2017 BASS Awards nominees unveiled


Nominations for this year’s edition of the BASS Awards have been released.


The list of nominees was unveiled live on the Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM, by the Chairman of the Board, Ahuma Bosco Ocansey, popularly known as Daddy Bosco.

The annual awards celebrate the Dancehall and Reggae music genres and rewards artistes in Ghana who have contributed immensely to the industry.

Bullhaus Entertainment and Solid Multimedia this year will host the awards on December 28 this year.

Here is the list of all 21 categories nominees in full.

KWAME NKRUMAH AWARD (ARTISTE OF THE YEAR)

1. STONEBWOY

2. RAS KUUKU

3. EBONY

4. MZ VEE

5. BLAKK RASTA

6. SAMINI


YAA ASANTEWA AWARD (RECORD OF THE YEAR)

1. BLACK PROPHET – IN TIMES LIKE THESE

2. A. K. SONGSTRESS – REGGAE MUSIC

3. KWAME PARTAN – GHANAIAN PASSPORT

4. FIIFI SELAH – AKONTA SEKAN

5. IWAN –

6. SAMINI – MAMA GHANA


REGGAE SONG OF THE YEAR

1. BAD SYSTEM – RAS KUUKU

2. GET SERIOUS – OGYA MENSAH

3. LIVE IN LOVE – STONEBWOY

4. PAIN DEM – RUDE BOY RANKING

5. AROSTOR – KAKI

6. FIRE – SAMINI

7. LOVE EM STILL – KNII LANTE

8. MR KAYA – KOJO KOMBOLO

9. NOBODY ELSE – MZ VEE FT. BLACK PROPHET

10. REGGAE MUSIC – A. K. SONGSTRESS

11. RASTA ON THE MOVE – BLAKK RASTA


DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR

1. SMILE AGAIN – JUPITAR

2. BIG UP – SHEGER

3. HAPPY DAY - A. K. SONGSTRESS FT. ZEAL

4. TALK TO ME – STONEBWOY FT. KRANIUM

5. NAAYI KOOMI – FANCY GADAM FT. RASHID METAL

6. RISING SUN – EYE JUDAY

7. PEOPLE DEY – STONEBWOY

8. THE ROCK – SCATA BADA FT. JUPITA

9. NAKALA – BLAKK MEXXIAH FT. LINGUA KAT

10. COUPE – EBONY

11. NWANSAN - RAS KUUKU FT LUTHER

12. YONAH – SAMINI FT. LUTHER

13. MAMA– PAPA WASTIK

14. EYE JUDAH-SUPPORT


PERFORMER OF THE YEAR

1. JUPITAR

2. SAMINI

3. EPISODE

4. RAS KUUKU

5. STONEBWOY

6. BLAKK RASTA

7. EBONY

8. FANCY GADAM

9. MZ VEE


MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

1. OGYA MENSAH – LET’S GET SERIOUS

2. BLAKK RASTA – ON THE MOVE

3. JUPITAR – SMILE AGAIN

4. KNII LANTE – LOVE EM STILL

5. DAVID OSCAR – GET THERE ONE DAY


FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

1. MZ VEE – NOBODY ELSE

2. A. K. SONGSTRESS – REGGAE MUSIC

3. SHEGER – BIG UP

4. KAKI – AROSTOR

5. EBONY – COUPE


PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

1. MASTA GARZY – SMILE AGAIN (JUPITAR)

2. NATURE – REGGAE MUSIC (A.K. SONGSTRESS)

3. RICHIE – NOBODY
ELSE (MZ VEE)

4. DEAN FRASER – IN TIMES LIKE THESE (BLACK PROPHET)

5. KILO BEATS – GET THERE ONE DAY (DAVID OSCAR)

6. JMJ – AROSTOR (KAKI)

7. BRAINY BEATZ – MAMA GHANA (SAMINI)


DANCEHALL COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

1. A. K. SONGSTRESS FT. ZEAL – HAPPY DAY

2. STONEBWOY FT KRANIUM – TALK TO ME

3. FANCY GADAM FT. RASHID METAL – NAAYI KOOMI

4. SAMINI FT. LUTHER – YONAH

5. SCATA BADA FT JUPITA – THE ROCK

6. BLAKK MEXXIAH FT. LINGUA KAT – NAKALA

7. KAKI FT. GURU – SANKWAS

8. RANK GUY ft. RAQUEL - FOR LOVE


RIDDIM OF THE YEAR

1. MOONLIGHT – I. K

2. KALYPO – MACKEY & DR. RAY

3. BULLET – BULLET BEAT

4. THE CALL - SELASSIE

5. IRIE BUS - KASKIS


REGGAE COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

1. DAVID OSCAR FT. AFRIYIE – GET THERE ONE DAY

2. KAKI FT. YAA PONO – AROSTOR

3. MZ VEE FT. BLACK PROPHET – NOBODY ELSE

4. BLACK PROPHET FT. DUANE STEPHENSON – DISTANT LOVE


ALTERNATIVE SONG OF THE YEAR

1. ROAR – AKESSE BREMPONG

2. ONE LOVE - NAT ABBEY

3. FIRE BUN – NACEE

4. LOVE FEELING – SELORM FT. KESSE

5. NII SOUL MAXINE - WAHGUAN FI DI CHURCH


DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR

1. RENNER

2. A. J. LYRICS

3. NYAMEKYE

4. WAILING WANNA

5. WAN ROW

6. TSOBI

7. XHILLA ROY

8. KAPUN

9. ARTICLE WAN

10. FRANK GUY


BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

1. PATO RANKING

2. CYNTHIA MORGAN

3. BURNA BOY

4. SIDNEY SALMON


ALBUM OF THE YEAR

1. STORIES OF LIFE – BLACK PROPHET

2. LIVINGSTONE – STONEBWOY

3. SPAR JUNKIES – EPISODE

4. ELEVATION TIME – RUDEBOY RANKING

5. IWAN

6. BLACK RASTA


DANCEHALL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

1. STONEBWOY

2. MZ VEE

3. EBONY

4. JUPITAR

5. SAMINI


REGGAE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

1. KNII LANTE

2. BLACK PROPHET

3. PAPA WASTIK

4. IWAN

5. RAS KUUKU


SONG WRITER OF THE YEAR

1. BLACK PROPHET – IN TIMES LIKE THESE

2. KNII LANTE – LOVE EM STILL

3. STONEBWOY – LIVE IN LOVE

4. BLACK RASTA – RASTA ON THE MOVE

5. OGYA MENSAH – GET SERIOUS


REGGAE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

*Yet to be released.


DANCEHALL VIDEO OF THE YEAR

*Yet to be released.


LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

*Honorary award exclusive to the board.


VOTING

The public is entitled to 60 percent votes for only four categories. They are, Dancehall song of the year, Reggae song of the year, Discovery of the year and the Performer of the year.

Winners of the other categories will be determined by an able board led by Daddy Bosco.

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