3Music Is Not Competing With VGMA - Ricky Tenneson

Stakeholder, Ricky Tenneson, has maintained that 3Music awards is in now way competing with the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards

3Music Is Not Competing With VGMA - Ricky Tenneson
VGMA Artiste of the Year Nominees

Ricky Tenneson has emphatically stated that 3Music Awards will never intend to to compete with Vodafone Ghana Music Awards(VGMA).

The stakeholder maintained that there is no competition between the two awards because the two awards are fundamentally different. 

“VGMA is a legacy brand and they are way different from us (3Music Awards) I mean, we are more youthful and more edgier. We can fly somebody from the sky and they cannot because it’s a youthful brand and it’s meant for the millennials,”

According to him, holding each show in individual light will encourage more people (foreigners) to look at Ghana and commend us for our award shows and this will also go a long way in growing the entertainment industry

“through the showcase we look forward to it getting us other shows and businesses to do”. This he said on Happy 97.9 FM’s Showbiz Xtra.

“Basically the way we will want to approach things will not be the same way they, as a legacy brand will also want to approach things so when people talk about competition one thing I always say, is, let VGMA walk in their space and let us also walk in our space”.

"Other award shows up their game. We want to raise the bar so they also catch up with the bar or go higher than us. 4Syte can also raise the bar or go higher than us and so can any other award show in Ghana,"he concluded. 

See the Full Nominee list below.

Gospel Song of the Year

Blessed – Akesse Brempong ft. Joe Mettle
Favour Everywhere – Celestine ft. Evelyn Wanjiru
Adom – Diana Hamilton
Jesus Over Do – Empress Gifty
Yesu Mo – Joe Mettle
Jesus – MOGmusic
Jejeli – KobbySalm ft. Okey Sokay
Who Say God No Dey – Kofi Karikari

Hip-life song of the Year

  • Quamina MP ft. Medikal – Amanfour Girls
  • Guru ft Kweysi Swat – Wobete
  • Sarkodie ft prince bright- Oofeetso
  • Medikal- Omo Ada
  • Sista Afia ft Quamina MP and Medika l- Weather

High-Life Song of the Year

  • King Promise ft Kojo Antwi- Bra
  • Sarkodie ft Efya -Saara
  • Dada Hafco ft Fameye -Our Story
  • Kofi Kinaata – Things Fall Apart
  • Kuami Eugene – Obiaato
  • Sista Afia ft Kelvenboy – Corner Corner
  • Adina – Sika
  • Fameye ft Kuami Eugene, Medikal and Article Wan -Notin A Get Remix

Reggae/ Dancehall Song of the Year

  • Ras Kuku- Me Mpaebo
  • J. Derobie- Poverty
  • Epixode -Resolution
  • AK Songstress – Stamina
  • Jupitar- Top Shella
  • Article Wan- Reggae

Hip-Pop Song of the Year

  • Kofi Mole- Don’t be late
  • Sarkodie- Bleeding
  • Kwaw Kese ft Mr Eazi, Skonti, Medikal and Sarkodie -Dondo Remix
  • Medikal ft Kofi Mole and Joey B- Drip
  • Joey B ft Kwesi Arthur and Sarkodie- La Familia
  • Eno Barony ft Kofi Mole- Mind your business
  • Kwesi Arthur- Thoughts of King Arthur 5
  • Strongman ft Manifest – Up and Down

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year

  • J Derobie
  • Epixode
  • Ras Kuuku
  • Samini
  • Jupitar
  • AK Songstress

Best Video of the Year

  • Cina Soul -Killi Mi (Directed by Gene Adu)
  • RJZ- Bye Bye (Directed by Henry Akrong)
  • Medikal ft Kofi Mole and Joey B- Drip (Directed by Yaw Skyface)
  • Becca ft Tiya Savage- Yes I do (AJE Filmworks)
  • Kuami Eugene – Obiaato (Directed by REX)
  • Celestine Donkor ft Nhyiraba Gideon- Agbebolo (Directed by Abass)
  • EL ft FALZ, Joey B -Ehua (Directed by Yaw Skyface)
  • Joey B ft Kwesi Arthur- La Familia (Directed Babs Direction)
  • Zeetm ft Fancy Gadam- Totori (Directed by Babs Direction)
  • Epixode-Wahala Dey (Directed by Snares films)

Gospel Artiste of the Year

  • Celestine Donkor
  • Joe Mettle
  • Joyce Blessing
  • Diana Hamilton
  • Akesse Brempong

