NEA Nominees Jam rocks Wa; thousands thrilled
Music lovers and stakeholders in the Entertainment industry in the Upper West regional
capital, Wa were thrilled by the performances of Nominees in the 2017 Northern Ghana
Entertainment Awards nominees Jam on 6
th March. The Wa Jubilee Park was packed to
capacity with some still standing on the nearby roads to view the Jam.
The maiden NEA nominees Jam saw Nominees from Northern, Upper West and Upper
East regions of Ghana mounting one big stage to entertain fans with their hit songs.
Sarauta who is nominated in the Overall Artiste category of NEA represented the Upper
East region, Double Tee who got six nominations including Overall Artiste of the year
together with S.K.Y, One 9naira, Music Legend Abu Sadik and Geoge Cliff represented
the Northern region whiles Gamebwoy and Young Gally together with some upcoming
Artiste represented the Upper West region.
Artiste upon Artiste received cheers from patrons of the event with some singing along
with the nominees and struggling to take ‘selfies’ with them or exchange contacts.
Organizers of the Northern Ghana Entertainment Awards after mounting the stage
could not hide their excitement over the turnout.
Board Chairman of NEA, Alhassan Abdul Latif expressed his appreciation to all gathered
and urged them to support the NEA Scheme that seeks to promote unity and
development through entertainment in Northern Ghana. He called on fans of all
nominees to vote for them to enable them win their various categories of nomination.
Communications Officer of NEA, Abubakari Sadiq Sulemana on his part announced that
the shortcodes for voting will be released by next week and thus appealed to all
nominees and their fans to exercise patience and be on the lookout for the codes on
www.smilemultimediaonline.com, NEA official social media pages and partner online
He thanked Siltra Events, local organizer for Nominees Jam, Echo Soundz Gh. who provided
Sounds lightining and stage for the event, National
Youth Authority U/W and WFM for supporting the Northern Ghana Entertainment
Awards nominees jam in the region. Mr. Said disclosed that the main Awards night will
be on 1st April, 2017 in Tamale at the Rardach Lodge and Conference Centre and
appealed to all and sundry to endeavor to grace the event.
Northern-Ghana Entertainment Awards is a Smile Multimedia Agency initiative and
heavily supported by major stakeholders in the creative and arts industry to annually
recognize and honor distinguished personalities who have positively contributed to the
steady growth of the entertainment industry in Northern Ghana in the year under
Story by Abubakari Sadiq Righteous / northstarfmonline.com