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Sarkodie Tops 2012 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards with 12 nominations


Sarkodie Tops 2012 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards with 12 nominations

Sarkodie, led the pack of nominees for the 2012 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards announced Wednesday afternoon, at the studios of GH One Entertainment Television.  The rapper bagged a total of 12 nominations including 3 in the Best Collaboration of the Year category for ‘Sweetio’ with Raquel, ‘U Go Kill Me’ featuring EL and ‘I’m in Love With You’ featuring Efya; songwriter of the year, Artist of the Year, Most Popular Song of the Year and Album of the year.

2011 was largely a good year for the rapper but he will face some stiff competition from Okyeame Kwame with 9 nominations, 7 for 4×4, 6 for Stay J and 5 for Dr Cryme. Other artists with multiple nominations include Kwaw Kesse, Trigmatic, Efya, Raquel, Becca and others.

One of the big surprises was the VGMA Boards and Academy’s snubbing of Stay J for the Artiste of the Year gong.  Bellow is the full list of nominations:

1.Artiste(s) of the Year
Okyeame Kwame
Kwaw Kesse

2.Best New Artiste(s) of The Year
Stay Jay

3.African Artiste(s) of the Year
Naeto C
Duncan Mighty
Ice Prince
Cabo Snoop


4.Hiplife Song of the Year
Stay Jay – Shashee Wowo
Keche – Sorkode
4X4 – Yesi Yesii
Sarkodie – U Go Kill Me
Okyeame Kwame – Faithful
Buk Bak – Kolom
D Cryme – Kill Me Shy

5. Highlife Song of the Year
George Darko – Lucky Star
Lucky Mensah – Nkratuor
Kwabena Maphia – I Go pay
Daddy Lumba – Ko Hye Po
Kwabena Kwabena – Be Gye Me
K. K Fosu – Akoma

6. Most Popular Song of the year
4 x 4 – Yesi Yesii
Stay Jay – Shashee Wowo
Selina Boateng – Me Nku Me Ho
D Cryme – Kill Me Shy
Sarkodie – U Go Kill Me
Zigi – You Say Wetin
Atumpan – The Thing
Okyeame Kwame – Faithful

7.Afro-Pop Song of the Year
Ruff-N-Smooth Beautiful
Becca-  African Woman
Fuse ODG-  Azonto
Zigi – U Say Wey Tin
Atumpan – The Thing
Raquel – Sweetieo
Chase – Tell Me Your Name

8.Hip hop Song Of The Year
Bra Kevin – Three Headed Beast
D-Black – My Kind Of Girl
Sarkodie – I’m In Love With You
Edem – Too Much
Guru – Mmaa Kuo
Kwaw Kese – Poppin

9.Gospel Song Of The Year
Lady Prempeh- Nsantaban
Gifty Osei – Fefeefe
Philipa Baafi – Dea Eba Wosem Afe Yi
Selina Boateng – Me Nku Me Ho
Jake Alolome – Tomorrow By This Time
DSP Kofi Sarpong – African Borborbo
Bernice Ansah – Final say

10. Reggae Song Of The Year
Blakk Rasta – Miss Right
SonniBalli – All They See
Edem – Ghetto Arise
Kesse – Oh Yes
Stonebwoy/Samini – Climax
Jupiter/Trigmatic – Uptown Downtown

11. Best Male Vocal Artiste
Kesse – Oh Yes
Fritz – Me Dowu
K. K. Fosu – Akoma
Kwasey Pee – Shwe Ahenie
Chemphe – Number One
Kwame Adinkra Abena Dansoaa

12 Group Of The Year
Buk Bak

13. Best Music Video of The Year
Becca – African Woman – Davis Media Group
4×4 – Yesi Yesii – Phamous People
D Black – My Kinda Girl – Jonathan Olamide & Desmond Blackmore
M3NSA – No One Knows Sam A Kessie
Bra Kevin 3 Headed Beast Nana Asihene
Sheriffa Gunu – Mrantie Phamous Films Production
Okyeame Kwame – Faithful – Ohene Media

14. Best Female Vocal Artiste
Efya – I’m In Love With You
Raquel – Odo
Bertha – Faithful
Becca – African Woman
Irene Logan – Light and Darkness
Diana Antwi Hamilton – Eye Wo Ara

15. Gospel Album Of The Year
Philipa Baafi – Dea Eba Wosem Afe Yi
Selina Boateng – Me Nku Me Ho
Bernice Ansah – Gbenze Gbenze
Lady Prempeh – Ne Ntaban
Sukuufuo – Chapter 1
Gifty Osei – Fefeefe

16. Best Rapper Of The Year
Manifest – Ghana Must Go
Sarkodie – U Go Kill Me
Okyeame Kwame – Faithful
Edem – Legacy
Trigmatic – Light and Darkness
EL – Obuu Mo

17. Record of the Year
Okyeame Kwame/Bertha – Faithful
Jayso/Adina – Music
M3NSA – Fante Love Song
Trigmatic/Irene – Light and Darkness
Sarkodie/Efya – I’m In Love With You
Kwame Adinkra/Kwabena Kwabena – Akua Dansoa
Yaa Pono/Efya – Good Morning

18. Song Writer Of The Year
Okyeame Kwame Faithful written by Kwame Nsiah Apau
D Cryme Kill Me Shy written by Darlington Agyekum
Fante Love Song writtern by Mensah Ansah
Manifest/Efya Asa written by Kwame Tsikata /Jane Awindor/ J.Karp
Sarkodie/ Efya I’m In Love With You written by Micheal Owusu Addo / Jane Awindor
Becca African Woman written by Kiki Banson
Trigmatic/Irene Light And Darkness written by Nana Yaw Oduro, Irene Logan

19. Best Collaboration of the Year

Trigmatic/Raquel -Aageii

Fuse ODG / Tiffany – Azonto

Raquel/Sarkodie -Sweetieo

Eduwordzi/Stay Jay – Yenko Nkoa

Okyeame Kwame/Bertha -Faithful

Sarkodie/Efya  – I’m In Love With You

Sarkodie/EL -You Go Kill Me

20. Album of the Year                                  

Sarkodie  – Rapperholic

Kwaw Kese- Untold Stories

4×4 – Waist and Power

Stay Jay – Repetition

Trigmatic -Solutions

Selina Boateng – Menko Meho

21.Highlife Artiste(s) of the Year     

Daddy Lumba

K. K Fosu

Kwabena Kwabena

Kwasie Pee

George Darko

Lucky Mensah

22. Gospel Artiste(s) of the Year     

DSP Kofi Sarpong

Gifty Osei

Philipa Baafi

Lady Prempeh

Bernice Ansah

Selina Boateng

23.Hiplife\Hiphop Artiste(s) of the Year     

Stay Jay

Okyeame Kwame




Kwaw Kese


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  1. santos

    April 27, 2012 at 5:23 pm

    sakodie the best rapper of the year.I like u keep and i wl say bravo

  2. nana kojo

    April 14, 2012 at 11:33 pm

    oh! GHANA. kwawkese winning an award for best hilife song of the year

  3. Raj lawson

    April 12, 2012 at 12:35 pm

    Sarkodie has no size in Gh may b sme 100years 2cme

  4. lynpha

    April 5, 2012 at 9:57 pm

    Okode3 shu-out 2 u man hope 2 gader d awards dix tym too….phatikal

  5. wyllilets

    March 17, 2012 at 8:57 pm

    sarkodie is the man for the year.u r unbeatable like messi in barca match..haha!!!! do u know what time is it?????? straight up!!!!

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