On January 19, 2021, a call was made to artistes, music producers, beatmakers, instrumentalists, and stakeholders to submit their works which fall within the VGMAs calendar year – January 1 to December 31, 2020.
The VGMA Board and the research team, have been at work, rigorously sifting through, meticulously reviewing, and carefully analyzing over 1000 submissions; a verdict has been reached and a list is ready for unveiling, organisers of the event Charter House has said.
Approximately 6 weeks after entry submissions closed, the biggest event in the Ghanaian music and entertainment space announces the nominees today.
From 11 am to 4 pm, 3 categories will be announced every hour, on the hour.
This will be followed by a Nominees Announcement ceremony at 8 pm, where the final set of nominees will be unveiled.
Who gets nominated for which category? Stay with GhanaWeb and be updated.
Record of the Year nominees. This category is technical. The song needn’t be popular. It’s the quality that matters.
In the year under review, a number of hiphop songs were released. Aside from the lyrical battle that involved Eno Barony, Freda Rhymz and Sista Afia, the Kumerica movement became a sensation through drill music as some young acts joined the craze.