2018 3Music Awards nominees unveiled

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The nominees for the 2018 3Music Awards, to be held later this year, have been announced in Accra on Friday. At a short ceremony to unveil the nominees, Group Head of Corporate Affairs, Media General, Richard Ahiagble, expressed his excitement about what 3Music, aired on TV3, has been able to achieve within this short period. “And almost a year into airing this content, the viewership of that particular segment among young people has seen significant growth,” he stressed. As a business, he assured that the Media General Group is committed to promoting local content and driving sustained value for the Ghanaian creative arts industry. “We are also committed to supporting young people fully realise their dreams — which is one of the reasons why we are partnering Ark Events for this awards which seeks to reward a lot of young and talented musicians in Ghana.” Mr. Ahiable also remarked that Ghana is blessed with many talented musicians who must be celebrated, not on only one platform but across several platforms, insisting “they deserve more than that!” 3MUSIC AWARDS 2018 NOMINATIONS

  MALE ACT OF THE YEAR
1 Shatta Wale
2 Stonebwoy
3 Sarkodie
4 Kidi
5 Fancy Gadam
6 7 Joe Mettle Kuame Eugene
 
  FEMALE ACT OF THE YEAR
1 Ebony Reigns
2 Becca
3 Joyce Blessing
4 Adina
5 MzVee
6 Sista Afia
   
 
  GROUP OF THE YEAR
1 VVIP
2 Wutah
3 Galaxy
4 R2Bees
5 Keche
 
  BREAKOUT ACT OF THE YEAR
1 KiDi
2 Patapaa
3 King Promise
4 Kuami Eugene
5   Kurl Songx
6 Maccassio
 
  ALBUM OF THE YEAR
1 Highest by Sarkodie
  2 Enko Den – Daddy Lumba
3 DaaVee by MzVee
4 Medikal – Disturbation
5 6 Unveiling – Becca The Mujahid – Fancy Gadam
 
  SONG OF THE YEAR
1 Ayoo – Shatta Wale
  2 My name – Stonebwoy
3 Sponsor – Ebony
4 Pain Killer –  Sarkodie feat. Runtown
5 Total Cheat – Fancy Gadam feat. Sarkodie
6 Bo no ni – Joe Mettle feat Luigi McClean
7 Angela – Kuame Eugene
8 Odo – Kidi
9 Oh yeah – King Promise
10 Confessions – Kofi Kinaata
 
  VIRAL SONG OF THE YEAR
1 One Corner by Patapaa
2 Taking Over  by Shatta Wale feat SM Militants
3 4 Confessions – Kofi Kinaata Ladder – Lil Win
5 Bronya – Wutah
 
  MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
1 Overdose by Sarkodie feat. Jesse Jagz
2 Be my Woman – Manifest feat Mi Casa
3 Sunshine by Joey B
4 Dream – Kumi Guitar
5 Respek – Captain Planet
6 Makoma – Pappy Kojo
7   Kojo Cue, Lil Shaker – Pen & Paper
 
  REGGAE/DANCEHALL ACT OF THE YEAR
1 Stonebwoy
2 Ras Kuuku
3 Samini
4 Ebony Reigns
5   Shatta Wale
 
  HIPLIFE/HIP-HOP ACT OF THE YEAR
1 Sarkodie
2 E.L
3 Guru
4 Medikal
5 M.anifest
6 7 Yaa Pono Flowking stone
 
  HIGHLIFE ACT OF THE YEAR
1 Lil Win
2 Nana Yaa
3 Kumi Guitar
4 Wutah
5 6 Daddy Lumba Becca
 
  GOSPEL ACT OF THE YEAR
1 Piesie Esther
2 Patience Nyarko
3 Joyce Blessing
4 Joe Mettle
 
  BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
1 Taking Over by Shatta Wale feat. Captan, Addi Self & Joint 77 (SM Militants)
2 Pain Killer by Sarkodie feat. Runtown
3 My Baby by Magnom feat. Joey B
4 Total Cheat by Fancy Gadam feat. Sarkodie
5 6 7 Bo Noo Ni (No One Else) by Joe Mettle feat. Luigi Maclean Jennifer Lomotey – Kurl Songx feat Sarkodie Tonight – R2bees feat Wizkid
 
  DJ OF THE YEAR
1 DJ Slim
2 DJ Andy Dosty
3 DJ Vyrusky
4 Vision DJ
5 DJ Mic Smith
6 7 DJ Wobete DJ Kaxtro
 
  FAN ARMY OF THE YEAR
1 Bhim Nation
2 Eliens
3 M.anifans
4 Sark Nation
5 Gadam Nation
6 7 High Grade Family SM Family
   
BEST SOCIAL MEDIA AWARDS
  BEST TWITSTAR
1 Reggie Rockstone
2 Wanlov
3 Shatta Wale
4 5 6 7 Sarkodie Sister Derby Manifest Stonebwoy
 
  MOST EVENTFUL SNAPCHAT CHANNEL
1 Becca
2 D-Black
3 Medikal
4 KiDi
5 Stonebwoy
6 7 Shatta Wale Shatta Michy
 
  FACEBOOK STAR OF THE YEAR
1 Criss Waddle
2 Stonebwoy
3 4 Sarkodie Herty Borngreat
5 6 7   M.anifest Shatta Wale Maccassio
 
  INSTAGRAM STAR OF THE YEAR
1 Joe Mettle
2 Sarkodie
3 Becca
4 Stonebwoy
5 Reggie Rockstone
6 MzVee
  7   Sister Debbie
 
  BEST GHANAIAN INTERNATIONAL ACT
1 Big Shaq (U.K)
2 Stormzy (U.K)
3 4 5 6 FUSE ODG Reggie n Bollie Juls Kojo Funds
 
  AFRICAN ACT OF THE YEAR
1 Mr Eazi (Nigeria)
2 Toofan  (Togo)
3 Davido (Nigeria)
4 5 6 7 Teckno Mayorkun Runtown Wizkid
 The topmost award, which is the Song of the Year, will not only go to the artiste/group whose voices are heard on the song but will also recognize the songwriter, producer, sound engineer and or mixer as well. ABOUT 3 MUSIC on TV3 Since launching on TV3, 3Music has been at the forefront of breaking and broadcasting the hottest music, lifestyle and entertainment programming that speaks to millennials. 3Music’s programming block on TV3 consist of varied music, news, lifestyle and entertainment shows that has since become the new media authority on music, urban culture & lifestyle fueling the aspirations of its massive millennial audience. 3Music airs one hour everyday Mondays – Saturdays on TV3. 3MUSIC AWARDS With a focus on awarding the outstanding music and personalities, 3Music Awards would be an annual awards ceremony dedicated to celebrating achievements in Hip life/Hip-hop, Highlife, Afrobeats, Reggae/Dancehall, Gospel, Best use of social media and the best talent fanship in Ghana. Source: 3news.com | Ghana]]>