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Photos: Ghana Gospel Industry Awards Nominations/Cocktail Night

The nomination night for the second Ghana Gospel Industry Awards (GGIA) took place last night in Accra. In attendance were veteran and new gospel musicians as well as members of the awards’ various committees. DSP Kofi Sarpong, Bessa Simons, Carlos Sakyi, Mark Okraku Mantey, Rev Thomas Yawson, Rev Mary Ghansah, Prince Tsegah, Selina Boateng, Lady … Read more

Majority Of Musicians Failed To Show Up For Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2012 Prize Presentations

Stay Jay receiving the dummy cheque from MUSIGA President Bice Osei Kuffour
Stay Jay receiving the dummy cheque from MUSIGA President Bice Osei Kuffour

Majority of the winners of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs) 2012 did not turn up for the prize presentations on Tuesday at MUSIGA Office in Accra.
The organisers of the annual awards, Charter House were ready to present each winner with his or her prize, yet only few of the winners were present. This development forced the organisers to give an ample time to wait for the rest to show up for the presentation to look beautiful.
After several hours, the short event kick started with the artistes who were available. The absence of  a number artistes did not ruin the presentation but it did take some shine out of the whole event.
The VGMAs in its 13th edition was held on Saturday April 13 at the Dome of the Accra International Conference. Prior to that, the Industry award was held to award the Industry Categories.
Each award winner irrespective of the number of awards won received GHC 3.000 whiles the ‘Artiste of the Year’ picked GHC 10.000.

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Ghana DJ Awards Launched!

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GHANA DJ AWARDS

Over the weekend, at the luxurious African Regent Hotel in Accra, the Ghana DJ Awards was officially launched at a well attended – strictly by invitation- press conference.
Early this year, the news about an Awards ceremony aimed at rewarding Ghanaian DJ’s was received with mixed feelings. The trouble of recognizing the essence of the awards ceremony had nothing to do with its significance rather its seriousness.  Most people who spoke openly about the awards just after the news was made public cited similar awards which did not last its announcement as bases for contemplating on its realness.
Then came in the DJ’s for whom the awards were instituted to reward. Whereas some were excited about the recognition alone, others swept it under the carpet for being another story just to titillate them. 

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