Full List: Ghana Nigeria Music Awards Festival 2022 Nominees Unveiled

Written by on 05/27/2022

The much anticipated list of nominees for the maiden edition of Ghana Nigeria Music Awards Festival – USA , has been announced in Accra.

The official unveiling was held at Think Media Experts, North Kaneshie, Accra.

However, the powerhouse of African music, Ghana and Nigeria; Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy, Samini, Gyakie, Black Sherif and others will come face to face with Wizkid, Davido, Burner Boy, Tiwa Savage, Joeboy, and co to battle for supremacy on one big stage at the Fox Theater (the first black event to be held at the venue), in Atlanta.

Berks Concepts LLC (USA) and Big Events Ghana, organizers of seek to use music the bridge the gap between the two West African countries and promote their music, fashion and other arts to the rest of the world.

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The colorful event saw in attendance event magnates, celebrated media personalities  and business mogul like; Adesegun Adeosun aka. Smade (Co-Founder of Afro Nation), Akumaa Mama Zimbi (Adom TV), Andy Dosty (Hitz FM), Michael Kwaku Ola (Neat FM), Frankie 5 (Hitz FM), Agyemang-Prempeh (Power FM), Christian Agyei Frimpong, Osebo The Zara Man (CEO +233 Zara Boutique).

This edition is expected to attract a large number of Ghanaian, Nigerian musicians and stakeholders in the music sector as well as music fans across the borders to reach out to different people and cultures

The scheme has over forty (40] categories which spans Gospel Afrobeat, Hip-Hop, Highlife, Reggae, Dancehall, among others

The Ghana Nigeria Music Awards Festival 2022 is sponsored by Adonko Company Limited and Adonko Next Level Energy Drink

The USA Edition is the first of the series of GNMA Awards events for this year

The UK Edition comes off in September 2022 whiles Ghana Edition comes off in December 2022

 

Visit Ghana Nigeria Music Awards Festival official website for more information via GNMA | Nomination Form (gnmafestival.com)

See the full list of nominees below;

GHANA NIGERIA ARTIST OF THE YEAR

1. DAVIDO

2. WIZKID

3. BURNA BOY

4 TIWA SAVAGE

S. FIREBOY

6. SARKODIE

7 STONEBWOY

8 SHATTA WALE

9 KIDI

10. BLACK SHERIF

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

1 KUAMI EUGENE

2 KIDI

3. SARKODIE

4. SHATTA WALE

5. STONEBWOY

6. PATORANKING

7. WIZKID

8. DAVIDO

9. BURNA BOY

10: KISS DANIEL

 

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

1. TIWA SAVAGE

2. YEMI ALADE

3. TEMS

4. SINACH

MERCY CHINWO 5

6. DIANA HAMILTON

7. GYAKIE

8. SEFA/ADINA

9. CELESTINE DONKOR

10. WENDY SHAY

AFROBEAT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

1. KIDI

2. KING PROMISE

3. GYAKIE

4 KELVYN BOY

5. DARKOVIBES

6. FIREBOY

7 JOEBOY

8. WIZKID

9. DAVIDO

10. KIZZ DANIEL

 

DANCEHALL ARIST OF THE YEAR

1. PATORANKING

2. TIMAYA

3. LAMBOGINNY

4. CYNTHIA MORGAN

5. RUGER

6. STONEBWOY

7. SHATA WALE

8, SAMINI

9. EPIXODE

10. JUPITAR

 

REGGAE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

1 ROCKY DAWLINI 2. RAS KUUKU

3 BLACK PROPHET

4. KNE LANTE

S. BLAKK RASTA

GJESSE ROYAL

7. KING PERRY

8 BANKULL

9. BEN PRIEST

 

GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR

1 DUNSIN OYEKAN

2. MERCY CHINWO

3 SINACH

4. NATHANIEL BASSEY

S MOSES BLISS

6. JOE METTLE

7. DIANA HAMILTON

8. CELESTINE DONKOR

9. ENPRESS GIFTY

10. MOG

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

1. PERU – FIREBOY

2. ESSENCE – WIZKID FT. TEMS

3. SIP (ALCOHOL) – JOEBOY

4. ROCK – ALAMIDE

5. MASERATI (REMIX) – OLAKIRA FT. DAVIDO

6 TOUCH IT – KIDI

7 SECOND SERMON BLACK SHERIF

8: PRAISE-FAMEYE

9. OPEN GATE-KUAMI EUGENE

10. OBIAA-AKWABOAH FT CINA SOUL

 

