Global Music Awards Africa 2022 Nominees: The Complete List

The nominees for the Global Music Awards Africa 2022, or the GMAA, have been released ahead of the ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria.

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As one of the nominees for ‘Dancehall Artist of the Year’, Bebe Cool from Uganda is up against Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, Patoranking, Burna Boy and others. PHOTO via @Instagram

KAMPALA | LIFESTYLE UGANDA (https://lifestyleuganda.com/) — Global Music Awards Africa 2022, also known as the GMAA, has announced its nominees ahead of the awards ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria.

  • The nominees for the Global Music Awards Africa 2022
  • Ugandan dancehall artist, Bebe Cool, is nominated for the ‘Dancehall Artist of the Year’ award.
  • He will compete with Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, Patoranking, Burna Boy, among others.
  • Voting for Bebe Cool, and Sheebah at the Global Music Awards Africa 2022 is easy.
  • Simply visit https://globalmusicawardsafrica.com/nomination/ and cast your vote.
  • You can find the full list of nominees for the Global Music Awards Africa 2022 below.

Aimed at showcasing and rewarding African music talent and creativity, the Global Music Awards Africa (GMAA) is run by Ghana-based event production company Smart Focus Media.

From Nigeria, Mercy Chinwo, Wizkid, and Davido all received nominations for the Global Music Awards Africa 2022.

There are other acts like Diana Hamilton (Ghana), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Winky D (Zimbabwe), and Msaki (South Africa) that have been nominated for the Global Music Awards Africa 2022.

Then, Levixone will represent Uganda at the GMAA 2022 with a nomination for ‘Gospel artist of the year,’ where he will be competing with Diana Hamilton, Mercy Chinwo, Prosper Ochimana, Tope Alabi Mercy Masika, Minister Mahendere, and Ohemaa Mercy.

‘Dancehall Artist of the Year’ nominee Bebe Cool from Uganda will compete with Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, Patoranking, Burna Boy and others.

Spice Diana is another Ugandan artist who has been nominated for the Global Music Awards Africa 2022 in the category ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’.

Spice Diana will compete against Tems, Simi, Tiwa Savage and Ayra Starr.

Lastly, both Winnie Nwagi and Sheebah Karungi are nominated for ‘Female Act of the Year’ while A Pass is nominated for ‘Songwriter of the Year’.

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For more information and to cast your vote for Bebe Cool, Levixone, Sheebah, A Pass and Winnie Nwagi at the Global Music Awards Africa 2022, please visit https://globalmusicawardsafrica.com/nomination/.

Here are the nominees for the Global Music Awards Africa 2022.

Gospel Artist of the Year

  • Diana Hamilton
  • Mercy Chinwo
  • Prosper Ochimana
  • Tope Alabi
  • Mercy Masika
  • Levixone
  • Minister Mahendere
  • Ohemaa Mercy

Gospel Song of the Year

  • Mercy Chinwo
  • Onos
  • Diana Hamilton
  • Ohemaa Mercy
  • Mercy Masika

Afrobeat Artist of the Year

  • Victony
  • Wizkid
  • Emmerson
  • Kelvyn Boy
  • Bella
  • Shmurda
  • Rema
  • Pallaso
  • King Promise
  • Burna Boy
  • Ckay

Afrobeat Song of the Year

  • Ayra Starr
  • Emmerson
  • Adekunle & Davido
  • Burna Boy
  • Spinall, Fireboydml & 6lack
  • Rozzy Sokota Ft Kuami Eugene
  • Dj Lopez ft. Wyclefmundi
  • Jay Baba
  • Ckay
  • Elgrande Toto
  • Kelvyn Boy Ft Quamina Mp
  • Badboy Timz
  • Olakira ft. Zuchu

Dancehall Artist of the Year

  • Stonebwoy
  • Shatta Wale
  • Patoranking
  • Star Zee
  • Epixode
  • Winky D
  • Bebe Cool
  • Burna Boy

Dancehall Song of the Year

  • Stonebwoy
  • Shatta Wale
  • Patoranking
  • Star Zee
  • Epixode
  • Bebe Cool

Reggae Artist of the Year

  • Tiken Jah Fakoly
  • Rocky Dawuni
  • Vaga Vybz
  • Ras Kuuku

Collaboration of the Year

  • Chike
  • Adekunle & Davido
  • Focalistic & Davido
  • Patoranking ft. Flavor
  • Wizkid & Tems & Justin Beiber
  • Naira Marley & Busiswa
  • Tiwa Savage ft. Brandy
  • Gyakie & Omah Lay
  • Ladipoe & Buju
  • Majoos & Koffi Olomide

Popular Song of the Year

  • Chike
  • Guchi
  • Fave
  • Ckay
  • Gyakie & Omah Lay
  • Wizkid & Tems & Justin Beiber
  • Black Sherif – Second Sermon
  • Naira Marley & Busiswa
  • Kidi
  • Ayra Star

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Chike ft. Simi
  • Kizz Daniel
  • Kwabena Kwabena
  • Kidi
  • Mjoe Zuka
  • Jaywillz
  • Omah Lay
  • Tresor
  • Nanky
  • Manana

Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Abiana
  • Guchi
  • Msaki
  • Tems
  • Simi
  • Spice Diana
  • Efya
  • Tiwa Savage
  • Ayra Starr
  • Adina

Female Act of the Year

  • Fantacee Wiz
  • Rozzy Sokota
  • Spice Diana
  • Ayra Straa
  • Teni
  • S3fa
  • Gyakie
  • Winnie Nwagi
  • Sheebah Karungi
  • Tems
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Male Act of the Year

  • Emmerson Bockarie
  • Majoos
  • Drizilik
  • Black Sherif
  • Marioo
  • John Blaq
  • Fancy Gadam
  • Buju
  • Chike
  • Mannywellz

