It is arguably the Biggest, Most anticipated, Most patronised and Most significant Entertainment event on the Ghanaian Social calendar.

Organized in partnership with the Musicians the Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) and under the auspices of and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards scheme, which is now in its 18th year, has grown into a Festival of Music and Entertainment that engages the entire country and beyond.

It is produced by leading event management firm Charterhouse, in collaboration with leading telecommunications network Vodafone under the following objectives:

  • To honour and appreciate musicians and other music industry who have released work(s) that have generated the most public excitement within the calendar year of the scheme.
  • Provide an international platform through which the Ghanaian music industry can be accessed.
  • To reward veteran musicians who have blazed the trail in the music industry.

The VGMA Festival is largely a people’s choice awards scheme that seeks to foster the development of the Ghanaian music industry by rewarding and celebrating musicians who have excelled in the seven main music genres of Ghana; Gospel, Hip-life, Hip hop, Highlife, Afro Pop, Reggae and dancehall and Traditional.

Their music should have been released and received prominence during the year under review.

The Award Scheme has become the barometer by which Ghanaian musicians measure their success each year and undoubtedly serves as an inspiration and aspiration to the entire music industry.