AFROBEAT SONG OF THE YEAR

1. SUGAR CANE- CAMIDOH FT PHANTOM

2. FOREVER (REMIX) GYAKIE FT OMAH LAY

3. PRAISE – FAMEYE

4. SLOW DOWN – KING PROMISE

5. JE M’APPELLE – DARKOVIBES FT DAVIDO

6. PERU – FIREBOY DML

7. ROCK – OLAMIDE

8 UNDERSTANDING – OMAH LAY

9. COME MY WAY – WANDE COAL

10. ESSENCE – WIZKID FT TEMS

 

DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR

1. COLD OUTSIDE – TIMAYA FT BUJU

2. DON DADA – TIMAYA

3. DIOR RUGER

4. CELEBRATE ME – PATORANKING

5. ROTATE – MR EAZI

6. TOUCH IT – KIDI

7. FOREVER – SAMINI

8. 1 DON – SHATTA WALE

9. 1 GAD – STONEBWOY

10. ODEISHIE – EPIXODE

 

REGGAE SONG OF THE YEAR

1. WHY ADINA

2. GREEDY MEN – STONEBWOY

3. WHAT IF – SHATTA WALE

4. BOOTS OFF-KNII LANTE

5. 100%-RAS KUUKU

6. FOREIGN-BEN KULLI

7. HUMAN RIGHT – BEN PRIEST

8 BURN THEM DOWN – JETHRO LION

9. DIRTY MONEY – JESSE ROYAL FT STONEBWOY

10. BE BY ME – HARRYSONG

 

HIGHLIFE/TRADITIONAL SONG OF THE YEAR

1. LEVELS – FLAVOUR

2. EGEDEGE – LARRY GAGA

3. BIA – PHYNO

4. RUNNING (TO YOU) – CHIKE FT SIMI

5. HOLD ME TIGHT – KCEE

6. OBIAA – AKWABOAH FT CINA SOUL

7. WATCH NOBODY – KELVYN BOY FT GYEDU BLAY AMBOLLEY

8. THY GRACE (PT1) – KOFI KINAATA

9. JONATHAN – AK SONGSTRESS

10. OPEN GATE – KUAMI EUGENE

 

GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR

1. PRAISE-FAMEYE

2. ABODIE-CAPTAIN PLANET FT KUAMI EUGENE

3. ONLY YOU-CELESTINE DONKOR

4. AWURADE YE – DIANA HAMILTON

5. YE OBUA MI – JOE METTLE

6. FRANGRANCE TO FIRE – OUNSIN QYEKAN

7. BIGGER EVERYDAY – MOSES BLISS

8. GREATEST LORD – SINACH

9. SPEAK LORD – VICTORIA ORENZE

10. NA YOU DEY REIGN – MERCY CHINWO

 

WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR

1 YAH – DUNSIN OYEKAN

2. YOUR GRACE – JUDIKAY

3. GREATEST LORD – SINACH

4. I REMEMBER – NATHANIEL BASSEY

5. OBINASOM – MERCY CHINWO

6. ODI YOMPO – EMPRESS GIFTY

7. NKA ADAGYEE BEBO ME – BROTHER SAMMY

8. OTE ME MU – OHEMAA MERCY FT MOG

9. JESUS – MOG

10. YAHWEH – AKESSE BREMPONG FT MOG

 

PRAISE SONG OF THE YEAR

1. PRAISE-FAME

2. ADOM-DIANA HAMILTON

3. WOBEDI ADANSIE- PIESIE ESTHER

4. LOCAL PRAISE MOG

5. THEY THAT WAIT-JOE METTLE

6. FRAGRANCE TO FIRE-DUNSIN OYEKAN

7. BIGGER EVERYDAY-MOSES BLISS

8. GRATEFUL-MOSES ONOJA

9. YOUR GRACE – JUDIKAY

10. NA NOW DEY REIGN MERCCO INWO

 

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

1. BLACK SHERIF

2 GYAKIE

3. AMERADO

4. SEFA

5. CINA SOUL

6. AYRA STARR

7. OMAH LAY

8 TEMS

9. JOEBOY

10. FIREBOY DML

 

