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Ghana-Naija Showbiz Awards set for October 14, here are the nominees

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Organisers of Ghana-Naija Showbiz Awards have unveiled nominations for the 2018 edition in Accra. In its second edition, #GhanaNaijaShowbizAwards will hold in Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday, October 14, 2018. Organisers say this year’s edition of the award has been specifically upgraded to honour practitioners in the entertainment industry who have done exceptionally well in the past year and have emerged with painstakingly picked nominations in tight categories that cuts across music, movie, comedy, TV/Radio, social media and social fashion.   This year’s edition has also been tagged ‘thethrowbackedition’ as selected veterans who did so much in modern entertainment collaborations between Ghana and Nigeria (in the late 90s & 2000s) will be honoured.   #GhanaNaijaShowbizAwards is the pioneer concept that has created to push the very best of Ghana entertainment to Nigeria by pitching the very best of the 2 countries together every year for honour and celebration.     The Maiden Edition of GhanaNaijaShowbizAwards was held at the Lekki Coliseum in Lagos, Nigeria on May 14, 2017.   GhanaNaijaShowbizAwards 2018 Categories & Nominations  

  1. Artiste of the Year: Wizkid (Nigeria), Davido (Nigeria), Sarkodie (Ghana), Stonebwoy (Ghana), Patoranking (Nigeria), Adekunle Gold (Nigeria), Shatta Wale (Ghana), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Mr Eazi (Nigeria), Bisa Kdei (Ghana), Timaya (Nigeria)
 
  1. Best Male Act: Kizz Daniel (Nigeria), Burna Boy (Nigeria), Adekunle Gold (Nigeria), Bisa Kdei (Ghana), Olamide (Nigeria), Tekno (Nigeria), Mayorkun (Nigeria), Yaa Pono (Ghana), Mugees (Ghana), LAX (Nigeria), Fancy Gadam (Ghana), FALZ (Nigeria).
 
  1. Best Female Act: Tiwa Savage (Nigeria),Simi (Nigeria),Efya (Ghana), Seyi Shay (Nigeria), Nininiola (Nigeria), Yemi Alade (Nigeria), Becca (Ghana), MsVee (Ghana), Wiyala (Ghana), AK (Ghana).
 
  1. (a) Discovery of the Year -(Nigeria): Idowest, Terri, Spotless, OG, Flimzy,Soft, Teni, Oladips, Lyta, Mz Kiss.
(b)Discovery of the year (Ghana): Kwesi Arthur, Patapaa, Kelvyn Boy, Kuami Guitar, Freda, S3fa, Wendy Shay, B4Bona, Dope Nation.  
  1. Best New Artiste: Kidi (Ghana), Kuami Eugene (Ghana), Kelvin Boy (Ghana), Perruzi (Nigeria), Dremo (Nigeria), Kwesi Arthur (Ghana), Yaw Berck (Ghana), Wendy Shay (Ghana), Junior Boy (Nigeria), Ceaza Milli (Nigeria).
 
  1. Next Superstar On The Roll: Dice Alies (Nigeria), Kuami Eugene (Ghana), King Promise (Ghana), Joey B (Ghana), Slimcase (Nigeria), Kidi (Ghana), Yaw Pono (Ghana), LAX (Nigeria), Dremo (Nigeria), BRed (Nigeria), Mr Real (Nigeria), Skales (Nigeria).
 
  1. Music Producer of the Year: Speroachbeatz (Nigeria), DJ Breezy (Ghana), Legendary Beats (Nigeria), Mastakraft (Nigeria), Kaywa (Ghana), Killbeatz (Ghana), Danny Beats (Ghana), Fresh VDM (Nigeria), DJ Kublon (Nigeria), Yung John (Nigeria).
 
