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Ghana DJ Awards 2020: All the nominees

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The organisers of the Ghana DJ Awards have announced this year’s nominees ahead of the awards ceremony slated for 21 November in Accra.Ghana DJ Awards CEO Merqury Quaye.

Put together by event production company Merqury Republic, the eighth edition of the awards aims to highlight and honour outstanding contributors to the country’s DJ landscape. Awards will be given to deserving recipients across 29 categories, including Best DJ of the Year, Best International Non-Ghanaian DJ and Best International Ghanaian DJ.

Leading DJs DJ Vyrusky, DJ Mic Smith and Nigeria’s DJ Switch, as well as rappers Sarkodie, DopeNation and Medikal, have secured nominations ahead of the event.

The awards ceremony will be preceded by a workshop at the Creative Arts Council in Accra on 20 November. Ghana DJ Awards CEO Merqury Quaye said the initiative would improve the country’s DJ culture and music industry as a whole.

Below is the full list of nominees:

DJ/Artist Collaboration of the Year

  • DJ Sly and Ice Prince – Alert
  • DJ Justice, Stonebwoy and Fameye – Danaase
  • DJ Vyrusky and Shatta Wale – Afro Dance
  • DJ Mic Smith and All-Stars – Juju
  • DJ Xpliph, DopeNation and Kofi Pages – Be Mine

DJ Discovery of the Year

  • DJ Raptee
  • DJ Vacation
  • DJ Tag
  • DJ Too Much
  • DJ Spices
  • DJ Cesh
  • DJ Clamzy
  • DJ Sedan

Lockdown DJ of the Year

  • DJ Ashmen
  • DJ Kofi (Tema Fada)
  • iPhone DJ
  • DJ Toyor
  • DJ Mpesempese
  • DJ Switch
  • DJ Solo
  • DJ Sly

Event DJ of the Year

  • DJ Lord
  • DJ Mic Smith
  • DJ Aroma
  • DJ Vyrusky
  • DJ Sedem
  • DJ Pho
  • DJ Putin

 Artist DJ of the Year

  • DJ MJ (Eno)
  • DJ Mic Smith (Medikal)
  • DJ Vapour (Kelvyn Boy)
  • DJ Vyrusky (Shatta Wale, Kuami Eugene)
  • DJ Wallpaper (KiDi)
  • Big Stan (La Meme Gang)
  • DJ Ikon (Kofi Mole)
  • DJ Tag (Fameye)
  • DJ Shiwaawa (Adina)

Scratch DJ of the Year

  • DJ Floppy
  • DJ Tality
  • Master Que
  • DJ Vapour
  • DJ Mpesempese
  • DJ Obonke

 Mobile DJ of the Year

  • DJ Cil
  • DJ Adom
  • DJ Toyor
  • DJ Wallpaper
  • DJ Sleek
  • DJ Tality
  • DJ Amach

Mixtape of the Year

  • Afromix 2.0 – DJ Bibini
  • Time with Kofi Kinaata – DJ Spincho
  • Shreega Mixtape – DJ MJ
  • Face Of Volta Mixtape – DJ Clamzy
  • Throwback Verseday 2019 – DJ Vyrusky
  • Mashup Mixshow Ep 14 – DJ Bass
  • Ghana @ 63 Independence Mixtape – DJ Ashmen

Video Jockey of the Year

  • DJ Pakorich – Zylofon TV
  • DJ Xpliph – GH One TV

MC/Hypeman of the Year

  • Abeiku Sarkcess
  • MC Nana King
  • Ogee The MC
  • Sheldon
  • MC Omarion
  • Kojo Manuel
  • Mensah Jnr
  • PM
  • MC Jerome
  • Berima Sean Bills

Female Radio DJ of the Year

  • DJ Ohemaa Woyegye – Angel FM
  • DJ Kess – Y FM
  • DJ Pryty – Kasapa
  • Jay Jay – Citti FM

Male Radio DJ of the Year

  • DJ Fletch – Okay FM
  • DJ Quest – Ark FM
  • DJ Wobete – Hitz FM
  • DJ Aroma – Pure FM
  • DJ Magnus – Radio Max
  • Sammy Forson – Joy FM
  • Mr Shark – Pluzz FM
  • DJ Advisor – Happy FM
  • DJ Tablettz – Hello FM

