[Mcbondnews] : Charterhouse Ghana, being the organizers of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs) is calling on Ghanaian creatives to file their projects for nomination in the 22nd edition of the annual event. The award scheme seeks to appreciate Ghanaian talents that have performed exceptional in the year under review (2020) within and without the jurisdiction of Ghana irrespective of your music genre.
On the other hand, the board have indicated that they are progressively working and waiting on artists to submit their works for categorization. Talents are therefore advised to visit www.entry.ghanamusicawards.com to enter their works online, same being submitted before or on 15 February 2021.
The event which is organized in partnership with The Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) and under the watch of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture. The Awards scheme entering into its 22nd year, has grown to be Ghana’s biggest award scheme in the entire country and beyond.
As part of the build up towards this grand celebration often slated for the month of May, selected members of the Board and other stakeholders are engaging various arms of the industry in a series of dialogues and interactions aimed at improving the scheme for this year’s event and subsequent once to follow in the future. The outcome of these engagements will be shared with the General Public should there be a consensus.
The Vodafone Ghana Music Awards is largely a people’s choice awards scheme with the aim of projecting the development of the Ghanaian music industry by rewarding and celebrating musicians who have excelled in the Ghanaian indigenous music industry. Their music should have been released and received prominence during the year under review.
Last year’s event was held virtually on 28 and 29 August due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The scheme also honored the efforts of health workers during the crisis. Highlife singer Kuami Eugene won the coveted Artist of the Year Award. He also picked up his third Highlife Artist of the Year trophy. Knowing Charterhouse, this year’s edition is definitely going to be an improvement upon last year’s.