  1. Street-Hop Artiste of the year: Reminisce (Nigeria), Slimcase (Nigeria), CDQ (Nigeria), Idowest (Nigeria), Small Doctor (Nigeria), Omar Sterling (Ghana), B4Bona (Ghana), Yaa Pono (Ghana), Mr Real (Nigeria), Guru (Ghana).
 
  1. Gospel Artiste of the year: Joe Mettle (Ghana), Eben (Nigeria), Joyce Blessings (Ghana), Tim Godfrey (Nigeria), Celestine Donkor (Ghana), Gifty Osei (Ghana), Enkay (Nigeria), Patience Nyarko (Ghana), Tope Alabi (Nigeria).
 
  1. Record Label of the year: DMW (Nigeria), BAM Music (Ghana), Starboy (Nigeria), MMMG (Nigeria), Lynx Ent. (Ghana),Mavin (Nigeria), YBNL (Nigeria), Zylofon Music (Ghana).
 
  1. Actress of the year: Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde (Nigeria),Chioma Chukwuka (Nigeria), Nana Ama McBrown (Ghana), Ufuoma McDermot (Nigeria), Roselyn Ngisah (Ghana), Mary Lazarus (Nigeria), Tana Adelana (Nigeria), Lydia Forson (Ghana), Shafy Bello (Nigeria).
 
  1. Actor of the year: Ken Erics (Nigeria), Chris Attoh (Ghana), Fredrick Leonard (Nigeria), Odunlade Adekola (Nigeria), Kobi Rana (Ghana), Blossom Chukwujekwu (Nigeria), Kenneth Okolie (Nigeria), Enyinna Nwigwe (Nigeria), Prince Dave Osei (Ghana), Kwadwo Nkasah (Ghana).
 
  1. Best Actor (Nigeria): Ken Erics, Fredrick Leonard, Odunlade Adekola, Femi Adebayo, Ali Nuhu, Yul Edochie, Ibrahim Chatta, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Enyinna Nwigwe.
 
  1. Best Actor (Ghana):Bismark Nii, Henry Adofo, Peter Ritchie, Ian Wordi, Prince Dave Osei, Umar Krupp, Lilwin, Akrobeto
 
  1. Best Actress (Nigeria):Omoni Oboli, Toyin Abraham, Bimbo Oshin, Ayo Adesanya, Tana Adelana, Ufuoma Medermont, Mercy Johnson, Ini Dima-Okojie
 
  1. Best Actress (Ghana): Roselyn Ngisah, Benedicta Gaffa, Maame Serwaa, Rose Mensah (Kyeiwaa), Lydia Forson, Nana Ama McBrown, Nikki Samonas.
 
  1. Movie of the year: Swings, Sometimes in Yesterday, Seven and Half Dates, Potato Potahto, Osun Segese, Mom At War, The Wedding Party2, Alter Ego, Icheke Oku, Etiko Onigedu
 
  1. Movie Producer of the year: Shirley Frimpong Manso (Ghana), Lopez Daniel (Nigeria), Ekeka Okpara (Nigeria), Kofi Asamoah (Ghana), Eunice Asiedu (Ghana), Moses Inwang (Nigeria), Omoni Oboli (Nigeria), Esther Oyibio (Nigeria), Toyin Abraham (Nigeria).
 
  1. Most stylish Celebrity (Female):Rita Dominic (Nigeria), Menaye Donkor (Ghana), Tana Adelana (Nigeria), Mercy Aigbe (Nigeria), Beverly Naya (Nigeria), Nana Akua Addo (Ghana), Selly Galley (Ghana), Salma Mumin (Ghana), Toke Makinwa (Nigeria), Sandra Ankobiah (Ghana).
 
  1. Most stylish Celebrity(Male): Hushpuppi (Nigeria),Ebuka (Nigeria), John Dumelo (Ghana), Noble Igwe (Nigeria), Alex Ekubo (Nigeria), E Money (Nigeria), KKD (Ghana), Nathaniel Attoh (Ghana).
 
