Galaxy Music Awards 2019 Nomination List out now!

The Galaxy Music Awards 2019 which is scheduled to hold December 8 at the LA Kings Event Center, Port Harcourt is set to featured awards from 20 categories.

Best Reggae/Dance Hall

A category for the reggae/dance hall single in year under review (by single individual or group).

  • Xtacy – Cum Over
  • OAU – Thaank You Jah
  • Don Effizzy – Steady
  • Angelica Belle – One ‘N Day
  • Redwind Eccentric – Baby
  • Alasa Poronto – Borderline

Next Rated

A category for the most promising act in the year under review.

  • Beauty Eru
  • Sotiee
  • Martinx Dikky
  • Onome Akeni
  • Gthree Maimi
  • Suzz Micas

Best Vocal Performer (Male)

A category for the single male artiste with the most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album

  • August Chuks – Two Lives
  • Legedary Suni – Falling
  • Greg – Kiss
  • George SIki – One Day
  • Tchella – Not Alone
  • Toks – Salvation Story

Best Rap Single

A category for a single recording of a rap song.

  • Kola Boy – Wire
  • Danizzy – Who Goes There
  • Dr BArz – GPH
  • Young Stunna – In My Etibo
  • Timi Kei – Respiration
  • Cash Crop – Kpakam

Rookie Of The Year

A category for the rookie of the year who has had a successful year musically, with the absence of an album in the year under review.

  • Suzz Micahs
  • Delia
  • Aza Fire Queen
  • Dervic
  • St Mercy
  • Brempsy
  • Ka’El
  • Gwin
  • Beauty Eru
  • Rolex

Best Afro Single

A category for the best Afro single in year under review (by single individual or group).

  • Kella – Folake
  • 1Da Banton – African Woman
  • Laye – Run With The Crowd
  • 2Slik – Elevate
  • Dr Barz – Gbege
  • Benjizzy – Who Am I

Artiste Of The Year

Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste in the year under review.

  • Dandizzy
  • Legendary Suni
  • Dr Barz
  • Ajebo Hustlers
  • 1Da Baton
  • Idahams
  • King Perryy

Best Vocal Performer (Female)

A category for the single female artiste with most outstanding vocal performances on a single song or album.

  • Delia – Wake Up
  • Mercy Chinwo – Chinedum
  • Kessy Driz – Opuwari
  • Beauty Eru – Fowl N Fowl
  • Kella – Folake
  • Najite – See You

Best Pop Single

A category for the best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group).

  • Jtwice – Update
  • Kessy Driz – Opuwari
  • Rave – Kilode
  • George Siki – One Day
  • Maxi – Same to You
  • Bukwild – Gum Body
  • Soul Plus – Lady In Red

Video Of The Year

This Category Is for the artist with the most outstanding visuals to a single in the year under review.

  • Ed Izycs – Zuri
  • Dandizzy – Garni
  • Ajebo Hustlers – Symbiosis
  • Idahams – No One else
  • 1Da Banton – Afican Woman
  • King Perry – Murda

Best Collaboration

A category for the best r&b, pop or hip-hop collaborative track (including cameos).

  • Idahams ft Teni – No One Else
  • Dj Skylo ft. Young STunna – How e Dey Be
  • Ajebo Hustlers Ft. Nisi – Symbiosis
  • King Perry ft Teni – Murda
  • Dandizzy ft. Oxlade – Fool
  • Sami ft. Erigga – Can’t Cum

International Artist Of The Year

A Category for the artist with an outstanding global recognition in the year under review.

  • Burna Boy
  • Duncan Mighty
  • Mercy Chinwo
  • Ric Hassani
  • Timaya
  • Preye Odede

Video Director Of The Year

A category for the best directed and most exciting video in the year under review. This award goes to the video director.

  • Ed Izycs – Zuri
  • We Sabi Work – Anabella
  • Bobby Rak – Wida You
  • Cleroy – Gum Body
  • Deniz Gbedula – Gbege
  • Adasa Cookey – African Woman

Producer Of The Year

An individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed song or album in the year under review.

  • Doka Shots – Who Goes There
  • Kingsville – Lo
  • Omah Lay – One Day
  • Correct Sound – Alert
  • Caution Lxe – Gum Body
  • Slow G – Same To You
  • Becky Jay – Two Lives

Female Artist Of The Year

A Category fro the Overall most successful gospel artiste in the year under review.

  • Kessy Driz – Opuwari
  • Fortune – God Cares
  • Jikume – Shine On
  • Najite – See You
  • Mercy Chinwo – Chinedum
  • Kella – Folake

Best Alternative Song

A category for the artiste whose songs reflect any form or style of music which falls outside the mainstream of recent or past popular musical trends.

  • Ed Iyzcs – Zuri
  • August Chuks – Two Lives
  • Beauty Eru – Fowl ‘n Fowl
  • Dela – Wake Up
  • Martinx Dikky – Perfect Pictures
  • Glory Ero – Halleujah

Gospel Artist Of The Year

Most critically and commercially adjudged Gospel artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful gospel artiste in the year under review.

  • Mercy Chinwo
  • Preye Odede
  • GUC
  • Najite
  • Sensational Bamidele
  • Prinx Emmanuel

Best R&B Single

A category for the best R&B single in the year under review (by a single individual or group).

