Ghanaian songstress Adina Thembi has set new record at this year’s edition of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).

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Few days ago organizers of the annual event released the official nominees for the 22nd edition of the Scheme. The announcement event was broadcasted on TV3 and on social media via Charterhouse Live. The hour long event was packed and compact with performances from the Afro Harmony Band, Eno Barony, Kobby Salm and Efe Grace, Adina and Epixode, Mr. Drew and Mister Okyere.


At the end of the nomination ‘Why’ hitmaker has set record as the first lady to receive 10 individual nominations at VGMA22.


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The last time a female achieved this feat was the late Ebony with 7 nominations in the 19th Edition in 2018. At the end of the awards she won 4 of the awards including the coveted Artiste of the Year accolade, making her the first female to win it.

Her nominations are as follows;

1. Artiste of the year

2. Album of the year – Araba

3. Record of the year – Daddy’s little girl

4. Songwriter of the year – Hyedin

5. Collaboration of the year – Take Care of You

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6. Best Music Video – Why

7. Best female Vocal Performance – Hear Me

8. Best Afrobeats/Afropop Song – Take care of you

9. Best Afrobeats/Afropop Artiste

10. Best Reggae/Dancehall Song – Why

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To top it for the females, it is also the first year 2 Ladies have been nominated in the Artistes of the Year Category since the inception of the scheme. Adina Thembi and Diana Antwi Hamilton become the first two women to attain this feat. It is indeed a good year for the females in the industry.

The 22nd Vodafone Ghana Music Awards is proudly brought to you by Vodafone, with support from TV3, KPMG, DStv, Mentos, CloseUp and powered by Charterhouse.

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SIR KENN is an on-air personality and a blogger.

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