Currently as it stands , there are individual award schemes for the music industry, movie industry, the radio and television landscape and other aspects of arts and entertainment in Ghana. For the music industry, we have award schemes like the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, BASS Awards and other Gospel awards, for the movie industry, the Ghana Movie Awards can also be mentioned as well as the RTP Awards for the Radio and Television aspect of the arts and entertainment industry.
However, to ensure that there is one umbrella award scheme to recognize the hardwork of all practitioners of the various aspects of the arts and entertainment industry, Charterhouse is set to show how creative and innovative it is by the introduction of the very new GH Entertainment Awards.
Speaking to Sammy Flex in an exclusive interview on Flex on Pluzz on Pluzz 89.9fm, the Public Relations Officer of Charterhouse, George Quaye popularly known as Aboagye confirmed that Charterhouse would indeed introduce the GH Entertainment Awards to reward all personalities in the various aspects of the arts and entertainment industry including arts and entertainment writers who have for a long time been neglected.
He also noted that the awards scheme which would be launched before the end of January 2014 would also have an aspect to award important personalities and figures within the sports fraternity.
According to him, immediately after the launching of the GH Entertainment Awards, the date for the awards itself would also be made public.
When asked if indeed the nomination for the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards had been opened, George Quaye confirmed that nomination for the awards are opened till January 31, 2014 and that nomination forms could be downloaded from the VGMA website or could be hand-picked from the offices of Charterhouse.