Northern Vision Events launches 2ND Edition of Northern Music Awards



The Northern Vision Events has launched the second annual Northern Music Awards in Tamale. The maiden edition of the Northern Music Awards was stage in August 2015 to acknowledge and Award the players in the Northern Music Industry. Musicians, Sound Engineers, Song Writers among others were awarded in the first edition with plaques and citations to appreciate their contributions in Northern Music.

The Organizers of the Northern Vision Events addressed the media on March 1, 2016 to launch the 2nd annual edition of the Northern Music Awards (NMA) at the Radach Memorial Conference Centre. Addressing the Journalist and the Industry players, the Chairman of the nine member committee, Mr. Muhammed Suhuyini Shaharan gave out the strategies rolled out for the 2nd edition of the Northern Music Awards (NMA).

He called on all musicians as well as sound engineers across the length and breadth of the Northern Region to produce their material works within the calendar year or the year under review. Mr. Shaharan stated the Award Scheme is slated for June and nomination forms will officially be available in the public domain specifically at Parinjani Mobile Phones and Bishara Radio on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Adding the nomination forms will be free.

“Since we are in a technological era, Northern Vision Events is considering to have this year’s nomination forms be filled and submitted online to an entry yet to be announced” the Chairman indicated. Meanwhile, finalized hand filled forms, copies of videos and CDs is expected to be submitted to the offices of Parinjani and some selected radio stations not later than 22nd March, 2016.

About eight categories have been added to this year’s Awards Scheme from the previous eleven categories during the maiden edition in 2015.

Meanwhile the SGS Company limited is expected to manage the voting in this year’s awards via text messages on short code that would be provided to the general public subsequently. The General Manager of SGS Company limited, Mr. Rafael McClure Adomey took turns to narrate to the fully packed hall of stakeholders of entertainment how the company will ensure accuracy and transparency in the competition


Story by: Mohammed Gadafi 

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