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BET Awards’19: Cardi B, Migos and Burna Boy win top prizes.



Regina Hall hosted the 19th annual BET Awards ceremony, which aired live from the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (23 June) in downtown Los Angeles across seven Viacom networks in the U.S., including BET, BET HER, MTV, MTV 2, MTV Classic, VH1 and Logo.

The show kicked off with a special performance from lead BET nominee Cardi B, who took the stage with husband Offset and a gaggle of dancers for their rendition of her hit tracks “Clout” and “Press.” with other performances including chart-toppers Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus performing their hit song “Old Town Road,” Lizzo’s rendition of “Truth Hurts,” and a medley of hits from Mary J Blige.

Cardi is nominated for 7 awards including Album of the Year, Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, and Best Collaboration category for her songs with Bruno Mars on “Please Me,” and Bad Bunny and J. Balvin on “I Like It.” She won five BET Awards in 2017 and four during the 2018 celebration.

Following Cardi’s lead is hip-hop superstar Drake, who is nominated for five awards including Best Male Hip Hop Artist, Best Collaboration for his track “Sicko Mode” with Travis Scott, and Best Video.

Other nominees included Beyonce, J. Cole, Childish Gambino, Issa Rae, Stephen Curry, and Lizzo.Mary J. Blige was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award and Tyler Perry was presented with the Ultimate Icon Award.

Tyler Perry was honoured with the Ultimate Icon award, while Mary J Blige received the Lifetime Achievement Award after performing a medley of her greatest hits.

Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was given a posthumous Humanitarian Award to honour his work as an entrepreneur and community activist. Nipsey Hussle, who was murdered on March 31, was remembered throughout the pre-show by heavy hitters like John Legend, Lil’ Kim, and DJ Khaled. BET even opted to use a blue carpet in honour of the slain rapper.

Burna Boy won the Best International Act, which was accepted by his mother/manager who gave a powerful acceptance speech.

See the full list of winners below:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Beyoncé (WINNER)
Ella Mai​
Teyana Taylor

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Bruno Mars (WINNER)
Anderson .Paak​
Childish Gambino​
Chris Brown
John Legend

Best Group

Migos (WINNER)
Chloe x Halle​
City Girls
Lil Baby & Gunna​
The Carters

Best Collaboration

“Sicko Mode,” Travis Scott ft. Drake (WINNER)
“A Lot,” 21 Savage ft. J. Cole
“Please Me,” Cardi B & Bruno Mars
“I Like It,” Cardi B ft. Bad Bunny & J Balvin​
“Could’ve Been,” H.E.R. ft. Bryson Tiller
“Taste,” Tyga ft. Offset

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Cardi B (WINNER)
Kash Doll
Megan Thee Stallion
Nicki Minaj​
Remy Ma

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

Nipsey Hussle (WINNER)
21 Savage
J. Cole
Meek Mill
Travis Scott

Video of the Year

“This Is America,” Childish Gambino (WINNER)
“A Lot,” 21 Savage ft. J. Cole
“Money,” Cardi B
“Please Me,” Cardi B & Bruno Mars
“Nice For What,” Drake
“APES**T,” The Carters

Video Director of the Year

Karena Evans (WINNER)
Benny Boom
Colin Tilley​
Dave Meyers
Hype Williams

Best New Artist

Lil Baby (WINNER)
City Girls
Juice WRLD​
Queen Naija

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational

“Blessing Me Again,” Snoop Dogg ft. Rance Allen (WINNER)
“All Of My Life,” Erica Campbell ft. Warryn Campbell
“Tell Me Where It Hurts,” Fred Hammon​
“Love Theory,” Kirk Franklin
“Never Alone,” Tori Kelly ft. Kirk Franklin

Best International Act

Burna Boy (Nigeria) (WINNER)
AKA (South Africa)
Aya Nakamura (France)
Dave (UK)
Dosseh (France)
Giggs (UK)
Mr. Eazi (Nigeria)

Best New International Act

Sho Madjozi (South Africa) (WINNER)
Headie One (UK)
Jokair (France)
Nesly (France)
Octavian (UK)
Teni (Nigeria)

Best Actress

Regina King (WINNER)
Issa Rae
Regina Hall
Taraji P Henson​
Tiffany Haddish​
Viola Davis

