For the second calendar year in a row, Ghana did not get any nomination in the ‘Best Global Act’ category of the yearly Black Enjoyment Television (Wager) Awards.
Just like last year, the class has been dominated by artistes from Nigeria and France.
Grabbing nominations in this year’s classification are AKA (South Africa), Aya Nakamura (France), Burna Boy (Nigeria), Dave (U.K.), Dosseh (France), Giggs (U.K.) and Mr Eazi (Nigeria).
This is the next time that Ghana has missed out on a nomination, given that the generation of that class in 2010.
Sarkodie gained the award in 2012
Since the introduction of the Finest Intercontinental Act class nine many years ago, Ghana has gained a nomination every single yr and has absent on to get that award two times – in 2012 and 2015.
Nominated for the Finest International Act Award last calendar year have been Casper Nyovest (South Africa), Distruction Boyz (South Africa), Davido (Nigeria), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Fally Ipupa (DR Congo), Stormzy (United kingdom), J Hus (British isles), Booba (France), J Hus (Uk), Stefflon Don (British isles), and Niska (France).
Davido last yr manufactured record by getting to be the to start with global act nominee to acquire his award stay on phase through the principal Black Entertainment Tv (Wager) Awards.
Previous 12 months, Hip-hop artiste, Kwesi Arthur gave Ghana some thing to rejoice when was nominated for ‘Viewers’ Choice: Ideal New International Act’ classification. He missing out to South Africa’s Sjava.
Also in the ‘Best New Worldwide Act’ classification, Ghana also did not get a nomination.
Headie 1 (U.K.), Jok’Air (France), Nesly (France), Octavian (U.K.), Sho Madjozi (South Africa), Teni (Nigeria) bought nominations in that classification.
Let’s seem earlier Ghanaian nominees at the Guess Awards:
2010 – Kojo Antwi (misplaced to Dizzee Rascal of United kingdom)
2011 – D-Black (dropped to 2Encounter Idibia & D’Banj of Nigeria)
2012 – Sarkodie (He jointly won it with Nigeria’s Wizkid)
2013 – R2Bees (dropped to Ice Prince of Nigeria)
2014 – Sarkodie (shed to Davido of Nigeria)
2015 – Stonebwoy (Won)
2016 – MzVee (lost to Black Coffee of South Africa)
2017 – Stonebwoy (misplaced to WizKid of Nigeria)