Nairobi, May 30th 2019 – Gospel Music industry biggest day beckons. Glam, frantic search for the Groove Golden ticket and anticipation best describes the road to Groove Awards 2019 slated for 1st June – arguably the most anticipated event of the year.
This year’s event, the 14th Annual Groove Awards will be the most exclusive Groove Awards ever in the history of the Gala Night. This year’s nominees list, which was unveiled at a red-carpet event earlier in the month, was laced with surprises including many new entries into some of the most tightly contested categories and a new record set by Jabidii who bagged 11 nominations in total. The announcement of the nominees followed a rigorous process of reviewing 154,371 submissions from the public and in just 2 days we get to know who the winners are!
Public participation in the nomination process continues to generate a lot of excitement amongst stakeholders and the industry, giving greater ownership and participation to music fans across the country. This year is even more exciting following the introduction of new categories necessitated by continuous insights and changing industry dynamics. There was a split of the Breakthrough Artists Category to accommodate both the Male and Female artists separately and the introduction of new categories; – Online/Digital Personality of the Year, Young Groover of the Year and the Diaspora Artists of the Year category respectively.
Groove Awards is undoubtedly the biggest Gospel Awards show in the region and all roads lead to Mövenpick Hotel Westlands this Saturday evening which will be the venue for the Gala. The high profile red carpet event guest list ranges from top Government Officials, the Media, Gospel Industry Stakeholders, Artists and Lucky Fans from around the region. This year’s Awards Gala will be transmitted for the first time ever on Groove Award’s You Tube and FaceBook channels in bid to offer an uninterrupted viewing experience for all music lovers.
With high level production courtesy of MoSound Events- Groove Awards has set standards over the years and this year promises to be even bigger and better. In line with the theme “Better Together,” this year’s awards season has focused on the message of unity in building better relationships, synergies and societies. It encourages a spirit of togetherness and highlights how togetherness helps build powerful and stronger bonds.
As Fans and Industry Stakeholders search for the Groove Golden tickets to attent the event- we have 2 more days left to vote for our favorite artists. Fans can vote online- through www.grooveawards.co.ke or SMS by sending the word Groove followed by the nominee code to 811 or by Dialling *811#- until midnight 31st May 2019.
The 14th Annual Groove Awards will be produced by MoSound Events and is proudly sponsored by NRG Radio, Coke Studio, Little Cab, M-Akiba, Bonfire Adventures, Coca Cola, Pace Africa, Vivo Energy and Infinix/Tecno.
About Groove Awards
About Groove Awards
Since 2004, Groove Awards has celebrated excellence in gospel music in Kenya and across Africa. The awards, entering their 14th year, are Kenya’s most prestigious and recognized gospel awards with a regional resonance and relevance. Groove seeks to promote gospel music as a message of hope and an avenue to address issues affecting young people across the African continent with a key focus on its main objective – Shaping culture through positive content and entertainment.
Groove Awards has seen over 2,500 artists/groups nominated and 900 Groove statuettes presented to gospel musicians in Kenya and East Africa region.
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For more information, please contact the groove team on 0708808080