9 Interesting Facts About This Year’s VGMA Nominations


1. Nacee had the most nominations. 8 in total including Best Song and Album of the Year

A post shared by Nacee (@naceemusic) on Jun 14, 2016 at 10:39am PDT

2. Inspite of getting 8 nominations including Best Album, Best Song and Best Gospel Artiste of the Year, Nacee missed out on Artiste of the Year

A post shared by Nacee (@naceemusic) on Feb 1, 2016 at 12:53am PST

3. M.anifest Has More Nominations Than Joey B, MzVee, Sonnie Badu, Joe Mettle and VVIP

A post shared by M.anifest (@manifestive) on Feb 12, 2017 at 2:33am PST

4. Medikal was involved in 4 out of the 6 songs nominated for Hip Hop Song of the Year

5. Medikal has one guaranteed win already which is New Artiste of the year. If history and common sense are anything to go by, any artiste who is nominated in both New Artiste & Overall Best Artiste Categories wins the New Artiste of the Year Award as in the case of Sarkodie (2010) and MzVee (2015)

A post shared by Amgmedikal (@amgmedikal) on Jan 29, 2017 at 9:58am PST

6. This is Sarkodie’s 4th Consecutive Artiste of the Year Nomination

A post shared by TheHighest (@sarkodie1) on May 8, 2016 at 12:00am PDT

7. Sarkodie still holds the title of most nominated musician with 61 nominations so far

A post shared by TheHighest (@sarkodie1) on Nov 10, 2016 at 12:39am PST

8. Three former Artiste of the Year Winners from the first decade of the awards (2000-2009) have been nominated this year. VVIP (formerly VIP), Samini and Okyeame Kwame

A post shared by okyeame Kwame (@okyeamekwame) on Feb 23, 2017 at 7:23am PST

9. If Medikal wins Artiste of the Year, he ties with Sarkodie as the only artiste to have won New Artiste (Discovery) of The Year & Artiste of the Year In The Same Year

A post shared by TheHighest (@sarkodie1) on Sep 7, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT

Medikal’s First Ghana Music Awards Story Is A Lot Like Sarkodie’s Story

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