The 18th Vodafone Ghana Music Awards is set to take place on Saturday, April 8, 2017.

The biggest names in Ghana’s music industry go head-to-head on the night for one of the most prestigious accolades in the local game.

Here are all the nominees for the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards for the year 2017.

Highlife Artiste of the Year

Bisa Kdei


Kofi Kinaata

Hiplife/Hip-pop artiste of the year



Flowking Stone




Joey B

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Gospel Artiste of the Year

Joe Mettle

Piesie Esther

Sonnie Badu

Jeshrun Okyere


Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year


Ras Kuuku



Rudebwoy Ranking


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African Artist of the year


Mr Eazi



Nathaniel Bassey

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Best Rapper of the Year

Flowking Stone – Fire Bon Dem RMX

EL – Love God

Meidkal – Connect

Yaa Pono (Ponobiom) – Mind on Money

M.anifest – 100%

Sarkodie – Fire Bon Dem RMX


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Hiplife Song of the Year

Guru – Samba feat. Singlet

Donzy – Club feat. Piesie and Sarkodie

Flowking Stone – Go Low

Sarkodie – RNS

Criss Waddle – Bie Gya feat. Stonebwoy

Kofi Kinaata – Sweet Pie

VVIP – Alhaji feat. Patoranking

GOD above me, Oseikrom behind me, Gh in me…..#Borga

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Afro-pop Song of the Year

E.L. – Kaabu Ame

Eugy – Dance For Me feat. Mr Eazi

Article Wan – Solo

Joey B – U x Me

Medikal – Too Risky feat. Sister Derby

Adina – Too Late

Vision DJ – Grind feat. A.I.

2017 was a good year.

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Hip-hop Song of the Year

M.anifest – god MC

Sarkodie – Trumpet feat. Tee Phlow, Koo Ntakra, Strongman, Pappy Kojo, Donzy, & Medikal

E.L. – Lalafalama

Medikal – Confirm remix feat. Sarkodie

Edem – Egboame remix feat. Tee Phlow, Cabum, Gemini, Ayat, Mac M, Medikal, Darko, & Bebelino

Okyeame Kwame – Tension feat. Cabum, Medikal & Sister Derby

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Best Female Vocalist

Adina – Too Late

Becca – Beshiwo

MzVee – Nobody Else

Piesie Esther – Agye won nsam

Petrah – My Man

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Best Male Vocalist

Ogya Mensah – Get Serious

Afriyie – Here to Stay

Joe Mettle – Onwanwani

Akwaboah – Hello

Sonnie Badu – Still You Reign

Ernest Opoku – Yewo Nyame a yewo adze

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Best New Act


Nii Funny

Fancy Gadam

Article Wan

Feli Nuna


Rudebwoy Ranking


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Record of the year

Nacee – Me ne wo aa

Akwaboah – Hello feat. Sarkodie

Adina – Too late

Joey B – U x Me

Trigmatic – Motromodwo feat. A.I

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Best Music Video of the Year

Wiyaala – Leno

Okyeame Kwame – Small small feat. MzVee

Nacee – Yewo Nyame a yewo adze feat. Ernest Opoku

Flowking Stone – Rapping Drums

Manifest – W’ani aba feat. Bisa K’Dei

Edem – Nyedzilo feat. Rekaado Banks

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Songwriter of the Year

Joe Mettle – Onwanwani

Kill Beatz – Too Late

Kofi Kinaata – Confession

Nacee – Yewo Nyame a yewo adze

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