Sarkodie tops Ghana Music Awards nominations
 
Posted on: 2010-Feb-27        ghanacelebrities
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The nominees for the 11th Annual Ghana Music Awards were announced last night at an event that brought together industry players, keen to know who gets nominated for what in the foremost award for music in the country.

The well attended event that saw performances from the likes of Kwabena Kwabena, Gyedu Blay Ambolley, Celestine Donkor, Ohemaa Mercy and Wutah ended with the big reveal of nominees.

Sarkodie, touted as the fastest rapper in Ghana led the pack with 8 nominations plus one for his collaboration with Ayigbe Edem and Kwaw Kesse on ‘You dey Craze’. Edem also had 6 other nominations with Wutah following with 5 plus a nod for best male vocal performance for PV, one half of the duo. 4x4 and Bradez both had 5 tallies.

Here is there complete list of nominees and GhanaCelebrities.Com says Bravo to Sarkodie.This to some degree proves that, Akon has not made a bad investment.

ARTISTES OF THE YEAR

4x4

Wutah

Ohemaa Mercy

Sarkodie

Becca

Bradez


MOST POPULAR SONG OF THE YEAR

Kotosa by Wutah

Baby by Sarkodie

Simple byBradez

Aseda by Ernest Opoku

World Trade Center by 4x4


DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR

DSP Kofi Sarpong

Mimi

Sarkodie

Ayigbe Edem

OJ Blaq


HIP HOP /HIPLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR

Kasiebo by Obrafour

The Game by Obour

Ringtone by Tinny

You Dey Craze by Ayigbe Edem

Breathe by Kweku T & D Black

Baby by Sarkodie


HIP HOP/HIPLIFE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Sarkodie

4x4

Bradez

Ayigbe Edem

Tinny


GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR

Ensie wo yie Diana Hamilton

Okyeso Nyame Florence Nyame

Aseda Ernest Opoku

Wo Beye Kesse Ohemaa Mercy

Ayeyi Ndwom DSP Kofi Sarpong

Supernatural Celestine Donkor


GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Ohema Mercy

Celestine Donkor

Florence Obinim


HIGHLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR

Afia Donkor by Kofi B

Daa Ke Daa by Becca

Sika by Daddy Lumba

Kotosa by Wutah

Born to win by King David


HIGHLIFE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Kofi B

Daddy Lumba

Kofi Nti

King David


AFRO-POP SONG OF THE YEAR

Run away by Irene Logan

World Trade Center by 4x4

Swagger by Ruff &Smooth

Simple by Bradez

I think I like Am by VIP


REGGAE SONG OF THE YEAR

Jah will be there by Wutah

Adiepena by Kojo Antwi

Mama Africa by Black Prophet


BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

Run Away by Irene & Asem

Baby by Sarkodie & Mugeez

The Game by Obour & Okyeame Kwame

You dey Craze by Edem/Sarkodie/Kwaw Kesse

Kasiebo by Obrafour & Guru


BEST RAPPER OF THE YEAR

Sarkodie

Obrafour

Kwaku T

Edem

Bradez

Tinny


AFRICAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Bracket- Nigeria

Wande Coal- Nigeria

Flavour- Nigeria

Midnight Crew – Nigeria

Jozi- South Africa


RECORD OF THE YEAR

Burning Desire- Wutah

Daa Ke Daa- Becca

Run Away – Irene Logan and Asem

Love Zone- Jon Germain

Nyonorvidade – Ayigbe Edem


ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Sika – Daddy Lumba

Makye- Sarkodie

Burning desire- Wutah

World Trade Center- 4x4

Volta Regime- Ayigbe Edem


SONG WRITER OF THE YEAR

Daa ke Daa- Kwabena Akwaboa Jnr

Burning Desire- Wutah

Run Away- Asem

Adiepena- Kojo Antwi

Kasiebo- Obrafour


BEST MALE VOCAL PERFORMANCE

PV of Wutah

Kwasie Pee

Kofi B

Ernest Opoku Jnr

Kojo Antwi


BEST FEMALE VOCAL PERFORMANCE

Becca

Irene Logan

Cynthia of Daughter of Glorious Jesus

Celestine Donkor

Ohemaa Mercy

Winners would be announced at the Ghana Music Awards ceremony slated for the Accra Conference Centre (Dome) on Saturday April 10. Other industry awards on the night would include: best music video, traditional artist of the year, instrumentalist of the year, MUSIGA merit award, producer of the year and the World Bank best music for development.

The Ghana Music Awards would be marked by a number of activities leading to the main event. This includes awards dialogue and workshop, nominees jam at Takoradi Polytechnic Park on March 6.