Music of Monday, 31 October 2016
The 2016 4stye Music Video awards; an award scheme dedicated to awarding musicians and video directors for their various roles in making a video come into a reality was launched on Friday, October 28.
The launch saw acts such as Shatta Wale, Kwaw Kese, Feli Nuna, Ebony Reigns, Sister Derbie, Medikal, Petra O and more repping in their numbers.
Well, after all was said and done, the nominees for this year’s event was made known to the public.
BET award-winner, Stonebwoy for sometime now has decided to really invest into his videos and no wonder he’s topping this year’s list with 9 nominations. He was nominated in categories such as Most Influential Artist, Best collaboration of the year, Best directed video with Mightylele, Best Male video, Best reggae dancehall video and more.
Sarkodie, Samini, Shatta Wale, others received nominations. The event will come off on November 19 at the AICC.
Below is the full list of the nominees,
MOST INFLUENTIAL ARTIST Sarkodie D-Black Shatta Wale Wiyaala EL M.anifest Stonebwoy
BEST COLLABORATION Akwaboah ft. Ice Prince – I Do Love you Guru ft. Singlet – Samba Jupitar ft. Patoranking – Enemies Rmx Trigmatic ft. Stonebwoy – Gbedu Keche ft. Edem – Monica VVIP ft. Samini – Dogo Yaro Dr Cryme ft. Sarkodie – Koko Sakora Eugy ft. Mr Eazi – Dance For Me Criss Waddle ft. Stonebwoy – Bie Gya Stonebwoy ft. Kranium – Talk To Me
BEST GROUP VIDEO VVIP – Alhaji Keche – Monica Ruff n Smooth – Shabba 4×4 – Tantalizing C2C – Property Footprintz – Tell Me Something
BEST REGGAE/DANCEHALL VIDEO Episode – Ghetto Anthem Rudebwoy Ranking – Dont Cry Stonebwoy – People Dey Shatta Wale – Kakai Samini – Bubble It Jupitar ft. Patoranking – Enemies Rmx Eazzy ft. Stonebwoy – Na Na
BEST STORY LINE VIDEO Shatta Wale – Kakai Stonebwoy – Mightylele Dark Suburb – Igo Be Jayso ft. Sarkodie – Little Monsters Okyeame Kwame – Small Small Trigmatic – Gye Nyame
MOST POPULAR VIDEO Shatta Wale – Chop Kiss Stonebwoy – Mightylele Criss Waddle – Bie Gya VVIP – Dogo Yaro EL – Koko Joey B – You x Me Atom – Ye Wo Krom Dr Cryme – Koko Sakaro
BEST DIRECTED VIDEO Edem – Nyedzilo VVIP – Dogo Yaro Stonebwoy – Mightylele Guru – Samba Criss Waddle – Bie Gya Mz Vee – Hold Me Now Itz Tiffany – Give Them M.anifest – Wani Aba Shatta Wale – Kakai Bisa Kdei – Semina
BEST CHOREOGRAPHY Eugy x Mr Eazi – Dance For Me Edem – Nyedzilo Tiffany – Give Them VVIP – Dogo Yaro Eazzy – Kpakposhito 4×4 – Atongo Ruff n Smooth – Shabba Guru – Samba
BEST HIPLIFE VIDEO Guru – Samba Okyeame Kwame – Hallelujah Keche – Monica 4×4 – Aunty Dede Ruff n Smooth – Shabba Dr Cryme – Koko Sakora D Black – Kotomoshi
BEST EDITED VIDEO Edem – Nyedzilo Guru – Samba VVIP – Dogo Yaro Stonebwoy – Mightylele Okyeame Kwame – Small Small Kwaw Kese – Rough
BEST PHOTOGRAPHY VIDEO Edem – Nyedzilo D Black – Kotomoshi Bisa Kdei – Semina Adina Th3mbi – Coastal Vibes Dr Cryme – Koko Sakora Stonebwoy – Talk To Me VVIP – Dogo Yaro
BEST MALE VIDEO EL – Koko Dblack – Kotomoshi Stonebwoy – Mightylele Shatta Wale – Chop Kiss Joey B – You x Me Bisa Kdei – Jwe
BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS Edem – Nyedzilo M.anifest – Wani Aba Tinny – Who’s the Best Rapper Feli Nuna – I like Am 4×4 – Atongo Jayso – Little Monsters
BEST DISCOVERY VIDEO Medikal – Anthem Petrah – Baby Ebony – Kupe Feli Nuna – I Like Am LJ – Bow Tie OB – I Dey Like Am
BEST HILIFE VIDEO Akwaboah – I Do Love You Becca – Beshiwo Bisa Kdei – Semina Kwabena Kwabena – Tuamuda Sarkodie – Bra Just Ice – Hope and Pray Nana Boroo – Kotofa
BEST FEMALE Becca – Hwe Itz Tiffany – Give Them Ebony – Kupe Mz Vee – Hold Me Now Eazzy – Na Na Sister Deborah – Ghana Jollof Feli Nuna – I Like Am
BEST HIPHOP VIDEO Sarkodie – Bossy Medikal – Anthem Dr Cryme – Rise Pappy Kojo – Awoa EL – Portay Dey Bee Omar Sterling – Bob Marley Gemini – Gangster Die Tinny – Who’s the Best Rapper
BEST AFRICAN ACT Wizkid – Baba Nla Tekno – Duro Diamond Platnumz – Kidogo Patoranking – No Kissing Baby AKA – Make Me Sing Mr Eazi – Skin Tight Phyno – Fada Fada