The Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2019 (VGMA 2019) which is the 20th edition of the annual award scheme is scheduled to take place on May 18, 2019 at the Accra International Conference Center.

Voting for nominees in various categories started on March 25, 2018 and brings to you how to vote for the dancehall king Shatta Wale.


Shatta Wale grabbed nine nominations including the ultimate Artiste of the Year. A poll conducted by shows over 60% of participants choosing Shatta Wale as the deserving artiste for the Artiste of the Year award.

These are the nine nominations Shatta Wale is competing in:

Highlife Song of the Year

  1. Dada Hafco – Yebewu Nti
  2. KiDi – Thunder
  3. Shatta Wale – My Level
  4. Kumi Guitar – Betweener
  5. Kwesi Arthur – Woara
  6. King Promise – CCTV feat Sarkodie & Mugeez
  7. Adina – Killing Me Softly

Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year

  1. Maccasio – Dagomba Girl feat Mugeez
  2. Shatta Wale – Gringo
  3. Stonebwoy – Top Skanka
  4. Samini – Obaa

Afropop Song of the Year

  1. King Promise – Tokyo feat Wizkid
  2. Guilty Beatz – Akwaaba feat Mr Eazi, Pappy Kojo & King Promise
  3. Kwesi Arthur – Don’t Keep Me Waiting feat KiDi
  4. Article Wan – That Thing feat Patapaa
  5. Wendy Shay – Uber Driver
  6. DJ MicSmith – Yenkor feat Kwesi Arthur
  7. MzVee – Come and See My Moda feat Yemi Alade
  8. Shatta Wale – Thunder Fire feat SM Militants

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year

  1. Stonebwoy
  2. Epixode
  3. Samini
  4. AK Songstress
  5. Shatta Wale

Best Video of the year

  1. Joey B – Stables feat La Meme Gang (Dir. David Duncan)
  2. KoJo Cue & Shaker – Up & Awake feat Kwesi Arthur (Dir E. Kumodzi)
  3. Kirani Ayat – Guda (Dir David Nico-Sey)
  4. M.anifest – Me Ne Woa feat King Promise (Dir Makere Thekiso)
  5. Shatta Wale – Gringo (Dir Sesan)
  6. Fuse ODG – Bra Fie feat Damain Marley (Dir Edgar Stevens)
  7. Sarkodie – Biibi Ba feat Amerado, Kofi Mole, Tulenkey, Yeyo, 2Fingers, Frequency, LJ, O’Bkay & CJ Biggerman (Dir Babs)
  8. MzVee – Come and See My Moda feat Yemi Alade (Dir Xbills Ebenezer)

Artiste of the Year

  1. King Promise
  2. Kuami Eugene
  3. Joe Mettle
  4. Sarkodie
  5. Shatta Wale
  6. Stonebwoy
  1. CCTV – King Promise feat Sarkodie & Mugeez
  2. Do The Dance – Eddie Khae
  3. Bobolebobo – Isaac Kwabena Aning
  4. Akwaaba – Guilty Beatz Ft Mr Eazi, Pappy Kojo & Patapaa
  5. Obiaa Wone Master – Yaa Pono ft. Stonebwoy
  6. Thunder – KiDi
  7. Wish Me Well – Kuami Eugene
  8. Can’t Let Go – Sarkodie Ft King Promise
  9. Kpoo Keke – Stonebwoy ft. Medikal, Kwesi Arthur, Darko Vibes & Kelvyn Boy
  10. My Level – Shatta Wale
  11. Woara – Kwesi Arthur
  12. Come and See My Moda – MzVee feat Yemi Alade

Album of the Year

  1. Rockstar – Kuami Eugene
  2. I Believe – Diana Hamilton
  3. Untamed – Samini
  4. Shay On You – Wendy Shay
  5. Reign – Shatta Wale

Best African Collaboration

  1. Wame – Stonebwoy Ft Cassper Nyovest
  2. Come and See My Moda – MzVee feat Yemi Alade
  3. Akwaaba – Guilty Beatz Ft Mr Eazi, Pappy Kojo & Patapaa
  4. My Girl – Too Fan ft Patoranking and Sarkodie
  5. Wonder – Shatta Wale Ft. Olamide
  6. Tokyo – King Promise Ft Wizkid

This is how to vote for Shatta Wale to win his nominations at the 2019 VGMAs:

Online: Visit Scroll to the categories he has been nominated in. Hit on his picture. Wait for a popup, enter your vodafone number and confirm your vote from your phone. If you don’t see his picture in the category, drag to the left and it will pull it from the right.




  • P6 to 1767 for Highlife Song of the Year
  • S3 to 1767 for Reggae/Dancehall Song
  • U8 to 1767 for Best Video
  • R8 to 1767 for Afropop Song of the Year
  • B10 to 1767 for Vodafone Most Popular Song of the Year
  • A5 to 1767 for Artiste of the Year
  • G3 to 1767 for Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year

Note that each vote costs 50pesewas.


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