The maiden edition of the Brong Ahafo Music Awards (BAMA) has been launched.
Addressing the media at the Center for National Culture (CNC) in Sunyani on Saturday, March 10, 2018, the Project Coordinator of J Black Code Events (the organizers), Abubakari Abdul Samed said the Brong Ahafo Music Award is open to all musicians in the region.
He lamented how talents are left single-handedly to strive in the musical journey alone, adding that the region cannot boast of producing up to five (5) music legends, yet it’s blessed with equally good talents who are capable of competing on National and International platforms.
On how one can get a nomination, the Project Coordinator of J Black Code Events explained: “Nominations into BAMA require a nominee, artist manager or a record label to visit and access the nomination form online through our official website: www.jblackcodegh.com for a fee of Ghc 100. All received nominations will go through a vetting process by the BAMA Board made up of thirteen (13) selected well-known industry players across the region. The Board shall review the works of nominees within 2017/2018.”
“To win the highest Award at BAMA or a category, a nominee is expected to receive the highest public votes through a shortcode system and the district voting coupon system to be placed at vantage points in the region. Received votes will be made public on a regular basis for transparency,” he added.
When the CEO/Managing Editor of the News Hunter Magazine, Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku asked the organizers the kind of mechanisms that they are putting in place to ensure the success of the award scheme, the Director of Operations for J Black Code Events, Joshua Akongo Anemi answered, “Our financial background and strategic partnerships will help us sustain it.”
The Brong Ahafo Music Awards seeks to celebrate, honour, recognize and support the talents in the region.
Below Are Activities Scheduled For The BAMA Awards:
Nomination Opens & Close – 11th March 2018 To 7th April 2018
Nominees Concert – Tuesday,1st May 2018 – Techiman
Saturday, 19TH MAY 2018 – Nkoranza
Saturday, 26th MAY 2018 – Kintampo
Saturday, 2nd June 2018 – Wenchi
Saturday, 9th June 2018 – Sunyani
BAMA Awards Night – Saturday, 16th June 2018 – Sunyani