Latest News for: African dancehall


Stonebwoy dominates VGMAs 'Reggae & Dancehall' category though he didn’t file any nominations

Ghana Web 05 Apr 2021
Stonebwoy, is a leading light of reggae & dancehall music in Ghana and Africa - winning from the dancehall category at the Vodafone GMAs for five consecutive times ... He is also a two-time IRAWMA Best African Dancehall performer and is also the only African reggae & dancehall artiste with a BET laurel.

Ghanaian singer Kay Smooth teams up with Kofi Kinaata on 'Heavy Equipment'

Ghana Web 05 Apr 2021
A product of Winneba Secondary, Kay Smooth was the school father of the African Dancehall King Shatta Wale. He also worked with the late Terry Bonchaka ... .

I want to be like Shatta Wale in the gospel industry - Patience Nyarko

Ghana Web 01 Apr 2021
... dancehall heavyweight ... he ‘Wafom Kwan’ hitmaker said the gospel music fraternity needs somebody with a though skin, bold and very outspoken like the African Dancehall King to speak on behalf of the other singers.

'I want to be like Shatta Wale within the Gospel fraternity' - Patience Nyarko

Ghana Web 30 Mar 2021
He is arguably one of the artists with the biggest and most loyal fanbase on the African continent ... The ‘Wafom Kwan’ singer said the gospel music fraternity needs somebody with a though skin, bold and very outspoken like the African Dancehall King to speak on behalf of the other singers.

Samini joins politics as posters flood social media

Ghana Web 28 Mar 2021
Samini's genre of music is a melodious mixture of highlife, dancehall, reggae and ... He terms his brand of music as the “African dancehall” but his love for politics has not been properly defined yet although he mounted the political platform in December 2020 to campaign for the NPP.

KiDi wins Artiste of the Year at the 2021 3Music Awards

Joy Online 28 Mar 2021
Highlife and Afrobeat Act KiDi walked out of the Accra International Conference Center, on Sunday, as the winner of the 3Music Awards’ Artiste of the Year category ... To my family, my entire team, I’m grateful ... REGGAE DANCEHALL ACT OF THE YEAR ... REGGAE DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR. Mzvee – Sheriff Stonebwoy – African Party (Prod ... Mr ... AFRICAN ACT OF THE YEAR.

3Music Awards 2021: Full list of winners

Joy Online 27 Mar 2021
With the introduction of new categories, there are a total of 31 awards to be won in the 4th edition of the 3Music Awards ... Below is the list of winners [the list being updated].. ARTISTE (MVP) OF THE YEAR ... KiDi ... REGGAE DANCEHALL ACT OF THE YEAR ... RAGGAE DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR. Mzvee – Sheriff Stonebwoy – African Party (Prod ... Mr ... AFRICAN ACT OF THE YEAR.

Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy, Sarkodie et al nominated for 39th IRAWMA Awards

Ghana Web 26 Mar 2021
Shatta Wale was nominated for the Best African Dancehall Entertainer and the Best Visual Entertainer while Stonebwoy and Sarkodie were nominated for the Best Dancehall ...

Stonebwoy, Sarkodie, Shatta Wale and 2 others nominated for IRAWMA 2021

Joy Online 26 Mar 2021
Ghana has been nominated for the 39th edition of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA). Five Ghanaian entertainers have been nominated across the different categories of the award scheme ... Shatta Wale was again nominated again for the Best African Dancehall Entertainer award ... You can vote for your favorite Ghanaian act here to win ... .

Shatta Wale readies ‘Blow Up’ featuring Skillibeng

Ghana Web 18 Mar 2021
The African dancehall king Shatta Wale is set to "Blow Up" on March 19th with new single featuring ...

Dada Hafco on highlife agenda: Ghanaians hate anything Ghanaian

Joy Online 17 Mar 2021
My answer has always been. “My focus is the bigger picture as a generational thinker.”. Ghanaians see highlife musicians as kolo/villagers ... The South Africans do everything, but their light is still on Kwaito; the Nigerians now own afrobeat whether we like it or not. The Jamaicans, Reggae/Dancehall, the Americans HipHop/RnB ... .

Mo Salah, Emanuella and Vanessa Nakate bag Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards

Independent online (SA) 16 Mar 2021
In the Favourite African Star category, Egyptian footballer Salah was nominated alongside his teammate Senegal's Sadio Mane; Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi, South Africa actress Thuso Mbedu,;philanthropist and South Africa Springbok Rugby captain Siya Kolisi; and Uganda's afro-pop and dancehall singer Sheebah Karungi.

NAM1 blames Ghana’s Grammy Award drought on partisan politics

Ghana Web 15 Mar 2021
The self-acclaimed African Dancehall King argued in a rebuttal to his protégé that the feet achieved could be attributed to the respect relatively young Nigerian acts accord veteran Nigerian musicians, unlike Stonebwoy who without equivocation disrespects him [Samini].

Nigeria's Burna Boy takes second crack at Grammys

Urdu Point 13 Mar 2021
It is the second Grammy nomination for the singer who has sold out London's Wembley arena and broken a UK music chart and a Spotify streaming record with his Afrobeat and dancehall style ... You can say it is the finest fusion of contemporary African music we have at the moment."

Fans encouraged to vote in 39th annual IRAWMA ‘Reggae/World Music Rise’

Joy Online 04 Mar 2021
With an audience across continents and isles-Africa, Europe, Asia, North and South America and of course the Caribbean, cheering on nominees and winners of various genres- reggae, dancehall, gospel, afro-beats, calypso, soca and latin music ... At the 38th annual IRAWMA, super star Stonebwoy, won ‘Best African Reggae/Dancehall Entertainer.’ ... Mr.