Music and entertainment brand 3Music has announced categories for the first annual 3Music Awards slated to take place early next year.
3Music in the next few weeks will engage with taste makers, respected influencers from the media and blogger space, experienced music and entertainment industry individuals to collate and put out nominees on all creative pieces released between October 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017 for the awards
With a focus on awarding outstanding music personalities, 3Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony to be dedicated to celebrating achievements in Hiplife/Hip-hop, Highlife, Afrobeats, Reggae/Dancehall, Gospel, Best use of social media and the best talent fanship in Ghana.
The Song of the Year category will be the #3MA’s topmost award, which will not only go to the act/group whose voices are heard on the song but recognizes the songwriter, producer, sound engineer and/or mixer as well.
Fan Army of the Year will reward the best artiste fan groups within the year and Best Social Media will reward best social media use by talents across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
The awards also include some other honorary awards to be given to outstanding personalities, brands and organisations.
Since launching on TV3, 3Music has been at the forefront of breaking and broadcasting the hottest music, lifestyle and entertainment programming that speaks to millennials.
3Music’s programming block on TV3 consists of varied music, news, lifestyle and entertainment shows that have since become the new media authority on music, urban culture and lifestyle fuelling the aspirations of its massive millennial audience.
3Music Awards will be launched in January, 2018 with the main ceremony broadcasted live on TV3 as well as partner radio platforms.
3Music airs one hour everyday Mondays – Saturdays on TV3.
Below are the various categories
Male Act of the Year
Female Act of the Year
Group of the Year
Breakout of the Year
Song of the Year
Viral Song of the Year
Video of the Year
Reggae/dancehall act of the Year
Hip hop/Hiplife act of the Year
Highlife Act of the Year
Gospel Act of the Year
Best Collaboration of the Year
DJ of the Year
Fan Army of the Year
African Act of the Year
Best Social Media
- Best twitstar
- Best Instagram star
- Best Facebook star
- Best Snapchat star of the year