MUSIGA endorses Ghana Music Awards Europe, plus full list of nominees

Ghana Music Awards Europe

Ghana Music Awards Europe The Ghana Music Awards Europe (GMAEU) ceremony has been going on since 2003. It used to be known as Ghana Music Awards UK but has been changed to cover all of Europe. However, this year’s edition is the first of its kind to have a collaboration with the Musicians Union of Ghana, MUSIGA.

An official signing of this collaboration was held this morning at the Head Office of MUSIGA in Accra. Ace Radio Presenter, Kwesi Aboagye was on hand as a representative of the GMA Europe Board and Bice Osei Kuffour, the President of MUSIGA signed on behalf of MUSIGA.

For his welcome note, Bice Osei Kuffour expressed his support for the GMA Europe and also mentioned that it is an avenue for Ghanaian music to be showcased to not just Ghanaians living abroad but also to foreigners. Kwesi Aboagye, who represented the GMA Europe in Ghana expressed his joy at the marriage between the two unions and hoped that it will progress to greater heights.

The short ceremony was graced with the presence of some of the National Executives of MUSIGA as well as some of the nominees for this year’s GMA Europe.

The actual event will come off on the 24th of November in Sync London and is expected to be hosted by Kwami Sefa kayi.

This collaboration means MUSIGA endorses the event and will contribute to the event in its entirety. It is in line with the objective of MUSIGA to promote Ghanaian music worldwide. As part of the agreement, a special category is to be created to recognize the MUSIGA Outstanding Artiste of the Year.

There are a total of 10 public voting categories and 3 honours award. This year’s ‘Life Time Achievement’ with a convincing select committee votes, will go to the Ghanaian internationally acclaimed musician Daniel Amakye Dede for effortlessly combining the guitar hi life style of playing and his unique talent.

Invited performers include Tiffany, Asem, Amakye Dede, Charles Amoah, George Darko, Fuse ODG, Tinchy Strider, Mista Silva, SWAY plus UK’s best DJs in rotation playing the best in Azonto, Hiplife, Hilife, RnB, Funky House, and Soul Full Garage for the after party.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Sarkodie

Tiffany

Becca

R2Bees

Okyeame Kwame

SONG OF THE YEAR

Sarkodie – Azonto Fiesta

D-Black – Vera

R2Bees – Life

Okyeame Kwame – Mister Versatile

AZONTO SONG OF THE YEAR

Sarkodie – Azonto Fiesta

Fuse ODG – Azonto

Buk Bak – Kolom

EL – Obuu Mo

BEST COLLABORATION

Kofi Stacks & Adele

Sarkodie & Efya

Kwabena Kwabena & Sarkodie

Fuse ODG & Tiffany

ASEM & Sarkodie

GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Diana Hamilton

Salina Boateng

Ernest Opoku

Lady Prempeh

Prophet Eliyahu Boateng

Pastor Florence Opoku

UK ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Fuse ODG

Mista Silva

Skobs & Gizmo

Selecta Aff

Drama Boyz

Sonni Balli

Jama Girls

Flava

Kwams

Ntatia

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Becca – African Woman

Okyeame Kwame – Faithful

Mensah – No One Knows

4 x 4 – Yesi Yesi

BEST MUSIC PROMOTER

Akwaaba

Ghanaian Divas

Alordia Promotion

Jobo

ABM

BEST MALE ACT

Kwasie Pee

Chemphe

Ernest Opoku

Kwabena Kwabena

BEST FEMALE ACT

Becca

Efya

Diana Hamilton

Tiffany

DJ OF THE YEAR

Abrantee

Bibi

Alordia

Lord Sega

French Kiss

Specialist Crew

Invisible

Moss Camp

Funky n Fresh

Blackstar

Invisible

Fifii Pratt

Chris Vibe & L Dubzy

Neptizzle

Makossa

Source:AmeyawDebrah.Com

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