Charterhouse, the organizers of Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) 2021 have announced the nominees for the Afrobeats/Afropop Song of the Year 2021.
The announcement was made on Saturday 3rd April 2021 from 11 am to 4 pm (First Batch) and at 8 pm (Nominees Announcement Show) and it’s ongoing.
Afrobeat is a music genre which involves the combination of elements of West African musical styles such as fuji music and highlife with American jazz and later soul and funk influences, with a focus on chanted vocals, complex intersecting rhythms, and percussion whiles;
African popular music, like African traditional music, is vast and varied. Most contemporary genres of African popular music build on cross-pollination with western popular music
The nominees for the Afrobeats/AfroPop Song of the Year 2021 are as follows;
Afrobeats/AfroPop Song of the Year
Take Care of You – Adina ft Stonebwoy Inna Song – Darkovibes ft King Promise Forever – Gyakie Momo – KelvynBoy ft Mugeez & Darkovibes. Say Cheese – KiDi Sisa – King Promise Turn On the Lights – Kwesi Arthur Let Me Know – Mr. Drew Maria – Camidoh Emergency – Wendy Shay
Check the Tweet below by Ghana Music Awards;
Earlier, Charterhouse opened entries for participation in the 22nd Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).
In a press release, the organizers stated that artists, artiste management, record labels, producers, instrumentalists, music composers, and other stakeholders have until February 15 to submit their entries.
The Vodafone Ghana Music Awards was established in 2000 by Mascot to celebrate Ghanaian musicians.
The awards are presented annually and are broadcast live on GH One. The awards ceremony features performances by artists.