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SARKODIE, R2BEES, STONEBWOY, SHATTA WALE, EFYA FOR 2017 GHANA MUSIC HONOURS

The Ghana Music Honours was established in 2012 to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of recorded music to the Ghanaian society; from the artistic and technical legends of the past to the musical breakthroughs of future generations of music professionals.
The honour is awarded by the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.

The Awards have grown over theyears and now has 20 categories adjudged by an academy of musicians (peers) and one popular category voted for by the general public.
The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists and is an event attended strictly by the invitation of the Union. Over the years, invitees have been musicians, outstanding members of the Ghanaian society and members of the diplomatic corp.

Categories

Best Band Honour
Best DJ Honour
Afro Pop Artist Honour
Hiplife Artist Honour
Highlife Artist Honour
Reggae/Dancehall Artist Honour
Gospel Artist Honour
Music Producer Honour
Best Music Video Honour
Most Promising Act Honour
Best Male Artist Honour

Best Female Artist Honour
Best Group Honour
People’s Choice Artist Honour
Traditional Music Honour
Music Industry Development Honour
Music Promoter Honour
Evergreen Highlife Artist Honour
Evergreen Hiplife Artist Honour
Evergreen Gospel Artist Honour
President’s Choice Honour

Best Band Honour
This honour goes to the music band(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding in the year
under review. This band must have played several prominent shows and distinguished themselves.
· Afro Harmony
· Big Heels Band
· OBY Band
· Patch Bay Band
· Shabbo Crew
Best DJ Honour
This honour goes to the disk jockey(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding in the year
under review. This DJ must have contributed immensely to the promotion of Ghanaian music,
performed alongside artists on several platforms, as well as performed as an individual.
· DJ Black
· DJ Mic Smith
· DJ Slim
· DJ Vision
· DJ Vyrusky
Afro Pop Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding in the Afro Pop genre in the year under review. The artist must have released a single(s)/ album(s) which gained
nationwide recognition.
· Adina
· Efya
· Joey B
· R2Bees
· Ruff and Smooth
Hiplife Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding in the Hiplife
genre in the year under review. The artist must have released a single(s)/ album(s) which gained
nationwide recognition.
· EL
· Guru
· Kofi Kinaata
· Sarkodie
· VVIP

Highlife Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding in the Highlife genre in
the year under review. The artist must have released a single(s)/ album(s) which gained nationwide
recognition.
· Akwaboah
· Becca
· Bisa K.Dei
· Kwabena Kwabena
· Ofori Amponsah
Reggae/Dancehall Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding in the
Reggae/Dancehall genre in the year under review. The artist must have released a single(s)/ album(s)
which gained nationwide recognition.
· MzVee
· Raz Kuuku
· Samini
· Shatta Wale
· Stonebwoy
Gospel Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding Gospel artist in the year
under review. The artist must have released a single(s)/ album(s) which gained nationwide recognition.
· Joe Mettle
· Nacy
· Nicholas Omane Achaempong
· Ohemaa Mercy
· SP Kofi Sarpong
Music Producer Honour
This honour goes to a music producer(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding producer in
the year under review. The producer must have contributed to hits songs with high production standards.
· B2
· Beatz Dakay
· Julz
· Kaywa
· Kuvee
Best Music Video Honour
This honour is given for the most outstanding, Creative and entertaining video released in the year. The
video must have aided the rise of the song and must have been released in the year under review.
· Becca ft Bisa K Dei – Beshiwo
· Edem ft Reekado Banks – Nyedzilo
· Guru – Samba
· Okyeame Kwame ft MzVee – Small Small
· R2bees ft Wizkid – Tonight

Most Promising Act Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) who first gained recognition in the year under review. This artist
may not have had a hit single(s)/album(s), but has shown immense promise as an emerging
artist.
· Article Wan
· Cina Soul
· Ebony
· Fancy Gadam
· Medikal
Best Male Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding male artist in the
year under review. The artist must have released a single(s)/ album(s) which gained nationwide
recognition.
· EL
· Kofi Kinaata
· Sarkodie
· Shatta Wale
· Stonebwoy
Best Female Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding female artist in the
year under review. The artist must have released a single(s)/ album(s) which gained nationwide
recognition.
· Adina
· Becca
· Efya
· MzVee
· Wiyaala
Best Group Honour
This honour goes to a group(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding group in the year
under review. The group must have released a single(s)/ album(s) which gained nationwide
recognition.
· 4×4
· Galaxy
· R2Bees
· Ruff and Smooth
· VVIP

People’s Choice Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by the public to be the most popular and successful
artist in the year under review. This honour is decided 100% by votes from the public.
· Bisa K.Dei
· Efya
· EL
· Joey B
· Kofi Kinaata
· MzVee
· Sarkodie
· Shatta Wale
· Stonebwoy
· VVIP
Traditional Music Honour
This honour is given to an individual or group adjudged by peers within the industry as having been
most outstanding in his/her contribution to the development of the genre and the music industry
over the years.
Music Industry Development Honour
This honour goes to an individual(s) or organization that has contributed immensely in diverse ways
over the years to the development and betterment of the Ghana music industry.
Music Promoter Honour
This honour is given to an individual(s) or organization whose contribution to the promotion of
Ghanaian music and musicians locally or internationally has been outstanding over the years.
Evergreen Highlife Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding in the Highlife
genre over the years.
Evergreen Hiplife Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding in the Hiplife
genre over the years.
Evergreen Gospel Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding Gospel artist over
the years.
President’s Choice Honour
The ‘President’s Choice Honour’ goes to an individual or organization adjudged by the President of
MUSIGA as having contributed immensely to the development of MUSIGA and Ghanaian music in
general.
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People’s Choice Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by the public most popular and successful artist in
the year under review. This honour is decided 100% by votes from the public.
· Bisa K.Dei
· EL
· Guru
· Joe Mettle
· Joey B
· Kofi Kinaata
· MzVee
· Sarkodie
· Shatta Wale
· Stonebwoy
Traditional Music Honour
This honour is given to an individual or group adjudged by peers within the industry as having been
most outstanding in his/her contribution to the development of the genre and the music industry
over the years.
Music Industry Development Honour
This honour goes to an individual(s) or organization that has contributed immensely in diverse ways
over the years to the development and betterment of the Ghana music industry.
Music Promoter Honour
This honour is given to an individual(s) or organization whose contribution to the promotion of
Ghanaian music and musicians locally or internationally has been outstanding over the years.
Evergreen Highlife Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding in the Highlife
genre over the years.
Evergreen Hiplife Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding in the Hiplife
genre over the years.
Evergreen Gospel Artist Honour
This honour goes to an artist(s) adjudged by their peers to be the most outstanding Gospel artist over
the years.
President’s Choice Honour
The ‘President’s Choice Honour’ goes to an individual or organization adjudged by the President of
MUSIGA as having contributed immensely to the development of MUSIGA and Ghanaian music in
general.

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