3Media Network, organizers of the prestigious annual 3Music Awards, have announced the nominees for the 2020 edition of the awards.
The nominations for the 3rd edition of the 3Music Awards were announced on January 30, 2020, at the Gold Coast Restaurant and Bar.
Africa’s most decorated rapper, Sarkodie got the highest nomination for this year’s edition as he takes the baton away from Shatta Wale who had that bragging right last year.
Sarkodie got 13 nominations with his works including ones from his just-released album ‘Black Love’.
The Sarkcess Music boss was nominated in the biggest category of the scheme, which is the ‘Song of the Year’ with ‘Saara’ which features silky voice songstress Efya.
He also got nominated for the Male Act of The Year, Hiplife/Hip-hop Act of The Year, Video of The Year, Hiplife Song of the Year, Hip-hop Song of the Year, Best Collaboration of the Year, Afrobeat/Afropop Song of the Year, Fan Army of the Year, Digital Act of the Year, Best Rap Performance, Best Performer of the Year.
For the Hip-hop Song of the Year, Sarkodie got two nominations with Bleeding and Biibi Ba.
The two were nominated side-by-side in about five categories including Reggae/Dancehall Act of the Year, Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year, Best Performer of the Year, Male Act of the Year and the biggest award on the night Song of the Year.
Ololo, Shuga, Kpo Keke are some of Stonebwoy‘s songs that were nominated.
Some of Shatta Wale’s work which earned him nominations are Melissa, Cultural Anthem, Wonder Boy album, Island.
Medikal got eight nominations with his ‘Ayekoo’ song and others.