Legend And Legacy Ball In Limbo?
This year’s live concert, dubbed ‘Legend and Legacy Ball’ seems to be in a limbo. Reports reaching this paper has it that there are hitches surrounding Imajin Advertising preparation to host the 3 rd edition of the ‘Legends and Legacy Ball’ concert slated for the Accra International Conference Centre in November this year.
Imajin Advertising is confused about who to honour as the headline musician at the event. Credible information suggests that this year’s concert may feature music maestro, Mr. Music Man ‘Kojo Antwi’ as the headline star performer.
The chronicle gathered that Imajin Advertising is yet to announce the date it will unveil the icon to be honored this year.
Meanwhile, previous concerts have shown that the legends would be presented with plaques and other awards in recognition of their hard work, success and contribution to the entertainment industry.
The introduction of live concert was to honour music legends at awards concert to honour musicians who have contributed immensely to the progress of Ghana’s music industry.
The concert, which is an annual event, seeks to pay homage to music legends who have churned out good hits on the Ghanaian music scene.
The objective of the concert is to stir up passion among young and upcoming musicians to work hard to attain the success that the legends have attained.
The Legends and Legacy Ball concert honoured Daddy Lumba at its first edition two years ago. Last year, the organisers used the second edition of the event to honour Abrantie Amakye Dede, who continues to touch the lives of many music lovers with his songs.
Last year’s event attracted thousands of music enthusiasts who were given more than their money’s worth as they were treated to a show of a lifetime.
Dignitaries from all spheres of the society who attended the show included former President John Agyekum Kufuor, former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, Barima Azumah Nelson, Nana Akuffo-Addo, presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), ACP Kofi Boakye and a host of others.
It witnessed historic performances from artistes like Samini, Okyeame Kwame, Nacy (No Tribe), Kwabena Kwabena, Eazzy, Becca, Nana Ama Mc Brown, Daasebre Ahofe Dwamena, Steve Bedi, Meiway and Abrantie Amakye Dede himself. It was one gigantic party and patrons boogied the night away amid loud cheers and applause.
All the supporting artistes who performed at the event did not sing their own songs, but performed their own renditions of songs from the honouree of the night, Amakye Dede.
Patrons were also tickled by an extraordinary performance by the Ghanaian actress, Nana Ama Mc Brown, whose act brought some more excitement to the show. She set the auditorium on fire with her silky voice and unique style of delivery.
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