Vodafone Ghana Music Award 2016 Nominees (Potential) Released

Dan Lartey of Flex Newspaper  and a music pundit at Pink FM  after several analysis has come out once more with  the potential nominees for Vodafone Ghana Music Awards as he did last year.  The list encompasses Ghanaian based musicians and other African music acts  who he believes have worked very hard and hence deserve a recognition. He unleashed this list  via his facebook platform on  21st December,2015.
Here are the potential nominees for 2016 VGMA according to Dan Lartey;

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR                                      
Sarkodie
Stonebwoy
Vvip
R2bees
Bisa Kdei

VODAFONE MOST POPULAR SONG
Jupitar ft sarkodie    –    Enemies
Stonebwoy- Go Higher
VVIP ft Sena Dagadu   –    Skolom
R2bees    –     Makoma
Obrafour ft. Bisa     –      Pimpinaa
Bisa K’Dei   –       Mansa
Patience Nyarko  – Wafom kwan
Obaapa Christy            –       Hye bre sesafo                                                          
Stonebwoy – Go Higher
Wisa ft. Luther          –        Ekikime
Kwamz and Flava       –     Wonane no                                                            



BEST COLLABORATION                                                                                                                    
VVIP ft Sena Dagadu  –    Skolom
Jupitar ft Sarkodie      –     Enemies      
Ofori Amponsah ft Sarkodie   –   Alewa
Obrafour ft Bisa K’Dei   –          Pimpinaa
Donzy ft Kofi Kinaata      –      Crusade                  
Sarkodie ft Akwaboah     –        Mewu
Nero X ft. Teephlow    – Nyame dadaw
SP Kofi Sarpong ft Joyce Blessing- Hour by Hour

BEST NEW ARTISTE
Nero X
Donzy
Wisa
Teephlow
Richie Rich

HIPLIFE / HIPHOP ARTISTE
Guru
Sarkodie
Flowking Stone
Joey B
R2bees
VVip
Pappy Kojo

BEST AFRICAN ARTISTE
Patoranking
Korede Bello
Preye Odede
Harry Song
Iyanya
Lil Kesh
Olamide

BEST AFRO POP SONG
VVIP Ft Sena Dagadu   –      Skolom      
Mzvee ft Efya – Abofra
Criss Waddle – pepeepe
Rough & Smooth – Tolotolo
 R2bees Ft Davido   –     Gboza

DANCEHALL /REGGAE SONG OF THE YEAR
  Jupitar   –   Enemies
Stonebwoy      –    Go Higher
Blakk Rasta        –     Serwa Akoto
Shegee Styla   – Let’s Go
Sarkodie   –      Whine Fi Me
Okyeame Kwame – Me Twen Wo
Sarkodie- Whine fi me

DANCEHALL /REGGAE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
Stonebwoy
Jupitar
Samini
Knii Lante

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Sarkodie –      Mary
Bisa Kdei- Breakthrough
Patience Nyarko- Wafom Kwan
Sp Kofi Sarpong- I Believe
Richie Rich – Nsroma
Kwadwo Kwadwo – Hossana

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Rex Omar    –     Paapa
Nicholas O. Acheampong-Aposor
Obaapa Christy –    Hye Bre Sesa fo
Kofi Kinaata        –  Susuka


HIGHLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR

R2bees –     Makoma
Afriyie Ft Sarkodie   – Go Gaga        
Rex Omar –      Paapa
Kwesi Pee Ft Sarkodie   –    Brebre
Ofori Amponsah –       Alewa
Becca-      Hwe
Bisa K’dei –       Mansa
Richie Rich –       Nsroma
Kofi Kinaata-Susuka
Obrafour ft Bisa KDei-Pimpinaa
Nicolas O. Acheampong  –   Aposor

RECORD OF THE YEAR
Rex Omar – Paapa
R2bees – Makoma
Sarkodie – Mewu
Manifest Ft Bisa – Wani Aba
Okyeame Kwame – Small Small
Nicholas Omane- Aposor
Obaapa Christy- Hye Bre Sesafoc

BEST RAPPER                                                                                                                                    

Flowking Stone – Fire Burn Dem
Guru -Epic
E.L – King Without a Crown
Pappy Kojo – Aye late
Sarkodie – New Guy
                                                 

HIGHLIFE ARTISTE
Bisa K. Dei
Afriyie
Ofori Amponsah
Richie rich
Quarmie Zaggy

HIGHLIFE ALBUM
Richie Rich      – Nsroma
Afriyie  
Ofori Amponsah   – Songs of Solomon
Bisa K. Dei    –     Break Through
Sarkodie    –      Mary
    
MUSIC FOR DEVELOPMENT
Noble Nketia    –     Save the Child
Mzbel- Illegal Connection
Gasmilla (All Stars)- Falefale
Kuriima Ft Wiyaala- F.G.M
HIP HOP SONG
Teephlow Ft Sarkodie -The warning
Pop Skinny –    Freedom of Speech
Pappy Kojo Ft Sarkodie  – Aye Late
Sarkodie    -Revenge of the Spartan
Sarkodie      –     New Guy
Criss Waddle     – Forgeti Obiaa
Omar Sterling     -1990
Kwaw Kese       – Yakubu                                          
 El –     King without a Crown

GROUP OF THE YEAR
VVIP
R2bees
Keche
4×4

BEST GOSPEL ARTISTE
Obaapa Christy
SP Kofi Sarpong
Patience Nyarko
Nicholas Omane

FEMALE VOCALIST
Mz Vee –    Hold Me Now
Becca- Hwe
Obaapa Christy- Hyebre sesa foc
Efya- Gingam too Much
Nana Yaa – Ego B

MALE VOCALIST                               
Afriyie      –      Go Ga Ga
Richie Rich –     Nsroma
Bisa K’dei-     Mansa
Mugeez (R2bees) – Makoma

GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR
Christiana Love       – Hyebre Sesafo
Dsp Kofi Sarping      –      Hour by Hour
SP Kofi Sarpong   –   I Believe
Kofi Gyan      –       Masem
Nicholas Omane A.   –    Aposor
Patience Nyarko – Wafom Kwan

GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Christiana Love- hyebr3 sesa foc
Patience Nyarko – Wafom Kwan
Sp Kofi Sarpong – I Believe
Kwadwo Kwadwo – Hossana
Nicholas Omane A. – Aposor

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
DJ Breezy – My Woman My Everything
Kaywa – Mansa,Makoma
Seshi- Da Crusade
Nacee  – Wafom Kwan
Dakay- Go Higher
Dan Bassey – Hyebr3 Sesa foc
Kojo Akwaboah – Aposor
Akwaboah – Mewu

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR
Dan Bassey – Hyebre Sesa Fo
Nacee   –     Wafom Kwan
Kojo Akwaboah    –    Aposor
Kaywa – Mansa,Makoma
UNSUNG ARTISTE
Jon Winner
Ohemaa Dadao
Nyamekye
Nii Funny
Kay Wusu
Famous
Theodora Gospel
Rudebwoy Ranking

HIP LIFE SONG OF THE YEAR
Donzy ft Kofi Kinaata-Crusade
Nero X ft. Teephlow-Nyame Dadaw
Konithene-Dedeede
Flowking Stone-Mekyeakyea
Joey B ft Samini-Otoolege
Wisa ft Luther –Ekikime
Guru-Pooley Swag

Written By : Jullie Jay-Kanz