- Nominees for this year’s VGMAs have started flooding social media
-Long-time absentee, Shatta Wale and late dancehall act, Ebony Reigns have received nominations
-Other musicians including Stonebwoy and Sarkodie have also been nominated
Checks made by YEN.com.gh on the Facebook page of the organizers of the Ghana Music Awards ahead of the nominees jam for the 2018 VGMA’s indicate that Shatta Wale and Ebony Reins have been nominated for honors.
The nominees have started trickling in on the social media handle of Ghana Music Awards.
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Charter House, the organizers of the prestigious awards ceremony revealed that the management of Shatta Wale had filed his songs for nomination and from the look of things, his long-standing impasse with the event house has been brought to an end with the nomination.
Shatta Wale was nominated in the “Hiplife Song of the Year” for his song, “Ayoo”. The dancehall artiste will go up against Fancy Gadam, Nacee, Sarkodie, Captain Planet and Patapaa.
Late Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, popularly known as Ebony Reigns also got nominated in the “Song Writer of the Year” category with her domestic violence-themed song, “Maame Hwe”.
The late dancehall act would battle for honors on the night of the awards with Kumi Guitar, Joe Mettle, Kofi Kinaata, Stonebwoy and Samini.
It was revealed that Shatta Wale made entries in the 2017 edition for the year 2016. His entries were accepted but he did not make it to the final list of nominees.
The Zylofon Music signee has been touted as one of the candidates to win the coveted title of the “Artiste of the Year” if he eventually gets nominated for the category.
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