vgma-1Organisers of the 2018 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs) Charterhouse have scheduled Saturday, March 3 as date on which the list of nominees will be released.

The 19th edition of the Awards is scheduled to be held on Saturday, April 14 at the Accra International Conference Center with the release of the nominees kick-starting the jamboree.

Initially slated for Friday, the release of the nominees’ list is scheduled to begin from 11:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday.

Exclusive rights owners Media General will release the list online ( and on TV (TV3) and radio (3FM, Onua FM, Akoma FM and Connect FM) and spread across all its social media platforms.

Charterhouse, Ghana Music Awards and Vodafone Ghana will also simultaneously release the list on social media.

The hourly release of the categories will exclude Song of the Year, Album of the Year and the topmost Artiste of the Year, which will be unveiled at the Nominees Announcement Party slated for Saturday night.

The order of release of the categories are as follows:


Gospel Song of the Year

Highlife Song of the Year

Hiplife Song of the Year


Hip-hop Song of the Year

Reggae/dancehall Song of the Year

Afro-pop Song of the Year


Gospel Artiste of the Year

Highlife Artiste of the Year

Reggae/dancehall Artiste of the Year


Songwriter the Year

Record of the Year

Best Music Video of the Year


Best Male Vocal Performance

Hiplife/hip-hop Artiste of the Year

Best Female Vocal Performance

Best Group of the Year


Best Rapper of the Year

Best Collaboration of the Year

African Artiste of the Year

Best New Artiste of the Year