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Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Unsung Show To Air On Monday, May 3

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The heat is on! 8 unsung acts seeking to win the coveted performance slot on music’s biggest night at the 8th edition of the VGMA Unsung. Having emerged as nominees from 11,000+ nominations on social media, these talented artistes are yet to cross the last hurdle of live performance, to justify why they deserve the winning spot.

Who will be the 2021 Unsung winner?

Let’s meet the 8 nominees – Queen Yurglee Kpodo known on stage as Queendalyn Yurglee is a 35-year-old Accra based Gospel Musician who started music in church at age 13. She has released 2 singles namely ‘You Are God’ and ‘Jesus’. Queendalyn has worked as a backing vocalist for Dr Tim Godfrey, Sammie Okposo, and Sonnie Badu, and has also served as a frontline worshipper for Hillsong London.

Naana Blu, born Abigail Mensah, is a Ghanaian highlife and Afrobeats singer based in Takoradi. She sings in Fante, Twi, English, and French. Her five tracked EP ‘This Is Highlife’ includes songs like ‘Ohia’, ‘You Dey Do Yourself’, Odo Asem’, ‘Highlife Dance’ and ‘This Is Highlife’.

Malcolm Nuna, real name Malcolm Nunana Hehetror, is an 18-year-old song writer, HipHop and Afrobeats artiste based in Accra. His songs released include, ‘Party’ ft Deadpeepol and Yaw Tog, ‘Blind love’, ‘Baba’, ‘Man like Nuna’, ‘Odo Yewu’, ‘Shock you’ ft Fameye , ‘Hasta la vista’ ft Larruso, ‘Spintex life’ ft Tulenkey and ‘Scree’ ft Kofi Mole.

Oseikrom Sikanii, real name Hansford Brefo, is a Ghanaian recording artiste and performer based in Kumasi. The 26-year-old Hiphop artiste got his breakthrough when he was featured in “Yagye Sika” by Lific. He later released songs like, ‘SikaDuro’ Remix, ‘Yekoo’, ‘No Time’, ‘Never Give Up’ and ‘Dance’ ft Medikal, Kofi Mole and Ypee.

Adelaide the Seer whose real name is Adelaide Borle Bortier, is a 25-year-old gospel musician based in Accra. ‘Wire me’, her first hit single was released in May 2021 followed by ‘What a God’ which features Dopenation. Though she’s lost her sight, her unfortunate situation is her source of strength and inspiration. Diana Hamilton inspires her music.

Koby Tuesday, real name Dennis Nana Prempeh, is 20-year-old Highlife and Afrobeats singer and song writer. The Kumasi based singer joined Hitmaker 9 music reality show, where he emerged number 2. He’s released songs such as ‘Adwoa’ and ‘Odopa’.

Kwame Yogot, born Kenneth Kyeremateng is a Hiphop, Hiplife and Afrobeats artiste, who infuses comic elements into his rhymes. The Accra based artiste has worked with the likes of Medikal, Fameye, Yaa Pono and Kuami Eugene. His recent hit singles include “Bitter Sweet” ft Yaa Pono, and “Biibi Besi” ft Kuami Eugene.

Nanky, real name Haruna Buhari, is a 28-year-old R&B and Highlife singer, signed on to Sultan Incorporation. The Tema based artiste has released songs like ‘Favour’ Ft Sarkodie, ‘Lady’, ‘Quansimah’, ‘Happiness’, ‘Remedy’, ‘Rain over me’, ‘Munafiki’, ‘Innocent Girl’, ‘I do yawa’, ‘love and Confusion’ Ft Medikal.

On Monday the 3rd of May, these eight acts, in a make-or-break live performance show, will demonstrate to music lovers why they deserve the winning spot. The show will also feature VGMA 2019 Unsung Winner – Kula, and VGMA 2020 Unsung Participant- Kofi Jamar. The VGMA22 Unsung Show will be a live performance in the Music Room, hosted by Nana Kwadwo Addo. The show will air at 4pm on TV3, and streamed live on Facebook and YouTube on Ghana Music Awards pages.

