The organizers of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Charterhouse has released the first batch of the list of nominees for the 22nd edition of the awards scheme.

The awards scheme is designed to recognize, celebrate the hard work and dedication of various stakeholders and players in the music industry.

It’s been duly tagged as music’s biggest night in Ghana and this years’ edition marks over two decades of honouring deserving creatives in the music industry in Ghana and Africa at large.

See the full list of nominees below (NB: List is being updated in realtime)

Gospel Song of the Year

Blessed – Akesse Brempong ft. Joe Mettle
Favour Everywhere – Celestine ft. Evelyn Wanjiru
Adom – Diana Hamilton
Jesus Over Do – Empress Gifty
Yesu Mo – Joe Mettle
Jesus – MOGmusic
Jejeli – KobbySalm ft. Okey Sokay
Who Say God No Dey – Kofi Karikari

Highlife Song of the Year

Posti Me – Akwaboah
Playboy – Dada Hafco ft. Akwaboah
Enjoyment – KiDi
Behind The Scenes – Kofi Kinaata
Open Gate – Kuami Eugene
Asabone – Lord Paper ft. Bosom P-Yung
Later – Mr Drew ft. Kelvyn Boy
Party – Sista Afia ft. Fameye

Hiplife Song of the Year

Thank God – DopeNation ft. Kofi Kinaata
Enough Is Enough – Eno Barony ft. Wendy Shay
Long Life – Fameye ft. Kwesi Arthur
No Dulling – Keche ft. Kuami Eugene
Dw3 Remix – Krymi xr Drew ft. All Stars
Pilolo – Strongman ft. Kelvyn Boy
Happy Day – Sarkodie ft. Kuami Eugene
Ghetto Boy – Tulenkey ft. Kelvyn Boy & Medikal

Hip-Hop Song of the Year

Ataa Adwoa – Bosom PYung
Otan Hunu – Dead Peepol ft Rich Kent. Akobam – Joey B ft Medikal & Kofi Mole
Ekorso – Kofi Jamar ft. Yaw Tog & Ypee
Money – Kweku Flick Live from 233 – Kwesi Arthur
La Hustle Remix – Medikal ft Joey B & Criss Waddle
Sore – Yaw Tog ft O’kenneth, City Boy, Reggie, Jay Bahd
Force Dem To Play Nonsense – Eno Barony ft. Sister Derby & Strongman

Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year

Why – Adina

Sheriff – MzVee

Forever – Samini

Lonely – Jah Lead

Killy Killy Rmx – Larruso ft Stonebwoy & Kwesi Arthur

Make Up – Kaphun ft Stonebwoy

Gye Diee – Ras Kuuku ft MOGmusic

Mi Dey Up Rmx – Kofi Jamar ft Stonebwoy

Afrobeats/AFROPOP Song of the Year

Take Care of You – Adina ft Stonebwoy

Inna Song – Darkovibes ft King Promise

Forever – Gyakie

Momo – KelvynBoy ft Mugeez & Darkovibes

Say Cheese – KiDi

Sisa – King Promise

Turn On the Lights – Kwesi Arthur

Let Me Know – Mr Drew

Maria – Camidoh

Emergency – Wendy Shay

VGMA Unsung Act

Nanky

Oseikrom Sikani

Malcolm Nuna

Kwame Yogot

Kobby Tuesday

Naana Blu

Adelaide The Seer

Queendalyn

Yurglee

Gospel Artiste of the Year

Highlife Artiste of the Year

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year

Best Video of the Year

Adina – Why

Amaare – Fancy

Diana Hamilton – Adom

Joey B – Cold

Kuami Eugene – Open Gate

Kweku Smoke – On the Street

Mr Drew – Let me Know

MzVee – Baddest Boss

Okyeame Kwame – Kpa

Pappy Kojo – Thomas Pompoyeyew

Instrumentalist of the Year

Josua Moszi

Nana Yaw Safo

Prince Senkah

Emmanuel Bludo

Enoch Owuraku Kissi

Songwriter of the Year

Diana Hamilton

Kofi Kinaata

Adina

Joe Mettle

Abiana

Epixode

Adoma –

Record of the Year

Adoma – Be your own beautiful

Adina – Daddy’s Little Girl

Amaare – Fancy

Cina Soul – Die 4 U

Epixode – Too Much

Trigmatic – Diplomatic Teef

Worlasi – Commot

Yaa Yaa – Mmusuo

Producer of the Year

Chris Rich Beats

Yung Demz

Street Beatz

Richie Mensah

MOG Beatz

Willis Beatz

Hiplife/Hip-Hop Artiste of the Year

Male Vocalist of the Year

Female Vocalist of the Year

Best Group of the Year

Best Collaboration of the Year

Best Rapper of the Year

African Artiste of the Year

International Collaboration of the Year

Vodafone Most Popular Song of the Year

Album of the Year

Best New Artiste of the Year

Artiste of the Year