATAPAA)
● THAT THING (ARTICLE ONE)

10 * HIGH LIFE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
● BISA KDEI
● KUMI GUITAR
● KUAMI EUGENE
● KIDI
● DADA HAFCO
● K.K. FOSU
● FATAU KEITA

11 * BEST MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
● KING PROMISE
● CHOIR MASTER
● KIDI
● KK FOSU
● KUAMI EUGENE
● LUTA
● EPIXODE
● MUGEEZ

12 * REGGAE / DANCE HALL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
● STONEBWOY
● EPIXODE
● SAMINI
● RUDEBWOY RANKING
● BLACKK RASTA
● SHATTA WALE
● KELVIN BOY
● MZVEE

13 * REGGAE / DANCE HALL SONG OF THE YEAR
● SAMINI (MY OWN)
● EPIXODE (KUTU)
● STONEBWOY (BAWASABA)
● SHATTA WALE (GRINGO)
● EBONY (SPONSOR)
● BLAKK RASTA (FLOWER IN THE SHOWER)
● KAY DIZZLE (MURDER)
● ESHUN (FA ME KOR)
● RUDEBWOY RANKING (ORIGNAL RUDEBWOY)

14 * BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
● YAA PONO X STONEBWOY (OBIAA WONI MASTER)
● SAMINI X DEM TINZ (FAMA ME)
● MR. EAZI FT PATAPAA (AKWAABA)
● CAPTAIN PLANET X KOFI KINAATA (OBI AGYE OBI GIRL)
● OBRAFOUR X SARKODIE (MOESHA)
● SHATTA WALE X PATAPAA (BODI FI BODY)
● PATAPAA X RAS CANN X MR. LOYALTY (ONE CORNER)
● K.K FOSU X NEROI X (YENKODA)
● KING PROMISE X MUGEEZ X SARKODIE (C.C TV)
● ARTICLE WAN X PATAPAA (THAT THING)
● DJ VYRUSKY FT SHATTA WALE AND KUAMI EUGENE ( ADWENFI)

15 * BEST PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
● KING DEE (WUTAH – BRONYA)
● MASTER GARZY (CAPTAIN PLANET – OBI AGY OBI GIRL)
● PEEWEZEL (OSIKANI ABRANTIE – OBIA DON)
● DATBEAT GOD (KIDI – ADIEPENA)
● EYOH SOUNDBWOY (DEM TINZ – PRESSUER B3 FAWU)
● EPHRIAM (KK FOSU – YENKODA)
● GUILTYBEATZ (AKWAABA)
● DANNY BEATZ (MEDEKUKU)
● KILL BEAT (KING PROMISE – CCTV)
● DR. RAY (FINAL SOLUTION – BLESSER)
● TUBHANI MUZIK (STRONGMAN BURNER – MONSTER)

16 * BEST MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
● KING PROMISE (CCTV)
● STRONGMAN BURNER (BABY GIRL)
● QATA BUDUKUSU (GINGER)
● FANLY (LIVE WIRE)
● SHATTA WALE (GRINGO)
● MANTSE AY (NYAME WATSE)
● CITIZEN WELKINS (MY BABY)
● KAY DIZZLE (MURDER)
● YPEE (MEYE GUY RMX)

17 * ARTIST OF THE YEAR
● PATAPAA
● SHATTA WALE
● EBONY
● STONEBWOY
● KUAMI EUGENE

CATEGORIES FOR GHANA MUSIC AWARDS SOUTH AFRICA

1* NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• DOUPBOY LASKA
• KAHPUN
• KD BAKES
• TYPHOON
• AKU MERCY

2* BEST HI-LIFE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• DRUMPIPO
• AKU MERCY
• POLAMO
• KD BAKES
• DISKYBOY
• DJEEY PHILL

3* BEST MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
• DOUPBOY LASKA
• STEVEN
• NICHOLAS MENSAH
• BEST MAN
• BIG AFRO

4* BEST MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
• DOUPBOY LASKA
• YINKS
• POLAMO
• DJEEY PHILL

5* GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR
• DRUMPIPO (LOBOLA)
• HALAL AFRICA (WOSO)
• MOHADI (CASANDRA)
• ADAMO (LERATO)

6* MOST POPULAR SONG OF THE YEAR
• DOUPBOY LASKA
• DRUMPIPO
• AKU MERCY (OBI)
• DO LIKE I DO (FINAL SOLUTON)

7* RAGGAE / DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR
• DOUPBOY LASKA (NUN DEM READY)
• HALAI AFRICA (FIRST LOVE)
• ZION KING (BLACK CULTURE)
• FLEXY (CRY FOR LIFE)
• SHAKER PONZY (RIGHTEOUS)

8* SOUTH AFRICAN BASED MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
• 9PM
• KD BAKES
• YINKS
• POLAMO

9* SOUTH AFRICAN BASED HIP-LIFE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• 9PM
• KD BAKES
• POLAMO
• YINKS
• FINAL SOLUTION

10* SOUTH AFRICAN BASED BEST CLUB DJ OF THE YEAR
• DJ ELEMENTO
• DJ LUTHA
• DJ CRAKK
• DJ SHADOW
• DJEEY PHILL

11* SOUTH AFRICAN BASED BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
• AKU MERCY X MEDOSKY (OBI)
• POLAMO X DJ MAPHORISA X DJ BUCKS (SMTHING ABT U)
• DJEEY PHILL X DJ LESH (LOBOLA)
• ADAMO X DEM TINZ (KINGS AND QUEENS)
• C-TEA X FINAL SOLUTION (YOUR STYLE)

12* SOUTH AFRICAN BASED BEST CULTURAL AND LIVE BAND GROUP OF THE YEAR
• DRUM PIPO
• RICHARD BENYARKO
• SANKOFA BAND
• AGROBESO CULTURAL GROUP
• ROOT AFRICA BAND

13* SOUTH AFRICAN BASED BEST GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• CASANDRA
• DRUMPIPO
• HALAI AFRICA
• ROOT AFRICA BAND

14* SOUTH AFRICAN BASED BEST PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
• C-TEA
• POLAMO
• FRE-D
• RICHARD BENYARKO
• DRUMPIPO

15* SOUTH AFRICAN BASED ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• AKU MERCY
• KD BAKES
• POLAMO
• RICHARD BENYARKO
• YINKS
• FINAL SOLUTION

INTERNATIONAL CATEGORY FOR GHANA MUSIC AWARDS SOUTH AFRICA
1* BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT WEST AFRICA
• PATORANKING
• RUNTOWN
• KISS DANIEL
• TEKNO
2* BEST INTERNATION ACT EAST AFRICA
• JOSE CHAMELEON
• NAVIO
• EDDY KENZO
• BEBE COOL
• SHEEBA
3* BEST INTERNATION ACT SOUTHERN AFRICA
• NC DREAD
• D.J MAPHORISA
• BABES WODUMO
• LADY ZAMAR
• WINKY D

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