The first set of list of nominees for the 2016 Vodafone Ghana Music Awardshas been released.
The three categories: Gospel song of the Year, Gospel Artiste of the Year and Highlife Song of the Year features a number of artistes/song that performed creditably well the year under review.
Bisa Kdei’s “Brother Brother” however could not make the list as expected by some music lovers.
Few weeks to the release of the list, Kwaku Adu Kumi, a broadcaster with Multimedia, raised concerns about the use of an ‘f’ word [forking] in Bisa’s song saying it disqualifies the song from being nominated.
Bisa in response said he meant no malice in using ‘forking’. According to him, the word as used in Kumasi is to express the degree of a situation.
Could it be that Bisa Kdei’s “Brother Brother” was not nominated because of the ‘f’ word? Well…
Below are the nominees and the various categories.
Gospel Song of The year
Hour by Hour – SP Kofi Sarpong ft Joyce Blessing
Yoboyo – Kofi Gyan
W’ow nkwa wo wor Ade – Mary Owusu
Hyebere Sesafuor – Obaapa Christie
Aporsor – Nicholas Omane Acheampong
Gospel Artiste of the Year
Nicholas Omane Acheampong
SP Kofi Sarpong
Highlife song of the Year
Take Away – Acka Blay ft Cabum
Hw3 – Becca
Mansa – Bisa Kdei
Pimpinaa – Obrafuor ft Bisa Kdei
M’akoma – R2bees
Susuka – Kofi Kanata
Alewa – Ofori Amponsah ft Sarkodie