VGMAS KILLING MUSICIAN’S CAREER – GOSPEL MUSICIAN.
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs) which apparently is the biggest entertainment event in Ghana is in a hot chase as musicians keep questioning the credibility of the awards especially its 19th edition. Last Saturday at the Accra International Conference Centre, musicians, actors, TV, and Radio personalities converged to celebrate the crowning of musicians who worked so hard in the year under review.
Though it was a night to celebrate, most musicians as expected went home dissapointed.
In an exclusive interview with one of the hardworking gospel musicians in Ghana, Bra Paul of Tetelestai fame, the artiste accused charter House of killing and frustrating talents in Ghana. To him, Charter House, the organizers of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) though the most enviable award scheme in Ghana has contributed massively to the collapse of artistes’ careers over the years.
“I commend Charter House for a successful event once again but, I believe they are doing the opposite of their aim which I know is to reward and encourage musicians to work hard in order to put the Ghanaian music on international platforms. I am a concerned musician and I can’t just keep mute on some of this issues.
Though I am not a secular artiste, I don’t think I would be encouraged to do more if I was Medikal who after being nominated in about seven different categories but won none. The mockery he had after the awards alone can deter him.
Take Patapaa and wutah last year, which songs were bigger than theirs in the category they found themselves? Why this frustration VGMA?
Many musicians have given up on their careers after an award scheme(VGMA) which should be rewarding efforts failed to recognize them, this alone is frustrating.
In fact, I was shocked last Saturday with some of the results I heard, this is Just not fair to some of our hard working musicians. It’s about time we set up our own award’s scheme as gospel musicians because the kind of treatment we get every year is just uncalled for. They always bench us together with these secular acts in the same category and in the end, give all the awards the secular artistes creating the impression that, gospel musicians are just lazy.
In the year under review, my song (Tetelestai) together with Patience Nyarko’s ‘obi nnyani me’ and Akwasi Nyarko’s ‘bo mpae’ made the most waves as gospel songs but in the end, Akwasi Nyarko and myself weren’t nominated and now Patience didn’t win an award? This is shocking.
We are building industry together but with such untruthfulness, we will only collapse as an industry and I am very worried about this trend” he explained.
The gospel minister further encouraged all musicians not to lose hope anytime they are ‘mafied’ by Charter House.
“I would like to encourage my fellow musicians to not to give up anytime they are denied any award, let’s keep working harder and the Lord himself will reward us in the good time” he concluded.
FOR ADVERTISED IN OUR WEBPAGE CONTACT firstname.lastname@example.org OR visit www.ghanamediaworld.com
WE PUBLISHED 99% GHANA NEWS AND THE REST 1% FOR OUTSIDE WORLD NEWS, GHANA FIRST,PUBLISHED YOUR OWN FIRST TO WIN BETTER FUTURE WITH OUTSIDE WORLD LETS THEM SPEAKS YOUR OWN MOTHER LANGUAGES BEFORE THEY AQUIRE A VISA TO VISIT OUR MOTHERLAND COUNTRY GHANA. ENGLISH IS COMMON FOR EVERY COUNTRY IN THIS TO BE SPOKEN….BUT IN TERMS OF THINGS OF LANGUAGE,YOU DONT KNOWS THEM UNTIL THE TRUTH…..
DISCLAIMER: “The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not neccessarily reflect those of GhanaMediaWorld. The contents of this article are of sole responsibility of the author(s). Ghana Media World will not be responsible or liable for any inaccurate or incorrect statements contained in this article.” © GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM
HAVE A SAY. WHAT DO YOU THINK? DROP COMMENTS!
@ghanamediaworld on Twitter / lnstagram ghanamediaworld
Do you have a story for The Ghanameiaworld Online news team? Email us at email@example.com Or call us:
THE NEWS ITEMS ARE REAL AND WE ARE NOT FAKE MEDIA,WE ARE HERE FOR YOU BECAUSE OF TRUELY MEDIA. IF NOT BECAUSE OF YOU, WE CANNOT BE GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM OR WHAT WE HAVE REACH TO BE NOW.WE PUBLISH WHAT IS TRUELY INSIDE THE MEDIA OF THE WORLD, FROM JOURNALIST NEWS,MEDIA NEWS, STARS NEWS, PERSONAL PRIVATE ADVERTISED AND CELEBRATIES NEWS,AND FROM THE PEOPLE WE GET TO KNOW,THE REAL NEWS FROM AND TO GHANA MEDIA WORLD, WITHOUT HIDDEN THINGS FROM YOU AND FROM THE TRUTH THAT WE GET FROM MEDIA AND JOURNALIST.AND ALSO SOMEWHERE WE GET TO KNOWN.OUR MEDIA PAGE IS STILL NOT COMPLETED,THERE IS A LOTS TO BE DONE IN GHANA MEDIA WORLD PAGE ONLINE. PUBLISHED NEWS,WE ADVERTISE FOR PEOPLE,ETC.LISTEN TO MANY RADIO STATIONS IN OUR PAGE BY CLICK.
READ MORE @ WWW.GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM
CONTACT OF MEDIA AND ADVITISED IN OUR WEBPAGE ,IF YOU NEED PROFECTIONALS RADIO STATION LIVE STREAMING FOR BROADCASTING TOOLS PLUS WEBPAGE,DOMAIN,WE ARE NUMBER ONE PROFECTIONALS TO HELP YOU,NEWS,RADIOS,MEDIA,MAGAZINES,ADVERTISMENTS.LIVE STREAMING PROVIDER.
WE ARE HUGE BIG COMPANY.
ONLINE RADIO SETUP FOR YOUR FM STATION ONLINE.
FOR YOUR ONLINE RADIO – Also for Your Media , FM Station, Church or As well as online Internet Radio Station.
We do it profectional.Its is your dream to set up an online radio station that will turn you into a major media hub in this country and the world as well as to enable promote your goods and services Globally.Then contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us 004915218034976 OR 004917648327355 – 0023354294897
We are running an express and affordable online radio set up for all.
Contact us and have a feel of what it feels to own an online radio and what we have for you.
Call or Whats App 004915218034976 NOW
THE ONLINE RADIO STATION DEVELOPED BY GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM
CONTACT OUR E-MAIL ADDRESS email@example.com
SHARE OUR PAGE AND LIKE US IN FACEBOOK,INSTAGRAM,WHATSAPP,PINTEREST,YOUTUBE,LINKEDIN.
WE ARE NUMBER ONE TRUELY MEDIA.