Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2016: Final full List of Nominees


Charterhouse, organizers of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards has revealed the final list of nominees for the 2016 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards and despite the time consuming means of announcing the nominees, we at www.nydjlive.com are proud to present to you the full list of nominees.

Fast rising Fante rapper Kofi Kinaata grabbed five nominations with his single Susuka.

Flowking Stone after a successful come back also secured two nominations. He was nominated in the Best Rapper of the Year and Best Hiphop Song of the Year categories.

VRMG CEO and boss Edem also grabbed two nods in this year’s edition of the awards.

Congrats to the nominees.

Below are the nominees and the various categories.

Gospel Song of The year

Hour by Hour – SP Kofi Sarpong ft Joyce Blessing
Yoboyo – Kofi Gyan
W’owo nkwa wo wor Ade – Mary Owusu
Hyebere Sesafuor – Obaapa Christie
Aporsor – Nicholas Omane Acheampong

Gospel Artiste of the Year

Obaapa Christie
Joe Mettle
Nicholas Omane Acheampong
Patience Nyarko
SP Kofi Sarpong

Highlife song of the Year
Take Away – Acka Blay ft Cabum
Hw3 – Becca
Mansa – Bisa Kdei
Pimpinaa – Obrafuor ft Bisa Kdei
M’akoma – R2bees
Susuka – Kofi Kanata
Alewa – Ofori Amponsah ft Sarkodie

Highlife Artist of the Year

Bisa KDei
Ofori Amponsah
Nero X

HIP HOP Song of the Year

All Black – E.L ft Pappy Kojo, Joey B
Fire Bon Dem – Flowking Stone
Yakubu – Kwaw Kese
Hand to Mouth – Sarkodie
Nineteen Ninety – Omar Sterling
Ay3 Late – Pappy Kojo ft Sarkodie

HIPLIFE Song of the Year

Crusade – Donzy ft Kofi Kinaata
Ye Wo Krom – Atom
Koko – E.L
Ekiki Me – Wisa ft Luther
Skolom – VVIP ft Sena Dagadu

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year

AK Songstress
Blakk Rasta


Serwaa Akoto – Blakk Rasta
It’s So Crazy – De Voice
Hold Me Now- MzVee
Go Higher – Stonebwoy
Holiday – Ak Songstress
Fire – Jupitar ft Stonebwoy

Best Female Vocalist

Boom Boom Beat – Adina
Me Do Wo -Irene Loghan
Hold Me Now – MzVee
Ego Bee – Nana Yaa
Sarkcess Story – Efya
Dumb Drum – Yaa Yaa

Best Male Vocalist

Afiyie – Go Gaga
De Voice – It’s Crazy
Knii Lantey – Thinking Out Loud
Pat Thomas – Bra
Mugeez – Concert Party
Akwaboah Jnr – Me Wu

Afro Pop Song of The Year

Only – Fuse ODG
Gboza – R2Bees ft Davido
Nyedzilo – Edem ft Reekado Banks
Abofra – MzVee ft Efya
Coastal Vibes – Adina ft Trigmatic
Mi Naa Bo Po – E.L

Producer of the Year

Mo Beat – Skolom
Bisa KDei/Kayawa – Mansa
Kwadwo Akwaboah – Aporsor
Beatz Dakar – Go Higher
E.L – MI Naa No Bo Po
Dr. Ray – Ye Wo Krom
King Dee – Susuka

Record of the Year

Coastal Vibes – Adina ft Trigmatic
Abofra – MzVee ft Efya
Concert Party  – R2Bees
Bra – Sarkodie ft Pat Thomas
Dumb Drum – Yaa Yaa
Shine A Light – Rocky Dawuni
Forget Dem – M.anifest

Song Writer of the Year

Rex Omar – Paapa
Knii Lantey – beautiful Virgo
Kofi Kinaata – Susuka
MzVee, Richie & Efya – Abofra
Obrafour – Nkontompo
Stonebwoy – Go Higher

Best Group of the Year


Best Rapper of the Year

E.L – King Without A Crown
Flowking Stone -Fire Bon Dem
Omar Sterling – Nineteen Ninety
Pappy Kojo  – Ay3 Late
Sarkodie –  Hand to Mouth

Best Collaboration of the Year

Skolom – VVIP ft Sena Dagadu
Mewu – Sarkodie ft Akwaboah Jnr
Ay3 Late – Pappy Kojo ft Sarkodie
Ekiki Me – Wisa ft Luther
Crusade – Donzy ft Kofi Kinaata
Pimpinaa – Obrafour ft Bisa KDei

Best Music Video of the Year

Shelele – E.L
Nkontompo – Obrafour
Dumb Drum – Yaa Yaa
Girlfriend – Edem
The Warning – Teephlow
Crazy for God – Preachers

New Artist of the Year

Nero X
Kofi Kinaata

HipHop/Hiplife Artist of the Year

Pappy Kojo
Omar Sterling

Africa Artist of the Year

Korede Bello
Harry Song

Album of the Year

Verified – MzVee
Mary – Sarkodie
Elom – EL
Breakthrough – Bisa KDei
I Believe – SP Kofi Sarpong

Vodafone Most Popular Song of the Year

Skolom – VVIP
Mansa – Bisa KDei
Aporsor – Nicholas Omane Acheampong
Go Higher – Stonebwoy ft Edem
Ekiki Me  -Wisa ft Luther
Ye Wo Krom – Atom
Susuka – Kofi Kinaata

Artist of the Year

Bisa KDei
SP Kofi Sarpong


Feli Nuna
Ebony Reigns
Nii Funny
Wan O

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