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History Of Central Music Awards,The First Regional Award Scheme in Ghana



The Central Music Awards came into existence in the year 2012. The very first music award scheme to be organized at the regional level in Ghana

Formerly known as “Obama City Music Awards,”  the scheme was founded by Mr. Candyman Lucas Mensah, CEO of Candymania Entertainment, until 2016, when it was rebranded to “Central Music Awards.”

It started with awarding 10 acts, and over the past 10 years of being in the music industry, it has graduated from 10 to 37 categories.


Fast forward to 2018, when Heritage Event Promotions took charge of the organization and has since been the organizer of this prestigious event.

In November 2021, the organizing team saw to the celebration of its 10th anniversary. It was a night of musical celebration.

The Central Music Awards is organized annually to create an avenue to honor the hard work of some creatives in the industry and also to push them to put out great works in order to put the region in a good light in the creative industry.


Artistes that have seen the light through the scheme are; Kahpun, Teephlow, Patapaa, Kwame Yogot, RoyXTaylor, Ama Nova, Kojo Vypa, and Queen eShun, just to name a few.

Other acts that have been awarded are Uncle Ebo Taylor, Bessa Simons, Ben Brako, Kwabena Kwabena, Koby Symple, Boggy Wenzday, Orkortor Perry, Real MC, Mickey Benzy, Jay Baba, Gully Grank, Queen Haizel, Leezy Bae Jodiba, Sticker Songz, Twicy, among others.

The scheme has created numerous promotional and business opportunities for musicians and industry players in the Central Region.


Full List Of Nominees For Central Music Awards 2022
The event night hosts over 2000 attendees annually, including renowned government officials, traditional rulers, celebrities, media personalities, musicians, and music fans.

The 11th edition of the award scheme is slated for Saturday, November 26, 2022 at the Glitz City Hotel in Cape Coast.

The region prides herself on the fact that other regions have emulated the act and have since been organizing similar award schemes to honor the creatives in their respective regions.



2012 – Jungo

2013 – Teephlow

2014 – Orkortor Perry


2015 – Teephlow

2016 – Mikey Benzy

2017 – eShun


2018 – Real MC

2019 – Patapaa

2021 – Kwame YOGOT


Source: Heritage Promotions


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Jay Baba To Perform At Ghana Music Awards – USA 5th Anniversary & Nominees Unveiling




Multiple award-winning Ghanaian American-based Highlife/Afropop artiste, Jay Baba is set to perform live at the 5th-anniversary celebration and nominees announcement of the Ghana Music Awards – USA.

The 2023 Central Music Awards Best International Artiste Wil be sharing the same stage with Legendary Wutah Kobby, VGMA Best Rapper, Amerado, Royal Mama, and Rev Graceman.

The 5th anniversary and nominees unveiling is scheduled for Saturday, 20th April 2024 at the Grand Resort Hotel, 915 NJ-73 Laurel Township, NJ 08054 – New Jersey, United States.


The event will begin with glitz and glam from the Red Carpet at 5:30 PM while the main event will start at exactly 7:30 PM.

Jay Baba – International Musician

Jay Baba is a Ghanaian Musician domiciled in the United States of America (USA). The New York-based Highlife/Afropop Artiste is out with a new Extended Play dubbed “Dream Big”.

The six-track EP contains evergreen songs including; Dream Big, Enjoy Ft Yaw Black, Ameen, Dorime ft Quamina MP, Amarya Ft. Baba Lin, and Den Thing Some.


Renowned Producers and Sound Engineers who worked on the “Dream Big EP” include; Possigee, Willizbeatz, Liugeebeatz, Jaypro Lyta, Gigz Beatz, and Fox Beatz.

Source: Sintim Media

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