GAMA closes nominations today

Greater Accra Music Awards ( GAMA), an annual awards scheme that seeks to recognize and award musical talents in The Greater Accra Region which opened nominations on July 12,2019 will close the filing of nominations today Monday August 12, 2019 at 12 am.

According  to the organizers, the scheme aims at recognizing and celebrating the hard working artistes under the year in review. The CEO of the scheme Rashid said , “Ghana’s capital is undoubtedly the hub of great talent however due to several talents seeking greener pastures here, it has made it difficult for the musical fans to identify and celebrate the Greater Accra  artistes, it is also to touch base with musical roots in the capital.

Ghana music industry over the years have seen huge growth in the development hence creating a lots of employment throughout. The music industry is one the sectors which can boost of energetic youth”

He also added  that , the categories along with definitions are sent out to industry practitioners in the region by the GAMA Board; radio station DJs, night club DJs as well as MUSIGA Greater Regional office, major distributors of music etc, for nominations in the various categories.

Categories include;


Traditional Song of the year

Highlife Song of the year

Gospel Song of the year

Hip life song of the year

Hip Hop song of the year

Reggae Song of the year

Dancehall song of the year


Best Group of the year

Best Rapper of the year

Best Collaboration of the year


Emerging Artiste of the Year

Album of the year

Viral Song of the year


Best Male Vocalist of the year

Best Female Vocalist of the year

Song Writer of the year

Producer of the year

Video director year


Hip hop Artiste of the year

Traditional Artiste of the year

Highlife Artiste of the year

Gospel Artiste of the year

None Gama Artiste of the year

Gama International Artiste of the year

Fan base of the year

Best Dj of the year

Best Promoter/ Blogger of the year

Hip life Artiste of the year

Reggae Artiste of the year

Dancehall Artiste of the year

Artiste of the year

Artistes who qualifies are artistes whose work were released in the year under review.

The winners within each category are determined by a twofold voting system. The first is a percentage of the final score allocated to the award academy who individually vote for their preferred artist/group.

The second is a larger percentage allocated to the general public who vote via SMS for their favorite artist after having access to various music samples on the official website. All the votes go to an independent auditing firm who determine the final winner.



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