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2021 Ashanti Music Awards Nominees Announced: Full List

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The Ashanti Music Awards’ Second Edition has officially begun with the introduction of key executives, namely; Mrs Augustina Addison – Chairperson of MUSIGA Ashanti, Dr. Barima Asumadu Sakyi – Director of Center For National Center Kumasi, Mr Emmanuel Kofi Nti – CEO Of Hammer Productions, Mr Osei – Tutu Kwabena – General Manager Sikka FM, Rev. Eddie – Senior Minister Of Royalhouse Chapel, Mr Emmanuel Bimpeh – CEO Of New Corporate Ghana Agency,Prophet Joshua Nii Quaye  Djaney – Building Supervisor, and Mr. Kaptain Richmond Akorli – CEO Of Kaptain Richmond Business Consult.

Officially announcing the final shortlisted artists and personalities for the event, Kofi Jamar led with seven (7) nominations, followed by Yaw Tog and Jah Bahd with five (5), Black Sherif with four (4), and Ypee with four (4).

Gyakie, Sony Music signed artist, was named as part of the Artist of the Year list at this year’s event, which was themed “Celebrating The Voice of Ashanti the Past, Present, and Future”

Strongman, Don Elvi, Jay Bahd, Kweku Flick, Sean Lifer, Bro Sammy, Panda Masson, Amerado, Apya, Dead Peepol, Mr. Sackey, Kweku Darlington, Okesse 1 and others made the list.

See the full list of nominees below:

ARTIST OF ASHANTI

  1. Black Sherif
  2. Gyakie
  3. Yaw Tog
  4. Jay Bhad
  5. Kofi Jamar
  6. Ypee
  7. Amerado

 

BEST RAPPER OF ASHANTI

  1. Ypee
  2. Amerado
  3. Kwaku DMC
  4. King Paluta
  5. Strongman
  6. Kweku Smoke

 

HIPHOP/HIPLIFE ARTIST OF ASHANTI

  1. O’Kenneth
  2. Yaw Tog
  3. Kofi Jamar
  4. Kwaku DMC
  5. Black Sherif
  6. Ypee
  7. Kweku Flick
  8. Jay Bahd
  9. Kweku Smoke
  10. Strongman

 

HIPHOP SONG OF ASHANTI

  1. Kofi Jamar ft Yaw Tog & Ypee – Ekorso
  2. O’Kenneth ft Reggie & City Boy – Agyeiwaa
  3. Ypee ft Oseikrom Sikanii- DiDi me Bottom
  4. Jay Bahd ft CityBoy , Reggie, O Kenneth & Kwaku DMC – Condemn
  5. Kweku Darlington ft Yaw Tog & Kweku Flick – Sika Aba Fie
  6. Black Sherif – 2nd Sermon
  7. Strongman – No diss
  8. Kweku Smoke ft Kwesi Arthur – on the Street
  9. Oseikrom Sikanii ft Kweku Flick – No Time
  10. Sean Lifer ft O Kenneth ,Reggie , Jay Bahd, Kwaku DMC, Kawabanga,& City Boy- Ma drip

 

 

 

 

GOSPEL SONG OF ASHANTI

  1. Abeka – Onokwafoo
  2.  Efe Grace – Over flow
  3.  Bro Sammy – Bozza
  4. Diana Asamoah ft Quame Gyedu – San Bra
  5. Obaapa Christy – Glory
  6. Quame Gyedu – I win
  7. Joyce Blessing – Oluwa is involved

 

GOSPEL ARTIST OF ASHANTI

  1. Joyce Blessing
  2. Kwaku Gyasi
  3. Bro Sammy
  4. Efe Grace
  5. Jojo Arhin
  6. Sandra Afreh
  7. Quame Gyedu
  8. Obaapa Christy
  9. Ohemmaa Eunice

 

