Burna Boy, Asake, Ayra Starr, Kizz Daniel nominated for 2023 VGMAs

Nigerian superstars Burna Boy, Ayra Starr, Asake, and Kizz Daniel have all been nominated for the 2023 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
The nominees were unveiled in a ceremony on March 18, 2023, with the Nigerians earning nominations for the Best African Artist Category.
Other Nigerians that made the nomination list include Omah Lay, who was nominated for Best Collaboration for his verse on King Promise’s ‘Ten Toes’, Mayorkun for his contribution to Camidoh’s ‘Sugarcane’ remix, Yemi Alade for ‘Dumebi,” her collaboration with Mzvee, and BNXN for ‘Better Days,” his collaboration with Sarkodie.

The 2023 VGAMs will be held on May 13 at the Grand Arena of the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC).

See full nominees list below:
Artist of the Year

Black Sherif
Stonebwoy
Sarkodie
King Promise
Camidoh
KiDi
Piesie Esther
Joe Mettle
Most Popular Song of the Year

Camidoh – Sugarcane (Remix) ft. King Promise & Mayokun
Sarkodie – Country Side ft. Black Sherif
Black Sherif – Kweku The Traveller
Lasmid – Friday Night
Kelvyn Boy – Down Flat
Gyakie – Something
Wendy Shay – Survivor
KiDi – Blessed ft. Mavado
Stonebwoy – Therapy
Piesie Esther – Waye Me Yie
Record of the Year

King Promise – Yaa Asantewaa ft. Frenna
Adomaa – Beginning Again
Perez Muzik – Hewale Lala
Stonebwoy – Therapy
Sarkodie – Country Side ft. Black Sherif
Gyakie – Far Away
Best Hip Hop Song

Black Sherif – Kweku the Traveler
Amerado – Obiaa Boa
Sarkodie – Country Side ft. Black Sherif
Malcom Nuna – Benzo
Kwesi Authur – Drama
Medikal – Scarface
Best New Artist

Lasmid
Djay
Malcom Nuna
Jay Bhad
Ewuraabena
DJ Azonto
Chief One
Album of the Year

Black Sherif – The Villain I Never Was
Sarkodie – Jamz
Gyakie – My Diary
King Promise – 5 Star
Kwesi Authur – Son of Jacob
Joe Mettle – The Kadosh
Best African Artist

Arya Star
Burna Boy
Asake
Kizz Daniel
Libianca
The Therapist
Best Rap Performance

Medikal – Scarface
Strongman – Goated
Amerado – Obiaa boa
Lyrical Joe – 5th August 6
Teephlow – 6feet
International Collaboration of the Year

Camidoh – Sugarcane (Remix) ft. King Promise & Mayokun
KiDi – Touch it ft. Tyga
King Promise – Ten Toes ft. Omah Lay
KiDi – Blessed ft. Mavado
MzVee – Dumebi ft. Yemi Alade
King Promise – Run to You ft. Chance the Rapper & Vic Mensa
Sarkodie – Better days ft. Bnxn
Collaboration of the Year

FBS – Jo ft. Mr Drew
Sarkodie – Country side ft. Black Sherif
Epixode – Atiaa ft. Kwabena Kwabena
Amerado – Grace ft. Lasmid
DJ Breezy – Abonten ft. Kwesi Authur, Mugeez, Stonebwoy, Black Sherif & Smallgod
Bethel Revival Choir ft. Edwin Dadson – Tegbe Tegbe
Sarkodie – Labadi ft. King Promise
Songwriter of the Year

Piesie Esther – Waye me Yie
Black sheriff – Oh Paradise
Perez Muzik – Hewale lala
Fameye – Thank You
Diana Hamilton – My Meditation
Ewurabena – This Far
Best Highlife Artist

Kofi Kinata
Akwaboa
Kuami Eugene
Abiana
Best Hiplife/Hip Hop Artist

Black Sherif
Sarkodie
Kwesi Authur
Medikal
Amerado
Strongman
Best Afrobeats/Afropop Artist

Camidoh
King Promise
Gyakie
KiDi
Wendy Shay
Kelvyn Boy
Best Reggae/Dancehall Artist

Ras Kuuku
Epixode
Rocky Dawuni
Stonebwoy
Samini
Best Gospel Artist

Piesie Esther
Joe Mettle
Perez Muzik
Diana Hamilton
Celestine Donkor
MOG Music
Best Female Vocal Performance

Piesie Esther
Niella
Enuonyam
Cina Soul
Abiana
Adomaa
Best Male Vocal Performance

Camidoh
Kyei Mensah
Perez Muzik
Stonebwoy
King Promise
Best Music Video

Black Sherif – Konogo Zongo
Stonebwoy – Therapy
Piesie Esther – Waye me Yie
Stonebwoy – Gidigba
Sarkodie – Labadi ft. King Promise
KiDi – Touch it (Remix) ft. Tyga
Scott Evans – Best Side
Kwabena Kwabena – Afraid to Lose You
Producer of the Year

Mog Beatz
Atown
Phantom
Shadrach Yawson
Guilty Beatz
Kill Beatz
Liquid Beatz
Samnsey
Audio Engineer of the Year

Chopz – Yaa Asantewaa
Qube – Beginning Again
Perez Muzik – Hewale lala
Supa Dups – Therapy
Possigee – Country Side
Altra Nova – Far Away
Best Reggae/Dancehall Song

Konkara Jahvybz – A Go dey ft. Kelvyn Boy
Ras Kuuku – 33N1
Epixode – Atia
Black Sherif – Don’t Forget Me
Rocky Dawuni – Never Bow Down ft. Blvk H3ro
Maccasio – Eyes on You ft. Stonebwoy
Best Afropop Song

Stonebwoy – Therapy
Wendy Shay – Survivor
Black Sherif – Oil in y Had
DopeNation – Gboza
King Promise – Ten Toes ft. Omah Lay
Kuami Eugene – Takeaway
KiDi – Blessed ft. Movado
Fameye – Thank You
Best Afrobeats Song

Camidoh – Sugarcane (Remix) ft. King Promise & Mayokun
Gyakie – Something
KiDi – Champagne
Djay – Balance It
King Promise – Ginger
FBS – Jo ft. Mr Drew
Best Highlife Song

Epixode – Atia ft. Kwabena Kwabena
AK Songstress – My Proposal
Adina – Adi Dede
Kwesi Authur – Adom
Kelvyn Boy – Down Flat
Kofi Kinaata – Have Mercy
Best Hiplife Song

Lasmid – Friday Night
Medikal – Stubborn Academy
Jay Bahd – Anadwo
DJ Breezy – Abonten ft. Kwesi Authur, Mugeez, Stonebwoy, Black Sherif & Smallgod
Amerado – Grace ft. Lasmid
Kweku Flick- Ewiase

Unsung Artist of the Year

Ni Ashun
Aya Ramzy
DSL
TsaQa
Maya Blu
Boi Jake

Source: TwinkleTag.com