  • Gregg – Kiss
  • Legendery Suni – Falling
  • Madirox Brian – Love You Forever
  • Tchella – Not Alone
  • Toks Ft. Dr Barz – Salvation Story

Lyricist On The Roll

A category for the rap artiste with the best lyrical depth and performance on a single song or album.

  • Dr Barz
  • Timi Kei
  • Kola Boy
  • Goldberg
  • Benjiszzy
  • Young Stunna

Song Of The Year

A category for the most popular song in the year under review.

  • Dandizzy – Who Goes There
  • 1Da Baton – African Woman
  • Mercy Chinwo – Chinedum
  • Dr BArz – GPH
  • Ajebo Hustlers – Symbiosis
  • Idahams – No One Else

GMA2019: Official Press conference for Galaxy Music Awards 2019 in Port Harcourt

June 28, 2019, gentlemen of the press assembled at Landmark hotels in Port Harcourt to witness the official press briefing for the forthcoming Galaxy Music Awards 2019.

Headed by Mr Stanley Azubuike the the press conference successfully came to an end with critical questions from the brilliant heads representing various media Houses and of course a refreshing tea break.

The directors of this year’s event was announced by the CEO Galaxy360 Media and they are as follows:

Azubuike Stanley ( President /Convener )
Imo Perfect (Vice President)
Isaac Utere ( Creative Director)
Gift Azunwena ( Operations Director )
Young Endy ( Publicist )
Alabo jojo Falani (Media Director)
Goodluck Azunwena( Secretary General)
Benny Odumu (Head Graphics and Prints )
Owen Shedrack ( Editor/Business Developer
Wildshots ( Official Photographer)
Ibrahim Bello (Head ICT)
Peter Godswill (Head of Nominess)

Read below the official press release for GMA 2019

Galaxy Music Awards 2019(GMA) PRESS RELEASE



Gentlemen of the press, good morning and welcome to this press conference, we have invited you here today to intimate you with the details of the December 6th scheduled Galaxy Music Awards in its second year with a line up draft of pre- and post-event activities.

As you would recall, last year we convened like this, we understand the place of the media and stakeholders community towards the award event hence, we continue to seek your unwavering faith, trust and support to drive the vision of the award programme. Thank you for honoring our invitation.

We at Galaxy360 Media are also taking a step forward in line with our objective of promoting the business of the lifestyle and entertainment sector, to bring to your notice some of our upcoming projects. Some of which are the relaunch of the Galaxy360 Magazine and launching of an online music streaming platform called GXtreme.

These products under the Galaxy360 Media chain of initiatives is intended to showcase our desire to evolve amidst competing times and to catch in an innovation driven society. We believe to grow the South South we need to set our own pace and choose our own path with our own competitor advantage – the creative and talented people waiting for opportunities, we want to be part to creating this opportunities that is why we are here and we appreciate you for buying into our vision.

The theme for this year’s GMA is “The River line sound”. The theme is chosen to highlight the growing pool of talent and entertainers in the Niger Delta region.

We will continue to hold on our integrity, transparency during these processes and we’ll try to ensure that we award deserving entertainers for their handwork.

This year, competition will be drawn across a possible 25 categories with improvements on already existing ones.

Now to the details of the events.

PRESS CONFERENCE: June 28th, 2019 which is today.

Galaxy Celebrity Play Station 4 Championships:

This is an August long Championship among South South Celebrities and Influencers, the draws for the Championship is scheduled to hold on Friday 26th July 2019, the championship kicks off on the 3rd of August 2019 at the Bole Festival, to be followed by weekend round of matches at different venues and centers.

The championship finals is schedule for Saturday, 7th September, 2019.

. Audience / Jury Team Nominations: September 10th, 2019 – October 2nd, 2019.

This process allows the general public alongside the jury an opportunity to nominate their favorites for the various categories available.

SoundVibez would like to join forces with GMA this year help ensure a smooth build up and execution of the event through the platform. KVC Empire was behind the production of the theme song. This year, SoundVibez would be putting up a challenge to assist in the build ups towards the event and also during the event as they would be interviewing all nominees and giving the prospective attendees an insight to what they would be expecting at the event.

The Galaxy Music Awards (GMAs) nomination is split into 4 levels:

i. The Radio houses with 25%

ii. The Music bloggers with 25%

iii. The Disk jockeys with 25%

iv. The Audience had the remaining 25%

Jury team collation and final nominee’s presentation: Friday 11th October 2019.

A 30 man team of reputable pedigree with specialty in music and entertainment will be charged with the responsibility of collating the nominees, Invitations are also extended to Producers, DJs, Club Managers, Media Personalities, Music Bloggers, Managers, Creative’s etc, in selecting our final nominees for the various categories.

Voting Kicks off Monday 21st, October and ends Monday 25th November, 2019.

Voting will be done online through the Galaxy Music Awards Official website and via SMS.

Nominees Hangout scheduled for November 16th, 2019.

This is the penultimate event before the award ceremony, to engage all the nominees and unite them before the grand finale a week later. This event is scheduled to hold in Lagos Nigeria, as we intend to bridge the entertainment gap between both states and also connect with Portharourt folks in Lagos.

Gala & Award Presentation Dinner: December 8th, 2019 (Aztec Arcum – Port Harcourt) or Hotel Presidential

Please note gentlemen, that the programme of events, complete with the time of events and other details, will be made available to you after this press conference.

10. On this note, we want to most sincerely thank you, gentlemen, for honoring our invitation. We will now take your questions.


Owen J. Shedrack

Head of Editorials & Business Development


Galaxy Music Awards

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