Full list of nominees for Ghana Music Awards USA 2020 released

Full list of nominees for Ghana Music Awards USA 2020 released

- The full list for the USA edition of the Ghana Music Awards (GMA) has been released

- Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, Kofi Kinaata, Fameye, Stonebwoy, Wendy Shay, and others all had nominations

- The event was streamed live on Kofi TV

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The full list of nominations for the 2020 edition of the Ghana Music Awards (GMA) has been released.

The event was held virtually on Saturday, 11 July 2020 and was streamed live on Kofi TV to thousands of viewers across the globe.

There were performances from musicians including Article Wan, Wendy Shay, SP Kofi Sarpong, and comedian, DKB.

Full list of nominees for the Ghana Music Awards USA 2020 released

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The communication director of GMA-USA, Kusi Mensah Capito, is reported to have said that the maiden edition of the awards will happen in November or perhaps earlier.

The likes of Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Fameye, Wendy Shay, Kofi Kinaata, and others all had nominations, with Shatta Wale topping them all.

See the list of nominations in the various categories here:

NEW ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

  • Fameye
  • Sefa
  • Kofi Mole
  • Fantana
  • MOG music
  • Kawoula Biov
  • Iona
  • J.Derobie
  • Lord Paper

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GOSPEL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

  • Celestine Donkor
  • Ceccy Twum
  • SP Kofi Sarpong
  • Joyce Blessing
  • Akesse Brempong
  • Diana Hamilton
  • Joe Mettle

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Akwaboah - Gangsta love
  • KiDi - Sugar Daddy
  • King Promise - Bra
  • Nacee - Mpaebo
  • Kuami Eugene - Ohemaa
  • Kojo Antwi - Bra

HIGHLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR

  • Our Story - Dada Hafco ft. Fameye
  • Ohemaa - Kuami Eugene ft. Kidi
  • Things Fall Apart - Kofi Kinaata
  • Melissa - Shatta Wale
  • Sika - Adina
  • Bra - King Promise
  • Moonlight - Bless
  • Saara - Sarkodie ft. Efya

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HIP LIFE SONG OF THE YEAR

  • Amanfuor Girls - Quamina MP ft. Medikal
  • Oofeetso - Sarkodie ft. Prince Bright
  • Weather - Sista Afia ft. Medikal & Quamina MP
  • DopeNation - Zanku
  • Nothing I Get - Fameye
  • Daavi Neba - Kawoula Biov ft. Patapaa
  • Bad Energy - Guru ft. Kweysi Swat

BEST COLLABORATION

  • Quamina MP ft. Medikal - Amanfuor Girls
  • Kwaw Kese ft. Skonki, Sarkodie, Medikal, Mr Eazi - Dondo (remix)
  • Sarkodie ft. Efya - Saara
  • Stonebwoy ft. Teni - Ololo
  • Sista Afia ft. Medikal & Quamina MP - Weather
  • Wendy Shay ft. Shatta Wale - Stevie Wonder
  • Kelvyn Boy ft. Joey B - Mea
  • Kwesi Arthur ft. Mr. Eazi - Nobody
  • Medikal ft. Fella Makafui and Shatta Wale - Omo Ada

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GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR

  • W’asem - Diana Hamilton
  • Agbebolo - Celestine Donkor ft. Nhyiraba Gideon
  • Repent - Joyce Blessing
  • Di Wo Hene - Ceccy Twum ft. Joe Mettle
  • Mpaebo - Nacee
  • Aseda Kesie - Piesie Esther
  • Crazy Love (remix) - Akesse Brempong ft. Bernard Franklyn
  • Yawo - Bethel Revival Choir
  • Mehia Wo Yesu - Joe Mettle

GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Dope Nation
  • R2Bees
  • Bethel Revival Choir
  • Keche
  • La Meme Gang

FEMALE VOCALIST

  • Efya - Saara
  • Joyce Blessing - Adam Nana
  • eShun - Handcuff
  • Ceccy Twum - Di Wo Hene
  • Diana Hamilton - Nsenkyerene Nyankopon
  • Celestine Donkor - Agbebolo
  • Sista Afia - Broken Heart

