TuneCore in Partnership with Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Offers Discount to Ghanaian Musicians!

Leading digital music distribution company, TuneCore, which launched operations in Africa earlier this year, is offering a 15% discount to Ghanaian musicians in partnership with the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. The offer comes as part of TuneCore’s commitment to empower talented independent musicians across the globe by facilitating a seamless music distribution process. TuneCore’s entrance in Africa aligns with an increasing number of independent artists in the region. Guests at the recent V.G.M.A National Music Summit pledged to take urgent action to improve the commercial gains of Ghanaian musicians by…

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Mr Drew wins ‘New Artiste of the Year’ at Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2021

Ghanaian Dancer and musician Mr Drew won the award for the ‘New Artiste of the Year’ at the 22nd Vodafone Ghana Music Awards which came off on Saturday 26th July 2021 in Accra. He beat 9 other nominees to emerge the winner. On receiving his award, he stated that he was grateful to the dance industry for turning him into what he has become. It’s was an inspirational statement to Ghanaian dancers across the nation from Mr Drew on the night when he won the award for ‘New Artiste of…

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Adina Wins ‘Album of the Year’ at Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2021

In addition to 2 other awards at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Singer Adina also won the one of the most respected awards at the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards the ‘Album of the Year’ for her work on ‘Araba’. She stated that, she was delighted and pleased that the album ‘Araba’ was received very well because she and here team were experimenting with different music genres and we’re not so sure about the outcome. She said this on Saturday evening at the Grand Arena in Accra where the awards…

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Sarkodie Puts His Words to Action About ‘Castro Memorial’ at V.G.M.A 2021

Ghanaian Rap Icon Sarkodie surprised many on Saturday in Accra at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards when he came unannounced to perform a song in remembrance of the late musician ‘Castro’. The crowd responded with a standing ovation and loud cheers when Ghana’s biggest rap export and B.E.T Award Winner Sarkodie reveal himself. Last year during the Coronavirus crisis in Ghana, Rap icon Sarkodie engaged pioneer Hiplife music producer ‘GQ’ in a social media live video recording over starting a memorial fund and possibly a music concert for the late…

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Diana Hamilton Makes History at Vodafone Ghana Music Awards as the First ‘Living Female’ to Win the Artiste of the Year

Religious Inspirational Singer Diana Hamilton made history on Saturday 26th June 2021 at the Grand Arena in Accra when she won the ‘Artiste of the Year’ at the 22nd edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. Diana Hamilton is the first ‘Living Female’ musician to win the title since it’s inception in 1999. The announcement in the auditorium threw many of the guests into a frenzy as the musician was escorted to the stage to receive her award. Diana Hamilton was adjudged the overall ‘Artiste of the Year’ for her…

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Kofi Kinaata Wins ‘Song Writer of the Year’ for the 4th Time at Vodafone Ghana Music Awards

Yesterday, 25th June 2021 at the Grand Arena in Accra during the 22nd edition of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, many witnessed the 4th win for musician Kofi Kinaata as the ‘Song Writer of the Year’ for his song ‘Behind the Scenes’. This emphasizes the musician’s consistency in putting out relevant lyrics and the level of appreciation by the average Ghanaian. Kofi Kinaata expressed his joy by describing his achievement as a ‘record breaker’. The Vodafone Ghana Music Awards is an annual event that celebrates excellence in music made…

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Adina Wins ‘Record of the Year’ at Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2021

Singer Adina Thembi popularly known as ‘Adina’, yesterday won one of the very technical awards at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (V G.M.A) in Accra. She received the ‘Record of the Year’ award for her song ‘Daddy’s Little Girl’; a song inspired by her late father. Adina becomes the only female musician in Ghana to win the ‘Record of the Year’ award twice. Though the V.G.M.A ‘Record of the Year’ is determined mainly by musical technicalities it still remains a very competitive category for many nominees. The criteria is inclusive…

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Surprises at Day 1 of Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2021! ….. MzVee, Keche and Abiana Join Winning List!

The first day of the 2 – day Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (V.G.M.A) event which came off yesterday in Accra at the Grand Arena, had some surprises for the public. Some names that have not been synonymous with winning awards at the annual event, grabbed awards in some of the most competitive categories. They were singer MzVee, Hiplife Duo Keche and debutante Abiana. In an exclusive interview with V.G.M.A first timer Abianna, she described the honor as very rewarding of her efforts. New comer Abiana has surprised many by winning…

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National Music Summit 2021 to Discuss Solutions to Challenges in Music Development in Ghana

The first ever National Music Summit scheduled for Monday 21st June 2021 in Accra will gather both Resource Personnel from relevant fields with adequate experience and other stakeholders of the music business in Ghana, to deliberate on the way forward in the development of music as a lucrative venture in Ghana. A panel comprising both local and international speakers, will be addressing three major areas namely royalties, distribution, and live performance. Among them will be Head of TuneCore West and East Africa Chioma Onuchukwu, musicians Rex Omar, Trigmatic, and the…

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