The nominations for the 21st edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards has officially been closed, says Charterhouse.
Nomination entry was opened on January 1, 2020, for works released between January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2019.
According to the organizers of the prestigious award scheme, they received 632 entries from both online and office drop-off submissions, 32 entries higher than last year.
An official press statement from the organizers has revealed,
“Charterhouse, the organiser of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, wishes to announce to artistes, artiste management, record labels, producers, instrumentalists, music writers, music industry stakeholders and the general public, that submission of entries for the 21st Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, for works done in 2019, as of 11:59 pm on 31st January 2020, is officially closed,”
“Top charting songs from artistes and labels, covering all music genres represented on the scheme, have been received. The next few weeks will be dedicated to the evaluation of entries by the VGMA Board, as per the scheme’s categories and definitions.”
A party will be hosted on February 28, 2020 to announce the nominees after the board thoroughly analyse the entries.
“While this period is likely to encourage predictions and guesses, it is only at the Nominees Announcement Party, scheduled for February 28th, that we will know who really gets nominated for what. We are confident, that once again, our distinguished board will select the most deserving artistes as nominees for the 21st Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.”
It also opened the floor for rising musicians to submit their entries for the “Unsung” category.
“We would also like to use this opportunity to inform underground acts and the general public that entries for VGMA21 Unsung Category is officially open. To nominate an act, tag a video/picture with #VGMA21unsung on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter. Nominations deadline is Sunday 23rd February 2020,” it added.