GMA-USA unveils nominees for second edition
The nominees of the second edition of Ghana Music Awards USA was unveiled last Saturday, and as usual the competition was tight with a lot of musicians gearing up for the ultimate.
The event which is organised by the Don’s Music Production in partnership with Highlife Media USA, rewards musicians who released their works between January and December 2020.
Interestingly, musicians in the United States of America are separated from artistes based in Ghana.
The US-based female Artiste of the Year contest would see the likes of Nana Adwoa, Millicent Yankey, Herty Corgie, Inspirational Gifty, Melody frempong, Esther Afua Yirenkyi and Stella Addo competing for the title.
The US-based Artiste of the Year would be a tight ‘fight’ among Humphrey Tettey, Jayhover, Kaykay Amponsah, Jamin Beats, Oboy Murphy, Archipalago, Bra Collins, Renak, DJ ASumadu and Cburn.
The US-based Best Rapper of the Year would be an interesting battle among Bra Collins, DJ Asamudu,UNDXray and Young Theoryy.
Other categories for artistes based in the USA include Music Video of the Year, Afro Pop Artiste of the Year, Best Gospel Song of the Year and Discovery of the Year.
For the artistes based in Ghana, Adina, Diana Hamilton, Celestine Donkor, MzVee, Efya, Sista Afia, Efe Grace and Joyce Blessing would battle it out for the Female Vocalist of the Year.
Eric Jeshrun, Joe Mettle, Diana Hamilton, MOG Music, Celestine Donkor, Akesse Brempong, Nacee and Yaw Sarpong & Asomafo would wrestle it out for the ultimate in the Gospel Artiste of the Year category.
It will be a tough battle in the Afrobeat/Afropop Artiste of the Year category among Gyakie, KiDi, King Promise, Wendy Shay, Darkovibes, Kelvin Boy, Adi Self and Mr.Drew.
The coveted Artiste of the Year race would be a hard nut to crack as KiDi, Sarkodie, Kuami Eugene, Fameye, Medikal, Stonebwoy, Mr.Drew and Diana Hamilton prove their mettle for the crown.
There are other exciting categories with tight competition in the award scheme which is expected to take place in August at Tropicana Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey.