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Ghana DJ Awards 2018 full list of nominees



It was a festival of local and international stars and a fabulous set design on Friday, April 6, as Joy Prime beamed, live from their studios, the official nominees announcement ceremony for the 2018 Ghana DJ Awards to millions of music fans across the African continent.

Dubbed ‘The Chosen’, the live TV event which kicked off at 2:30pm was graced top celebrities including iconic Nigerian lady DJ Cuppy, US based International music consultant Rab Bakari, top Ghanaian actor Prince David Osei, Kuami Eugene, Kidi, Feli Nuna, Akoo Nana, amongst other top celebrities.

DJ Mpesempese set the event rolling with amazing skills on the Turntables, after which the faces of Hot Pics TV Show, Barikisu, Emman and Ghana DJ Awards boss, Merqury Quaye commissioned the announcement of nominees.
As tension, anxiety and anticipation engulfed the continent with the question ‘who are the chosen?’, the announcements rolled, triggering excitement, jubilation, congratulations, as well as disapointment from hopefuls who didn’t make the list.
Ghanaian Songstress Adina got the audience singing all along her brand new song Makoma which features Sarkodie. Kuami Eugene and Kidi took the excitement higher with a duet which they dedicated to all Ghanaian DJs.

Here are the nominees for the 2018 Ghana DJ Awards sponsored by Pepsi, Nasco Electronics, Papas Pizza, Device, Kriss Coconut Milk and GH Media School:

BEST DJ OF THE YEAR

DJ Andy Dosty
Dj Vyrusky
DJ Mic Smith
DJ Black
DJ Slim
DJ Kaxtro

Life Time Achievement Awards

Woodman

Mark Okraku Mantey

Best Int. Non Ghanaian DJ

DJ Neptune
DJ Divalash
DJ Cuppy
DJ Edu

Best Int Ghanaian DJ

DJ Kofi Dagaati
DJ Beretuoba
DJ Naycha
DJ Sawa
DJ MzDonnet
DJ Lutha

Best HipLife DJ of The Year

DJ Phletch – OK FM
Candyman – Sompa FM
DJ X – Royal FM
Vision DJ – YFM
DJ Wobete – Joy FM
DJ Slim – YFM

Best HighLife DJ Of The Year

DJ Stanzy – Daddy 101.1FM
DJ Adviser – Happy FM
DJ J – Tosh 103.9FM (Ho)
DJ Bakayoko – Accra FM
Ike the Unpredictable – Abusua FM
Oyoko Dehyi3 – Accra FM

Discovery DJ of the Year

DJ Coleda
DJ Obinna
DJ Switch
DJ Ikon
DJ 10k
DJ Stan
DJ Bosh

Best Event DJ of the Year

DJ Slim – DJ Slim Invasion
DJ Mic Smith – Shutdown Concert
DJ Vyrusky – S Concert
DJ Kelvin – Turn Up Party
DJ Switch – Ghana Meets Naija
DJ Aroma – Mr Eazi Detty Rave
Andy Dosty – Ghana Music Honors
DJ Black – Ghana Music Awards

Scratch DJ of the Year

DJ Bass
DJ Mpese Mpese
DJ Obonke
DJ Que
Mr Kaxtro
DJ Bryte
DJ Black
DJ Gospel

Best Mobile DJ of the Year

DJ Adom
DJ Rampage
Dj Max
DJ Repentance
Dj Saint
DJ Tobile
DJ Toyor
DJ Bryt

Mixtape of the Year

DJ Vyrusky – Throwback Verse Day
DJ Obonke & DJ Say – Fearless Mixtape
DJ Aberga – Strictly Ebony Mixtape
King Stormzy – Blackout Mixtape
DJ Lord – Shatta Wale x Wizkid (Special Request)
DJ Nyce – AfroNyce Mixtape
DJ X – Recognize Mixtape
DJ Loft – Ghana Loves Afrobeatz Mix
DJ Bass – Mashup360 Ep. 07

