#VGMAs 2016: VVIP, Sarkodie, Bisa Kdei, Stonebwoy, EL and SP Kofi Sarpong battle for Artiste of the Year

The 17th Vodafone Ghana Music Awards coveted award, Artiste of the Year would be contested by three previous winners; VVIP, Sarkodie and Stonebwoy as well as Gospel act Superintendent of Police Kofi Sarpong and huge favourites Bisa Kdei and EL.

Other keenly contested category dubbed “Vodafone Most Popular Song Of The Year” is made up of Skolom – VVIP featuring Sena Dagadu, Mansa – Bisa Kdei, Aporsor – Nicholas Omane Acheampong, Go Higher – Stonebowy, Ekikime – Wisa featuring Luther, Mi Naa Bo Po – EL and Susuka – Kofi Kinaata.

The main award show is slated for May 7, 2016 at the Accra International Conference.

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Artiste Of The Year

VVIP

Sarkodie

Bisa KDei

Stonebwoy

SP Kofi Sarpong

EL

 

Vodafone Most Popular Song Of The Year

Skolom – VVIP featuring Sena Dagadu

Mansa – Bisa Kdei

Aporsor – Nicholas Omane Acheampong

Go Higher – Stonebowy

Ekikime – Wisa featuring Luther

Mi naa bop o – EL

Susuka – Kofi Kinaata

 

Album Of The Year

Verified – MzVee

Mary – Sarkodie

Elom – EL

Breakthrough – Bisa KDei

I Believe – SP Kofir Sarpong

 

Highlife Artiste Of The Year

Bisa Kdei

Afriyie

Ofori Amponsah

Nero X

 

Afro-pop Song Of The Year

Fuse ODG – Only

R2bees – Gboza featuring Davido

Edem – Nyedzilo featuring Reekado Banks

MzVee – Abofra featuring Efya

Adina – Coastal Vibes featuring Trigmatic

E.L – Mi Naa Bo Po

 

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste Of The Year

Stonebwoy

Jupitar

MzVee

AK Songstress

Episode

Blakk Rasta

 

Hip-life/Hip-Hop Artiste Of The Year

Pappy Kojo

Omar Sterling

Sarkodie

VVIP

Guru

E.L

 

Best Collaboration Of The Year

VVIP – Skolom featuring Sena Dagadu

Sarkodie – Mewu featuring Akwaboah

Pappy Kojo – Ay3 Late featuring Sarkodie

Wisa – Ekikime featuring Luther

Donzy – The Crusade featuring Kofi Kinaata

Obrafour – Pimpinaa featuring Bisa Kdei

 

Record Of The Year

Adina – Coastal Vibes featuring Trigmatic

MzVee – Abofra featuring Efya

R2bees – Concert Party

Sarkodie – Bra featuring Pat Thomas

Yaa Yaa – Dumb Drum

Rocky Dawuni – Shine Light

M.anifest – Forget Dem

 

Hip-life Song Of The Year

Donzy – The Crusade featuring Kofi Kinaata

Atom – Ye Wo Krom

E.L – Koko

Wisa – Ekiki Me featuring Luther

VVIP – Skolom featuring Sena Dagadu

Guru – Pooley Swag

 

Highlife Song Of The Year

Aka Blay – Take Away featuring Cabum

Becca – Hwe

Bisa Kdei – Mansa

Obrafour – Pimpinaa featuring Bisa Kdei

R2Bees – Makoma

Kofi Kinaata – Susuka

Ofori Amponsah – Alewa featuring Sarkodie

 

Reggae/Dancehall Song Of The Year

Blakk Rasta – Serwaa Akoto

De Voice – It’s So Crazy

MzVee – Hold Me Now

Stonebwoy – Go Higher

AK Songstress – Holiday

Jupitar – Fire featuring Stonebwoy

 

Best Male Vocal Performance

Afriyie – Go Gaga

De Voice – It’s Crazy

Knii Lante – Thinking Out Loud

Pat Thomas – Bra (by Sarkodie)

Mugeez – Concert Party (With Omar Sterling)

Akwaboah Jnr. – Mewu (by Sarkodie)

 

Best Female Vocal Performance

Adina – Boom Boom Beat

Irene Logan – Me Do Wo

MzVee – Hold Me Now

Nana Yaa – E Go Be

Efya – SarkCess Story

Yaa Yaa – Dumb Drum

 

Hip-Hop Song Of The Year

E.L – All Black feat. Joey B & Pappy Kojo

Flowking Stone – Fire Bon Them

Kwaw Kese – Yakubu

Omar Sterling – Ninety Ninety

Pappy Kojo – Ay3 Late feat. Sarkodie

 

Best Rapper Of The Year

E.L – King Without A Crown

Flowking Stone – Fire Bon Dem

Omar Sterling – Nineteen Ninety

Pappy Kojo – Ay3 Late

Sarkodie – Hand To Mouth

 

Best Music Video Of The Year

E.L – Shelele

Obrafour – Nkontompo

Yaa Yaa – Dumb Drum

Edem – Girlfriend

Teephlow – The Warning

Preachers – Crazy For God

 

Best Group Of The Year

VVIP

R2Bees

Keche

Galaxy

Preachers

 

Producer Of The Year

Mo Beat – Skolom

Bisa Kdei/Kaywa – Mansa

Kwadwo Akwaboah – Aporsor

Beatz Dakay – Go Higher

Chapter Beatz – Ekikime

E.L – Mi Naa Bo Po

Dr. Ray – Ye Wo Krom

Kin Dee – Susuka

 

Best New Artiste Of The Year

Nero X

Kofi Kinaata

Donzy

Wisa

Atom

 

Unsung Artiste

Nii Funny

Wan O

Feli Nuna

Perez

Adomaa

Ebony Reigns

 

Gospel Song Of The Year

SP Kofi Sarpong – Hour By Hour featuring Joyce Blessing

Kofi Gyan – Yoboyo

Mary Owusu – W’ow Nkwa Wo Wor Ade

Obaapa Christy – Hyebre Sesafo

Patience Nyarko – Wafom Kwan

Nicholas Omane Acheapong

 

Gospel Artiste Of The Year

Obaapa Christy

Nicholas Omane Achemapong

Joe Mettle

SP Kofi Sarpong

Patience Nyarko

Preachers

 

Songwriter Of The Year

Rex Omar – Paapa

Knii Lante – Beautiful Virgo

Kofi Kinaata – Susuka

MzVee, Richie & Efya – Abofra

Obrafour – Nkontompo

Stonebwoy – Go Higher

 

African Artiste Of The Year

Olamide

Wizkid

Korede Bello

Harrysong

Patoranking

 

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