The Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2012 promises to be a night to remember, celebrating the best talents in the Ghanaian and African music scenes, with Sarkodie leading the nominations.
The excitement is building as the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) 2012 nominations have been unveiled. With a total of 12 nominations, Sarkodie, the undisputed Azonto Champ, stands tall as the leading nominee, and he’s got music enthusiasts buzzing with anticipation.
Sarkodie’s rise to prominence in the Ghanaian music scene has been nothing short of remarkable. His 2009 hit track, “U go kill me,” continues to captivate audiences, earning him three significant nominations at the 2012 VGMA. The song has been nominated for Hiplife Song of the Year, Most Popular Song of the Year, and Best Rapper of the Year. But that’s not all; Sarkodie’s impressive nominations list also includes Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Artist of the Year.
Notable Contenders & Female Powerhouses
While Sarkodie leads the pack, he’s not the only artist getting recognition. Okyeame Kwame has secured an impressive nine nominations, showcasing his enduring musical talent. The group 4×4 is also in the spotlight with seven nominations, highlighting their contribution to Ghana’s music industry. The ladies of Ghana’s music scene are not to be underestimated. Becca and Efya have emerged as strong contenders, each securing four nominations. Both artists have not only earned recognition in their respective categories but have also clinched nominations for Artist of the Year and Best Female Vocal Artiste.
The VGMA has not only celebrated Ghanaian talent but has also embraced artists from across Africa. The African Artiste of the Year category is dominated by Nigerian artists, including Naeto C, Duncan Mighty, Ice Prince, D’banj, and Wizkid. Adding a touch of Angolan flair, Cabo Snoop has also secured a spot on the Artist of the Year nominee list.
The Countdown Begins & Big Prizes Await
As the excitement continues to build, music enthusiasts and artists alike are gearing up for the grand event. The Vodafone Ghana Music Awards promises to be a night of celebration, recognition, and incredible performances. The awards ceremony is set to take place on April 14th at the Dome of the Accra International Conference Centre. This year’s winners will be announced to a live audience, adding to the anticipation and thrill of the event.
The VGMA has made it easy for fans to participate in the excitement. Voting can be done through SMS or online via the official awards website, www.ghanamusicawards.com. Fans can support their favourite artists by casting their votes and contributing to the outcome of the awards.
In addition to the prestige that comes with winning a VGMA, there are also substantial cash prizes up for grabs. Winners will receive GHC 2,000, a significant reward for their hard work and dedication to their craft. However, the ultimate honour, that of Artiste of the Year, comes with an even more substantial prize—a hefty GHC 10,000 check.
The Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2012 promises to be a night to remember, celebrating the best talents in the Ghanaian and African music scenes. With Sarkodie leading the nominations, the competition is fierce, and the excitement is building. Stay tuned for an unforgettable evening of music and recognition on April 14th.
As the clock ticks down, music enthusiasts and fans alike are eagerly awaiting the moment when the winners are announced. Will Sarkodie maintain his reign, or will there be surprises in store? The VGMA stage is set, and the spotlight is on Ghana’s vibrant music industry. Don’t miss this extraordinary event that showcases the incredible talent and creativity of Ghana’s music stars.
For a sneak peek of Sarkodie’s hit track, “U Go Kill Me,” check out the video here.