Tag Archives: VGMA

2018 VGMAs: Ebony, Shatta Wale, others race for Artiste of the Year award


Organiser of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Charter House, has released nominations for this year’s award event slated for 14th April, 2018. Ebony, Shatta Wale, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy and Joe Mettle have been nominated in the Artiste of the Year category. See the full list of nominees below: Artiste of the Year Joe Mettle Ebony Shatta Wale Sarkodie Stonebwoy   Song of the ...

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VGMA Song of the Year: 100% public voting ‘power’ scrapped

The organisers of Vodafone Ghana Music Awards have made some changes in the category definitions for the 2018 edition of the awards. One of these is the change in name and voting pattern for the Most Popular Song of the Year category. That category is now known as ‘Song of the Year.’ In the past years, the power to choose ...

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Vodafone to introduce ‘Red Lounge’ at 2018 VGMA

Vodafone Ghana is set to introduce a new feature at this year’s VGMAs in an effort to bring customers and stakeholders closer to the experience. The move replaces the usual “Red Room” spectacle that engages its high-end customers before the start of the show. The “Red Lounge” will be a unique display set-up at the foyer of the event venue ...

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Kwame Dadzie writes: VGMA should award Elder Mireku this year [Article]

When I heard that Paapa Yankson had passed away last year, what I said to myself was: “ei, so this man would have gone without being honoured had the organisers of the VGMA chosen another person?” Paapa Yankson passed away few months after he had been honoured at the 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The ...

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Sony Achiba threatens demo over Shatta Wale VGMA ban

Latest to add his voice to the ban of dance hall artiste Charles Nii Armah Mensah aka Shatta Wale from the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA), is the ‘hip-dia’ man Sony Achiba. Sony Achiba has declared his intention to go on demonstration if Charter House, the organisers of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards do not reinstate dance hall artiste Shatta ...

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Joe Mettle hopeful of winning VGMA Artiste of the Year

Gospel maestro, Joseph Oscar Mettle aka Joe Mettle, who has been nominated in this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, has told that he is hopeful of winning the Artiste of the Year award tomorrow. According to the ‘Onwanwani’ hits maker, a lot of people have shown love and support to him by soliciting votes for him and judging from ...

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Why a Gospel musician may never win VGMA Artiste of the Year award [Article]

Since the inception of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards eighteen (18) years ago, no Gospel musician has won the ultimate award before; and this has been the bane of Gospel musicians and their fans. The closest they have ever come to winning the prize, is to get nominated and, as usual, there is one Gospel artiste nominated in this year’s ...

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