Selection and Voting

The organisers of The Ghana Music Awards UK have always endeavoured to present an award scheme that is representative of the opinion of the general public as well as industry professionals.

For this reason, a selection process has been structured, this year, to up the credibility of the awards scheme.

COLLECTION OF ENTRIES

Artistes Song Submissions Open for all Entries – 30th May – 28th June 2019.

See how to make submissions
NOMINATIONS AND CATEGORISATION PROCESS

A blank list of categories is made available for download and online submissions at www.gmauk.co.uk along with the various category definitions.

  • Published call for entries in the press and online sites
  • Nominations forms submitted by record companies
  • Internet search Portals are used to track online releases and to verify dates of release
  • Data from mobile content companies are also used to verify releases
  • THE BOARD (comprises of expert industry persons from GHANA and UK selected by the GMAUK Team ) and the ACADEMY to complete the shortlisting of the various songs received.
  • The board compiles all entries received into the appropriate categories and provides a final nominations list which is published for public voting.

This process is followed to provide certified NOMINEES list in the various categories

Awards categories.
  • 31 public voting categories
  • 2 honorary categories.
Eligibility

To be eligible for the Ghana Music UK 2019 nomination, the submitted work must have been released between 1st APRIL 2018 and 30th APRIL 2019.

VOTING PROCESS

The Ghana music awards UK 4th EDITION maintains a voting pattern THE BOARD, THE PUBLIC and the ACADEMY, with the following percentages:

PUBLIC VOTING

Public: 40 %

GMAUK Academy: 20%

GMAUK Board: 40%

MOST POPULAR SONG OF THE YEAR CATEGORY (ONLY)

Public: 60%

GMAUK Board: 40%

VOTING CHANNELS

Voting shall be done online via the internet on www.gmauk.co.uk; there is possibility for voting on mobile phone via the short codes on key selected mobile networks which will be communicated in due course.