Entertainment News in Ghana
Post 21 July 2012
Last Updated on 21 July 2012
The hotly awaited list of the 2012 Nominees for the first ever Ghana DJ Awardswill be
unveiled on Monday 23rd July on the awards website www.ghanadjawards.com. Over 60 names will be announced within 20 categories covering major music genres in Ghana from Highlife to Reggae, as well as Scratch DJ of the Year, Popular DJ of the Year, Artist DJ Of The Year amongst other exciting categories.
This year, courtesy Scratch Studios and its international affiliates, the ultimate Ghanaian DJ scoops a prize package of GHC20,000 including a return trip to London.
Produced by Merqury Republic, The Ghana DJ Awards is Ghana’s first honors exclusively highlighting, recognizing and awarding Radio, Mobile and Club DJs, as well as Club MCs for their massive contribution to national development through entertainment. The annual award show will celebrate and honor Ghana’s biggest beat droppers and favorite club MCs both home and overseas and promises to be a breathtaking spectacle this year.
Nominations for the Public and Industry categories were conducted in two tiers. First round, nominees were selected from the submissions that met the eligibility criteria by a panel of music industry professionals who were broadly representative of the Ghanaian music sectors; music media specialists, music artistes, promoters and Disk Jockeys themselves. To be eligible for nomination, DJs must be publicly recognized in their respective categories as listed on the online voting directory unless otherwise specified per individual category.
Second round voting will commence to the general public on 1st August 2012 by way of online registration at www.ghanadjawards.com. Voting is open for the duration of the public voting. Short code voting will commence from 10th August 2012 where voting registrants can vote for their favorite nominees as many times via the text short code on the mobile network and online. Text Voting closes at 23.59 hours GMT on 7th September 2012.