Friends, family and fans can push their favorite acts to victory by voting for free at www.ghanamusicawards.com or voting via SMS on Vodafone network only, by texting code ‘UN’ to SMS Short Code 1767, and following the prompts.

The 8th edition of the VGMA Unsung is proudly brought to you by Closeup Toothpaste, and powered by Charterhouse.

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Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Opens Nominations For 23rd Edition

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The organisers if the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Charterhouse Ghana, have opened nominations for this year’s edition.

They are therefore calling on all GH artistes, producers, and record labels with works released between Jan 1st – Dec 31st, 2021 to submit your entries for VGMA23 nominations to www.entry.ghanamusicawards.com

See their press release below:

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KiDi, Kuami Eugene To Perform At Indigo At The O₂ In London On March 6

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Lynx Entertainment signees, KiDi and Kuami Eugene are spreading their wings as far as their music careers are concerned.

While their songs are making inroads into other music markets the world over, they are not resting on their laurels in their bid to have a physical presence in those areas.

On 6th March 2022, the two Ghanaian music superstars will be performing at the Indigo at the O2 in London.

KiDi and Kuami Eugene are two of Ghana’s illustrious sons in the music industry who have enjoyed critical and commercial success, less than six years into their music careers.

They have quickly established themselves and have found places in the Highlife and Afrobeats genres.

KiDi, who is currently Vodafone Ghana Music Awards’ Afrobeats Artiste of the Year has released hugely successful singles such as ‘Odo’, ‘Say Cheese’, ‘Enjoyment’ and the 2021 smash hit ‘Touch It’ which went viral on TikTok and spent several weeks on the UK Afrobeats Chart and the Billboard Global Triller Chart.

Kuami Eugene is a four-time Highlife Artist of the Year at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA). He also won the ultimate slot (Artiste of the Year) at the 2020 VGMA.

He is known for hit songs such as ‘Angela’, ‘Confusion’, ‘Wish Me Well’, ‘Open Gate’ and is currently enjoying a lot of success with his massive collaborations such as ‘Happy Day’ (with Sarkodie) and ‘Love Nwantiti’ remix (with Ckay and Joeboy).

Kuami and KiDi are also loved for their riveting stagecraft and have rocked a lot of high-profile stages (both home and abroad).

Click on the link below for all your ticket reservations: https://www.axs.com/uk/events/421801/kidi-and-kuami-eugene-tickets?skin=indigo

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Juliet Ibrahim Collaborates With United Airlines For “A Toast To Life” Book Tour

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Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim teams up with global airline company United Airlines as she is set to tour America with her book ‘A Toast To Life’.

This collaboration comes as Juliet Ibrahim was recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent under 40 by MIPAD.

As a Mipadian, The Actress will be working with United Airlines to promote their routes across continents.

Announcing the new partnership via social media, a delighted Juliet, expressed how it will be easier to go on her tour due to the convenience of a direct flight from Ghana and Nigeria to the United States of America.

She wrote; ” Super excited to be collaborating with @united this January as I tour the USA with my book @atoasttolifebook Flying direct from Ghana and Nigeria to Dulles airport is so convenient! Let the globetrotting #2022 begin!!! Thanks to @mipad100 for the connect. #USAtriploading #Traveltheworld #United #MyUnitedJourney”

‘A Toast To Life’ is a highly acclaimed auto-biography detailing how Juliet Ibrahim survived three civil wars and how she lost some family members while her family was trying to escape from rebels. The book also reveals her survival from rape and sexual abuse, the ups and downs of her previous relationships, dealing with self-esteem issues, depression and Motherhood.

‘A Toast To Life’ is available for purchase online on Amazon, Kindle, and in several bookstores.

United Airlines is a major American-owned company that flies direct from Ghana and Nigeria to the United States of America and vice versa. The airline operates a large domestic and international route network spanning cities large and small across the United States and all six inhabited continents. United Airlines is the third-largest airline in the world and the actress turn author is indeed going global.

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