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Tv3 Announce Date For Unveiling 2020 GMB Contestants

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GREATER ACCRA – June 22, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – The journey for this year’s edition of Ghana’s Most Beautiful Beauty (GMB) organized by Ghana’s leading soft and hard news television station, TV3 Network, commenced on Sunday 21st June 2020 with the first episode airing live on TV3.

A stunning looking Anita Akua Akuffo discussed with the audition judges and Ghanaian celebrities – Lydia Forson, Prince David Osei, Salma Mumin and Adjetey Anang all the painful, exciting and incredible moments during the auditions and selection of the sixteen contestants.  

The official launch event to unveil the sixteen contestants to participate in this year’s edition of the annually held GMB is scheduled to air on TV3 between 8PM and 10PM on Sunday 28th June 2020.  

Commenting on the 2020 GMB, the General Manager of Media General Television, Mr. Francis Doku indicated that this year’s edition of the pageant will see the cultural display, fun, excitement, glitz and glamour usually associated with the pageant taken a notch higher.

“We are aware of the difficult times in which we find ourselves in due to the coronavirus and as organizers of the most sought after beauty reality show in Ghana, we will ensure the content reflects these unusual times amidst all the fun and excitement. We owe it a duty to our viewers and all Ghanaians a duty to use this very popular platform to contribute out quota to the fight against coronavirus. We will use GMB to amplify the KickOutCovid campaign to sensitization the masses on the virus and the safety protocols and other approaches”, Mr. Doku highlighted.

The theme for this year’s GMB is Uniquely Ghanaian, Exceptionally African and a search for a lady who is bold, intelligent, beautiful, charismatic and understands the essence of being a Ghanaian woman and an African at large. The weekly episodes commence airing on TV3 every Sunday between 8PM and 10PM after the official launch this weekend.

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Akel Adjudged ‘Best Female DJ’ Of The Year At Ghana DJ Awards – 2020

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The winners of the eighth annual Ghana DJ Awards were announced in Accra on 21 November. The event happened at the Silver Star Towers and had massive industry personalities in the entertainment sector representation.

DJ Akel was the winner for the Best Female DJ of the Year 2020 at the Ghana DJ Awards. In the category were DJ Nyce, Dj Prytty, DJ MJ, DJ Switch, The Mask DJ, DJ Jay Jay and in the end DJ Akel emerged the winner. She was a nominee for last year’s event as well but wasn’t able to win. Finally this year was her chance and she grabbed it.

DJ Akel is known as Emmanuella Akelentugna Afulani by birth. She is a graduate of University of Professional Studies. She has worked with A1 Radio in Bolgatanga, Onua Fm and 3Fm here in Accra. She also worked with Kwese Tv as a DJ for Home Run and Arena which were live tv shows.

Get familiar with her on her socials
Instagram @dj_akel, Facebook Dj Akel and Twitter @DJ_Akel

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Abeiku Santana Honored For Pioneering Live Worship On Ghana Radio

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Widely acclaimed as the initiator of the now popular live worship sessions on radio Dr Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey Santana, host of the ‘Ekwanso Dwoodwoo’ Drive time show on Okay 101.7 Fm and the Managing Director of Kaya Tours Ltd & Kaya Management Service , has been honored for his exceptional contribution to Ghana’s Gospel Industry.

It all started about 20yrs ago when Abeiku Santana among other media personalities brought Cindy Thompson, Esther Smith , Noble Nketiah just to mention a few into the public limelight. From the days of Ashh 101.7fm in Kumasi and Adom 106.3fm in Tema , Abeiku Santana will occasionally bring Gospel Singers and their instrumentalists on his Drivetime show to minister live to listeners.

The studios of Okay Fm was on the afternoon of Friday 20th November, flooded with a team from one of the renowned Christian media agencies, Gospel 360 Africa, led by Andy Favored and flanked by several A-list Gospel artistes.

Present to honor the Ace broadcaster were the multiple award winning acts, Joe Mettle and MOG Music legendary Cindy Thompson, Daughters of Glorious Jesus, Abena Serwaah Ophelia , Rev Thomas Yawson among several Personalities.

Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey , a Chattered Media Practitioner from Global Academy of Finance & Management, was presented with several Gospel 360 Africa branded souvenirs, a citation of honor, a plaque, a customized cake, among others.

The entire studio was filled with euphoria as the honoree looked genuinely surprised and expressed his appreciation for the kind gesture and honor bestowed upon him. Abeiku Santana is listed among the top 100 tourism Influencers in Africa.

Source: beeniewords.com

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King Lagazee Is Ghana’s Reggae/Dancehall DJ Of The Year

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Isaac Monney, popularly known in Ghanaian Showbiz circles as “King Lagazee” has won big again at this year’s Ghana DJ Awards (2020).

For the 4th time he has won the same category – “Reggae/Dancehall DJ Of The Year”. He won first time in 2016, then the following year 2017 and the year after (2018) he won – consecutively for 3 times. And this year, 2 years later he won it back again in 2020.

King Lagazee hosts Ghana’s biggest Reggae/Dancehall magazine on Radio on Hitz 103.9fm. His show is called “Yaad Settingz”, airs live every Sunday between 8:00pm to 10:00pm.

King Lagazee holds a very enviable score on his radar – he has hosted and interviewed music greats from Grammy winning artistes Morgan Heritage, Rocky Dawuni (Grammy Nominee), Stonebwoy (BET Winner), Shatta Wale (IRAWMA Winner), Samini (MOBO / MTV Winner) among others. His catalogue pulls a huge audience from across Africa to Europe, USA and The Caribbean.

Congratulations to King Lagazee and his entire Lagazee Sound International Crew (Selector Garlic, Junior Maestro, Benedict Jahface, Bob Afrika, Naa British Accra).

Source: beeniewords.com

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Doreen Avio Bags “Female On-air Personality” Of The Year At MAYA Awards

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Award-winning ace Journalist, Doreen Avio, was announced female On-air Personality for both TV and Radio at the just ended Moreklue All Youth African Awards, popularly known as MAYA awards Africa after beating off competition from other illustrious media practitioners, including Emcee RNB, Melody, Jennifer Ibrahim, Sheye Banks, Maame Afua Boatemaa, Michael Erumaka, Tabitarrh, Charles Born, Joan Ngomba, Pearl Cardy, others.

MAYA Awards Africa was created 6 years ago to motivate capacity development and ensure the reward of excellence amongst youth. It also gives more youths the reason to do more for themselves and by extension the society.

Doreen Avio, the Joy News TV and Hitz 103.9 Fm’s Journalist, since her emergence on to the media landscape, has contributed intensively to the positive growth of the country’s creative economy. With her job revolving around researching, writing and reporting/presenting news stories – but not limited to entertainment, she has been able to initiate thought-provoking conversations and also influencing decision making in the country with her constructive outputs.

Adding up to previous trophies won in her endeavor, including the “Best Female Television Personality” at the NELAS, and “On-air Personality Of The Year” &“Television Personality” of the year at the Scream All Youth Awards etc, the 2020 MAYA Awards win justifies and attests to the fact that, she has been illustrious in the last 12 months.

Hosted by TV Face, FEMI DANIELS and actress, OMOTUNDE SHOGUNLE, popularly known as MoSogunle and shown across Nigeria and beyond to a target 4 million audience, the awards event telecasted on DSTV, GOTV, STARTIMES and PLAY TV network while global audience streamed live on YouTube, Facebook Live and IG Live via the MAYA official pages while the TV broadcast was live.

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