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CATEGORIES AND DEFINITIONS

TECHNICAL /INDUSTRIAL CATEGORY

ALBUM OF YEAR

The Album of the Year is adjudged by the Emerging Music Awards Board and the Academy as the most outstanding compilation of songs with good  lyrical structure, exhibits  good  songwriting skill, produced and promoted with at least a video on an album that was released during the year under review.

MUSIC PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

The Music Producer of the Year is awarded to the Producer(s) directly responsible for the production of the Song of the yearu review. The producer whose song has been selected by the board, needs not to have an established brand.

MUSIC VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

The Music Video of the year is adjudged by the Emerging Music Awards Board and the Academy as the video with the most creative and  superior concept with excellent editing power, within the calendar year. The award goes to the Director of such  work

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Music Video of the year is adjudged by the Academy and Board and the Academy as the most creative and entertaining  video with superior concept ,good picture quality and editing  produced within the calendar year.

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Male Vocal Artiste is adjudged by the Emerging Music Award Board, Academy music directors and General Public as the Male artiste with the best vocal delivery/Performance on any musical presentation which was released during the year under review.

SONG WRITER THE YEAR


Song Writer of the Year is adjudged by the Emerging Music Awards Board and the Academy as the Song Writer(s) responsible for the song with the most meaningful original lyrics and compositions for any released song during the year under review.

BOARD/INDUSTRIAL/PUBLIC VOTE CATEGORY

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Male Vocal Artiste is adjudged by the Emerging Music Award Board, Academy music directors and General Public as the Male artiste with the best vocal delivery/Performance on any musical presentation which was released during the year under review.

RAPPER OF THE YEAR

Rapper of the year is adjudged by the Board, the Academy and the General Public as the rap Artiste with the best word compositions, rhymes and rap dexterity on a song released in the year under review.

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

Collaboration of the Year is the song adjudged by the board, academy and the general public as the song released through the collaboration/featuring of two or more artistes. The song must have been released and generated the most excitement during the year under review.

INTERNATIONAL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

International Artiste is a Ghanaian Emerging, mainstream, underground and up and coming Artiste (s) based outside Ghana, who has never been nominated by Vodafone Ghana Music Awards and 3Music adjudged by the board academy and the general public as the Artiste whose music crossed boarders and made the most impact internationally and on the continent at large during the year under review

MOST POPULAR SONG OF THE YEAR

.The Most Popular Song of the Year is the song purely adjudged by the General Public as the most popular song released in the year under review, irrespective of genre. The song must have enjoyed a lot of patronage and generated the most excitement during the year.

YOUNG ARTISTE THE YEAR

Young Artiste of the Year is the artiste(s) adjudged by the board, academy and the general public as the most promising and talented young artiste(s), below the age of sixteen years who has released a single/album during the year under review.

TRADITIONAL SONG OF THE YEAR

Traditional song(s) of the year is adjudged by the Boards, Academy and the General Public as the most popular Traditional or Folkloric song (s) which has its root from the fundamental Ghanaian rhythms including but not limited to Ghanaian guitar rhythms, drum patterns, jazzy horns and progressions released in the year under review.
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MOST POPULAR ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

The Most Popular Artiste of the Year is purely adjudged by the General Public as The most popular Emerging, Mainstream, up and coming or underground Artiste that saw a sudden and rapid spread specifically popularized through online interactivity and social media in the year under review, irrespective of genre. The song must have enjoyed a lot of patronage and generated the most excitement during the year.

AFRO-POP SONG OF THE YEAR

Afro-pop Artiste of the Year is the artiste adjudged by the board, academy and the general public as the most popular artiste that has a cross pollination of music genres. The artist must have generated the most excitement during the year under review.

DANCEHALL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Dancehall Artiste(s) of the Year is adjudged by the board, academy and general public as the artiste with the highest audience appeal and popularity in the dancehall genre and activities within the year under review including performances and social engagements. The artiste must have released a hit single/album in the year under review

GOSPEL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Gospel Artiste (s) of the Year is adjudged by the board, academy and the general public as the artiste(s) with the highest audience appeal, popularity in the gospel genre and activities within the year under review including performances and social engagements.