Best Actor

Michael B. Jordan (WINNER)
Anthony Anderson
Chadwick Boseman
Denzel Washington
Mahershala Ali
Omari Hardwick​

Young Stars

Marsai Martin (WINNER)
Caleb McLaughlin
Lyrics Ross
Michael Rainey Jr.
Miles Brown

Best Movie

BlacKkKlansman (WINNER) Creed 2
If Beale Street Could Talk
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
The Hate U Give

Sportswoman of the Year

Serena Williams (WINNER)
Allyson Felix
Candace Parker
Naomi Osaka
Simone Biles

Sportsman of the Year

Stephen Curry (WINNER)
Kevin Durant
LeBron James
Odell Beckham Jr
Tiger Woods

Album of the Year

Invasion of Privacy, Cardi B (WINNER)
Astroworld, Travis Scott
Championships, Meek Mill
Ella Mai, Ella Mai​
Everything Is Love, The Carters

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice

“Trip,” Ella Mai (WINNER)
“I Like It,” Cardi B ft Bad Bunny & J Balvin​
“This Is America,” Childish Gambino​
“In My Feelings,” Drake
“Middle Child,” J. Col
“Sicko Mode,” Travis Scott ft. Drake

Awards and Ceremoinies

TiC earns multiple nominations – Ghana Music Awards UK



Ghanaian music legend, TiC, known in private life as Nana Kweku Okyere Duah, has earned two nominations in this year’s Ghana Music Awards UK launched yesterday.

The music icon, had his monster hit song Kwani kwani pt2 which featured Kuami Eugene nominated in two categories.

The song was nominated in the Highlife song of the Year and Best Collaboration of the Year. The song made a lot of waves in Ghana and beyond as well and topped music charts.

Kwani kwani pt2 had it video directed by Steven Films hit over One Million Views on YouTube within a short space of time.TiC also staged his own concert #IamTiCConcert @ the Bukom Boxing Arena which was successful.

This further culminated into the song earning nominations in the Most Popular Song of the Year at the just ended VGMA and three nominations at the 3Music Awards.

TNR Music owed by TiC has released Walk Off by BiG Ghun signed to his label. TiC is set to release his new song for the year dubbed FOREVER.

(Source: Beenie Words)

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2019 Ghana Music Awards UK Final Nominations List Out.



The 2019 edition of the Ghana Music Awards UK is set to be duly launched today at the Accra City Hotel, 6:30 pm sharp.Advertisement brings to you the official nominations list for this year’s edition which has sampled several hardworking talents across the music scene in Ghana and in the UK.

Listed below are the individual categories and their respective nominations:

Highlife Song Of The Year:
Yebewu Nti – Dada Hafco
Thunder – KiDi
My Level – Shatta Wale
Totofiifii – Quarme Zaggy
Wish Me Well -Kuami Eugene
Never Again – Kofi Kinaata Ft. Shatta Wale
Nothing I Get – Fameye
Kwani Kwani Part 2 – Tic Feat. Kuami Eugene
Woara – Kwesi Arthur
CCTV – King Promise Ft. Mugeez & Sarkodie

Gospel Song Of The Year
I Swerve You – Joyce Blessing
Hosanna – KODA
Be Lifted – Nana Yaw Boakyi
Bobolebobo – Evangelist IK Aning
Holy Spirit – Pastor Kofy Ft. Efua
My Everything – Joe Mettle
W´Asue Me – Obaapa Christy
Patricia Takyi – Asem No

Hiplife Song Of The Year
Ayekoo – Medikal Ft. King Promise
Omo Ada – Medikal
I Miss You Die – Captain Planet Ft. KiDi
Wrowroho – Agbeshie Ft. Medikal
Can’t Let You Go – Sarkodie Ft King Promise
Wiase Ye De Remix – Quamina MP Ft Kwesi Arthur & Yung C
Zanku – Dope Nation
Blow My Mind – Flowking Stone
Kpoo Keke – Stonebwoy Ft Medikal, Kwesi Arthur & Darkovibes Medikal

The Reggae/Dancehall Song Of The Year
Maccasio – Dagomba Girl Ft. Mugeez
Shatta Wale – Thunder Fire
Stonebwoy – Top Skanka
Ak Songstress – Slow It Down
Samini – Obaa
Akiyana – Nobody Bad

