Residents of Twin Cities Sekondi-Takoradi have thrown their support behind sons of the soil; Kofi Kinaata, Aya RamzyB and Lasmid who have earned nominations in this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).
Charterhouse, event organizers of the awards on Saturday, March 18 released the full list of nominees for the 24th edition of the annual event and amongst the nomination were the three, who started their music career in Takoradi.
On social media and other entertainment shows on radio in Takoradi such as OC Showbiz Review on Skyy Power FM, Empire Entertainment Review on Empire FM, Y Podium on YFM, Connect Entertainment Review on Connect FM, Penpenaa on Spice FM, Compound House on Beach FM, Promo Time on Radio Shama amongst others, listeners called and texted to express their utmost support for the Artistes who have flown high the flag of the region.
In the nominations, Kofi Kinaata who holds an enviable record as the only Ghanaian Artiste to win the ‘Songwriter of the year’ four times was nominated in the Highlife Song of the year with the single, ‘Have Mercy.’ The ‘Things fall part’ crooner also earned nomination in the Highlife Artiste of the year category.
Lasmid, the ‘Friday Night’ hitmaker did magic with the single as he was nominated in the ‘New Artiste of the year,’ ‘Best Hiplife Song of the year’ and ‘Vodafone Most Popular Song’ with the monster hit song.
Aya Ramzy B, the reigning Artiste of the year at the Western Music Awards was nominated in the Unsung category as he battles five others to earn the category that introduces a budding Artiste to the Ghanaian music market.