Female DJ of the Year

  • DJ Nyce
  • DJ Prytty
  • DJ MJ
  • DJ Akel
  • DJ Switch
  • The Mask DJ
  • Jay Jay

DJs’ Song of the Year

  • Sarkodie – Oofeetso
  • Medikal – Omo Ada
  • Kuami Eugene – Obiaato
  • DopeNation – Zanku
  • Diana Hamilton – Wasem
  • Quamina MP – Amanfuo Girls

Club/Pub DJ of the Year

  • Pee Raven – Ace Tantra
  • DJ Icey – Kona Café
  • DJ Solo – Onyx
  • DJ Sorondo – Abrewanana
  • DJ Baylor – Bloom Bar
  • DJ Wallpaper – Ace Tantra
  • DJ Raptee – Signature

Reggae/Dancehall DJ of the Year

  • DJ Rudebwoy
  • King Lagazee
  • DJ Gashy
  • Kalio & Fari
  • DJ Manni
  • Eddie Ranks
  • Nana Ntow
  • King Bash

Afrobeat/Hiplife DJ of the Year

  • DJ Fletch
  • DJ Wobete
  • DJ Stanzy
  • DJ Aroma
  • DJ Vyrusky
  • DJ Ashmen
  • DJ Gang
  • DJ Reuben
  • DJ Khalifa

Highlife DJ of the Year

  • DJ Addibully
  • Oyokodihyie Kofi 
  • DJ Eric Kojo Hanson 
  • Papa Bills 
  • DJ Candy Man
  • DJ Advicer 
  • DJ Fox 

Gospel DJ of The Year

  • KOK – Live FM
  • Franky 5 – Hitz FM
  • DJ Awana – Adom FM
  • Ike The Unpredictable – Angel FM
  • Alexis – Pure FM 

Student DJ of the Year

  • DJ Spincho – University for Development Studies
  • DJ Juicy – University of Ghana
  • DJ 3 Points – Cape Coast University
  • DJ Bone – University of Development Studies
  • DJ Benjesse – Cape Coast Technical University
  • Gal Dem DJ – NAFTI
  • DJ Stunt – University
  • London DJ – KNUST
  • DJ Choco – Central University

Best International Ghanaian DJ

  • DJ Akua – USA
  • DJ Flipwave – USA
  • DJ Paak – United Kindom
  • DJ Khalid – Canada
  • DJ Nore – United Kindom
  • DJ Lutha – South Africa
  • DJ Soul2Soul – United Kingdom
  • DJ Fiifi – United Kingdom
  • DJ Abena – Belgium

Best International Non-Ghanaian DJ

  • DJ Christopher Pagli – USA
  • DJ Switch – Nigeria
  • DJ Divalash – South Africa
  • DJ Big N – Nigeria
  • DJ Neptizle – United Kingdom
  • Que DJ – Nigeria

Record Promoter of the Year

  • DJ Wobete
  • NY DJ
  • DJ Adviser
  • DJ Aroma
  • DJ Magnus
  • Papa Bills
  • DJ Reuben

Best Young DJ of the Year

  • DJ Spices
  • DJ Switch

Northern Zone DJ of the Year

  • DJ Anadwo
  • Kawastone
  • DJ Tobile
  • DJ Ephya
  • DJ Spincho
  • DJ Bone
  • DJ Merli

Southern Zone DJ of the Year

  • DJ Repentance
  • DJ Vyrusky
  • DJ Wobete
  • DJ Poppa
  • DJ Stanzy
  • DJ Mpesempese

Central Zone DJ of the Year

  • DJ Magnus
  • DJ Aroma
  • DJ Quest
  • DJ Storm
  • DJ Tablettz
  • Mr Kaxtro
  • DJ X
  • DJ Edita

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Loving Cee

Overall Best Dj Of The Year

  • DJ Aroma
  • DJ Vyrusky
  • DJ Sly
  • DJ Mic Smith

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