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HIGHLIFE ARTISTE

  • KiDi
  • Dada Hafco
  • Kuami Eugene
  • Eshun
  • Kofi Kinaata
  • King Promise
  • Akwaboah
  • Adina

HIPLIFE/HIP HOP ARTISTE

  • Medikal
  • Sarkodie
  • Fameye
  • Quamina Mp
  • Kwesi Arthur
  • Dope Nation
  • Kwaw Kese
  • Manifest

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

  • Medikal
  • Sarkodie
  • Shatta Wale
  • Stonebwoy
  • Kofi Kinaata
  • Fameye
  • Diana Hamilton
  • Samini

MOST POPULAR SONG

  • Oofeetso - Sarkodie ft. Prince Bright
  • Things Fall Apart - Kofi Kinaata
  • W’asem - Diana Hamilton
  • Melissa - Shatta Wale
  • Shuga - Stonebwoy ft. Beenie Man
  • Nothing I Get - Fameye
  • Omo Ada (remix) - Medikal ft. Shatta Wale, Fella Makafui
  • Daavi Neba - Kawoula Biov ft. Patapaa
  • Zanku - Dope Nation
  • Toto (remix) - Edem ft. Davido
  • Stevie Wonder - Wendy Shay ft. Shatta Wale

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REGGAE/DANCEHALL SONG

  • Me Mpaebo - Ras Kuuku
  • Tuff Seed - Stonebwoy
  • Aye Halfcast - Shatta Wale
  • Poverty - J.Derobie
  • Reggae - Article Wan
  • Obra - Samini

REGGAE/DANCEHALL ARTISTE

  • Stonebwoy
  • Shatta Wale
  • Epixode
  • Ras Kuuku
  • Samini

RAPPER OF THE YEAR

  • Medikal - Higher
  • Sarkodie - Legend
  • Strongman - Ups and Downs
  • Manifest - Ups and Downs
  • Flowking Stone - Let Them Know
  • Teephlow - God’s Own
  • Eno Barony - Voice of Truth
  • Kwesi Arthur - New York State of Mind

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MUSIC PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

  • DDT - Our Story - Dada Hafco ft. Fameye
  • Da Maker - Melissa - Shatta Wale
  • MOG - Oofeetso - Sarkodie
  • B2 - Nothing I Get - Fameye
  • Nacee - Mpaebo - Nacee

GHANAIAN TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL ACT

  • Wiyaala
  • King Ayisoba
  • Sherifa Gunu
  • Big Gad
  • Afro Moses

BEST AFRICAN ACT

  • Burna Boy
  • Diamond Platinum
  • Cassper Nyovest
  • Davido
  • Wizkid
  • Mr Eazi
  • Rudebwoy
  • Afro B

US-BASED AFRO-POP SONG OF THE YEAR

  • Bad (remix) - Yun Kobe ft. Fameye
  • 3y3 d3 - Yaw Morocco
  • Obaa - Archipalago
  • Mempena - Kwesoul
  • Waist - Slymboy
  • Piesie - Myra Kay
  • Oforiwaa - Quayku Dsoul
  • Story - KayKay Amponsah ft. Clemento Suarez
  • Forgetti - Freddy X
  • Forever - Kobe Nyce
  • Maa Adwoa - Yung Theorry ft. Paul Noun

US-BASED GOSPEL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

  • Millicent Yankey
  • Melody Frempong
  • Humphrey Tettey
  • Esther Afua Yirenkyi
  • Stella Addo
  • Fletcher Narh
  • Minister Ike
  • Fritz Oakley
  • Herty Corgie

US-BASED BEST DJ OF THE YEAR

  • DJ Zag - Ohio
  • DJ Sabato - Virginia
  • DJ RB Nice - New York
  • DJ Frankie - Atlanta, Georgia
  • DJ A1 - Philadelphia
  • DJ Wyse - Worcester, MA
  • DJ G’Nyce - Bronx, NY

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