Organizers of the Showbiz Honours, Emklan Entertainment have hinted GhanaCelebrities.Com that, they are set to hold the second edition of the event this year with few reforms and exciting packages.
In 2010, a new dawn broke in the entertainment industry with the launch and introduction of Showbiz Honours, an event to celebrate and honour personalities in the music, movie, television, radio and sports fraternity in Ghana for their professional and social excellence.
For the first edition, multiple award winning actress Nadia Buari was picked to be honoured. As the maiden edition, she received exciting packages as well as citation by the organizers.
The college of the Honours which is also the Selection Committee is made up of showbiz analysts, critics and stakeholders. This committee is a confidential team. Selection of an honouree is solely based on criteria or even better achievement than the criteria out lines.
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The College after several deliberations decided to honour a Sports Personality this year. Even though the name of the personality is not yet out, the speculation has started with names like Azumah Nelson, Asamoah Gyan, Dede Ayew, Michael Essien, former Black Stars coaches Sellas Tetteh and Sir Cecil Jones Attuquayefio springing up in various discussions.
Stacy Amoateng, the Executive Director of Emklan Entertainment in a release copied to GhanaCelebrities.Com said “plans are far advanced for the announcement of the honouree soon”.
Should the College come up with more than one name, it means the general public would be given the opportunity to join in by voting which amounts to 30% with 70% going to the College.
Meanwhile below are the criteria for selection:
LONGEVITY OF FIVE YEARS OR MORE: THE HONOUREE must be the showbiz industry for five years or more.
GREAT PERSONALITY & ACCQUIRE STAR POWER
THE HONOUREE must be involved in social work or charity
PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT: THE HONOUREE must be successful in their professional achievements.
AWARDS OR NOMINATIONS: THE HONOUREE must have won awards or received nominations for their work.
INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION: THE HONOUREE must have enjoyed publicity outside Ghana and has a great fan base abroad.
PROFESSIONALISM, DYNAMISM AND SKILL: THE HONOUREE must have proven to be outstanding in their career by exhibiting a great deal of professionalism, dynamism and skill.
PROMINENT APPEARANCES: THE HONOUREE must have made prominent appearances