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2018 VGMA categories: Who gets nominated for what?

Nominations for the 2018 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards are scheduled to be released tomorrow, March 3 2018.

The announcement will be done on all Media General social media platforms with the main nominee party live on TV3.

There are close to 30 categories for this year’s Awards with the likes of late songstress Ebony, new kids on the scene, Kidi, King Promise and Kuami Eugene heavily tipped to top the list of nominees.

These artistes have had an amazing year churning out hits after hits under the calendar year.

Ahead of the release, let’s take a look at the categories outlined for the 2018 VGMA as we anticipate who makes the nomination list, and for which category exactly.


  1. Gospel song of the year
  2. Highlife song of the year
  3. Hiplife song of the year
  4. Hiphop song of the year
  5. Afro pop song of the year
  6. Reggae/dancehall song of the year
  7. Gospel Artiste of the year
  8. Highlife artiste of the year
  9. Reggae/dancehall artiste of the year
  10. Hiplife/hiphop artiste of the year
  11. Best Rapper of the year
  12. Best Group of the year
  13. Best collaboration of the year
  14. Song of the Year
  15. Artiste of the Year
  16. Best new artiste of the year
  17. Best Music video of the year
  18. Song writer the year
  19. Record of the year
  20. Best Male vocal performance
  21. Best Female vocal performance
  22. Album of the Year
  23. Instrumentalist of the Year
  24. Sound Engineer of the Year
  25. Producer of the Year
  26. Traditional Artiste of the Year
  27. Life Time Achievement Award
  28. African artiste of the year

By Irene Amesimeku||Ghana


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