Full list: Western Music Awards releases nominations for 2023 Awards

2023 Awards WMA


Full list Western Music Awards releases nominations for 2023 Awards
A total of 101 Artistes and stakeholders of the Creative Arts Industry from Western and Western North
Regions have been nominated in the 7 th edition of the prestigious Western Music Awards.
Organised by the Westline Entertainment, a subsidiary of Westline Consult Limited, the 7 th edition of
Western Music Awards is themed ‘This is Music.’
In a nominee’s announcement which was broadcast on Westline TV on Youtube, the head of Public
Relations of Western Music Awards, Nana Kwesi Coomson mentioned that, “there are a total of 30
categories this year. We have introduced the Unsung category which focuses on the Senior High School
“This category is to discover the music talents early from the Senior High Schools, so we brought on
board Entertainment Masters of selected SHSs in Western Region to nominate their best talents to
represent them. This will ensure that we give such talents support early and introduce them to an
audience where they will not struggle after school” Mr. Coomson added.
In the flagship Artiste of the year category, Aya Ramzy B, the reigning Artiste of the year battles 5 others;
KDM, Lasmid, Fameye, Ayesem and Kweysi Swat.

Full list of nominees below:

Artiste of the year
Aya RamzyB
Kweysi Swat

Afropop Song of the year
Neffgee ​​- ​Ovadoze​
Alee ​​​- ​Araba​
Jeriboy ​​- ​Faya​
Ayesem ​​- ​Julie​
Snow B ​​- ​You​
Debby Sway ​- ​Correct​

Fameye ​​- ​Thank You​
Amoako Belo ​– ​Run ft. TJDJ

Album/EP of the year
Fameye ​​– ​Songs of Peter
Nyame B​​ – ​Exodus Tape
Jasorn Niew​​ – ​Gozzy Lotto
Wallarz ​​- ​18th June in The 90s

Brass Band of the year
Bossplay Band
Evergreen Band
Rhythm 360 Band
Blue Scouts Band
Nothing Late Band

Blogger/Promoter of the year
Kofi Annan GH ​​- ​www.kofiannangh.net
Eric Ekow Smith ​​-​ www.amaghana.net
Naacy ​​​​- ​www.alltunezgh.com
Kofi Ansah​​​ – ​www.sstvgh.com
Eaziman ​​​- ​www.eaziman.com
Halmblog​​​ -​ www.halmblog.com

Collaboration of the year
Reign Godz ​​​-​ Talk That Talk ft. Free Willi
Bobo Dada Bee ​​- ​Celebrate ft. Quamina MP
Phynex ​​​- ​Highlife ft. Kweysi Swat
Aya RamzyB ​​-​ Back Fire ft. Keche Global

Scowachez N.A ​​-​Kasapreko ft. Minizta (West Side Gang)
Tray Zee ​​​-​ No Pressure ft. Kofi Kinaata & Quamina MP

Entertainment Show of the year
Hypeman Ferggy ​​​-​ Y Entertainment Podium (Yfm)
Waibe YB ​​​​- ​Showbiz Extra (Owass Fm)
Macall Mensah ​​​- ​Compound House (Beach Fm)
Ato Kwamina D’Gem ​​-​ Connect Entertainment Review (Connect Fm)

​Gospel Artiste of the year
Emelia Baidoo
Morris Makafui
Vincent Nyarko

Gospel Song of the year
Vincent Nyarko ​​​- ​Life
Morris Makafui ​​​- ​It is God
Georgia & Georgette ​​- ​W’ayeyie
Emelia Baidoo ​​​-​ Mehwefo
Corbina Saah ​​​- ​Nyaminli Ndwomi

Group of the year
Anlo Soldiers
Westside Gang
FnF (Flava n Fugeez)

Highlife Artiste of the year
Snow B
Naf Kassi
Kweysi Swat
Enaal Tribes

Highlife Song of the year
Snow B​​​ -​ Sobolo
Naf Kassi​​​ -​ Yesi Yesi
Sally M​​​ – ​Makoma
Kweysi Swat ​​-​ 80’s Love
Joey Slym​​​ -​ Who Go Love
Afezi Perry​​​ – ​Don’t Complain

Hip-Hop Artiste of the year
Reign Godz
Slim Drumz
Aziz Havoc

Hip-Hop Song of the year
Bobo Bada Bee ​​​-​ Bossu​
Semenhyia ​​​​- ​Party​
Yaw Lucaz ​​​​-​ Stressed Up​
Hyndu ​​​​-​ Bad Injection​
Slim Drumz ​​​- ​Yaacross Won ft. Magnom
Reign Godz ​​​​– ​Talk That Talk ft. Free Willi

