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    Atumpan, Sarkodie, Fuse ODG, Lethal Bizzle & more up for Urban Music Awards

    by Ghana Music.com
    posted Wednesday, 15 October 2014 15:41| 8 Comments

    The fact that even though Ghanaian award institutions like 4Syte Music Video Awards and Ghana Music Awards on countless occasions has failed to nominate Atumpan for his great music that continues to thrill fans abroad, the Hardboy Music star doesn’t seem to give up.

    The Afrobeat Super Star has been nominated for the Best African/AfroBeat Act along with his countrymen Fuse ODG and Sarkodie. Others in the same category include Moe Logo, Mista Silva, Wizkid and Ice Kid.

    The prestigious European Urban Music Awards & the UMA Academy announced the nominees for this year’s highly anticipated 12th annual awards ceremony taking place on the 15th of November 2014 in London.

    In an interview, ‘The Thing’ and ‘Regina’ hitmaker disclosed his happiness and said ‘Am so happy to be nominated for such awards. It really shows people love what you do and this encourages me to do more’. Atumpan has currently released a single entitled ‘Gimme some more’ which features Ghana’s fastest rapper and BET Award winner Sarkodie.

    Aside from the Best African/Afrobeats Act which included three Ghanaians, Fuse Odg gained two other nominations which include the Best Male Act and Best Collaboration with his recent hit single which features Sean Paul.

    Best Single 2014 (sponsored by Blueberry Nation)
    Professor Green ft. Tori Kelly– ‘Lullaby’
    Sam Smith ‘Stay with me’
    Lethal Bizzle ft. JME & Tempa T ‘Rari Workout’
    Kano ft. JME ‘Flow of the Year’
    Meridian Dan ‘One Two Drinks’
    Clean Bandit ft Jess Glyne ‘ Rather Be’
    Meridian Dan ft. Big H & JME ‘German Whip’
    Wretch 32 ‘6 Words’
    Nico & Vinz ‘Am I Wrong’
    Melissa Steel ‘Kisses for Breakfast’

    Best Male Artist 2014
    Fuse ODG
    Ghetts
    Ed Sheeran
    Wretch 32
    Mnek
    Jamie T
    Kano

    Best Radio Show 2014
    DJ Edu (Destination Africa – 1Xtra)
    Ricki, Melvin & Charlie (In the Morning – Kiss)
    DJ Longers (Bang Radio)
    Charlie Sloth (1Xtra)
    DJ Fonti (Bang Radio)
    Kojo & Jade (Capital Xtra in the Morning)
    DJ Abrantee (Capital Xtra)
    Shortee Blitz & MK (Kiss)
    DJ EZ (Kiss)
    Logan Sama (Kiss)
    Twin B & Yasmin Evans (BBC 1Xtra)
    Ras Kwame (Capital Xtra)


    Best Collaboration 2014 sponsored by DeChavel
    Fuse ODG ft. Sean Paul ‘Dangerous Love’
    Lethal Bizzle ft. JME & Tempa T ‘Rari Workout’
    Kano ft. JME ‘Flow of the Year’
    Breach ft. Kelis ‘The Key’
    Brookes Brothers ft. Chrom 3 ‘Carry Me On’
    Melissa Steel ft. Popcaan ‘Kisses for Breakfast’
    Clean Bandit ft Jess Glyne ‘Rather Be’
    Dizzee Rascal ft Fekky ‘Sittin Here’

    Best Grime Act 2014
    Big Narstie
    Big H
    P Money
    Tempa T
    Kano
    Skepta
    Lethal Bizzle
    Scorcher

    Best DJ 2014
    DJ Fresh
    DJ Longers
    279
    EZ
    Shortee Blitz
    DJ Fonti
    Mista Jam
    Shy FX
    Ras Kwame
    Logan Sama

    Best African/Afro Beats Act 2014
    Moe Logo
    Sarkodie
    Mista Silva
    Wizkid
    Fuse ODG
    Atumpan
    Burna Boy
    Ice Kid

    Best Music Video 2014
    Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glyne – ‘Rather Be’
    Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell – ‘Sing’
    Fekky ft. Dizzee Rascal ‘Sittin Here’
    Estelle ‘Make Her Say (Beat it up)’
    Paloma Faith ‘Can’t Rely on you’
    Lethal Bizzle feat. Tempa T & JME ‘Rari Workout’
    Meridian Dan ft. Big H & JME ‘German Whip’
    Wretch 32 ‘6 Words’
    Nico & Vinz ‘Am I Wrong’

    Best Clothing Brand 2014
    Dench
    Boy Better Know
    Money Clothing
    Forreduci
    Trapstar
    Addidas
    Puma




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