Owerri Music Awards 2 (OMA 2017)
The OMA (Owerri Music Award) is an accolade established in 2016 by otownmp3.com (Owerri music blog) of Imo state to recognize the outstanding achievement in the Owerri Music industry. The annual ceremony features performances by established and promising artists. The 2016 edition of OMA were held at Tokio Lounge Event Centre behind city global hotel port harcourt road in Owerri imo state.
Owerri music has experienced a boom and shift, making the industry a BRAND that is versatile, and has had major impact on different world platform with dance routines, catchphrases, and dress culture which has taken a turn in recent years due to its impact, creative and energetic characters.
The success and upsurge of the Nigeria music can be attributed to the new age of talented group of people who are behind the scene. They have successfully sieved out, natured and exported the essence of the Nigeria music and now they are well celebrated in Owerri and Nigeria at large.
The Owerri Music Award(OMA)
The image of OMA was created by Nwachukwu Ikechukwu (Mr. starz) the founder of the awards, and was designed by Starone. The first OMA plaque was done by Yomlat Wold. It represents “A microphone with a crown and ribbon round it”.
Aims and objectives
To help promote the Owerri music industry and taken it to a higher and greater levels.
To help promote our musical artist and producers to make the known and visible to Nigeria and Africa at large.
To recognize and encourage artists who are representing Owerri music industry.
CELEBRATING THE CREATIVE MINDS BEHIND MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT IN OWERRI
Over the years, Owerri’s most prestigious artist, has strived for excellence in building the owerri music industry on true values of integrity, transparency and responsibility. We have worked hard to reward artistic ingenuity since day one and also educating the teaming fans of the award, the public and the entertainment industry about the rules of the awards and the criteria for nominations in each category. Often times, we realize that the fans, people in the industry and the media are misled; because they are in a hurry to get by with the nominees list and they neglect reading between the lines, not caring about the rules of nominations and criteria.
Hence, it is important to set the record straight and continue to enlighten.
The Categories Are:
1. Next rated artist: Next Rated for example are officially unreleased artiste in the year under review. This means, no matter how popular your song may be, how many hit singles or how many beautiful music videos you may have, if you have not recorded and released an official album, you are still eligible to be nominated for that category. In the same vein, no matter when you start your career, as long as you have released an album, you have passed the Next Rated Category.
2. Best male and female artist: This awards given to honor the outstanding achievements artists have made it in music every year. The winner is determined based on sales and overall quality of content released within the eligibility period.
3. Best producer of the year: the award is presented to producers who “represent consistently outstanding creativity in the area of record production.
4. Best Dj of the year: this award is presented to dj who “represent consistently outstanding creativity in the area of helping owerri upcoming artist in promoting there songs around owerri.
5. Best promoter of the year: This award is presented to top owerri music promoter or music/entertainment blog which helps to promote massively owerri artist online.
6. Best collabo of the year: Best Collaboration honors rap collaborations, R&B collaborations or Rap/Sung collaborations.
7. Best song of the moment: to “honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position.
8. Best studio of the year: This award is presented to studios in owerri which has help owerri artist produce good songs for the year.
9. Gospel Artist Of The Year: This awards given to honor the outstanding achievements gospel artists have made it in music every year. The winner is determined based on sales and overall quality of content released within the eligibility period.
9. Album Of The Moment: This awards given to honor the album making wave at the particular moment.
Nomination starts officially today 10/9/2017 by 12pm and ends on Sunday 20/9/2017 by 6pm…
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