Hiplife Artiste of the year
Yaw Lucaz
Carbon IG
Aya RamzyB
Black Metal
Bobo Dada Bee

Hiplife Song of the year
Linkup Daddy​​​ -​ Real Bad Song​
Lasmid ​​​​-​ Friday Night​
Yaw Lucaz ​​​​-​ Sosick​
Jeriboy ​​​​- ​Obiaa​
Bobo Dada Bee ​​​-​ Celebrate ft. Quamina MP
Aya RamzyB ​​​- ​Back Fire ft. Keche Global
Tray Zee ​​​​-​ No Pressure ft. Kofi Kinaata & Quamina MP

Instrumentalist of the year
Terry String
Corbina Saah
Gilbert Amoah

New Artiste of the year
Sally M
Joey Slym
Biz Starna

Fiifi Lattex
Debby Sway
Linkup Daddy
Emelia Baidoo
Feelingboy Khalipha

Popular Ghanaian Song of the year
Lasmid​​​​-​Friday Night​
Shatta Wale​​​​-​On God​
Black Sherif​​​​-​Kweku the Traveler​
Kelvnboy​​​​-​Down Flat​
Black Sherif​​​​-​Second Sermon (rmx) ft. Burna Boy
Sarkodie​​​​-​Countryside ft. Black Sherif
Camido​​​​-​Sugar Cane ft. Mayorkun, King Promise & Darkoo

Popular Regional Song of the year
Kweysi Swat​​​-​Oh Obibini​
Quesi Ghana​​​-​Struggles​
Vincent Nyarko​​​-​Life​
Snow B​​​​-​You​
Fameye​​​​-​Thank you​
Lasmid​​​​-​Friday Night​
Afezi Perry​​​​-​Don’t Complain​
Bobo Dada Bee​​​-​Celebrate ft. Quamina MP
Kojo Wadosty​​​-​The Feeling ft. Kofi Kinaata
Aya RamzyB​​​-​Back Fire ft. Keche Global

Producer of the year

Willis Beatz
Jake on the Beatz
Still VybezNeBeatz

Radio DJ of the year
DJ Cuebeatz ​​​​–​ Y FM
DJ Storm ​​​​- ​Beach FM
DJ Obey ​​​​-​ Best FM
DJ Wasty Kay ​​​-​ Ahoto FM
DJ Cash ​​​​- ​Skyy Power FM
DJ Sparklyn ​​​​- ​New Day FM

Rapper of the year
Bobo Dada Bee​​​ – ​Bossu​
Semenhyia​​​​ – ​Sick​Muzikbar
Yaw Lucaz ​​​​- ​Stressed Up​
Wallarz ​​​​-​ Capa​
Hyndu ​​​​-​Bad Injection

Reggae Dancehall artiste of the year
Nyame B
Betterdays Gad

Reggae Dancehall song of the year
Jahwise ​​​​-​ Muntashi​

Kweysi Swat ​​​- ​Oh Obibini​
Betterdays Gad​​​ -​ Turn Up​
Amoako Belo ​​​-​ Bless Me ft. Neffgee
Miskall​​​​ -​ Praise Jah ft. Jah Jah Bwoy

Songwriter of the Year
Ayesem ​​​​ – ​Julie
Jeriboy ​​​​- ​Obiaa
Kweysi Swat ​​​- ​Oh Obibini
Quesi Ghana ​​​- ​Struggles
Fameye ​​​​-​ Thank You
Hyndu ​​​​-​ Okukuseku

Urban Gospel song of the year
Morris Makafui​​​-​It is God​
Ps. Justice Opare​​​-​Increase​
Min. Esaw​​​​-​All Power ft. Emma Asiman

Unsung (SHS Talents)
Oliver Nimo​​​​-​St. John’s School
Heridity​​​​-​Bompeh Senior High Technical School
Omar X​​​​-​Takoradi Technical Institution
Christabel​​​​-​Adiembra Senior High School
Ohema​​​​-​Ahantaman Girls Senior High School

Video of the year
Bobo Dada Bee ​​​-​ Bossu​
Evidens ​​​​- ​Real Love​

Quesi Ghana​​​-​Struggles​
Reskew ​​​​-​Leggo​
Linkup Daddy ​​​-​Real Bad Song​
Westside Gang​​​-​Fair Exchange​
Fameye​​​​-​Thank You​
Slim Drumz​​​​-​Diabolo ft. Nazir & Various

Western Diaspora of the year
Itzneeded GH ​​​​-​ Wish Me Good
FnF (Fava n Fugeez) ​​​-​ Sika

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