BASS Awards 2013: Time to vote for your favourite musicians

Organizers of the artistes for the maiden edition of BASS AWARDS by organizers, Rackus Productions, have this week announced the voting procedure to determine which artistes wins what in this year’s awards.

Voting is currently underway and Reggae and Dancehall lovers across the country are entreated to vote for their nominated artistes as the public choice awards carry a fifty (50%) weighting by the public.

To vote for Most Popular Reggae Song, text BA1 plus Artiste Name to 1406, BA2 plus Artiste Name to 1406 to vote for Most Popular Dancehall Song and BA3 plus Artiste Name to 1406 to vote for Alternative Song across all networks.

The BASS AWARDS comes off at the National Theater in Accra on 6th July 2013. This will be preceded by a nominees jam at the Accra Sports Stadium on 5th July 2013 with performances from artistes including Samini, Stonebwoy, Kaakie, Jupiter, Natural Face and several others.

The BASS Awards is organized by Rackus Productions and powered by Bullhaus Entertainment and Solid Multimedia. Log on to www.bassawards.net for more information on voting.

BASS Awards 2013

LIST OF NOMINATED ARTISTES FOR BASS AWARD

MOST POPULAR REGGAE SONG OF THE YEAR(S)

  1. Rocky Dawuni (African Reggae Fever)
  2. Black Prophet (Wicked Soul Train)
  3. KniiLante ( House Of Pain)
  4. Edem (Ghetto Arise)
  5. Blakk Rasta / Kaywa (Miss Right)
  6. Sammy B (Tongue Tied)
  7. SherifGhale (Ghetto Side)
  8. RasKuuku ( Wa ye bibioo)

MOST POPULAR DANCE HALL SONG OF THE YEAR(S)

  1. Iwan (Who Is Bad)
  2. Stonebwoy ft. Samini (Climax)
  3. Jupiter (Money)
  4. Kaakie (Toffee Pon Tongue)
  5. Samini ft. Wizkid (Time Bomb)
  6. Trigmatic (Hold Yuh)
  7. ShataRako (Good girl gone bad)
  8. Mugeez of R2Bees (Am done)

DISCOVERY 

  1. Natural Face
  2. Episode
  3. Lutha
  4. Jupiter
  5. Kaakie
  6. Sean Taylor
  7. Gully Princess

COLLABORATION /DANCEHALL SONGS

  1. Eazzy/ Jupiter (Go Go Wind)
  2. Stonebwoy/ Samini (Climax)
  3. Iwan / Black Prophet (Tell Them Again)
  4. Samini/ Wizkid (Time Bomb)
  5. Tinny/Jupiter (Highway)

COLLABORATION / REGGAE SONGS

  1. Blakk Rasta/ Jah Amber ( Our Africa)
  2. Adez/ Stonebwoy (Budin)
  3. Red Fayah/ Esssence (The Turban)
  4. Gavana / Torch Agoal ( Virtuous Woman)
  5. Friction/ Guru (Life Is Not Easy)
  6. Kese ft. Jupita (Care)
  7. Ruff and Smooth ft. Iwan (Time Changes)

ALTERNATIVE

  1. Joe Mettle – (I am yours)
  2. HertyBorngreat – (Kaa Nu Seiyaa)
  3. No Tribe – (Get up)
  4. Skulfuor  – (Take your child to Church)
  5. CwesiOteng – (God dey bless me)

FEMALE VOCALIST 

  1. Kaakie (Toffee Pon Tongue)
  2. Gully Princess (Gully Love)
  3. First Lady (Big Woman Thing)
  4. Louisa Fever (Fever)
  5. YasmeenHelwani (Padi)

MALE VOCALIST

  1. Rocky Dawuni (African Reggae Fever)
  2. KniiLante (House of Pain)
  3. SherifGhale (Ghetto Side)
  4. Stonebwoy (Climax)
  5. Lutha (Love)
  6. Kese (Care)
  7. Mugeez (Am Done)

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  1. Blakk Rasta (Born Dread)
  2. Rocky Dawuni  (Hymns Of a Rebel Soul)
  3. Iwan (My Time)
  4. Stonebwoy (Grade 1)
  5. Black Eye (African Skies)

BEST AFRICAN ACT ( REGGAE /DANCEHALL)

  1. 2 Face Idibia – Nigeria (Rain Drops)
  2. Wyre – Kenya
  3. General Pipe – Nigeria  (Champion)
  4. Bufallo – South Africa
  5. Davido – Nigeria (All Of You)
  6. Ice Prince – Nigeria (Magician)
  7. Wizkid – Nigeria (Wadup)

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR(S)

  1. Genius Selection (Jupiter Money)
  2. Kaywa (Miss Right)
  3. J.M.J (Toffee Pon Tongue)
  4. Infectious (Logic Rhythm)
  5. Kill Beatz (Time, Am done)

YAA ASANTEWAA AWARD (RECORD OF THE YEAR) (S)

  1. Iwan  ( Teenage Pregnancy)
  2. Na U (Independent Day)
  3. KniiLante (Rocky Road)
  4. Field Marshal (Oh Father)
  5. Friction (Life Is Not Easy)
  6. KojoKombolo (Leaders)
  7. Ruff and Smooth (Time Changes)
  8. Chizzy Wailer (Liberation)

RIDDIM OF THE YEAR(S)

  1. Forget Rhythm
  2. Logic Rhythm
  3. Extra Large Rhythm

KWAME NKRUMAH AWARD (ARTISTE OF THE YEAR(S)

  1. Rocky Dawuni
  2. Blakk Rasta
  3. Samini
  4. Kaakie
  5. KniiLante
  6. SherifGhale
  7. Iwan

BEST PERFORMER (REGGAE/DANCEHALL)

  1. Samini
  2. Stonebwoy
  3. Rocky Dawuni
  4. Iwan
  5. Blakk Rasta

BEST SONG WRITER (REGGAE/DANCEHALL)

  1. KniiLante (House Of Pain)
  2. Iwan (Teenage Pregnancy)
  3. Black Prophet (Wicked Soul Train Driver)
  4. Rocky Dawuni (African Reggae Fever)
  5. Stonebwoy (Hills And Valley)

BEST DANCEHALL ARTISTE

  1. Samini
  2. Stonebwoy
  3. Jupiter
  4. Iwan
  5. Kaakie

BEST REGGAE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

  1. Rocky Dawuni
  2. Blakk Rasta
  3. Black Prophet
  4. SherifGhale
  5. kniiLante

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR(S) – REGGAE

KniiLante (House of Pain)

Edem (Ghetto Arise)

Friction ft. Guru (Life is not easy)

Black Prophet (Wicked Soul Train Driver)

Rocky Dawuni (African Reggae Fever)

Na U (Independent Day)

Blakk Rasta (Miss Right)

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR(S) – DANCEHALL

Samini (Dadiekye)

Stonebwoy (Climax)

SonniBalli (All I See)

Kaakie (Too Much)

Natural Face (So High)

Eazzy (Go Go Wind)

Iwan ft. Black Prophet (Tell Them Again) 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (REGGAE/DANCEHALL)

Root Anabo

Felix Bell

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