The award ceremony will have a total of 28 categories.
At a brief press conference announcement which was held at STARR UK Multimedia premises in Croydon, South London, one thing was clear: this year’s ceremony will feature more glitz, more drama and the biggest Ghanaian celebrities all assembling at the event.
Seated on the high table were Alordia, Emelio, Nana Slick, Tracy and Mimzy to outline the whole event and mainly touched on the plans for GMAUK 2017 and how better it will be.
Speaking at the press conference, Alordia, the CEO said they are pleased to be hosting the event once again and accepted their mistakes but will better it for this year.
Artistes who works falls within April 2016 - April 2017 should send their works to info@firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ghanamusicawardsuk.com; also a form will be made available on the official GMAUK 2017 website too.
Tracy, the administrator for GMAUK 2017 said organisers would ensure the GMAUK 2017 remain exciting and relevant this year.
The award ceremony will have a total of 28 categories which include: African Artiste of the Year, Best Club DJ of the Year, Gospel song of the Year, Gospel Artiste of the Year, New Artiste of the Year, Music Producer of the Year, Best Music Video of the Year, Best Group of the Year, Best Rapper of the Year, Hiplife Song of the Year, Highlife Song of the Year, Highlife Artiste of the Year, Most Popular Song of the Year, Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year, Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year, Afrobeats Artiste of the Year, Best Collaboration of the Year, Album of the Year, Artiste of the Year, Best UK Based Group, Best UK Based Afrobeats Artiste, Best UK Gospel Song, Best UK Gospel Artiste, Best UK Based Music Video, UK Based Ghanaian international Artiste, UK Based newcomer of the Year and UK Based Ghanaian Producer of the Year.
Media partners for the awards include ABN TV & Radio, Ghana Music.com, Starr Radio / TV, DNE Films London, Afrobeats Radio and Hot Digital Online Radio.