The musician made the revelation hours after Frank Kwabena Owusu, a radio presenter with Accra-based Hitz FM questioned why the artist did not secure multiple nominations in this year’s award scheme.
In a quick response, the Ye Obua Mi hitmaker who has had a really good music year explained his exemption from the nominees’ list.
He wrote saying; “Yes sir I requested to be excused from this year’s nominations.”
Many, however, have asked if the exemption is solely for the Ghana National Gospel Music Awards or may be extended to other award schemes in the country.
Joe Mettle is currently readying the release of a new album titled The Kadosh. The album is expected to be released on Friday, July 29, 2022.
Musicians Diana Hamilton, M.O.G. Music, and Akesse Brempong lead the 2022 Ghana National Gospel Music Awards (NGMA).
The musicians grabbed 8 nods each in different categories for their works released in the year under review. They however battle it out for the prestigious Gospel Artiste of the Year category.
Empress Gifty and Celestine Donkor also grabbed 7 nominations each.
The 5th edition of the prestigious Ghana National Gospel Music Awards is expected to take place in August 2022.
Check the full list of nominees here >>> Ghana National Gospel Music Awards (NGMA)