Kuami Eugene tops Ghana music awards France nominations

Ghana’s celebrated Afrobeat star, Kuami Eugene has received 13 nominations in the maiden edition of Ghana Music Awards France.

This makes The “Angela” hitmaker, the leading artiste with the highest nominations followed by Popular Ghanaian musician Black Sherrif.

Yesterday. Organizers of Ghana Music Awards France officially announced the nominees for the maiden edition on 29th May at Golden Tulip Hotel in Accra.

The nominees’ night was attended by entertainment industry players and dignitaries including Abeiku Santana, MUSIGA president Bessa Simons, French Ambassador to Ghana Anne Sophie AVÉ, and some others.

Speaking during the unveiling, monitored by Blogger Attractive Mustapha nii okai Inusah, Abeiku Santana who is a member of the Ghana Music Awards France board expressed confidence that the awards scheme will contribute highly to the bilateral relationship between musicians and key industry players both in Ghana and France. He stressed on the fact that the event will go a long way to deepen Ghana’s prospects with regard to tourism.

Out of the 27 categories of nominations released, Kuami Eugene leads with 13 nominations.

Below is a list of the nominees;

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

1. Sarkodie
2. KiDi
3. Kuami Eugene
4. Diana Hamilton
5. Kofi Kinaata
6. Fameye
7. Black Sherrif

GOSPEL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
1. Ohemaa Mercy
2. Joe Mettle
3. Celestine Donkor
4. Kofi Owusu Peprah
5. Diana Hamilton
6. Empress Gifty
7. MOG Music

GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR

1. Only you- Celestine Donkor
2. Ye obua mi – Joe Mettle
3. Ote me mu – Ohemaa Mercy
4. Awurade ye – Diana Hamilton
5. Madansi die – Piesie Esther
6. Eye Woaa – Empress Gifty
7. Obaapa Christy – The glory
8. Minister O.J – Meduru
9. Yahweh – Akesse Brempong
10. Mapek3 – Scott Evans

HIP LIFE /HIP HOP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
1. Sarkodie
2. Medikal
3. Amerado
4. Black Sherrif
5. Dope Nation
6. Kweku Darlington
7. D Black
8. Okyeame Kwame

HIP LIFE SONG OF THE YEAR
1. Second sermon – Black Sherrif
2. Yeeko – Okyeame Kwame fr Kuami Eugene
3. Biibi besi – Kwame Yogot ft Kuami Eugene
4. Abodie – Captain Planet ft Kuami Eugene
5. Sika aba fie – Kweku Darlington ft Kweku Flick X Yaw Tog
6. Heat – Wendy Shay ft Shay Gang
7. Enjoyment Minister – D Black ft Stonebwoy X Quamina MP
8. Coachella -Sarkodie ft Kwesi Arthur
9. Seke – Mr Drew ft Medikal

HIP HOP SONG OF THE YEAR
1. Fake ex – Yaw Tog
2. Abotre – Amerado ft Black Sheriff
3. Rollies and cigars – Sarkodie
4.Winning – Kwesi Arthur ft Vic Mensah
5.Undertaker Flow – Medikal

REGGAE/DANCEHALL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

1. Shatta Wale
2. Stonebwoy
3. AK Songstress
4. Epixode
5. Jupitar
6. Samini
7. Larruso
8. Rocky Dawuni

REGGAE /DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR
1. Touch it – KiDi
2. Picture – Samini ft Efya
3. 1don – Shatta Wale
4. Sing along – Amerado
5. Papa Owura – Suro Abubro
6. Star life – Jupitar ft Shatta Wale
7. Stonebwoy- Greedy men

NEW ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
1. Black Sherrif
2. Kweku Darlington
3. Kwame Yogot
4. Mona4Reall
5. Kofi Owusu Peprah
6. Scott Evans
7. Amaarae

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
1. Papa Owura – Makoma
2. Fameye – Praise
3. Celestine Donkor – Only you
4. Akwaboah – Ensesa
5. Kofi Kinaata – Thy Grace
6. Okyeame Kwame – Love locked down
7. Magnus- Bo me nantew
8. Minister O.J – Meduru

HIGH LIFE SONG OF THE YEAR
1. Yard – Bisa K Dei
2. Obiaa -Akwaboah ft Cina Soul
3. Thy Grace – Kofi Kinaata
4. Tina fie – Kuami Eugene
5. Kwadede – Kwabena Kwabena
6. Mr Drew – Fo ft Kwabena Kwabena
7. Cina Soul – Feelings
8. R2bees – Eboso

HIGH LIFE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
1. Kuami Eugene
2. Kwabena Kwabena
3. Sista Afia
4. Akwaboah
5. Kofi Kinaata
6. Fameye
7. Bisa K Dei

RECORD OF THE YEAR
1. Ntro Naa – Akwaboah
2. Fo – Mr Drew ft Kwabena Kwabena
3. Abianna – Bo noo ni
4. Sankofa Crew- Adwen pa
5. Papa Owura – Soro Abuburo
6. Joe Mettle – Ye Obuami
7. Okyeame Kwame ft Adina – Love locked down
8. Minister O.J – Meduru

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
1. Akwaboah- Ntro Naa
2. KiDi- Send me nudes
3. Luigi Maclean – Mala
4. King Promise- Slow down
5. Kuami Eugene- Tina fie
6. Kwabena Kwabena- Kwadede
7. Kyei Mensah – Great God
8. Kwaisey Pee -Amazing God
9. Akesse Brempong – Yahweh

