There will be a heavy presence of Ghanaians at the 2018 AMI Awards Afrika (African Music Industry Awards) as 8 Ghanaian artists have been nominated for various awards.

Leading the onslaught with 3 nominations is rapper Sarkodie who bagged nominations in the Best Male Western Artist, Best Collaboration and Best Rap categories.

Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale are nominated in the Best Male Western Artist and Best Dancehall categories. The AMI Awards Afrika also nominated dancehall artist samini in the Best Dancehall category and gospel artist Sonnie Badu in the Best Gospel Male Artist category.

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Multiple VGMA Best Vocals award winners Efya & Becca were also included into the nominees for the Best Female Western Artist battling it out with other West African female artists.

After having a strong 2017 which had her music being imported and exported through different countries, Ebony duly earned the nomination for the Best Female Newcomer along with Medikal who also earned a nomination in the Best Male Newcomer category.

To vote for the Ghanaian artistes visit The 2018 edition of the award ceremony would be held at Serena Hotel, Kampala – Uganda on Saturday 24th March, 2018.

The AMI Awards Afrika (African Music Industry Awards) is a multi-cultural award with the sole purpose of honoring Africans Artists and Musicians, Arts and Cultures, Entertainment Humanitarian Acts, Entertainment Leaders, Entertainment Entrepreneurs and Creative Spirit of ordinary people who have captured audiences for generations and challenged our understanding through their arts and works.

AMI Awards Afrika will honor together with Schnaps Universe Inc. and the ESA Foundation the african artists and musicians, african arts and cultures, entertainment leaders, entertainment political figures, dignitaries, celebrities and stars who are pioneers in arts, music, fashion.