Gospel Artiste(S) Of The Year
Joyce Blessing
Joe Mettle
Evangelist IK Aning
Obaapa Christy

Highlife Artiste Of The Year
Kuami Eugene
King PromiseAdvertisement

Reggae /Dancehall Artiste Of The Year
Ak Songstress
Shatta Wale

Best Music Video Of The Year
Becca – Gina Ft Kizz Daniel (Dir. Paluse)
Citizen Welkins – Back Side (Dir. Kofi Awuah II)
Captain Planet Ft. KiDi – I Miss U Die (Dir. GYO Gyimah)
Akiyana – Nobody Bad Ft Kelyvnboy (Director Abass)
Fuse ODG – Bra Fie (Come Home) Ft Damain Marley (Dir. Edgar Esteves)
Sarkodie – I Can’t Let You Go Ft King Promise (Dir. GYO Gyimah)
D-Black – Badder Ft Kuami Eugene (Dir. Jeneral Jay)
Samuel Séy – Kronkron (Dir. By Yaw Skyface)

Hiplife Artiste Of The Year
Kwesi Arthur
Quamena Mp

Best Male Vocalist Of The Year
King Promise
Kuami Eugene

Best Female Vocalist Of The Year
Diana Hamilton
Cina Soul
Sister Afia

Best Group Of The Year
Dope Nation
La Meme Gang

Best Rapper Of The Year
Strong Man
Flowking Stone
Gemini Orleans

Best Collaboration Of The Year
D-Black – Badder Ft Kuami Eugene
Adina – Killing Me Softly Ft Kuami Eugene
Sarkodie – Can’t Let You Go Ft King Promise
King Promise – CCTV Ft Sarkodie & Mugeez
King Promise – Tokyo Ft Wizkid
Captain Planet – I Miss U Die Ft Kidi
Tic – Kwani Kwani Part 2 Ft Kuami Eugene
Agbeshie – Wrowroho Ft Medikal
Article Wan – That Thing Ft Patapaa
Stonebwoy – Kpoo Keke Ft Medikal, Kwesi Arthur, Darkovibes & Kelvynboy

Best New Artiste Of The Year
Quamina MP
Eddie Khae
Wendy Shay
La Meme Gang
Dope Nation

Popular Song Of The Year
CCTV- King Promise Ft Sarkodie & Mugeez
Do The Dance – Eddie Khae
Bobolebobo – Evangelist IK Aning
Mo Ne Yo – Diana Hamilton
Hossanna – KODA
Thunder – KiDi
Wish Me Well – Kuami Eugene
Can’t Let Go – Sarkodie Ft. King Promise
Kpoo Keke – Stonebwoy Ft. Medikal, Kwesi Arthur, Darkovibes & Kelvynboy
My Level – Shatta Wale
Omo Ada – Medikal

Artiste Of The Year
Shatta Wale
Kuami Eugene
King Promise

African Artiste Of The Year
Mr Eazi
Sauti Soul
Cassper Nyovest
Burna Boy
Ykee Benda
King Monada

Uncovered Artiste Of The Year
Real Mc
Frank Naro
Kofi Son
Kin Frenzee

Producer Of The Year
Kuami Eugene
Danny Beatz
Kin Dee
M.O.G Beatz

UK Based Best DJ Of The Year
DJ Pak
DJ Fiifi
DJ Bils
DJ Slim
DJ Snypa
DJ Bibi
DJ Sawa
DJ Nore
DJ Invisible

UK Based Uncovered Artiste Of The Year
Eunice Nartey
Ohemaa Gladys
Samuel Sey
KOG (Kweku Of Ghana)
Maame Jessica
Emmanuel King

UK Based Afrobeats Artiste Of The Year
Black Kat-Gh
Throw Bvck
Geo Wellington
Emmanuel Okine
Atumpan (Drumz)

UK Based Ghanaian International Artiste
Fuse ODG
Kojo Funds

UK Based Artiste Of The Year
Nana Amankwah Tiah
Diana Hamilton
Atumpan (Drumz)
Alice Mckenzie

UK Based Afrobeat Song Of The Year
Kuhaa – Black Kat-Gh
Slay Mama – Atumpan (Drumz)
Crush On Me – Bollie
R Movement – Throw Bvck Ft. KOD
Big Man Ting – Geo Wellinton

