Ghana Music Awards 2011 Nominations Out! Cecilia Marfo, Kwabena Kwabena & Trigmatic Top Nominations. VIP’s ‘Away’ Replaces ‘I Think I Like Am’10 Comments

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Posted on 26 Feb 2011 at 9:14am

Ghana Music Awards

 

Gospel musician Cecilia Marfo, High Life crooner Kwabena Kwabena and Hip Life artiste Trigmatic has come on top of the Ghana Music Awards Festival 2011 nominations.

They both grabbed 6 nominations each with their songs ‘Afunumu Ba’, ‘Dadea Anoma’ and ‘My Life’ respectively. The launch ceremony which was marred by the torrential rains had No Tribe, Castro, VIP and D-Black with 5 nominations each.

New discoveries Eazzy, Jay and Herty Bongreat both had four nominations each. The general public can now vote for their favourite artiste. Interesting, VIP’s ‘I Think I Like Am’ which was nominated in the ‘Afro Pop Song of the Year’ in the last year’s awards before they opted out has missed out and has been replaced by their ‘Away’ track.

For the public categories, the general public has 30 %, whiles 35% goes to the Categorization Committee as well as 35% to the Planning Committee.

For the industry Categories, its 50% each for the Categorization Committee and the Planning Committee. However, the following categories Best Music Video of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Producer of the Year, Traditional Artiste(s) of the Year, Record of the Year, Instrumentalist of the Year, MUSIGA Merit of the Year carries 100% from the industry.

Below are a full list of nominations and a breakdown of all categories each artiste is nominated.

Cecilia Marfo

1. Artiste (s) Of the Year

2. Most Popular Song of the Year: Afunumu Ba

3. Gospel Song of the Year: Afunumu Ba

4. Gospel Artiste (s) of the Year

5. Album of the Year: Faithfulness

6. Best Female Vocal Performance: Afunumu Ba

 

Kwabena Kwabena

1. Artiste (s) of the Year

2. High Life Song of the Year: Dadea Anoma

3. High Life Artiste (s) of the Year

4. Record of the Year: Dadea Anoma

5. Song Writer of the Year: Dadea Anoma

6. Best Male Vocal Performance of the Year: Dadea Anoma

 

Trigmatic

1. Discovery of the Year

2. Hip Hop Song of the Year: My Life

3. Hip Life / Hip Hop Artiste (s) of the Year

4. Best Rapper of the Year

5. Record of the Year: My Life

6. Album of the Year:  Permanent Stains

 

No Tribe

1. Artiste (s) of the Year

2. Most Popular Song of the Year: Bohye

3. Gospel Song of the Year: Bohye

4. Gospel Artiste (s) of the Year

5. Album of the Year: Three (Father, Son & Holy Ghost)

 

Castro

1. Artiste of the Year

2. Most Popular Song of The Year: African Girls Ft. Asamoah Gyan

3. Hip Life Song of The Year: African Girls Ft. Asamoah Gyan

4. Hip Life / Hip Hop Artiste of the Year

5. Best Collaboration of the Year: African Girls Ft. Asamoah Gyan

 

VIP

1. Artiste (s) of the Year

2. Most Popular Song of the Year: Away

3. Hip Life Song of the Year: Away

4. Hip Life / Hip Hop Artiste (s) Of the Year

5. Album of The Year: Progress

 

D-Black

1. Hip Hop Song Of The Year: Get On The Dance Floor Feat Dr. Cryme

2. Hip Life / Hip Hop Artiste (s) Of the Year

3. Best Collaboration of The Year: Somebody Feat. Kwabena Kwabena

4. Album Of The Year: Music, Love & Life

5. Song Writer Of The Year: Somebody Feat. Kwabena Kwabena

 

Eazzy

1. Most Popular Song Of The Year: Wengeze

2. Discovery of the Year

3. Hip Hop Song Of The Year: Bo Wosem Ma Me

4. Hip Life / Hip Hop Artiste (s) Of the Year

 

Jay Ghartey

1. Discovery Of The Year

2. Afro Pop Song Of The Year: My Lady

3. Record Of The Year: So Wild

4. Shining Gold: Jay Ghartey

 

Herty Bongreat

1. Discovery Of The Year

2. Gospel Song Of The Year: Odo Ben Ni

3. Gospel Artiste (s) Of the Year

4. Best Female Vocal Performance

 

Bless

1. Discovery Of The Year

2. High Life Song Of The Year: Meda Enda

3. High Life Artiste (s) Of the Year

4. Song Writer of the Year: Meda Enda

 

Samini

1. Artiste (s) of the Year

2. Afro Pop Song of the Year: Sweet Mistake

3. Album of the Year: C.E.O.

 

R2Bees

1. Most Popular Song of The Year: Kiss Your Hand

2. Hip Life / Hip Hop Artiste (s) Of The Year

3. Best Collaboration: Kiss Your Hand Feat Wande Coal

 