Songwriter of the Year

  • Ayanfe
  • Ckay ft. Elgrande Toto
  • Abiana
  • Mos B
  • Cina Soul
  • Chike
  • Innocent Kuti
  • Ladipoe & Buju
  • A Pass
  • Adekunle Gold

Hip Hop Artist of the Year

  • A-Reece
  • Kwesi Arthur
  • Emtee
  • Sarkodie
  • Ladipoe

Rapper of the Year

  • Manifest
  • Sarkodie
  • Olamide
  • Yanga Chief
  • Khaligraph Jones

Album/EP of the Year

  • Song From November – Abiana
  • Yimo – Aymos
  • Made In Lagos – Wizkid
  • No Pressure – Sarkodie
  • Love Or The Word – Jaywillz

Group of the Year

  • Saulti Soul
  • R2bees
  • Mi Casa
  • B2c Soldiers
  • Cavemen
  • Major League

Biggest Fanbase Award

  • Wzkid – Wzkid Fc
  • Davido – 30bg
  • Shatta Wale – Shatta Movement
  • Diamond Platnumz – The Simbas
  • Naira Marley – Marlians
  • Burna Boy – Outsiders
  • Stonebowy – Bhim Nation

Best Breakthrough Act of the Year

  • Abiana
  • Gyakie
  • Amaarae
  • Fave
  • Black Sherif
  • Kamo Mphela
  • Marioo
  • Ayra Starr
  • Ruger
  • Wurld

DJ of the Year

  • DJ Zinhle
  • DJ Vyrusky
  • DJ Soupamodel
  • DJ Big N
  • DJ Sly
  • Josiah De Disciple

Event Blogger of the Year

  • Augustus K. Kyei
  • Felix Adomako Mensah
  • Linda Ikeji
  • Jide Ogunsanya
  • Peter Aa Komba
  • Ab Blogger
  • Longjon Deblogger

Music Video Director of the Year

  • Babs Directions
  • Rex
  • Salifu Abdul Haifiz
  • Clarence Peters
  • Aaron Mheta
  • Dammy Twitch
  • Napephasha

Hi Life Artist of the Year

  • Kuami Eugene
  • Akwaboah
  • Kofi Kinaata
  • Davido
  • Burna Boy
  • Sista Afia
  • Wizkid

Record of the Year

  • Big Thug Boys – Av
  • Lie – Kizz Daniel
  • Peru Remix – Fireboy Dml Ft Ed Sheeran
  • Jonathan – Ak Songstress
  • Touch It – Kidi

Best International Act of the Year

  • Clem Biney
  • Millicent Yankey
  • Jay Baba
  • Mos B
  • Yvonne Asamoah
  • Rita Queen
  • Pastor Theodora

Instrumentalist of the Year

  • Isaac Pinto
  • Ben Groove
  • Joshua Moszi
  • Boakye Danso
  • Derek Gripper

Record Label of the Year

  • Mavin Record
  • Empire Mates Entertainment
  • Lynx Entertainment
  • Gallo Records
  • Davido Music Worldwide
  • Starboy Entertainment
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Sound Engineer of the Year

  • Dr Ray
  • Fortune Dane
  • Paris Beatz
  • Liugeeboi
  • Rabbis Beatz
  • Roro
  • Danny Beatz

Producer of the Year

  • Rexxie
  • Josiah De Disciple
  • Mog
  • Mix Master Garzy
  • Mr Jazziq

Ghanaian Male Act of the Year

  • Fancy Gadam
  • Bisa Kdei
  • Darko Vibes
  • Guru
  • Ishak Spak
  • Medikal
  • Mr Drew
  • Kofi Jamar
  • Gambo
  • Fameye

Ghanaian Female Act of the Year

  • Wendy Shay
  • Becca
  • Empress Gifty
  • Eno Barony
  • Mona 4 Reall
  • Obaapa Christy
  • Rose Adjei
  • Sista Derby
  • Sista Afia
  • Cina Soul

Next Rated Ghanaian Act of the Year

  • Kojo Luda
  • Cool Boii
  • Zack Gh
  • Yhiophi
  • Florzy Naana
  • Kleos
  • Skeleton Wan
  • Gambo
  • Kudita
  • Everlasting Tiki
  • Queendalyn
  • Jayana

Emerging Ghanaian Act of the Year

  • Jayana
  • Ishark Spak
  • Offei
  • Tee Ryhme
  • Sauz August
  • Kojo Luda
  • Poncho
  • Jubylant
  • Queendalyn
  • Kk Mensah
  • Everlasting Tiki
  • Anggiewood

New Act of the Year

  • Lescotte
  • Docta Music
  • Cutebwoy
  • L’bee
  • Amankrado Gh
  • Naya
  • Joint 77
  • 2hype Kd Bake
  • Skeleton Wan
  • Stonegee
  • Papilon Blood
  • Lyzzy Bae

Young Star of the Year

  • Sky Gee
  • Vinsawg
  • Kwesi Dhope
  • Goddy Wan
  • Fr3me Kwame
  • Paekid
  • Paul Bongo
  • 21 Kelly
  • Chocy Bingles
  • Ohemaa Mayoka
  • Dceey
  • Perry Ices

Discovery of the Year

  • Kay Swag
  • Headboy
  • Choqolate
  • Niashun
  • Shay D
  • Kay Mena
  • Obofour Raphael
  • Ara Bella
  • Maxi Sway
  • Perry Ices
  • Albert Mc-Williams
  • Zidor

Artist of the Year

  • Wizkid
  • Burnaboy
  • Sarkodie
  • Simi
  • Naira Marley
  • Davido
  • Diamond Platnumz
  • Stonebwoy

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