Nominees for the 2014 Ghana Music Awards have been unveiled. At a ceremony held at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Accra on Saturday, the nominations kicked off this year’s festival edition.

Sarkodie went home with 8 nominations, a feat equalled by Guru, and strongly challenged by Kwabena Kwabena, with 7.

JOEY B made a strong case with Tonga while Slip Music’s Kumi Guitar earnd his first major nomination.

See full list of nominees below.

New Artiste of the Year

Akwaboah

Joey B

Kumi Guitar

Highlife Artiste of the Year

Bisa Kdei

Kwabena Kwabena

Castro

Gospel Song of the Year

Osoree Nnwom-Cecelia Marfo

Maher-Shalal-Hash-baz-Nichola O. Acheampong

Wonder God-Sonnie Badu

Ma ye se mo pen-O.J

Nyame Egwamaa-Joyce Blessing Feat. Jewel Ackah

Menu-Patience Nyarko

Best Female Vocal Performance

Efya-Life

Joyce Blessing-Nyame Egwamaa

Miriam Afari-Ashei Nyame

Gena West-No Power against me

Best Male Vocal Performance

Sonnie Badu-Wonder God

O.J-Me ye se mo pen

Knii Lante-baby Take Good Care

Kwabena Kwabena-Engyame Ho

Castro-Odo Pa

African Artiste of the Year

Mafikizolo

P-Sqaure

Davido

Kcee

Wizkid

Flavour

Gospel Artiste of the Year

Sonnie Badu

Nicholas Omane Acheapong

O.J

Joyce Blessing

Patience Nyarko

Hiplife/ Hip Hop Artiste of the Year

Sarkodie

Eazzy

R2Bees

Guru

M.anifest

EL

Joey B

Afro Pop Song of the Year

Latest-Edem Feat. Kaaki

Million Pound Girl-Fuse ODG

Dance (Neke Neke)-Itz Tiffany

Slow-R2Bees Feat. Wizkid

Dance for me-Ruff and Smooth

Scream-Eazzy

Highlife Song of the Year

Adult Music-Kwabena Kwabena

Odo Pa-Castro Feat. Baby Jet & K. Kinaata

Love-R2Bees

Metanfo-Bisa Kdei

Break into 2-Kumi Guitar

Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year

Freaky Girl-Jupiter

Pull Up-Stonebwoy

Hot Cake-Pope Skinny Feat. Shatta Wale

Dancehall King-Shatta Wale

Fever-D2 Ft. Shatta Wale

Scatter Badmind-Samini

Vodafone Song of the Year

Adult Music-Kwabena Kwabena

Odo Pa-Castro Feat. Baby Jet & K. Kinaata

Slow Down-R2Bees Feat. Wizkid

Dancehall King-Shatta Wale

Metanfo-Bisa Kdei

Tonga-Joey B Feat. Sarkodie

Ma ye se mo pen-)/J

Boyz Abre-Guru

Down On One-Sarkodie Feat. Fuse ODG

Million Pound Girl-Fuse ODG

Record of the Year

Trigmatic-Wo Sika Nti

Knii Lante-Baby Take Good Care

Tseataa (Josh Laryea)-Everlasting Love

Akwaboah-I do Love You

Best Collaboration of the Year

Odo pa-Castro Feat. Baby Jet & K. Kinaata

Down on one-Sarkodie Feat. Fuse ODG

Slow Down-R2Bees Feat. Wizkid

Adult Music-Kwabena Kwabena

Azonto Boys-Guru Feat. Lil Win

Hot Cake-Pope Skinny Feat. Shatta Wale

Nyame Egwamaa-Joyce Blessing Feat. Jewel Ackah

Artiste of the Year

Castro

Kwabena Kwabena

Sonnie Badu

Shatta Wale

Sarkodie

Samini

Guru

Album of the Year

Sarkology-Sarkodie

Heavy Price-Joyce Blessing

Aroma of Worship-Sonnie Badu

Boyz Abre-Guru

Song Writer of the Year

Ma ye se mo pen-O.J

Wo Sika Nti-Trigmatic

Engyame Ho-Kwabena Kwabena

Baby Take Good Care-Knii Lante

Baba-Kisa Kdei

By: Abena Akyaa Hirsch/enewsgh.com

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