This year’s edition of the Ghana DJ Awards presents the tightest list yet in the coveted DJ of the Year with DJ Faculty, DJ Sly King, DJ Vyrusky, DJ Mic Smith, DJ MJ and DJ Aroma nominated for the top award.
The awards ceremony produced by Merqury Republic, which is the 10th edition, slated for Saturday, November 5 at the Silver Star Tower in Accra, will bring together the best of Ghana and international disc jockeys (DJs) to celebrate the event with music fans.
Higher expectations await the event on Saturday, as music stakeholders and fans are wondering who will win which award and which DJs will dominate the awards ceremony aimed at promoting and rewarding the best achieving Ghanaian radio, nightclub, and mobile Disk Jockeys (DJ).
The awards scheme being organized by Merqury Republic since its inception has won the hearts of stakeholders in the showbiz industry and music fans alike in Ghana and beyond.
Last year, celebrated DJ Vyrusky with a good track record won the topmost award at the Ghana DJ Awards ceremony held in Accra. He has won the coveted award 4 consecutive times. The big question is “will he get the topmost on the 5th count”?
DJ Vyrusky leads this year’s nominations with an impressive seven nominations. Following his win for “Best Event DJ of the year” at the Ghana DJ Awards, DJ Vyrusky’s seven nominations include ‘Afrobeats/Hiplife DJ Of The Year,’ ‘Best DJ – Southern Zone,’ and two nominations in the ‘Artist DJ of the Year,’ and ‘Mixtape Of The Year categories.
DJ Mic Smith, another 2021 ‘Best DJ of the Year nominee, takes second place with an impressive six nominations. DJ Sly, who performed at the 2021 show, got four nominations.
Other notable nominees include DJ Coleda, who received a nomination in the ‘Best Scratch DJ of the Year category.
According to the organizers, this year, the Ghana DJ Awards, known as Africa’s biggest DJ event, which has come to stay has been designed to bring more excitement to music fans nationwide.
This year’s event will witness live stage performances from some selected celebrated DJs such as DJ Andy Dosty, DJ Aroma, DJ Azonto, and a host of others would perform at the event.
The DJs will perform alongside music icons such as Stonebwoy, Kuami Eugene, Obaapa Christy, Keche, AK Songstress among others at the event.
Incredible Zigi and the Afrozig Dance Company, the Militants Dance Group, DJ Xpliph, Deri, Lumi DMR, and Vanilla have also been billed to thrill fans at the event which is running under the theme ‘The Greatest’.
The 10th Ghana DJ Awards is sponsored by Orijin, Ebony Condoms, Virtual Sound Lab, Zutron Pharmaceuticals and supported by Ghana DJ Awards is supported by EgoTickets, Dennis Pizza, The Gold Coast Restaurant, Rhythms Africa, Virtual Hub, The Radio Advertising People, and Virtual Sound Lab.
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