The organizer of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards ‘Charterhouse’, has officially opened the portal for the public to begin voting for their favourite nominees at this year’s V.G.M.A. The official trailer to signify the commencement of voting for this year’s event was published via social media on the 22nd of April 2021. The franchise holding company and organizer of the awards scheme Charterhouse, today issued a press statement to reinforce the call for fans to support their most preferred nominees to victory. According to the statement, the public will constitute a significant share of the total votes needed to inform the final decision on who wins what. Also, voting will be available to the public in both paid and free platforms. Voting is an essential part of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards and part of the processes leading to the final awards night.
The organizer of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Charterhouse, has detailed the composition of the sum of the vote share and voting privileges in a statement released today to offer clearer insight to the public on the entire voting process. “It’s a 3 tier voting system comprising the Board, the Academy, and the Public. Honorary awards are reserved entirely for the Board. Technical awards are split in.a 50 50 decision between the Board and the Academy. Popular awards are shared as follows: the Board assumes 30% voting power, the Academy assumes 30% voting power, and the Public assumes 40% voting power”, the statement read.
The statement further broke down how people could vote for their most preferred nominee. “Paid voting is by sms (text) via Vodafone network only. For ‘Artiste of the Year’, text A to 1767, for Vodafone Song of the Year, text B to 1767, and for any other category, text C to 1767 and in all cases follow the prompts to complete voting. Free voting can be done by visiting www.GhanaMusicAwards.com and following the instructions to cast your vote”, the statement read.
On April 3rd 2021, Charterhouse announced over 100 successful applicants out of over 1000 applications received, as nominees for 29 categories in this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. The date for the main event will be released as activities to the finale gradually unfold.
By Jerry Wonder