Nominations For The Second Edition Of GUGMA Opened: GGRM, organisers of the Ghana Urban Gospel Music Awards (GUGMA) , have officially launched the 2020 Edition.
The launch (GUGMA), which was held at the Kfm Tv Premiers in Accra , was attended by a number of personalities, including musicians, music producers, sound engineers and a section of the stakeholders in the music industry.
The event was also attended by Bloggers , as well as some of the previous award winners.Some of the personalities who graced the launch were Mr Richard Higher Pongo, (CEO of GGRM),Miss Nana Ama Antwi Somah( Managing Director of GGRM, Mr Elijah Mutala, Reigning Artist of the Year Lil Zig, The Word Music, Neqta, DJ Paloma,Trukid of Exhbit TV, Absteiner, Choosen Yesuba and a host of others.
The Categories and it definitions were unveiled at the event. This year’s event has 26 categories, including artiste of the year, most popular song of the year, best new artiste of the year, Music Video of the Year, among others, New Categories were added which Includes Event of the Year, Artiste Manager of the Year, Diaspora Artists of the year. The Organizers also Unveiled the awards Officially Website www.gugmawards.com
Mr Richard Higher Pongo also made it known that 31 awards will be Giving out on the night. He also revealed that the awards scheme is being organised to market and promote Ghanaian Gospel music especially Urban Gospel on the world music market.
He mentioned that the awards, which will be held in May, is being organised to reward deserving artistes for their hard work, dedication and contribution to the progress of the Ghana’s Urban Gospel Music Industry.
According to him, this year’s edition is expected to attract a large number of stakeholders, including international artistes and their managers from all over Africa and Diaspora.
Theo of the Word Music called on the Organizers to sustain the award no matter what Happens and also Congratulated them for last year’s Event.
Mr Richard Higher Pongo also said there will be a Nominee’s Jam Which will be attended by all Nominees and Performances from the Nominees.
Chosen Yesuba called on all the stakeholders in the Gospel music industry to come together and work as a team to push the industry forward.
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Artiste and Industry Players who are interested in being Nominated for this years edition should Download forms at www.gugmawards.com