Nana Boro

1. Most Popular Song of The Year: Eha Ye De

2. Discovery Of The Year

3. Hip Life Song of The Year: Eha Ye De

 

Florence Obinim & Princess Ifeoma

1. Gospel Song Of The Year: God Never Fails

2. Gospel Artiste (S) Of The Year: Florence Obinim

3. Best Collaboration Of The Year

 

Ernest Opoku

1. Gospel Song Of The Year: Onyame Di Hene

2. Gospel Artiste (S) Of The Year

3. Best Male Vocal Performance of The Year

 

Cee

1. Gospel Song of the Year: Halleluyah

2. Gospel Artiste (s) of the Year

3. Best Collaboration of the Year: Halleluyah Feat Isaac & Ampong

 

Adane Best

1. High Life Song Of The Year: Dzata Bi

2. High Life Artiste (s) of the Year

 

Daddy Lumba

1. High Life Song of the Year: Anadwo Y Dea Feat. Sarkodie

2. High Life Artiste (s) of the Year

 

Iwan

1. Discovery of the Year

2. Reggae Song of the Year: Thanks & Praise

 

Reggie Rockstone

1. Hip Life Song of the Year

2. Best Rapper of the Year

 

Ceccy Twum

1. Gospel Song of the Year: Nhyira Ba

2. Best Female Vocal Performance of the year

 

Guru

1. Hip Life Song Of The Year: Democracy

2. Best Rapper Of The Year

 

Richie

1. Hip Hop Song Of The Year: Intoxicated Feat Sway

 

Asem

1. Hip Hop Song Of The Year: No More Kpayor

 

J-Town

1. Hip Hop Song Of The Year: Guns & Roses

2. Best Rapper Of The Year

 

Akoo Nana

1. Hip Life Song Of The Year: Mugu

 

Cash Unit

1. High Life Song Of The Year : Yaa Amponsah Feat. Benji & Kwabena Kwabena

 

Daasebre Gyamena

1. High Life Song Of The Year : Megye Apem

 

5five

1. Afro Pop Song Of The Year : Move Back (Muje Baya)

 

4×4

1. Afro Pop Song Of The Year: Miss Doctor

 

Rocky Dawuni

1. Reggae Song Of The Year: Africa Reggae Fever

 

Sammi B

1. Reggae Song Of The Year : Tongue Tied D

 

Na U

1. Reggae Song Of The Year : Independence

 

Sonni Bali

1. Reggae Song Of The Year: When You’re Gone

 

Tinny

1. Best Collaboration Of The Year: I Need It Feat. Donaeo

 

Sway

1. Best Rapper Of The Year: Intoxicated

 

Efya

1. Record Of The Year: Little Things

2. Song Writer Of The Year: Little Things By Asem & Efya

3. Best Female Vocal Performance Of The Year: Litte Things

Knii Lante

1. Record Of The Year: Lagos To Vienna

2. Best Male Vocal Performance: Lagos To Vienna

Pastor Boamah

1. Song Writer Of The Year: Afunumu Ba

Morris D’voice

1. Best Male Vocal Performance Of The Year: Sanku

Nana Fynn

1. Best Male Vocal Performance Of The Year: Santrofi

Nacy

1. Best Male Vocal Performance Of The Year: Di Kan

Christina Love

1. Best Female Vocal Performance Of The Year: No Fears

Cindy Thompson

1. Best Female Vocal Performance Of The Year: Nhyira Nie

FULL LIST NOMINATIONS:

