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Africa Gospel Awards Festival Launched In Ghana; Here’s All You Need To Know   
 
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09-Jul-2018  
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The maiden edition of the Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST) has been launched at a colourful ceremony in Accra.

The event put together to recognize the immense contributions of gospel talents, activities, missions and outreach and evangelism within the African Gospel and Christian group/fraternity was successfully outdoored at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Accra on Saturday, July 7.

AGAFEST, according to the organizers, is a culmination of year-long activities which includes concerts, Seminars, Conferences, Evangelism and Outreach, Charity Works and Networking.

CEO of Big Events Ghana, Prince Mackay speaking at the event launch disclosed that nomination has been opened for music or gospel works to be submitted from Monday, July 9 to August 30 this year.

He added that “you may only submit music/gospel works and videos that were released from 1st January 2017 to 30th July 2018; same with media organisations or activities within the same period.”

The first edition of Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST) is slated for December 9, 2018, in Accra with other preceding events.

Renowned gospel_ musicians who attended the launch of the awards included Bro. Sammy, Gifty Osei, Piesie Esther, Willie and Mike, Uncle Ato, Akesse Brempong, Rev. Yawson, Jack Alolome and many others.

 
Below is the full list of categories for the awards.


MINISTRY CATEGORIES

 
1.   AFRICA GOSPEL MINISTRY OF THE YEAR

2.   AFRICA GOSPEL ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR

3.   AFRICA GOSPEL CHARITY WORKER/PHILAMTROPIST OF THE YEAR

4.   AFRICA GOSPEL OUTREACH/EVANGELISM MINISTRY OF THE YEAR

5.   AFRICA PASTOR OF THE YEAR

6.   AFRICA GOSPEL MISSION PROJECT OF THE YEAR
 

MUSIC AND MEDIA CATEGORIES
 

1.   AFRICA GOSPEL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

2.   AFRICA GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR

3.   AFRICA GOSPEL NEW ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

4.   AFRICA GOSPEL WORSHIP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

5.   AFRICA GOSPEL PRAISE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

6.   AFRICA GOSPEL RAPPER/RAP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

7.   AFRICA GOSPEL REGGAE/DANCEHALL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

8.   AFRICA GOSPEL TRADITIONAL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

9.   AFRICA GOSPEL HIP-HOP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

10. AFRICA GOSPEL AFRO-POP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

11. AFRICA GOSPEL ARTISTE MANAGER OF THE YEAR

12. AFRICA GOSPEL FEMALE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

13. AFRICA GOSPEL WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR

14. AFRICA GOSPEL PRAISE SONG OF THE YEAR

15. AFRICA GOSPEL RAP SONG OF THE YEAR

16. AFRICA GOSPEL TRADITIONAL SONG OF THE YEAR

17. AFRICA GOSPEL AFRO-POP SONG OF THE YEAR

18. AFRICA GOSPEL HIP-HOP SONG OF THE YEAR

19. AFRICA GOSPEL REGGAE/DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR

20. AFRICA GOSPEL SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

21. AFRICA GOSPEL PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

22. AFRICA GOSPEL BEST STAGE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR

23. AFRICA GOSPEL VIDEO OF THE YEAR

24. AFRICA GOSPEL CHOIR OF THE YEAR

25. AFRICA GOSPEL GROUP OF THE YEAR

26. AFRICA GOSPEL COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

27. AFRICA GOSPEL MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

28. AFRICA GOSPEL FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

29. AFRICA GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

30. AFRICA GOSPEL EVENT OF THE YEAR

31. AFRICA GOSPEL NEWS PORTAL OF THE YEAR

32. AFRICA GOSPEL RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

33. AFRICA GOSPEL TV STATION OF THE YEAR

34. AFRICA GOSPEL RADIO PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

35. AFRICA GOSPEL TV PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

36. BEST INTERNATIONAL GOSPEL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

37. BEST INTERNATIONAL GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR


Watch images of some gospel music stars and Ministers of the Word at the 2018 AGAFEST below:

 





 
Source: zionfelix.net
 
 

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