Highlife Artiste of the Year

  • King Promise
  • KiDi
  • Kuami Eugene
  • Dada Hafco
  • Akwaboah
  • Adina
  • Kofi Kinaata

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year

  • J. Derobie
  • AK Songstress
  • Epixode
  • Jupitar
  • Ras Kuuku
  • Samini

Best Video of the Year

  • Killi Mi by Cina Soul
  • Agbebolo by Celestine Donkor
  • Bye Bye by RJZ
  • Ehua by EL
  • La Familia by Joey B
  • Yes I Do by Becca
  • Drip by Medikal
  • Obiaato by Kuami Eugene
  • Totori by ZeeTM
  • Wahala Dey by Epixode

Instrumentalist of the Year

  • Emmanuel Bludo
  • Joshua Moszi
  • Steve Bedi
  • Mizter Okyere
  • Affreh Junior
  • Anthony Ansah (Khalisax)

Songwriter of the Year

  • Bra by King Promise
  • Sanbra by Akwaboah
  • Things Fall Apart by Kofi Kinaata
  • W’asem by Diana Hamilton
  • Oh Me by Lamisi
  • Wahala Dey by Epixode

Record of the Year

  • Aka Kee Moko by Trigmatic
  • Blema Tesaa by Perez Muzik
  • Bolgatanga by Okyeame Kwame
  • Oh Me by Lamisi
  • Sanbra by Akwaboah
  • Woezor by Worlasi
  • Dzigbordi by Lord Paper

Producer of the Year

  • Guilty Beats
  • Two Bars
  • MOG
  • Unkle Beats
  • Willis Beats

Hiplife/Hip-Hop Artiste of the Year

  • Kofi Mole
  • Quamina MP
  • Joey B
  • Medikal
  • Kwesi Arthur
  • Sarkodie
  • Dopenation

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Joe Mettle
  • Kuami Eugene
  • KiDi
  • King Promise
  • MOG Music

Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Adina
  • Lamisi
  • Efya
  • Efe Grace
  • Becca
  • Celestine Donkor

Best Group of the Year

  • Dopenation
  • Kwan Pa
  • Bethel Revival Choir
  • La Meme Gang

Best Collaboration of the Year

  • Amanfuor Girls by Quamina MP
  • Bra by King Promise
  • Oofeetso by Sarkodie
  • Noting I Get Remix by Fameye
  • Ohemaa by Kuami Eugene
  • Mea by Kelvynboy
  • Mr Badman by KiDi
  • Saara by Sarkodie

Best Rapper of the Year

  • EL
  • Strongman
  • Medikal
  • Sarkodie
  • Teephlow
  • Eno Barony
  • Kwesi Arthur

African Artiste of the Year

  • BurnaBoy
  • Big Trill
  • Teni
  • Davido
  • Sho Madjozi
  • Mercy Chinwo
  • Rudebwoy

International Collaboration of the Year

  • Cinderella by KiDi ft Mayorkum & Peruzzi
  • Lucky by Sarkodie ft Rudebwoy
  • Yes I Do by Becca ft Tiwa Savage
  • Father by Medikal ft Davido
  • Pilolo by Guilty Beats ft Mr Eazi & Kwesi Arthur
  • Sugar Daddy by KiDi ft Mr Eazi
  • Nobody by Kwesi Arthur ft Mr. Eazi
  • Toto Remix by Edem ft Davido

Album of the Year

  • King Promise – As Promised
  • Okyeame Kwame – Made In Ghana
  • Joe Mettle – Wind of Revival
  • KiDi – Sugar
  • Sarkodie – Black Love
  • Nacee – Time With God
  • Kwesi Arthur – Live From Nkrumah Krom II

Most Popular Song of the Year

  • Quamina MP – Amanfour Girls
  • Sarkodie – Oofeetso
  • Medikal – Omo Ada
  • Dope Nation – Zanku
  • Agbebolo – Celestine Donkor
  • Kuami Eugene – Obiaato
  • Kofi Kinaata – Things Fall Apart
  • Diana Hamilton – W’asem
  • Kwesi Arthur – Nobody
  • Fameye – Nothing I Get Remix
  • KiDi – Mr Badman

Best New Artiste of the Year

  • Fameye
  • J.Derobie
  • Lord Paper
  • Kofi Mole
  • Tulenkey
  • MOG Music

Artiste of the Year

  • Kuami Eugene
  • Sarkodie
  • Medikal
  • Kofi Kinaata
  • Diana Hamilton