Sarkodie Tops Ghana Music Awards Nominations

The nominees for the 11th Annual Ghana Music Awards were announced last night at an event that brought together industry players, keen to know who gets nominated for what in the foremost award for music in the country. The well attended event that saw performances from the likes of Kwabena Kwabena, Gyedu Blay Ambolley, Celestine Donkor, Ohemaa Mercy and Wutah ended with the big reveal of nominees. Sarkodie, touted as the fastest rapper in Ghana led the pack with 8 nominations plus one for his collaboration with Ayigbe Edem and Kwaw Kesse on �You dey Craze�. Edem also had 6 other nominations with Wutah following with 5 plus a nod for best male vocal performance for PV, one half of the duo. 4x4 and Bradez both had 5 tallies. Here is there complete list of nominees and GhanaCelebrities.Com says Bravo to Sarkodie.This to some degree proves that, Akon has not made a bad investment. ARTISTES OF THE YEAR 4x4 Wutah Ohemaa Mercy Sarkodie Becca Bradez MOST POPULAR SONG OF THE YEAR Kotosa by Wutah Baby by Sarkodie Simple byBradez Aseda by Ernest Opoku World Trade Center by 4x4 DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR DSP Kofi Sarpong Mimi Sarkodie Ayigbe Edem OJ Blaq HIP HOP /HIPLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR Kasiebo by Obrafour The Game by Obour Ringtone by Tinny You Dey Craze by Ayigbe Edem Breathe by Kweku T & D Black Baby by Sarkodie HIP HOP/HIPLIFE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR Sarkodie 4x4 Bradez Ayigbe Edem Tinny GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR Ensie wo yie Diana Hamilton Okyeso Nyame Florence Nyame Aseda Ernest Opoku Wo Beye Kesse Ohemaa Mercy Ayeyi Ndwom DSP Kofi Sarpong Supernatural Celestine Donkor GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR Ohema Mercy Celestine Donkor Florence Obinim HIGHLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR Afia Donkor by Kofi B Daa Ke Daa by Becca Sika by Daddy Lumba Kotosa by Wutah Born to win by King David HIGHLIFE ARTIST OF THE YEAR Kofi B Daddy Lumba Kofi Nti King David AFRO-POP SONG OF THE YEAR Run away by Irene Logan World Trade Center by 4x4 Swagger by Ruff &Smooth Simple by Bradez I think I like Am by VIP REGGAE SONG OF THE YEAR Jah will be there by Wutah Adiepena by Kojo Antwi Mama Africa by Black Prophet BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR Run Away by Irene & Asem Baby by Sarkodie & Mugeez The Game by Obour & Okyeame Kwame You dey Craze by Edem/Sarkodie/Kwaw Kesse Kasiebo by Obrafour & Guru BEST RAPPER OF THE YEAR Sarkodie Obrafour Kwaku T Edem Bradez Tinny AFRICAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR Bracket- Nigeria Wande Coal- Nigeria Flavour- Nigeria Midnight Crew � Nigeria Jozi- South Africa RECORD OF THE YEAR Burning Desire- Wutah Daa Ke Daa- Becca Run Away � Irene Logan and Asem Love Zone- Jon Germain Nyonorvidade � Ayigbe Edem ALBUM OF THE YEAR Sika � Daddy Lumba Makye- Sarkodie Burning desire- Wutah World Trade Center- 4x4 Volta Regime- Ayigbe Edem SONG WRITER OF THE YEAR Daa ke Daa- Kwabena Akwaboa Jnr Burning Desire- Wutah Run Away- Asem Adiepena- Kojo Antwi Kasiebo- Obrafour BEST MALE VOCAL PERFORMANCE PV of Wutah Kwasie Pee Kofi B Ernest Opoku Jnr Kojo Antwi BEST FEMALE VOCAL PERFORMANCE Becca Irene Logan Cynthia of Daughter of Glorious Jesus Celestine Donkor Ohemaa Mercy Winners would be announced at the Ghana Music Awards ceremony slated for the Accra Conference Centre (Dome) on Saturday April 10. Other industry awards on the night would include: best music video, traditional artist of the year, instrumentalist of the year, MUSIGA merit award, producer of the year and the World Bank best music for development. The Ghana Music Awards would be marked by a number of activities leading to the main event. This includes awards dialogue and workshop, nominees jam at Takoradi Polytechnic Park on March 6.