VGMA2017: Nominees for various categories announced

VGMA2017: Nominees for various categories announced

Nominations for the #VGMA2017 have been announced by organisers of the awards scheme.

VGMA2017:Nominees for various categories announced
VGMA2017:Nominees for various categories announced

Among the most anticipated categories is that of  Best New Act. Connoisseurs assert that this year,  the category has generated more traction than perhaps even the coveted Artist of the Year honour due to how much effort emerging acts have put in their craft in the year under review.

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Some of the interesting categories include; Reggae/Dancehall, Highlife, Gospel Artist of the Year, etc.

See the nominees list below.

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year


Ras Kuuku



Rudebwoy Ranking


Highlife Artiste of the Year

Bisa Kdei


Kofi Kinaata

Gospel Artiste of the Year

Joe Mettle

Piesie Esther

Sonnie Badu

Jeshrun Okyere


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

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

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

Best New Act


Nii Funny

Fancy Gadam

Article Wan

Feli Nuna


Rudebwoy Ranking


African Artist of the year


Mr Eazi



Nathaniel Bassey

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

Best Female Vocalist

Adina - Tool Late

Becca - Beshiwo

MzVee - Nobody Else

Piesie Esther - Agye won nsam

Petrah - My Man

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

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

Songwriter of the Year

Joe Mettle - Onwanwani

Kill Beatz - Too Late

Kofi Kinaata - Confession

Nacee - Yewo Nyame a yewo adze

Hiplife/Hip pop artiste of the year



Flowking Stone




Joey B

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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