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
1. Efe Grace – Overflow
2. Celestine Donkor – Only you
3. Adina – All correct
4. Cina Soul – Feeling
5. Efya – Picture
6. Abiana – Bo noo ni
7. Diana Hamilton – Awurade ye
8. Mz Vee – Coming Home

MOST POPULAR SONG OF THE YEAR
1. Forever remix- – Gyakie ft Omah Lay
2. Sore remix – Yaw Tog ft Stormzy X Kuami Eugene
3. Touch it – KiDi
4. Biibi besi – Kwame Yogot ft Kuami Eugene
5. Sika aba fie – Kweku Darlington ft Yaw Tog X Kweku Flick
6. E choke -Sefa ft Mr Drew
7. Thy Grace – Kofi Kinaata
8. Praise- Fameye
9. Mood – Mr Drew
10. Second sermon- Black Sherrif
11. Ote me mu – Ohemaa Mercy ft MOG Music
12. Yeeko – Okyeame Kwame ft Kuami Eugene
13. Heat – Wendy Shay
14. Jonathan- AK Songstress
15. Enjoyment minister – D Black ft Stonebwoy X Quamina MP
16. Abotre -Amerado ft Black Sheriff

RAPPER OF THE YEAR
1. Amerado – Abotre
2. Sarkodie – Rollies and cigars
3. Strongman – Last Verse
4 Kwesi Arthur – Winning
5. Okyeame Kwame – Love locked down
6. Eno Barony – God is a woman
7 Manifest – No fear
8. Obibini – Wudini anthem

AFRO POP SONG OF THE YEAR
1. Heat – Wendy Shay ft Shay Gang
2. Slow Down – King Promise
3. Mood – Mr Drew
4. E choke – Sefa ft Mr Drew
5. Sad gurlz luv money remix -Amaarae ft Moliy
6. Praise – Fameye

AFRO POP ARTISTE
1. Wendy Shay
2. Mr Drew
3. King Promise
4. Sefa
5. KiDi
6. Adina
7. R2bees

BEST COLLABORATION

1. Yeeko – Okyeame Kwame ft Kuami Eugene
2. Sika Aba fie – Kweku Darlington ft Yaw Tog X Kweku Flick
3. Sore remix- Yaw Tog ft Stormzy X Kuami Eugene
4. Coachella – Sarkodie ft Kwesi Arthur
5. Echoke – Sefa ft Mr Drew
6 Fine Wine – R2Bees ft King Promise & Joeboy
7. Sika -Bisa K Dei ft Gyakie
8. Party Gbee – Krymi ft Kofi Mole & King Maaga
9. Seke – Mr Drew ft Medikal
10. Ohemaa Mercy ft MOG – Ote me mu
11. Abotre- Amerado ft Black Sheriff
12. Heat – Wendy Shay ft Shay Gang

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
1. No Pressure – Sarkodie
2. The Golden boy – KiDi
3. Alpha- Mr Drew
4. Back to Basics – R2Bees
5. Loyalty Volume 1 – D Black
6. Shayning Star – Wendy Shay
7.Joe Mettle – Experience
8. Akesse Brempong – Blessed

EP OF THE YEAR
1. Time – Yaw Tog
2.For Times We lost – Cina Soul
3. Patience – Amerado
4. Afro Highlife – Kuami Eugene
5. The Tape EP – Strongman

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
1. KiDi- Touch it – KiDi & Richie Mensah
2. Fameye- Praise – Liquid Beatz
3. Sefa- E Choke – Rony Turn Me Up
4. Mr Drew- Mood – Beatz Vampire
5. Kofi Kinaata- Thy Grace – Two Bars
6. Gyakie ft Omar Lay- Forever remix – Kros
7. Kuami Eugene- Dollar On You – Kuami Eugene
8. Captain Planet ft Kuami Eugene- Abodie – Kuami Eugene
9.Kwesi Arthur ft Vic Mensah- Winning – Juizxx
10. Black Sheriff- 2nd Sermon – Samsney
11. Amerado ft Black Sherif- Abotr3 – Samsney
12. A K Songstress- Jonathan – Abochi
13. Darko Vibes ft Davido- Je m’appelle – MOG Beatz
14. Wendy Shay ft Shay Gang – Heat – Fox Beat

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
1. Fine Girl – Mona4Reall
2. Odeshie- Epixode
3. Touch it – KiDi
4. Ariba- Stonebwoy
5. Shoulder – Adina
6. Mood- Mr Drew
7. Coming home – MzVee
8. Sad gurlz luv money remix -Amaarae ft Moliy

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION
1. Shoulder- Adina ft JazziQ
2. Ariba – Stonebwoy ft Focalistic
3. Non Living thing – Sarkodie ft Oxlade
4. Coming home – MzVee ft Tiwa Savage
5. Je M’appelle – Darkovibes ft Davido
6. Ring my line – King Promise ft Headie One
7. Some more – Mr Drew ft Seyi Shay
8. Vibration – Sarkodie ft Vic Mensah
9. Spiritual- KiDi ft Patoranking X Kuami Eugene
10. Forever remix – Gyakie ft Omah Lay
11. Sore remix – Yaw Tog ft Stormzy X Kwesi Arthur
12. Celebrate – Kwesi Arthur ft Teni
13. Fever – Sefa ft Sarkodie X DJ Tira

UNSUNG
1. Chief One
2. Abbi Ima
3. King Maaga
4. ShugaLord
5. Roy X Taylor
6. Ara Bella

GROUP OF THE YEAR
R2bees
Dope Nation
Bethel Revival Choir
Sankofa Crew

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