VMA AWARDS CATEGORIES


ARTISTE(S) OF THE YEAR

The Artiste of the Year is the Artiste(s) adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the Artiste(s) with the highest audience appeal and popularity. The Artiste(s) must have released a hit single/album during the year under review.

GOSPEL ARTISTE(S) OF THE YEAR

The Gospel Artiste(s) of the Year is the Artiste adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the Artiste(s) with the highest audience appeal and popularity in the Gospel Genre. The Artiste(s) must have released a hit single/album during the year under review.


GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR

It is the Gospel Song adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the song with the highest audience appeal which is eligible in the Gospel Genre and the song released in the year under review with most excitement.

 

 

REGGAE/DANCEHALL ARTISTE(S) OF THE YEAR

The Reggae/Dancehall Artiste(s) of the Year is the Artiste(s) adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the Artiste(s) with the highest audience appeal and popularity in the Reggae/Dancehall Genre. The Artiste(s) must have released a hit single/album in the year under review.

 

 


REGGAE/DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR

The Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year is the song adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the most popular song released in the year under review. The song must have generated the most excitement during the year.

 

 

 

 

HIPLIFE ARTISTE(S) OF THE YEAR

The Hiplife Artiste of the Year is the Artiste(s) adjudged by the Board and the General Public as having the highest audience appeal and popularity in the Hiplife Genre. They must have released a hit single/album during the year under review.

 

 


HIPLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR

The Hiplife Song of the Year is the song adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the most popular Hiplife song released in the year under review. The song must have generated the most excitement during the year.

 

 

 

 

HIGHLIFE ARTISTE(S) OF THE YEAR

The Highlife Artiste of the Year is the Artiste(s) adjudged by the Board and the General Public as having the highest audience appeal and popularity in the Highlife Genre. They must have released a hit single/album during the year under review.

 

 


HIGHLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR

The Highlife Song of the Year is the song adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the most popular Highlife song released in the year under review. The song must have generated the most excitement during the year.

 

 

 

 

HIP-HOP SONG OF THE YEAR

The Hip Pop Song of the Year is the song adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the most popular Hip Pop song released in the year under review. The song must have generated the most excitement during the year.

 

 


MOST POPULAR SONG OF THE YEAR

It is the Song adjudged by the General Public as the song with the highest audience appeal and popularity, it must comprise of an Artiste or a Group and must have released a hit single/ album during the year under review.

 

 

 

 

PRODUCER/SOUND ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

Is the Producer/Sound Engineer adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the Artiste directly responsible for the recording, mastering and technical treatment of a nominated song within the region with the highest audience appeal during the year under review.

 

 


SONG WRITER OF THE YEAR

The Song Writer of the Year is the Artiste(s) adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the writer responsible for any song with the most meaningful original lyrics and compositions for any released song during the year under review.

 

 

BEST RAPPER OF THE YEAR

The Best Rapper of the Year is the Rap Artiste adjudged by the Board and the General Public as having the highest audience appeal and popularity with word compositions, rhymes and style on a popular released hit single/album during the year under review.

 

 


BEST MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

 

Is the Artiste(s) adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the most outstanding Male Vocalist with delivery on any musical presentation based on recorded or live performances during the year under review.

 

 

BEST FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

 

Is the Artiste(s) adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the most outstanding Female Vocalist with delivery on any musical presentation based on recorded or live performances during the year under review. 


TRADITIONAL SONG OF THE YEAR

 

Is the Song adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the most popular indigenous music that depicts and promotes tourism in the region recorded or performed live during the year under review.

 

 

BEST GROUP OF THE YEAR

 

It is the Artistes adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the group with the highest audience appeal and popularity, they must comprise of two or more members and must have released a hit single/ album in the year under review.


BEST MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

 

Best Music Video of the Year is adjudged by the Board and General Public as the video produced and promoted during the year under review with much creativity and entertaining by the Director and the Artiste and promotes tourism in the region.

 

 

BEST ENTERTAINMENT SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

 

Is the school that has given a lot of attention to Musical event, participation in inter-school musical event and also given platform to artiste and other talents to showcase their strength. It is adjudged by the Board and General Public during the year under review.


BEST DJ/PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

 

Best DJ/Promoter is the Person adjudged by the Board and General Public as a person who has promoted Volta music during the year under review.

 

 

BEST ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR

 

Is the company adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the company that has contributed a lot to music and entertainment events in the region in the year under review. 


BEST GROUP OF THE YEAR

 

It is the Artistes adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the group with the highest audience appeal and popularity, they must comprise of two or more members and must have released a hit single/ album in the year under review.

 

 

 

 

DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR

 

Discovery of the year is adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the most promising and talented emerging artiste (s). The award goes to a relatively new artiste(s) who released a recording that actually FIRST shot the artiste (s) into the public limelight during the year under review.


MEDIA HOUSE OF THE YEAR

 

Is the outstanding Media House adjudged by the Board and the General Public. This award goes to a media house that has engaged and promoted Artistes on their network and have covered entertainment stories under the year of review.

 

 

 

 

ONLINE INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR

 

Is the individual or organisation adjudged by the Board and the General Public as the Online Influencer that has promoted artiste and music on social media and internet in the year under review.


Citation/Honorary Awards

LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Is adjudged by the Board and must merit respect and recognition for accomplishments and/or in-depth knowledge in one or more aspects of the industry. And as a living Legend of Ghanaian/Volta Music who has participated actively, influence and impacted in the industry over the years. The Artiste may not have released in the year under review.


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