Full list of nominees for 2017 VGMAs out

Entertainment of Sunday, 26 February 2017

Source: citifmonline.com


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CharterHouse Productions, organizers of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards has named nominees for this year’s event.

The awards event is one of the country’s biggest, dedicated to recognize artistes who have made significant impact in their respective music genres.

This year’s list has among the top nominees Nacee, Sarkodie, Medikal and M.ainfest who are up for various awards in different categories.

Find the list of nominees below:

Gospel song of the year

Yewo Nyame A Yewo Adze – Nacee ft. Ernest Opoku

Change Over – Mary Agyemang

Mewo Jesus – Mabel Okyere

Still You Reign – Sonnie Badu

Healing Stream – Jeshrun Okyere ft. Nathaniel Bassey

Agye Won Nsam – Piesie Esther

Highlife song of the year

Jwe – Bisa K’dei

Confession – Kofi Kinaata

Beshiwo – Becca ft. Bisa K’dei

Mintse Bo – Wisa Greid

Christy – Dobble

Bokor Bokor – Kill Beatz ft. Mugeez & Fuse ODG

Hiplife song of the year

Samba – Guru ft. Singlet

Club – Donzy ft. Piesie & Sarkodie

Go Low – Flowking Stone

RNS – Sarkodie

Bie Gya – Criss Waddle ft. Stonebwoy

Sweetie Pie – Kofi Kinaata

Alhaji – VVIP ft. Patoranking

Hip-Hop song of the year

God MC – M.anifest

Trumpet – Sarkodie ft. Teephlow, Koo Ntakra, Strongman, Donzy, Medikal & Pappy Kojo

Lalafalama – EL

Confirm (remix) – Medikal ft. Sarkodie

Egboame (remix) – Edem ft. Cabum, Teephlow, Ayat, Gemini, Medikal, Mac M, Darko & Bebelino

Tension – Okyeame Kwame ft. Cabum, Medikal & Sister Debbie

Best Reggae/Dancehall song of the year

People Dey – Stonebwoy

Nwansina – Ras Kuuku ft. Luther

Gborgborvor – Gallaxy ft. Stonebwoy

Kupe – Ebony

Yonnah – Samini ft. Luther

Pain Dem – Rudebwoy Ranking

Arostor – Kaakie ft. Yaa Pono

Afro pop song of the year

Kaabuame – EL

Dance For Me – Eugy ft. Mr. Eazi

Solo – Article Wan

U x Me – Joey B

Too Risky – Medikal ft. Sister Debbie

Too Late – Adina

Grind – Vision DJ ft. A.I

Gospel artiste of the year

Joe Mettle

Piesie Esther

Sonnnie Badu

Jeshrun Okyere


Highlife artiste of the year

Bis K’dei


Kofi Kinaata

Reggae/Dancehall artiste of the year


Ras Kuuku





Hiplife/Hip-Hop artiste of the year



Flowking Stone




Joey B

Songwriter of the year

Joe Mettle – Onwanwani

Kill Beatz – Too Late

Kofi Kinaata – Confession

Nacee – Yewo Nyame A Yewo Adze

Best music video of the year

Leno by Wiyaala – Charlotte Appleton

Small Small by Okyeame Kwame ft. MzVee – Phamous Philms

Yewo Nyame A Yewo Adze by Nacee ft. Ernest Opoku – Mcwillies

Rapping Drums by Flowking Stone – Xbills Ebenezer

W’ani Aba by M.anifest ft. Bisa K’dei – Solomon Director

Nyedzilo by Edem ft. Rekaado Banks – Phamous Philms

Record of the year

Me Ne Wo Aa – Nacee

Hello – Akwaboah ft. Sarkodie

Too Late – Adina

U x Me – Joey B

Motromodwo – Trigmatic ft. A.I

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 female vocalist

Adina – Too Late

Becca – Beshiwo

MzVee – Nobody Else

Piesie Esther – Agye Won Nsam

Petrah – My Man

Best group of the year





Best rapper of the year

Flowking Stone – Fire Bon Dem (remix)

EL – Love God

Medikal – Connect

Yaa Pono (Ponobiom) – Mind on Money

M.anifest – 100%

Sarkodie – Fire Born Dem (remix)

Best collaboration of the year

Alhaji – VVIP ft. Patoranking

Yewo Nyame A Yewo Adze – Nacee ft. Ernest Opoku

Confirm (remix) – Medikal ft. Sarkodie

Bie Gya – Criss Waddle ft. Stonebwoy

Nwansina – Ras Kuuku ft. Luther

Samba – Guru ft. Singlet

Best new artiste of the year


Nii Funny

Fancy Gadam

Article Wan

Feli Nuna


Rudebwoy Ranking


Overall artiste of the year




Joe Mettle



African artiste of the year


Mr. Eazi



Nathaniel Bassey

Uusung artiste

AJ Lyricx

Afezi Perry

CJ Biggerman

Cina Soul

Deon Boakye


Kuami Eugene

The 2017 Ghana Music Awards, the 18th edition is organized in partnership with the Musicians the Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) and under the auspices of and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts.

It has Vodafone Ghana as headline sponsor.


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