VGMA 2022: Black Sherif, Sarkodie Batlling For Artist Of The Year

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The nomination list for the 2022 edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards has been released.

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The list was announced by Charterhouse, organizers of the VGMAs. Other new categories that were introduced include:

EP of the Year,
Best Gospel Song,
Vodafone Most Popular Song of the Year
Best Aforbeats/Afropop Artiste.

For the coveted Artist of the Year category, Black Sherif was nominated after having a great breakthrough year with several hits that are making waves worldwide.

Check Out the Full List Of Nominees Below:

BEST GOSPEL SONG
Oluwa Is Involved – Joyce Blessing
Ye Obua Mi – Joe Mettle
Ote Me Mu – Ohemaa Mercy ft. MOG Music
Awurade Ye – Diana Hamilton
Only You – Celestine Donkor
Enyo – Bethel Revival ft. Joe Mettle
Yahweh – Akesse Brempong ft. MOG Music
Eye Woaa – Empress Gifty
Mapek? – Scott Evans
The Glory – Obaapa Christy


BEST HIGHLIFE SONG
Thy Grace (part 1) – Kofi Kinaata
Jonathan – AK Songstress
Obiaa – Akwaboah ft. Cina Soul
Yard – Bisa Kdei
Te Na Fie – Kuami Eugene
Feelings – Cina Soul ft. KiDi

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BEST HIPLIFE SONG
Yeeko – Okyeame Kwame ft. Kuami Eugene
No Fugazy – Sarkodie
Biibi Besi – Kwame Yogot ft. Kuami Eugene
Accra – Medikal
Abodie – Captain Planet ft. Kuami Eugene
Kom – Fancy Gadam
Zenabu – DopeNation ft. Dancegod Lloyd, Afrobeast, DWP Academy
S3k3 – Mr Drew


BEST AFROBEATS SONG
Celebrate – Kwesi Arthur ft. Teni
Dollar On You – Kuami Eugene
E Choke – S3fa ft. Mr Drew
Coming Home – MzVee ft. Tiwa Savage
Sugar Cane – Camidoh ft. Phantom
Mon Bebe – KiDi
Je M’appelle – Darko Vibes ft. Davido

BEST AFROPOP SONG
Heat – Wendy Shay ft. Shay Gang
Forever (remix) – Gyakie ft. Omah Lay
Mood – Mr Drew
Slow Down – King Promise
Enjoyment Minister – D-Black ft. Quamina MP, Stonebwoy
Sad Girlz Luv Money – Amaarae ft. Moliy, Kali Uchis
Praise – Fameye

BEST HIPHOP SONG
Abotre – Amerado ft. Black Sherif
Winning – Kwesi Arthur ft. Vic Mensa
2nd Sermon – Black Sherif
Coachella – Sarkodie ft. Kwesi Arthur
Sika Aba Fie – Kweku Darlington ft. Kuami Eugene, Kweku Flick, Yaw Tog, Fameye
Sore (remix) – Yaw Tog ft. Stormzy, Kwesi Arthur

BEST REGGAE/DANCEHALL SONG
1 GAD – Stonebwoy
Touch It – KiDi
Picture – Samini ft. Efya
Greedy Men – Stonebwoy
New Gen – Stonebwoy
Odeshie – Epixode

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COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
Abodie – Captain Planet ft. Kuami Eugene
Yeeko – Okyeame Kuami ft. Kuami Eugene
Enjoyment Minister – D-Black ft. Quamina MP, Stonebwoy
Echoke – S3fa ft. Mr Drew
Sika Aba Fie (remix) – Kweku Darlington ft. Kuami Eugene, Kweku Flick, Fameye, Yaw Tog
Coachella – Sarkodie ft. Kwesi Arthur
Biibi Besi – Kwame Yogot ft. Kuami Eugene
Ote Mimu – Ohemaa Mercy ft. MOG

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
Coming Home – MzVee ft. Tiwa Savage
Forever (remix) – Gyakie ft. Omah Lay
Sore (emix) – Yaw Tog ft. Stormzy, Kwesi Arthur
Sad Girlz Luv Money (remix) – Amaarae ft. Moliy, Kali Uchis
Je M’appelle – Darkovibes ft. Davido
2nd Sermon (remix) – Black Sherif ft. Burna Boy
Spiritual – KiDi ft. Kuami Eugene, Patoranking
Non Living Thing – Sarkodie ft. Oxlade

ALBUM/EP OF THE YEAR
No Pressure – Sarkodie
The Golden Boy – KiDi
The Experience – Joe Mettle
Lighthouse – Akwaboah
Loyalty – D-Black
Afro-highlife – Kuami Eugene

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Mon Bebe – KiDi (dir. by Rex)
Mood – Mr Drew (dir. by Xpress Philms)
Odeeshie – Epixode (dir. Snaresbeat)
Sad Girlz Luv Money (remix) – Amaarae (dir. by Remi Laudat)
Slow Down – King Promise (dir. Andy Madjitey)
Rollies and Cigar – Sarkodie (dir. by Yaw Skyface)
Nyinya – Bosom P-Yung (dir. by Babs)
Let It Go – Kweku Smoke (dir. by Babs)
Fine Girl – Mona 4 Reall (dir. by Rex)

BEST HIGHLIFE ARTISTE
Cina Soul
Akwaboah
Bisa K’dei
Fameye
Kuami Eugene
Kofi Kinaata

BEST HIPLIFE/HIP HOP ARTISTE
Sarkodie
Okyeame Kwame
Black Sherif
D-Black
Amerado
Medikal

AFROBEATS/AFROPOP ARTISTE
S3fa
KiDi
King Promise
Mr Drew
Wendy Shay
Gyakie
Camidoh
Darkovibes

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Minister OJ – Meduru
Fameye – Praise
Abiana – Bo NooNi
Kofi Kinaata – Thy Grace (part 1)
Akwaboah – Obiaa
Diana Hamilton – Awurade Ye

FEMALE VOCAL PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
Celestine Donkor – Only You
Abiana – My House
Esther Godwyl – Faithful God
Niiella – Where You Are
Efe Grace – Overflow
Cina Soul – OMG

MALE VOCAL PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
Akwaboah – Ntro Naa
Black Sherif – Gold Digga
Joe Mettle – Ye Obuami
KiDi – Bad Things
King Promise – Slow Down
Kwaisey Pee – Amazing God
Luigi Maclean – Mala

BEST AFRICAN ARTISTE
Wizkid
Fireboy DML
Ckay
Tems
Focalistic
Joeboy