Entertainment of 2014-06-02

Ras Kuuku gets 7 nominations at Bass Awards 2014

Reggae artiste Ras Kuuku of Puom Music is leading the Bass Awards list with 7 nominations.

The artiste who has had a good year of music circulation, collaborations and hard work topped the charts with more nominations than the any other Dancehall artiste.

Ras Kuuku was nominated for: Best song of the year, Best performer, Music video of the year – Reggae, Best Collaboration – reggae, Reggae song of the year, Artiste of the year and Reggae Artiste of the year.

Ras Kuuku for many is a realist; his songs and messages are of love and a teacher. He has a massive following among the youths and enjoys good airplay around the country.

The full list is below;

BASS AWARDS 2014 NOMINATIONS


• DANCEHALL ARTISTE(S) OF THE YEAR
1) Stonebwoy – Give it to them
2) Shatta Wale – Enter the Net
3) Jupitar – Freaky girl

• REGGAE ARTISTE(S) OF THE YEAR
1) Ras Kuuku – Father
2) Blakk Rasta – Iyawata
3) Iwan – Chant a song

• BEST ALTERNATIVE REGGAE/DANCEHALL SONG (GOSPEL)
1) Akesse Brempong – Crazy love
2) Nii Soul – Count it all joy
3) Jay Shady – Bestest friend
4) Jael Wiafe – Don’t give up the fight

• ARTISTE OF THE YEAR (KWAME NKRUMAH AWARD)
1) Shatta Wale,
2) Stonebwoy,
3) Jupitar
4) Blakk Rasta
5) Ras Kuuku

• DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR
1) Episode – Turn up
2) Fuse ODG – Badder than bad
3) Shatta Wale- Enter the net
4) Stonebwoy – Give it to them
5) Jupitar – Freaky girl

• REGGAE SONG OF THE YEAR
1) Buk bak – Mama cry no more
2) Blakk Rasta – Iyawata
3) Iwan – Chant a song
4) Jah Wadada – Loving you
5) Konkarah – Rise
6) Ras Kuuku – Father
7) Tinny – Mi love you
8) Tsidifari – Ghana
9) Gyadu-Blay Ambolley – It doesn’t Matter

• BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR (REGGAE)
1) Blakk Rasta/Lami – Iyawata
2) Kiki Jail/Shatta Rako – Me and You
3) Papa Jingo/Jeron Tempo – Yen ye Baako
4) Lingua Kat/Jah Amber – Makooma
5) Ras Kuuku/Norris man – Give thanks

• BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR (DANCEHALL)
1) D2/Shatta Wale – Fever
2) Edem/Stonebwoy – Go harder
3) Episode/Edem – Circumstance
4) Method Ranking/Stonebwoy – Wind up
5) Sarkodie/Banky W – Pon di tin
6) Shatta Wale/D Black – Ina the Party
7) Trade Mark /Natural Face – Mi Girl Nie
8) Wiyaala/Jupitar – Rock my body

• RECORD OF THE YEAR (YAA ASANTEWAA AWARD)
1) Blakk Rasta – Eager to see Mandela
2) Papa Jingo – Yen ye baako
3) Episode – Mandela
4) Na U – Kudos Ghana.
5) Tsidifari – Ghana

• PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
1) Dakay
2) Genius selection
3) Infectious

• MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR (REGGAE)
1) Na U – Believe in me
2) Konkarah – Rise
3) Ras Kuuku – Father
4) Jon Germain – Still here
5) Blakk Rasta- Iyawata

• MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR (DANCEHALL)
1) Jupitar – Money Box
2) Shatta Wale – Like my thing
3) Sarkodie/Banky W – Pon di tin
4) Wiyaala/Jupitar – Rock my body
5) Mz Vee – Borkor Borkor

• BEST MALE VOCAL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
1) Buk Bak – Mama cry more
2) Jah ambar – Eye Wunkuaa
3) Luther – Judge not
4) Nature – Chameleon love
5) Tsidifari– Ghana

• BEST FEMALE VOCAL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
1) Mz Vee – Bokor Bokor
2) Wiyaala – Rock my body

• LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
1) Samson Quaye (Poncho)
2) Consular Hayes
3) Simple Man Kante

• DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR
1) Jah Wyz – My life
2) A K songtress – The Empress
3) Buju Stingo – Badder than them

• RIDDIM OF THE YEAR
1) Smirnoff and Guinness riddim
2) Kulcha riddim

• BEST PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
1) Shatta Wale
2) Stonebwoy
3) Ras Kuuku
4) Jupitar

• ALBUM OF THE YEAR (REGGAE/DANCEHALL)
1) Blakk Rasta – Ancestral Moon Splash

• BEST SONG WRITER OF THE YEAR
1) Buk Bak – Mama Cry no more
2) Konkarah – Rise
3) Ras Kuuku – Father
4) Tsidifari – Ghana
5) Ras Bomber – Danqua Circle

• BEST AFRICAN ACT OF THE YEAR
1) Wyre
2) Jesse Jagz
3) Alpha Blondy