Tag Archives: VGMA

I’ll demonstrate against VGMA over Shatta Wale ban – Sony Achiba

Latest to add his voice to the ban of dance hall artiste Charles Nii Armah Mensah aka Shatta Wale from the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA), is the ‘hip-dia’ man Sony Achiba. Sony Achiba has declared his intention to go on demonstration if Charter House, the organisers of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards do not reinstate dance hall artiste Shatta ...

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Music awards without Shattawale is no awards – A Plus

Opinionated Ghanaian artiste, Kwame Asare Obeng aka A Plus, has questioned the credibility of music awards that exclude dancehall artiste Charles Nii Armah Mensah aka Shattawale. “Music awards without Charles Nii Armah Mensah aka Shatta Wale, is that one too an awards night?” he posted on his Facebook timeline. Even though he did not mention any particular awards scheme, most ...

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Why a Gospel musician may never win VGMA Artiste of the Year award [Article]

Since the inception of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards eighteen (18) years ago, no Gospel musician has won the ultimate award before; and this has been the bane of Gospel musicians and their fans. The closest they have ever come to winning the prize, is to get nominated and, as usual, there is one Gospel artiste nominated in this year’s ...

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OPINION: VGMA Needs Total Overhaul!

Preamble: I have a lot of suggestions for the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) but I have sifted a few of them to proffer to the organisers, and the Board for that matter. This year has not been different from the previous years as regards controversies surrounding the awards. Of course, because it is a human institution, some mistakes are ...

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It’s not easy to sustain VGMA Hype – P.R.O.

The spokesperson for the 18th edition of Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA), Nii Ayite Hammond, has reacted to complaints about the current lull in publicity for the event. Contrary to talk by entertainment enthusiasts and critics that the award’s hype has plummeted within some few weeks, Mr Hammond has told citifmonline.com in an exclusive interview that the present seemingly silence of ...

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