HIGHLIFE/ Afro HIGHLIFE SONG OF ASHANTI

  1. Blezdee – Sweetheart
  2. Kwaku Darlington- Sika Kankan
  3. Anamon – Akye Slow

4 Ceekay – Makoma

  1. Kankam – Bibinii
  2. Kobby Tuesday – Odo pa
  3. Kweysi Swat – Had I Known

 

NEW ARTIST OF ASHANTI1

  1. Skyface
  2. Click Huus
  3. Ceekay
  4. Queen Victoria
  5. Xzone Music
  6. Ap. Ruth Ewool
  7. Akosua Brempomaa
  8. Kobby Tuesday
  9. PandaMasson

 

 

BEST COLLABORATION OF ASHANTI

  1. O Kenneth ft Reggie & City boy -Agyeiwaa
  2. Jay Bahd ft O Kenneth, Reggie , City Boy and Kwaku DMC  –  Condemn
  3. Kofi Jamar ft Yaw Tog and Ypee – Ekorso
  4. Don Elvi ft Kweku Flick & Yaw Tog –Yaaba
  5. Kweku Darlington ft Kweku Flick & Yaw Tog -Sika Aba fie
  6. Kweku Flick ft Kuami Eugene – No sleeping
  7. Amerado ft Black sherif – abotere
  8. Sean Lifer ft O Kenneth ,Reggie , Jay Bahd, Kwaku DMC, Kawabanga,& City Boy- Ma drip
  9. Yaw Sarpong & Asomafo ft Sarkodie – Ahobrase3
  10. Freddie Frimpong ft Ernest Opoku –Ey3 Feefefe

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION OF ASHANTI

  1. Gyakie ft Omar Lay – Forever remix
  2. Yaw Tog ft Stormzy – Sore Remix
  3. Kofi Jamar ft Teni  – Surrender
  4. Kweku Darlington ft Laycoon &Medikal – Aketesia
  5. Kweku Smoke ft Emtee – let it go
  6. Che Wulaam  ft Young Gustavo and Bobby – BO
  7. Strongman ft Ice prince & A Classic – We dey move

 

EP/ALBUM OF ASHANTI

  1. Jay bahd – Return of Okomfo Anokye
  2. Kweku Smoke- snoop forever
  3. Kofi Jamar – appetite for destruction
  4. Amerado – Patience
  5. Strongman – The Tape
  6. Yaw Tog – Time
  7. Oseikrom Sikanii – Mix Culture
  8. Reggie – Two Times  a guy
  9. Kwaku DMC – Road to trap house 3
  10. Yaa Yaa – Agoo

 

BEST PRODUCER OF ASHANTI

  1. Khendi beats
  2. Apya
  3. Tubhanimusik
  4. Sickbeatz
  5. Ippapi
  6. kC beatz

 

 

BEST GROUP OF ASHANTI

  1. Yaw Sarpong and Asomafo
  2. Dead peepol
  3. Akataboyz
  4. RapMakerz
  5. Ot & Aiges

 

RECORD LABEL OF ASHANTI

  1. Life living records
  2. BKC
  3. Corazon Entertainment
  4. Mic Burnerz
  5. 2AJ
  6. Toglife Muisc
  7. Strong empire music

 

ARTIST MANAGER/ Executive PRODUCERS OF ASHANTI ‘

  1. Rabbie Jones
  2. Sackey
  3. BKC Boss
  4. Rahman Abdul Osman
  5. Henry ‘Crossy’ Boakye
  6. Joseph Asamoah Asiamah
  7. Moses Afriyie
  8. Baby Bash

 

BEST CHURCH CHOIR OF ASHANTI

  1. PIWC Asokwa Choir
  2. Agape  – Asokwa  Baptist
  3. The blood crew Truimphant
  4. Mosama Disco Christo choir (Dichemso)
  5. Methodist Church Choir – Kwadaso Central

 

INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OF ASHANTI.