Best Video Jockey of the Year

DJ Niiyo – Star TV
DJ Xpliff – GH One TV
DJ Krixmas – Top TV

Best Female Radio DJ of the Year

Mz Orstin – Y Fm
DJ Ohemaa Woyegy3 – Adom FM
DJ Kess – YFM
Empress Lomo – Radio Gold
Justina Ansah – Obouba FM

Best Male Radio DJ of The Year

DJ Bibini – Melody Fm
DJ Black – Hitz FM
DJ Kaxtro – Ultimate FM
DJ Ashmen – Zylofone FM
DJ Slim – YFM
DJ Bryt – Voice FM
DJ Bass – Live FM

Best Female DJ of the Year

Mz Orstin
Dj Nyce
DJ Kess
DJ MJ
DJ Switch
DJ Teena

Best Pub DJ of the Year

DJ Laxtik – Paddies Pub
DJ Aroma – BarNass
DJ Smoke – Italian Boy Pub
DJ Perbi – Makerz Pub
DJ Atopa – Daddys Bar
DJ Money – Bonds Square
Selekta Shaker – Fizzless Plantinum
DJ Kiss – Purple Pub

Reggae/Dancehall DJ of The Year

King Lagazee
Ras Disco
Haruna Babangida
Concious Queen
DJ Ruutbwoy
Black Kobby
Empress Lomo
Bongo I

Gospel DJ of the Year

DJ Toxic – Neat FM
Franky 5 – Hitz FM
Jay Smoke – GH One TV
Papa Bills – Adom FM
KOK – Live FM
DJ Awana – Adom FM

Record Promoter of the Year

Candyman
DJ Adviser
Andy Dosty
DJ Mic Smith
DJ Tobile
King Lagazee
DJ Phletch
Dj Ganj
Vision DJ

DJs’ Song of The Year

Kidi – Odo
Shatta Wale – Taken Over
Captain Planet – Obi Agye Obi Girl
Kuami Eugene – Angela
Samani – My Own
Ebony – Maame Hwe
Wutah Bronya
Stonebwoy – My Name
Patapaa – One Corner

Best MC/HypeMan of The Year

Kojo Manuel
Lyrikal
Joe Boy
Ogee The MC
Johnny Stone

BEST DJ – Upper West Region

DJ Tobile
DJ Skorpii
DJ Anada
DJ Faabu
DJ Nice
DJ Ray

BEST DJ –Western Region

TJ DJ
DJ X
DJ Berry
DJ Magnus
Dj Bibini
Magic George
DJ Saint
DJ Papa Steve

Best DJ – Eastern Region

DJ Blay
DJ Hans
DJ Chrix
DJ Stanzy
DJ Police
DJ Mixx
DJ Obofour

Best DJ – Central Region

DJ Nat Bubu
DJ Poppa
DJ Daddy Yoo
DJ Saki
Dj Repentance
DJ Agyengo

Best DJ Upper East Region

DJ Phatbone
DJ Prince
Dj Dubai
DJ Okokobioko
DJ Alutha

BEST DJ – Northern Region

Dj Sisqo
DJ Kofi Tema Fada
Parara (Fancy Gadam)

Best Campus DJ of The Year

DJ Barma – Ho Tech. University
DJ Lamar – KNUST
DJ Spincho – UDS
Iphone DJ – Legon
DJ Badoo – UCC
Big Stan – Legon
DJ Hueblow – KNUST

Best Night Club DJ Of the Year

DJ Vyrusky – Carbon Night Club
DJ Mic Smith – Twist Night Club
DJ Octopus – Vienna City (Ksi)
DJ Max – Vienna City (Accra)
DJ Putin – Twist Night Club
Vision DJ – Champs
DJ Sly – Crisberry Club
K Crack – Onyx
Krack DJ – Plot 7


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