Preparations for the 2017 edition of the Ghana Music Awards UK (GMAUK) are already underway and organisers are confident this year’s event would be bigger and better than last year.
The awards ceremony is billed for September 9 at The Splash Gaumont Palace formerly Dominion Centre, in London.
Speaking at the press conference in Croydon, South London, Alordia, the CEO underscored the challenges faced by the organisers last year and promised a better event this year.
Nana Slick, General Manager of the awards, revealed that nominations for the 2nd edition of the award ceremony have officially open and would be closed on May 30, 2017.
The award ceremony would have a total of 28 categories which include; African Artiste of the Year, Best Club DJ of the Year, Gospel song of the Year, Gospel Artiste of the Year, New Artiste of the Year, Music Producer of the Year, Best Music Video of the Year and Best Group of the Year.
The categories also include; Best Rapper of the Year, Hiplife Song of the Year, Highlife Song of the Year, Highlife Artiste of the Year, Most Popular Song of the Year, Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year, Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year, Afrobeats Artiste of the Year and Best Collaboration of the Year.
The rest are; Album of the Year, Artiste of the Year, Best UK Based Group, Best UK Based Afrobeats Artiste, Best UK Gospel Song, Best UK Gospel Artiste, Best UK Based Music Video, UK Based Ghanaian international Artiste, UK Based newcomer of the Year and UK Based Ghanaian Producer of the Year.