  1. Kaywuu
  2. Wuu
  3. Ché Wulaam
  4. Mc Dementor
  5. Drumz
  6. Archipalago
  7. Ras Amankwatia
  8. Black Kat

 

Highlife Artist of Ashanti

  1. Osei Tycoon
  2. Nana Tabi
  3. Anamon
  4. Oheneba EK
  5. Frank Mensah Pozo
  6. Kweysi Swat

 

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF ASHANTI

  1. KooPoku
  2. Mysta Bruce
  3. Kobbyshots
  4. Gordon Appiah
  5. Hassan Pmg
  6. Director Nuel
  7. Cosmos Boakye
  8. Shaibu Jackson

 

Instrumentalist of Ashanti

  1. AGYA YAW
  2. NANA AKWASI
  3. ERNEST OFORI
  4. GEORGE Vicfirth
  5. .AFRE JUNIOR
  6. Mister Okyere

 

Best locally supporting Radio DJ of Ashanti

  1. DJ Aroma
  2. Dj Tablet
  3. Dj Carcious
  4. DJ Lamar
  5. DJ Manucho

 

Reggae/ Dancehall artist of Ashanti

  1. African child
  2. A D Fred
  3. Papa Jay
  4. RasLipo
  5. Twice Africana
  6. Biggbone
  7. Kipsie Unruly
  8. Sheriff Keita

 

Traditional Group of Ashanti

  1. Amammereso Agofomma
  2. Asanteman Ndwomkro
  3. Nananom see gye Nyame ndwomkro
  4. Nyame na Ay3 ndwomkro
  5. De3 Nyame Tumi Y3 ndwomkro
  6. Nyame Akwan

 

Best Choir of Ashanti

  1. Amammereso Youth Choir
  2. Divine Chorale
  3. Celestial Evangel youth Choir
  4. Evangel Choir
  5. Phillarommic Youth Choir

 

REGGAE/ DANCEHALL SONG OF ASHANTI

  1. Kulli Jay – Mojo
  2. Biggbone – Judgement
  3. Twice Africana ft LCJ – Leave it up
  4. Kipsie Unruly – Anything
  5. Ras Amankwatia – My lyf
  6. African Child – Kumoo
  7. Sherif Keita – Bad Energy

 

POPULAR SONG OF ASHANTI

  1. Gyakie ft Omah Lay – Foverer Mix
  2. Yaw TOG ft Stormzy & Kwesi Arthur – Sore Remix
  3. Kofi Jamar ft Yaw TOG & YPee – Ekorso
  4. Okesse1 – Na Today
  5. Black Sherif – 2nd Sermon
  6. Kweku Darlington ft Yaw TOG & Kweku Flick – Sika Aba Fie
  7. Jay Bahd ft O Kenneth, Reggie , City Boy and Kwaku DMC– Condemn
  8. O’ Kenneth ft Reggie & City boy – Agyeiwaa
  9. Sean Lifer ft O Kenneth, Reggie , Jay Bahd, Kwaku DMC, Kawabanga & City boy  – Ma drip
  10. African Child- Kumoo

 

RECORD OF ASHANTI

  1. Brenya – Dam
  2. Yaa Yaa – Mmusuo
  3. Kankam –Bibinii
  4. Kweysi Swat – In your hands
  5. Kobby Tuesday – Attention
  6. Blezdee – Sweetheart
  7. Gyakie- Need me
  8. Yaw Tog – Fake ex
  9. King Paluta – Nyaako
  10. Kojo Cue – Ex

 

BEST RAP SONG OF ASHANTI

 

  1. Strongman – Stress
  2. Jay Bhad – See No Evil
  3. Kwaku DMC – Mohammed Ali
  4. Amerado – Best Rapper
  5. Ypee – Ten Toes
  6. Kofi Jamar – They Don’t Know
  7. King Paluta – Akohwie
  8. OT n Aiges – Y3gy3 Y’ani

 

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