RAGGAE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Reggae Artiste(s) of the Year is adjudged by the board, academy and general public as the artiste with the highest audience appeal and popularity in the Reggae genre and activities within the year under review including performances and social engagements. The artiste must have released a hit single/album in the year under review

GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR

Gospel Song of the Year is the song is adjudged by the Board, Academy and general public as having the highest audience appeal, its faith based content, proclaiming or praising God, seeking to inspire positively, calling to worship or encouraging social good with superior songwriting and outstanding production within the year under review.

REGGAE SONG OF THE YEAR

Raggae song of the Year is the song adjudged by the board, academy and the general public as dancehall song released in the year under review. The song must have the highest audience appeal

HI-LIFE SONG OF THE YEAR

Hi-life Artiste(s) of the Year is adjudged by the board, academy and the general public as the artiste(s) with the highest audience appeal and popularity in the hi-life genre, during the year under review.

DANCEHALL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Dancehall Artiste(s) of the Year is adjudged by the board, academy and general public as the artiste with the highest audience appeal and popularity in the dancehall genre and activities within the year under review including performances and social engagements. The artiste must have released a hit single/album in the year under review

GOSPEL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Gospel Artiste (s) of the Year is adjudged by the board, academy and the general public as the artiste(s) with the highest audience appeal, popularity in the gospel genre and activities within the year under review including performances and social engagements.

RAGGAE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Reggae Artiste(s) of the Year is adjudged by the board, academy and general public as the artiste with the highest audience appeal and popularity in the Reggae genre and activities within the year under review including performances and social engagements. The artiste must have released a hit single/album in the year under review

GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR

Gospel Song of the Year is the song is adjudged by the Board, Academy and general public as having the highest audience appeal, its faith based content, proclaiming or praising God, seeking to inspire positively, calling to worship or encouraging social good with superior songwriting and outstanding production within the year under review.

REGGAE SONG OF THE YEAR

Raggae song of the Year is the song adjudged by the board, academy and the general public as dancehall song released in the year under review. The song must have the highest audience appeal

HI-LIFE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Hi-life Artiste(s) of the Year is adjudged by the board, academy and the general public as the artiste(s) with the highest audience appeal and popularity in the hi-life genre, during the year under review.

HI-LIFE SONG OF THE YEAR

Hi-life Song of the Year is the song adjudged by the board, academy and the general public as the most popular with the highest audience appeal which has its root from the fundamental Ghanaian rhythms including but not limited to Ghanaian guitar rhythms, drum patterns, jazzy horns and progressions released in the year under review.

HIP POP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

. Hip Pop Artiste(s) of the Year is adjudged by the board, academy and the general public as the artiste(s) with the highest audience appeal and popularity in the hip pop genre, during the year under review.

 

HIP LIFE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Hip life Artiste(s) of the Year is adjudged by the board, academy and the general public as the artiste(s) with the highest audience appeal and popularity in the hip life genre, during the year under review.

HIP POP SONG OF THE YEAR

Hip Hop song of the Year is the Artiste(s) adjudged by Board, Academy and the General Public as having with the highest audience appeal and popularity in Hip Hop Genre which has hip hop content including but not limited to its lyrical power, compelling beats, superior songwriting and outstanding production during the year under review.

HIP LIFE SONG OF THE YEAR

Hip life Song of the Year is the song adjudged by the board, academy and the general public as the most popular with the highest audience appeal which has hip life content including but not limited to a fusion of elements of highlife music & hip hop during the year under review

EMEGING ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

The Artiste of the Year is the Artiste(s) adjudged by the Board, academy and the General Public as the Emerging, Mainstream, up and coming or underground Artiste(s) with the highest audience appeal and popularity. The Artiste(s) must have released a hit single/album during the year under review

2020 EDITION CLOSED