The race for laurels at the 2012 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards is on and you can join the decision process by voting for your favorite artists and songs on the internet or on your phone.
Artistes competing for the Artiste of the Year are Okyeame Kwame, Sarkodie, Becca, R2Bees, 4×4 and Kwaw Kese, with GH 10,000 up for grabs for the winner!
Other artistes with multiple nominations include Stay Jay, Dr Cryme, Trigmatic,and Efya. The voting process is via text and allows for users of all mobile networks to vote for their favorite artistes. Text A to vote for Artiste of the year, Text B to vote for Vodafone Song of the year and Text C for all categories to the short code 1767 and on all mobile networks.
Another switch in this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards is the award increase in the public vote weighting. The general public has a 40% vote weighting whiles the VGMA Board and Academy has a 30% vote weighting.
The nominees jam train will soon be hitting Kumasi, Takoradi then Accra. This will be accompanied by club parties in several cities which will witness performances from some of the hottest musicians aside the nominees.