MOG Music

MOG Music
Birth nameNana Yaw Boakye
GenresGospel
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Years active2013–present
Associated acts

Nana Yaw Boakye better known by his stage name MOG Music is a Ghanaian contemporary gospel singer, songwriter and a Pastor.[1] He was born on May 14. Married and won the Male Vocalist of the Year 2020 and 2021 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.[2]

Music career

MOG Music released his first album in 2016 "New Wine"[3] which earned him African Gospel Music awards Nominations for "Album of the Year" and "Discovery of the Year". He released a single "Making it Big" featuring Sarkodie.[4][5][6]

He has collaborated and performed with numerous gospel musicians, including Ohemaa Mercy, Joe Mettle, Denzel Prempeh, Jekalyn Carr, Danny Nettey, Nii Okai, Ron Kenoly.[7] He was awarded the producer of the year at the 2020 VGMA's.

Discography

Live albums

  • New Wine (2016)
  • Better Me (2018)[8]

Selected Singles

Awards and nomination

Year Event Award Nominated Work Result Ref
2021 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Male Vocalist of the Year Himself Won [1]
2020 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Male Vocalist of the Year Himself Won [14]
2019 African Gospel Music Awards Outstanding male minister of the year Himself Nominated [15]
2019 African Gospel Music Awards Outstanding Collaboration Song Himself Nominated [16]
2019 Contemporary Gospel Music awards Worship Song of the Year Himself Won [17]


References

  1. ^ Epicmetrics (21 August 2014). "Gospel Singer Nana Yaw Boakye Rebrands To M.O.G". GhanaNdwom.net. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  2. ^ "VGMA 2020: MOG Music beats Joe Mettle, Kuami Eugene, others to win first award". www.ghanaweb.com. 29 August 2020. Retrieved 14 October 2020.
  3. ^ "M.O.G presents New Wine Concert 2016". ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  4. ^ "M.O.G. Music feat. Sarkodie – Making It Big (Prod. by Qwesi King) | GhXclusives.Com". 16 May 2018. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Secular artistes have a place in the church – MOG". ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Rap music not evil – Pastor Nana Yaw Boakye". ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Ohemaa Mercy, Nii Okai, others for MOG's live album recording". myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  8. ^ "MOG drops 3rd album 'Better me', available for purchase now". WorshippersGh. 15 October 2018. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  9. ^ "'Be lifted' hitmaker MOG to release new song 'Fakye'". ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  10. ^ "[Audio] MOG – Elohim". WorshippersGh. 21 February 2019. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  11. ^ "[New Music] MOGmusic is out with a repackaged version of Joe Beechem's 'Fakye'". WorshippersGh. 28 May 2019. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  12. ^ NytMare, Blogger's (15 May 2018). "MOG x Sarkodie – Making It Big (Prod. by Qwesiking)". Ghanamotion.com. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  13. ^ "MOG x Prospa Ochimana – Living God". amenradio.net. 14 October 2020. Retrieved 14 October 2020.
  14. ^ "VGMA 2020: MOG Music beats Joe Mettle, Kuami Eugene, others to win first award". www.ghanaweb.com. 29 August 2020. Retrieved 14 October 2020.
  15. ^ Contributor, Vanessa Bless Nordzi. "MOG Nominated For Africa Gospel Awards 2019". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  16. ^ "Africa Gospel Awards 2019: Full list of nominees". Music in Africa. 14 January 2019. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  17. ^ User, Super. "Contemporary Gospel Music Awards". contemporarygospelmusicawards.com. Retrieved 7 November 2019.