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Okyeame Kwame, Buk Bak, Stay Jay and others for VGMA nominees jam in Kumasi

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Kumasi is set to light up with some musical funfair on Saturday, March 24, as the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Festival hits the ‘Garden City’ when the Nominees Jam makes its second stop in the Ashanti Regional Capital. The huge open air jam will feature performances from some of the Nominees: Okyeame Kwame, Buk Bak, Stay Jay, Obaapa Christy, DSP Kofi Sarpong, K. Kwaw Kesse, Blakk Rasta, and many more.  It will be preceded on Friday by an electrifying Nominees Party at the Drive Night Club located in the Golden Tulip Hotel. The VGMA Nominees Jam in Kumasi promises to be an unforgettable and exciting experience that music lovers cannot afford to miss and will be aired live on GH-One TV as well. If what took place in Takoradi last weekend was anything to go by then one can only imagine the excitement that will rock the Garden City this weekend. The VGMA Magic weekend began on last Friday with an extraordinary experience in a jam packed Vienna City Night Club where patrons were left screaming for more from their favorite artistes on the night; Stay Jay, Keche and Eduwoji. The party continued on Saturday March 17th 2012 at the superbly transformed Takoradi Jubilee Park where the largest ever gathering of music lovers in recent times numbering about 20,000 were mesmerized by a fantastic stage set up never experienced in Takoradi. With the stage set, the eager patrons enjoyed exceptional performances from Kwaw Kesse, Becca, Trigmatic, Raquel and Stay Jay. Other nominees who got the crowd jumping all night leaving them with a memorable experience and a good reason why they should be voted for were Keche, Edwoji, Selina Boateng and Gifty Osei, all of whom exhibited remarkable stagecraft. Plus all the action was caught live on GH-One Entertainment TV, taking the excitement of the jam to other parts of the country. The Nominees’ Jam road shows are a means of bringing the nominees closer to their fans as they solicit for votes, as well as bring a piece of the VGMA magic to other parts of the country. Meanwhile, the Voting for the scheme is also ongoing and patrons are encouraged to text B to the short code 1767 for the Vodafone Song of the Year as the decision of who wins this award lies 100% on the general public votes. The Vodafone Ghana Music AWards Nominees Jam in Kumasi is proudly brought to you by Vodafone and supported by Star Beer and Golden Tulip Kumasi.]]>

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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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Court issues warrant for Okraku Mantey’s arrest

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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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