VIRAL SONG OF THE YEAR

1 JENNIFER – GUCHI

2. PERU – FIREBOY DML

3. UNDERSTAND – OMAH LAY

4. ESSENCE (REMIX) – WIZKID FT TEMS & JUSTIN BIEBER

5 COMING – NAIRA MARLEY

6. HEAT – WENDY SHAY FT SHAY GANG

7. AMEND – NEKTUNEZ FT GOYA MENOR

8 SECOND SERMON – BLACK SHERIF

9. E-CHOKE – SEFA FT MR OREW

10. TOUCH IT – KIDI

 

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

1. BOUNCE – REMA (DIRECTOR K)

2. ROCK – OLAMIDE (CLARENCE PETERS)

3. ESSENCE – WIZKID FT TEMS (DIRECTOR K)

4. SOMEBODY’S SON – TIWA SAVAGE FT BRANDY (MEJ: ALABI)

5. KILOMETRE – BURNA BOY (CLARENCE PETERS)

6. ROLLIES AND CEGAR – SARKODIE (YAW SKYFACE)

7. MON BEBE – KIDI (REX)

8. TOUCH IT – KiDi (REX)

9. ODESHIE – EPIXODE (SNARE BEAT/S)

10. MOOD – MR DREW (XPRESS PHILMS)

 

FEMALE MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

1. FINE GIRL – MONA 4REAL (REX)

2. PHONE – AKIYANA (DIRECTOR ABASS)

3. HEAT – WENDY SHAY AND SHAY GANG (PRINCE DOVLO)

4. WHY – ADINA (NEW AFRICA MOVEMENT)

5. COMING HOME – MZVEE (ANDY MADJITEY)

6. HUSTLE – TENI (TG OMORI)

7. WOMAN – SIMI (DAMMY TWITCH)

8. SOMEBODY’S SON – TIWA SAVAGE (MEJI ALABI)

9. JENNIFER – GUCHI (GORILLA BOY)

10. SARE – AYRA STARR (LEKAN)

 

AFROBEATS VIDEO OF THE YEAR

1. SIP ALCOHOL – JOEBOY (DAMMY TWITCH)

2. BOUNCE – REMA (DIRECTOR K)

3. ROCK – OLAMIDE (CLARENCE PETERS)

4. ESSENCE – WIZKID (DIRECTOR K)

5. COME MY WAY-WANDE COAL (SESAN)

6. MOOD MR DREW (XBILLS EBENEZER)

7. SHOULDER-ADINA (XPRESS PHILMS)

8. JE M’APPELLE-DARKOVIBES (

9. SLOW DOWN-KING PROMISE (ANDY MADJITEY)

10. FINE WINE-R2BEES (CENTYRY FILMS)

 

DANCEHALL VIDEO OF THE YEAR

1. 1 DON – SHATTA WALE

2. ODESHIE – EPIXODE

3. STARLIFE – JUPITAR

4. TOUCH IT – KIDI

5. PICTURE – SAMINI FT EFYA

6. COLD OUTSIDE – TIMAYA

7. DIOR – RUGER

8. DON DADA – TIMAYA

9. CELEBRATE ME – PATORANKING

10. GAZA – DJ NEPTUNE FT PATORANKING

 

RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR

1. LYNX ENTERTAINMENT – KIDI & KUAMI EUGENE

2. BURNITON MUSIC GROUP – STONEBWOY

3. SARKCESS MUSIC – SARKODIE

4. BLACK AVENUE MUSIK – D BLACK & SEFA

5. SHATTA MOVEMENT RECORDS – SHATTA WALE

6. MARVIN RECORDS – AYRA, REMA & LADIPOF

7. STARBOY ENTERTAINMENT – WIZKID

8. DAVIDO MUSIC WORLDWIDE (DMW) – DAVIDO, PERRUZI, DREMO

9. YBNL NATION – OLAMIDE & FIREBOY DML

10. SPACESHIP RECORDS – BURNABOY

 

RAPPER OF THE YEAR

1. SARKODIE – ROLLIES AND CIGARS

2. AMERADO – ABOTRE

3. ENO BARONY – GOD IS A WOMAN

4. STRONGMAN – LAST VERSE

5. MANIFEST – NO FEARS

6. PHYNO – ONYE NWA

7. FALZ – BODY LANGUAGE

8. OLAMIDE – LOADING

9. ICE PRINCE – MELANIN

10. YCEE – AUNTY LOVINA

 