  1. Next Rated Movie Star: Regina Van Helvert (Ghana), Amaka Obi (Nigeria), Kisa Gbekle (Ghana), Olaitan Olugbile (Nigeria), Fella Makafui (Ghana), Rahama Sadau (Nigeria), Belinda Effa (Nigeria), Zainab Balogun (Nigeria), Benedicta Gafah (Ghana)
  22: Best Actress (TV Series): Rekiya Yusuf (Nigeria), Omoni Oboli (Nigeria), Shafy Bello (Nigeria), Funke Akindele (Nigeria), Regina Van Helvert (Ghana), Osas Ighodalo (Nigeria), Linda Ejiofor (Nigeria), Omotunde Adebowale-David (Lolo1) (Nigeria).  
  1. TV series of the year: Flatmates, Jenifa’s Diary, The Johnsons, Husbands of Lagos, Shuga, Professor Johnbull, YOLO, Battleground, Heels & Snickers.
 
  1. Best New Actress: Rosemond Brown (Ghana), Amaka Chukwujekwu (Nigeria), Sharon Ooja (Nigeria), Indima Okojie (Nigeria), Tokunbo Idowu (Nigeria), Enado Odigie (Nigeria), Blessing Nkechi (Nigeria), Kenny George (Nigeria), Funmi Awelewa (Nigeria).
 
  1. OAP of The Year (Ghana): Berla Mundi, Kofi Okyere Darko (KOD), Jay Foley, Caroline Simpson, Antoine Mensah, Lexis Bill, Serwa Amihere, Nana Aba Anamoah
  2. OAP of the year (Nigeria):DO2dTUN, Olisa, Toolz, Awazi, VJ Adams,Kayla,Tosyn Bucknor, Toke Makinwa.
 
  1. Comedian of the Year: Kenny Black (Nigeria), Bovi (Nigeria), Buchi (Nigeria), Jacinta (Ghana), DKB (Ghana), Seyi Law (Nigeria), Ushbebe (Nigeria), Helen Paul (Nigeria)
 
  1. Online Comedian of the year: nedu_wazobiafm, crazeclown, mamatobiofficial, mc_tagwaye, mc_lively, woliagba_ayoajewole, mizz_esi, lasisielenu, brodashaggi, maraji.
 
  1. Celebrity Stylist of the year: Kelvin Vincent (Ghana), David Wej (Nigeria), OnPoint Clothin (Nigeria), Swanky Jerry (Nigeria), Dharren Shim Ziorkley (Ghana), Abrantie The Gentleman (Ghana), Fashion Pilot (Ghana)
 
  1. Fashion Label/Designer of the Year: Sima Brew (Ghana), Brommmon (Ghana), VasnKere (Nigeria), Zhalima Grazioni (Ghana), Kweku Bediako (Ghana), Yartel (Ghana), Quophi Akotouah (Ghana), Bunmi (Nigeria), Tiffany Amber (Nigeria), Jewel by Lisa (Nigeria), Ade Bakare (Nigeria).
 
  1. Social Media Influencer of the year: tundeednut, instablog9ja, tokemakinwa, lauraikeji, nkonkosah, ameyawdebrah, afiashwarzenegger, charles okocha, thepamilerin,
 
  1. Best Brand Supporting Showbiz; Adonko Bitters, Glo, Africa World Airlines, Menzgold, bet9ja, Betway Ghana, Goil, Vodafone Ghana, Pepsi.
 
  1. Best Artiste Manager: Sunday Are (Wizkid) (Nigeria), Asa Asika (Davido) (Nigeria), Engel Town (Sarkodie), Alexander Okeke (Olamide) (Nigeria), Taye Aliu (Yemmey Alade) Nigeria), Ubi Franklin (Tekno) (Nigeria), Blackcedi (Stonebwoy) (Ghana).
 
