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#2020VGMA: The Date & Time For The Announcement Of Nominees Finally Out

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Charter House, organizers of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards are all set to release the list of all the nominees for the 21st edition of the prestigious awards which is expected to come off in April.

It will be recalled that about four (4) weeks ago, they officially closed the Call for Entries for the 2020 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

They revealed through a press statement sighted by Modernnewsgh.com at the time that they received 632 submissions and work done for 2019.

Therefore, it is these 632 submissions that the board, research team, and the VGMA secretariat have reviewed for the nominee’s list they will announce come Saturday, 29th February 2020.

We gather that the announcement will be done hourly from 11 am to 4 pm on selected radio and TV stations on Media General and VGMA affiliate stations, as well as their various social media platforms.

Check out the full order of unveiling below;

11am

Gospel Song of the Year

Highlife Song of the Year

Hiplife Song of the Year

12PM

Hiplife Song of the Year

Reggae Song of the Year

Afrobeats Song of the Year

1PM

Gospel Artiste of the Year

Hiplife Artiste of the Year

Reggae Artiste of the Year

2PM

Song Writer of the Year

Record of the Year

Best Music Video of the Year

Producer of the Year

3PM

Hiplife Artiste of the Year

Male Vocalist of the Year

Female Vocalist of the Year

Group of the Year

4PM

Rapper of the Year

Collaboration of the Year

African Act of the Year

Best New Artiste of the Year

Our lovely readers should note that this hourly unveiling is just foreplay to the mega Nominees Announcement Party, slated for 7 pm the same day at the La Beach Hotel.

The event which is strictly by invitation will see performances from some of Ghana’s finest musicians with the evening’s highlight being the grand reveal of the following categories; Unsung Artiste of the year, Vodafone Most Popular song of the year, Album of the Year, Best International Collaboration of The Year, and Artiste of the Year.

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Miss Ghana 2020 Postponed Because Of Coronavirus

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This year’s Miss Ghana finale scheduled for May has been postponed until further notice due to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

CEO of Exclusive Event Ghana, organisers of the pageant, Inna Miriam Patty, said a new date would be communicated depending on how the world fares with the pandemic.

Contestants of the pageant, she also noted, won’t be converging for tasks in the next four weeks.

“To keep ladies occupied during this four weeks period, weekly individual tasks will be given to each contestant and she will submit via video presentation and sent through email.

These weekly assignments in addition to voting will be used in the judging process to help prune contestant numbers to 16,” Inna said.

“Each week, we shall evict five contestants starting from Sunday, March 29, Sunday, April 5 and final 4 will be evicted on Sunday 12th April,” she added.

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“Organizers Wouldn’t Have Snatched The Microphone From Sanimi If He Was A Paid Artiste” – Ramzey Laments

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An upcoming musician, Noah Tettey known in the music scene as Ramzey has shared his piece of mind why his colleague musician who is also an upcoming artiste was disrespected by the MC at the Bryt Tv Lowki Jersey Party.

Sanimi who was billed to perform was only given the chance to perform under one minute.

Questioning the organizers, he mentioned that, if it was to be Fameye or any other limelight artiste, would they have treated him like that?
“It deals with respect but because they don’t respect upcoming artistes, they chose to treat him as such”, he added.

He also made it known that, because the organizers saw it as a favor by promoting his songs and moreover Sanimi not being a paid artiste, they decided to treat him anyhow.

He ended with an advice to all upcoming artistes saying, if possible they should charge according to the time they will perform, or they should get the right schedules of every show from their managers correctly before stepping on the stage.

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Coronavirus In Ghana: 3Music Awards Fan Fest Postponed

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The organizers of 3Muisic Awards have postponed the 3Music Awards Fan Fest which was to be held at the Accra Polo Grounds on Saturday over the two confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ghana.

A statement signed by the founder of 3Music Awards, Sadiq Abdulai Abu copied to modernnewsgh.com, said the Fan Fest will now be held at the earliest in April.

Mr Abdulai Abu emphasized his organization prioritizes the safety and well being of its patrons, and they believe, It is the most humane decision to take.

According to him, the decision was taken in consultation with 3Media Networks, and its key partners Multimedia Broadcasting group, EandE Ghana, Fantasy Entertainment, the board and sponsors.

STATEMENT – 3MUSIC AWARDS FAN FEST POSTPONED

After consultations in the past few hours, 3Media Networks, and its key partners Multimedia Broadcasting group, EandE Ghana, Fantasy Entertainment, the board and sponsors, have decided not to go ahead with Saturday’s Fan Fest at the Accra Polo Grounds due to the confirmed cases of the Corona Virus in Ghana.

As a forward-thinking organization that prioritizes the safety and well being of its patrons, this we believe, is the most humane decision to take.

This decision is also meant to compliment ongoing precautionary efforts by the state and other interested organizations.

The Fan Fest will now be held at the earliest in April.

Further details with regard to the main awards night will he communicated in the next few days.

Sadiq Abdulai Abu
Founder, 3Music Awards

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