The Chief Executive Officer of Merqury Republic Events, Merqury Quaye has promised Ghanaians that this year’s edition of the Ghana DJ Awards will bring together the best of Ghana and international disc jockeys (DJs).
He promised that the event which has already attracted a large number of stakeholders in the entertainment industry in Ghana as well as music fans will be extraordinary.
He disclosed that Ghana DJ Awards launch will be held soon to officially unveil the nominees for the 2016 awards and also throw more light on the main awards and the prize package for each award.
Merqury Quaye told BEATWAVES that preparations for this year’s event began last year with a series of intensive technical review sessions that sought to overhaul the entire awards scheme as part of efforts to make it unique.
According to him, this year, the Ghana DJ Awards which has come to stay has been designed to bring more excitement to the DJ profession nationwide, adding that Ghanaians should come and experience an extraordinary musical concert.
He stressed that the Ghana DJ Awards would be held solely in honour of the country’s most hardworking and dedicated disc jockeys who promote Ghanaian culture through music, as well as play music skilfully to entertain music lovers in Ghana and other parts of the world.
The CEO of Merqury Republic Events noted that the award always creates platform for all the DJs in Ghana and some parts of Africa to showcase and celebrate their talents.
Regardless of the many times the award scheme has been criticized by those who do not understand the concept, it continues to reign as one of the most recognized awards schemes.
He however said this year’s Ghana DJ Awards, which would witness performances from some selected music stars, is expected to attract Ghana’s top musicians, stakeholders in the music and copyright sectors, a cross-section of music lovers and the general public.
By George Clifford Owusu