  1. Celebrity Photographer of the year: Obi Somto (Nigeria),TwinsDon’tBeg (Ghana), s3s3_nfoni (Ghana), Photonimi (Nigeria),Chocolateshotit (Ghana), Gilbert Asante (Ghana), Kelechi Amadi Obi (Nigeria), TY Bello (Nigeria), Bayo Omoboriowo (Nigeria).
 
  1. DJ of the year: DJ Vyrusky (Ghana), DJ Spinal (Nigeria), DJ Exclusive (Nigeria), DJ Kaywise (Nigeria), DJ Mensah (Ghana), DJ Consequence (Nigeria), DJ Obi (Nigeria), DJ Cuppy (Nigeria)
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Gambo’s ‘Boys Aye Wild’ tops Apple Music’s City Chart for Accra & iTunes

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The Blackmob rapper currently boasts of the hottest song in Accra, Ghana and that’s a fact – according to Apple Music’s City Chart for Accra at least. Listen/stream ‘Boys Aye Wild’ here: https://gambomusic.ffm.to/gambo-boys-aye-wild

 

It turns out the denizens of Accra could simply not get enough of Gambo’s ‘Boys Aye Wild’ today and rightfully so. The fun song beat the odds and for the first time since its release ranked at #1 on the city’s Top 25 chart list for the day and iTunes. Also earning a spot on one of the streaming platform’s big listings for the region, Top Albums, was the artist’s “New Era” EP which stood at #8 to score Gambo yet another exciting feat.

Gambo outdid the competition and had listeners converging on his song by the bucketload. In regards to his big win today, the ‘Boys Aye Wild’ hitmaker shared: ‘’It was a great feeling to see my song sitting at #1. Seriously. Big ups to Accra for making my day and showing my song that much love. I’m at peace now knowing my brothers are taking the right steps to treat their women right. Ha-ha. Keep the plays coming though and don’t stop’’.

 

Introduced in early 2021 by the Cupertino-based tech giant, City Charts is an updated playlist meant to bring local artists to the forefront of the conversation around music discovery, one it achieves by reflecting the musical tastes of listeners in over 100 cities from around the world on a daily basis.

 

You can check Gambo’s amusing video for ‘Boys Aye Wild’ here:

 

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Call For Entries – The 23rd Annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards

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Calling out to all artistes, artiste managements, record labels, producers, instrumentalists, music composers, music industry stakeholders and the public, that nominations for participation in the 23rd Annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards are officially open.

Kindly note that only published works in the year 2021 will be accepted. Thus, all works from January 1st to December 31st, 2021 should be submitted via our online portal at www.entry.ghanamusicawards.com

There shall be no manual submissions. Deadline for submissions is Friday, February 18th 2022.

For assistance, kindly call 050 139 5176, or send a mail to info@ghanamusicawards.com On-the-go-updates are available on social media at Ghana Music Awards on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and online at www.GhanaMusicAwards.com

The 23rd Annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards is proudly brought to you by Vodafone, and powered by Charterhouse.

 

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The Adentan Circuit Court on Tuesday, 18 January 2022, issued a warrant for the arrest of Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Mark Okraku Mantey. (more…)

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KiDi earns NAACP Image Award nomination with his hit song ‘TOUCH IT’ (full nomination list)

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KiDi’s global hit “TOUCH IT” which went viral on social media has been nominated for ‘Outstanding International Song’ at the 53rd National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NACCP) Image Awards. (more…)

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“I beg you; I need help” – Veteran actress seeks for $110,000 to undergo life-saving surgery in U.S

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Actress Adowa Pee who is famed for her role in the popular Sunday Cantata drama on GTV has been hit with a health condition she is struggling to manage and has publicly called for help. (more…)

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‘Most Ghanaian women struggle with cooking tomato sauces’ – Sweet Adjeley shares the secret

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One of Ghana’s most celebrated food vloggers watched and loved worldwide, Sweet Adjeley has disclosed the question most of her Ghanaian audience wants answers to. (more…)

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