UK Based Best Gospel Song Of The Year
Get Busy – Emi Fanny
Surrender – Adwoa Armah
Mo Ne Yo – Diana Hamilton
Obi Nya Wo Aye – Nana Achiaa
Homeless – Nana Amankwah Tiah
Ahuntanhunu – Alice Mckenzie
Kron Kron – Samuel Sey
Obeye – Esther Cee
Wonkyere Bo – King Bricky
It Is Well – Pastor Theodora Ft.Nic Vani
Kasa – Yaw Boateng
I Will Wait – Shekinah

UK Based Best Collaboration Of The Year
Throw Bvck Ft KOD – R Movement
Zingee Ft KOD – 1, 2 Step
Kog (Kweku Of Ghana) Ft. Tom Excell – Open My Eye
Nana Amankwah Tiah Ft. Shaderack – Homeless
Alice Mckenzie Ft. Noble Nketsiah- Ahuntanhunu
Esther Cee Ft. SP Kofi Sarpong – Obeye
Yaw Boateng Ft. Selina Boateng – Kasa

UK Based Gospel Artiste Of The Year
Diana Hamilton
Minister Ike
Nana Amankwah Tiah
Alice Mckenzie
Esther Cee
King Bricky
Yaw Boateng

Ghanaian Traditional / Cultural Act
Kwan Pa
Amamre Cultural Troupe
Hewale Sounds

Best Ghanaian International Touring Act
Dela Botri
Gyedu Blay Ambolley
Ebo Taylor
King Ayisoba

Special Recognition Award
Vandyke Appiah Kubi – UK
Yaw Sarpong – Ghana

(Source: Ghana Music)

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Akwaboah Announced As Headline Act for Hospitality Awards Ghana 2019.



Songwriter, composer and singer, GladstormKwabena Akwaboah Jnr., known in the music world as Akwaboah, has been announced as the headline act for the Hospitality Awards Ghana 2019.

The talented singer is credited with numerous hit songs and an album ‘Matters Of The Heart’, also, written songs for colleague musicians including ‘Daa Ke Daa‘ for Becca and ‘Ayeyi Ndwom‘ for DSP Kofi Sarpong. 

On July 26, 2019, at the Swiss Spirit Hotels and Suites, Alisa, Accra, Akwaboah will bring his fusion of typical Ghanaian highlife music and mid-tempo RNB style to the audience, mainly from the hospitality industry. 

90 Degrees Company Limited will be awarding the best, hardworking and most deserving workers within the hospitality industry, mainly hotels and resorts in the country.

Tickets are selling for 200ghc (Regular) and 300ghc (VVIP), call 0243482969 for ticket delivery. Red carpet and cocktail start from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, and the main event starts from 8 pm to 10 pm.

(Source: Beenie Words)

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#GPITP – Mr Eazi, Kidi, King Promise, Kuami Eugene And More Artistes Billed To Perform.



It’s that time of the year when UK, Ghanaians and other African and Caribbean community come together for the very popular outdoor festival Ghana Party in the Park.

London will come alive on Saturday 13th July 2019 when international event company AkwaabaUK host the 2019 edition of Ghana Party in the Park at Trent Park in North London.

A-listed AfroBeats artists confirmed for the annual event, which attracts thousands of attendees every year.

They include Mr.Eazi, King Promise, KiDi, Lamisi, Kuami Eugene and a few more tbc will be performing at the festival.

Other attractions on the day will include, Live Music, Food Stalls, Cultural dancers, Fun Fair, Bouncy castle, Face painting, Fashion Show, carnival parade and Dance workshops.

In an interview with Dennis Tawiah, event organiser he stated

“this year, we want to focus on a festival feel as the theme with more add-ons. Ghana Party in the Park is an opportunity to showcase Ghana’s rich cultural heritage and other traditional attributes as well as creating the enabling environment for all attendees to interact, network have fun. We must also focus on the artistes who are flying the flag high across the globe to bring their shine to the event and also engage with their fans. Annually we have thousands of patrons from across the globe attending the event and we continue to deliver year after year but this edition we are going to give patrons another memorable and unforgettable experience.”

To add to the excitement on the day will be other side attractions including the durbar of chiefs to make the event an exhilarating affair in addition to the exciting performances from some of UK and Ghana’s most prevalent artists.

For more information about Ghana Party in the Park, visit our website

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