GHANA NIGERIA COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

1. NON LIVING THING – SARKODIE FT OXLADE

2. JE M’APPELLE – DARKOVIBES FT DAVIDO

3. CELEBRATE – KWESI ARTHUR FT TENI

4. COMING HOME – MZVEE FT TIWA SAVAGE

5. FOREVER (REMIX) – GYAKIE FT OMAH LAY

6. AMENO – GOYA MENOR FT NEKTUNEZ

7. DOOR – JOEBOY FT KWESI ARTHUR

8. TAKES BY MOONLIGHT – TIWA SAVAGE FT AMAARAE

9. SUGARCANE – CAMIDOH FT PHANTOM

10. ACTIVATE – STONEBWOY FT DAVIDO

 

GHANA NIGERIA US BASED ARTISTES

1. MAJOR LAZER

2. WALE

3. ROTIMI

4. JIDENNA

5. SHIZEM

6. HERTY CORGIE

7. VIC MENSAH

8. MELODY FREMPONG

9. NANA NYC

10. AMAARAE

 

US BASED DISCOVERY ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

1. MIRACLE BANKS (DOZ)

2. WAVY THE CREATOR

3. PRINCE IYKE

4. TOBI LOU

5. ADA KING

16. WHITNEE DEE

7. RITA QUEEN

8. SARAH SINGS

9. JAH HOVER

10. STELLA ADDO

 

US BASED AFROBEATS/AFROPOP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

1. SHIZEN

2. NESTREYA

3. ADA KING

4. PRINCE IYKE

5. SONIA AIMY

6. AMAARAE

7. JAY HOVER

8. TONY AMANI

9. EMPOROR T-JIGA

10. C BURN

 

US BASED AFROBEATS/AFROPOP SONG OF THE YEAR

1. CALL – SHIZEN FT FLAVOUR

2. WAHALA – ADA KING

3. LIFE NAH JEJE – SONIA AIMY

4. HARMONIES – WAVY THE CREATOR FT WORLD

5. BEST FRIEND – DREYCODED (NIGERIA)

6. MY BABY – MICO (NIGERIA)

7. TOUCH – AAKSYA (GHANA)

8. ANOTHER MAN-JAMIN BEATS (GHANA)

9. DO FOR ME-TONY AMANI (GHANA)

10. MY MORNING SOLAR-NEW KING FT AKLASSIK (GHANA)

11. FOLLOW MY DREAMS – EFUA

12. GOLD – C BURN (GHANA)

 

US BASED GOSPEL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

1. SARAH TEIBO

2. CALLEDOUT MUSIC

3. PURIST OGBOI

4. BLESSING OSAGHA

5. DEBRA CROWN-OLU

6. ROSEY

7. MELODY FREMPONG

8. HUMPHREY TETTEY

9. HERTY CORGIE

10. STELLA ADDO

 

US BASED GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR

1. SAY SO – CALLEDOUT MUSIC (NIGERIA)

2. GOD ALONE – SARAH TEIBO FT VICTORIA TUNDE & NAJE BUSIA (NIGERIA)

3. I WORSHIP – DEBRA CROWN-OLU (NIGERIA) 4. HALLELUJAH – PURIST OGBOI (NIGERIA)

5. IN THE NAME – BLESSING OSAGHAE (NIGERIA)

6. HOW CAN THIS BE- MELODY FREMPONG (GHANA)

7. RUNNING BACK-HUMPHREY TETTEY (GHANA)

8. ANUONYAM NKA WO DIN – AMA KUTIN FT KODA (GHANA)

9. HYE DEN – NANA ADWOA (GHANA)

10. LET HIM IN – SARAH SINGS (GHANA)

 

US BASED FEMALE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

1. SARAH TEIBO

2. SONIA AIMY

3. BLESSING AIRHIHEN

4. BLESSING OSAGHA

5. DEBRA CROWN-OLU

6. AMAARAE

7. MELODY FREMPONG

8. HERTY CORGIE

9. STELLA ADDO

10. RITA QUEEN

US BASED BEST AFRICAN ACT OF THE YEAR

1. JIDENNA

2. MAJOR LAZER

3. ROTIMI

4. SHIZEM

5. WALE

6. VIC MENSAH

7. AMAARAE

8. V.I.C

9. MELODY FREMPONG

10. NANA NYC


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