Artiste(s) of the Year

No Tribe

Cecilia Marfo

Samini

Castro

VIP

Kwabena Kwabena

Most Popular Song of the Year

Kiss your hand – R2Bees

African girls – castro

Away – VIP

Afunumu Ba – Cecilia Marfo

Wengeze – Eazzy

Bohye – No Tribe

Eha Ye de – Nana Boro

Discovery of the Year

Jay Ghartey

Eazzy

Iwan

Nana Boro

Trigmatic

Herty Bongreat

Bless

Hip Hop Song of the Year

Get On The Dance Floor – D-Black

My Life – Trigmatic

Intoxicated by Richie

Bo Wonsem Ma Nie – Eazzy

No More Kpayor – Asem

Guns & Roses – J-Town

Hip Life Song of the Year

Away – VIP

African Girls – Castro

Mugu – Akoo Nana

Eha Ye De – Nana Boro

Female Friend – Reggie Rockstone

Democracy – Guru

Hip Life/Hip Hop Artiste(s) of the Year

D-Black

Eazzy

VIP

Trigmatic

Castro

R2Bees

Gospel Song of the Year

Odo Ben Ni – Herty Bongreat

Bohye – No Tribe

Nhyira Ba – Ceccy Twum

God Never Fails – Florence Obinim & Princess Ifeoma

Onyame Di Hene – Ernest Opoku

Halleluyah – Cee

Gospel Artiste(s) of the Year

Herty Bongreat

No Tribe

Ernest Opoku

Cee

Florence Obinim

Cecilia Marfo

High Life song of the Year

Dzata Bi – Adane Best

Meda Enda – Bless

Dadea Anoma – Kwabena Kwabena

Anadwo Yi Dea – Daddy Lumba

Yaa Amponsah – Unit Cash

Megye Apem – Daasebre Gyamena

Highlife Artiste(s) of the Year

Daddy Lumba

Kwabena Kwabena

Adane Best

Bless

Afro-Pop Song of the Year

My Lady – Jay Ghartey

Kiss Your Hand – R2Bees

Move Back – 5Five

Sweet Mistake – Samini

Wengeze – Eazzy

Miss Doctor – 4×4

Reggae Song of the Year

African Reggae Fever – Rocky Dawuni

Thanks & Praise – Iwan

Tongue Tied – Sammi B

Trigga – Samini

Independence – Na U

When You’re Gone – Sonni Bali

Best Collaboration of the Year

Somebody – D-Black feat. Kwabena Kwabena

African Girls – Castro feat. Asamoah Gyan

Kiss Your Hand – R2Bees feat. Wande Coal

Afunumu Ba – Cecilia Marfo

I Need It – Tinny feat. Donaeo

God Never Fails – Florence Obinim feat. Princess Ifeoma

Halleluyah – Cee feat Isaac & Ampong

Best Rapper of the Year

Sway – Intoxicated

J-Town – Guns & Roses

Guru – Democracy

Trigmatic – My Life

Reggie Rockstone – Female Friend

African Artiste(s) of the Year

Tuface

Asa

Uche Agbo

K’naan

Meiway

THE INDUSTRY CATEGORIES:

Record Label of the Year

Tongue Tied – Sammi B

Dadea Anoma – Kwabena Kwabena

Little Things – Efya

So Wild – Jay Ghartey

Lagos To Vienna – Knii Lante

My Life – Trigmatic

Album of the Year

Permanent Stains – Trigmatic

Shining Gold – Jay Ghartey

Three (Father, Son & Holy Ghost) – No Tribe

Music, Love & Life – D-Black

Progress – VIP

Faithfulness – Cecilia Marfo

C.E.O. – Samini

Best Male Vocal Performance (Solo/Group)

Kwabena Kwabena – Dadea Anoma

KNii Lante – Bo Noo

Ernest Opoku – Onyame Di Hene

Morris D’Voice – Sanku

Nana Fynn – Santrofi

Nacy – Di Kan

Best Female Vocal Performance (Solo/Group)

Efya

Cecilia Marfo

Herty Bongreat

Ceccy twum

Christiana Love

Cindy Thompson

 

 






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  1. Vote -1 Vote +1SARA JAY

    257 Total Comments

    I AM HAPPY WITH IT, THE AWARDS LOOK LIKE THEY LOOKED MORE AT QUALITY AND NOT COMMERCIAL SUCCESS.THEY SHOULD DO THAT INSTEAD

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  2. Vote -1 Vote +1wasil

    22 Total Comments

    wow its not gona b easy 4 me 2 vote cuz i hav most of ma fouvourites in 1 category or d oda.. well done 2 d comitee.

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  3. Vote -1 Vote +1francis

    1 Total Comments

    it is a bit cool and i will go in for trigmatic…but watch out for rapperhoilc by sarkodie that album will take away 7awards on gma 2011

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  4. Vote -1 Vote +1Semi-Cartermatic

    367 Total Comments

    nice nomination infact 2010 yr marks sum mile stone in our music industry n ill be happy with any1 tht wins cos they deserve it frm their hardwork

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  5. Vote -1 Vote +1loso

    1 Total Comments

    eeei gma wat is dis ‘bo wo nsem ma me’ hiphop song of da yr i cant believe it. Am very hapi 2pac is getting nomination 12 yrs afta his def wow.

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  6. Vote -1 Vote +1asantewaa lartey

    5 Total Comments

    d-black and v.i.p desreve 3 awards each here

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  7. Vote -1 Vote +1fourdio

    1 Total Comments

    where is jimmy black song ? scaterlawaka is song was popular and no nominee for that oooo gh music i need explaination …now ….

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  8. Vote -1 Vote +1LIL BARAK

    1 Total Comments

    challenging nominations but one thing i am not happy with is leaving northerners completely out of the picture. that is not fair. at least, something must be done to up lift the industry up north. trust me, there are great talents there GH is missing. try me……..

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  9. Vote -1 Vote +1asare collins

    1 Total Comments

    jay gartey is the man he deserves an award for every nomination for which he is part.

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