2017 Ghana DJ awards open for nominations

Nominations for the 2017 Ghana DJ awards opened on 10 January 2017 and will run till 30 January 2017.

DJ Black. Photo: BellaNaija
DJ Black. Photo: BellaNaija

According to the organisers, Merqury Republic Events, “the main objective of this awards is to recognize the electronic dance music scene, and seek to let the world know that the art of DJ’ing is a respected craft, with DJs playing a major roll in the overall music and entertainment industry.”

The 2017 awards is the fifth of the series, and the theme has been declared as “United by Music.” The nominees' list will be unveiled during the launch of the event, which will take place in Accra in March this year

A board of professionals DJs will make the final section after the window for entries closes, choosing the DJs who will be honored at the awards. In all, 23 awards will be conferred on deserving DJ’s for their outstanding artistry.

DJ Black, who has been a consistent winner at the awards, was crowned Best DJ of the year at the 2016 edition of the awards.

For more information, visit the awards website.

Categories for nominations are as follows:

DJ discovery of the Year

Best event DJ of the year

Artiste DJ of the year

Scratch DJ of the year

Best mobile DJ of the year

Mixtape DJ of the year

Best Video Jockey of the year

Best Club MC of the year

Best night club DJ of the year

Best female radio DJ of the year

Best male radio DJ of the year

Best female DJ of the year

DJs’ song of the year.

Best pub DJ award of the year

Raggae/Dancehall DJ of the year

Best hip life DJ of the year

Gospel DJ of the year

Best Campus DJ of the year

Best international Ghanaian DJ

Best international non-Ghanaian DJ

Best DJ of the year

Life time achievement award

 

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