Nominees for ‘Artiste of the Month’ for October have been revealed.
Becca, Ko-Jo Cue & Shaker, Akan, Fancy Gadam, Kidi, Kuami Eugene, Fuse ODG, DJ Akuaa and E.L will compete for the ultimate – extensive promotion by Live FM, and also bragging rights.
Live FM Artiste of the Month is another instalment of the hugely popular GH Wednesday Live on air delight a year after its inception by Ghana’s favourite youth brand.
B4Bonah won the first edition in August. Sarkodie won the September edition.
Two months after releasing her unveiled album she’s hosted one of the biggest and most star-studded concerts of the year marking her 10th anniversary in music. This concert saw the best of the best artistes from Nigeria and Ghana come together on one stage to celebrate a decade of her music.
Ko-Jo Cue & Shaker
They currently have what is arguably the hottest hip-hop album out Pen & Paper, that’s received major attention across the country.
Released two hip-hop singles that’s received a lot of buzz in the hip-hop community (radio and social media). Pen & Paper & Untitled
Release of the Untitled music video that caught major social media buzz from fans, and top music video directors for the videos unique creative approach that pays homage to some of high-life, hip-life and hip-hop’s greatest.
Sold out Hip-hop concert at Alliance Francaise that brought together the new wave of artistes. It also marked the launch of the Pen & Paper album.
Released his debut album ‘Onipa Akoma’ to great reception worldwide.
Topped the Ghana iTunes charts in its first week of release and has maintained at number 2 since then.
Most sold albums on aftown. Moving 120 digital copies and 1200 streams in its first week.
After selling out the Tamale sports stadium with Sarkodie last month, his hit single Total Cheat has maintained its consistency on Live FM’s top ten most played. It’s spent a total of 13 weeks on the charts, 3 of those weeks at the Number 1 spot
This is Kidi’s third consecutive nomination
Both his songs Odo & Say you love me have been dominant in the iTunes top 20 charts for Ghana, at number 3 and 20 respectively.
After debuting at number one last month he’s been featured in the top ten for 10 weeks straight. Kidi also has production and song writing credits on a number of songs enjoying rotation on radio & TV including Adina’s hot single Makoma, which features Sark.
This month he dropped the highly anticipated remix to Odo which features Mayorkun & Davido
Production credits on Nana Yaa’s smash single ‘Don’t Leave Me Alone & Sheldon’s ‘That Ting’ which he also featured in.
His recent single Angela has been number 1 on iTunes charts for Ghana for 2 weeks
Awarded the Male Vocalist of the Year at the Eastern Music Awards.
Apart from making strides with his new jam No Daylight . Fuse ODG fronted a major campaign to promote self-love among Africans. His successful campaigns including the most recent #pullitdownnow #blackisbeautiful , have shown how he’s used his influence to promote African values on a global scale.
Her new single ‘Oh My’ is in its second week on the Live FM Top Ten Most Played Charts
This month she became an official music curator (African music) for Jay Z’s music streaming service ‘Tidal’. She’ll be curating playlists that reflect sounds and music trends from across the continent.
Successfully released two singles this month (Pay like A Boss & Overload)
Crowns off this month’s achievement with a major feature article in the international fashion magazine Vogue. The article went on to become the number1 and 2 most viewed articles on vogue magazine. A pretty impressive achievement by all standards.
Major performance during the New York fashion week. His performance was the highlight of a runway show for Studio 189; a fashion label co-owned by Hollywood actress Rosario Dawson.
LIVE FM and its presenters are credited with providing a platform for upcoming artistes, and also supporting the craft of established acts. The station’s programming and events is testament to its dedication to the growth of the Ghanaian music industry.
The Live FM 0n-Air team includes Jay Foley, Jeremie, Antoine Mensah, Sammy Forson, Berla Mundi, Vanessa Gyan, DJ Lord, Regina Krave, Jason, Kofi Okyere Darko (KOD), Sheldon, DJ Bass, DJ Isaac Cool, DJ Mingle, Bianca Buckman, Emeline Nsingi Nkosi, Terry Mingle, and Masta Jay.
A successful story that started in May 2015, LIVE FM has grown to become Ghana’s best testament of what youthful exuberance when restricted in creativity can do, and the nation’s most exciting youth brand with a large following.
Foley and Gyan led the station’s extensive coverage of the 2016 Black Entertainment Television(BET) Awards as the only Ghanaian Media Partner after a deal with organizers, Viacom International Media Networks.
In the same year, a deal was reached with TRACE, leading Lifestyle and entertainment media organization. The two bodies agreed to tap into their existing strengths to provide compelling content that sits at the heart of Africa’s ever growing media and entertainment landscape.
LIVE FM is owned by Africa’s fastest growing media group EIB Network, which also owns GH One TV, Agoo TV, FIESTA TV, Starr FM, Kasapa FM, Ultimate FM, Empire FM, Abusua FM, Agoo FM, and the Daily Heritage Newspaper.