The organizers of Upper West Music Awards , now Happy Man Bitters Upper West Music Awards has added seven new categories to the twenty-three (23) in their maiden edition.
Last year’s edition of the scheme which was held in January 2022 had the twenty-three (23) major categories together with other honorary awards that were presented to deserving individuals and groups.
Seven new categories have however been added up to be part of this year’s edition under the theme “branding and rebranding”. This was declared during the launch at the Wa In Service Training Center on Saturday, 24th September, 2022. Below is the list of the added-up categories.
Instrumentalist of the year
Female Vocalist of the year
Gospel artiste of the year
Traditional artiste of year
Blogger of the year
Spoken word artiste of the year
Record of the year
Other added up incentives include but not limited to Some categories shall be given more than a single plaque. These include Collaboration of the year, with a plaque to each artist of the song.
Video of the year, with a plaque to the artist and a citation to the video director.
There shall be a nominees seminar which shall bring up various topics to be discussed. This is intended to brighten up some aspects of artism for the development of the musicians.
The nominees jams shall be held at the Royal Cosy Hills which is popularly known as Jirapa Dubai.
Nominations for this year’s edition has just been opened up for filing and the year under review will be from 1st October, 2021 to 30th September, 2022. All projects released within this period shall qualify to be applied with.
Originally posted 2022-09-25 10:03:34.