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WE ARE GOING TO LIGHT IT UP FOR 2017!
The Antigua & Barbuda Gospel Music Awards will be celebrating its third year come March 25th 2017! This is sooo awesome....what a journey it has been...and we are definitely thrilled about it's future!
"Light it Up!" [Matthew 5:16 inspired] is the theme for 2017...because there is always a right time to let your light shine in this dark world...afterall...that is who we be in the one who made us being a light, possible!
new submission Period for Awards 2018
Submissions for the 2018 Awards Ceremony will commence on August 1st 2017 and ends on Friday January 5th 2018 at 11:30pm AST [Atlantic Standard Time]
aBGMA 2017 EVENTS
Red Carpet : All attendees will walk the Red Carpet and do interviews with various Media Outlets and take a few photos...
An Honours Ball as a part of its activities on the day of the Awards. This is where we celebrate in style...make toasts while honouring some of our outstanding Wadadlians (Antiguans) with Humanitarian & Impact Awards.
Now what is a ball exactly?
"A ball is a formal evening event where attendees dress their best; turn up the swag..in formal wear...So..yeah....no Jeans...or flip-flops...just sayin'....Lol. "
Humanitarian Award Awarded to an individual/organization or group who has served their community is some capacity while making a significant contribution to the community and nation on a whole.
Jonathan Bynoe | Youth For Christ, Explosion Dance Event Founder
Camelda Michael | Streets Pastors Initiative, Child Evangelism Foundation
Pastor Maye | Greenbay Children Outreach Initiative
Mrs. Eileen Edwards | Outstanding years of service as a Nurse.
Pastor Barry Baltimore | Community Outreach Project
Impact Award Awarded to an individual/organization or group who has made a significant contribution in their respective fields in the Gospel Music Industry.
William Dorsette | Will Group Of Companies/Worship Leader/Musician
Oster Francis | Gospel Gems original member/ Musician
Terry Harvey | Gospel Promoter/Founder of Christian Faith Academy
Melody Boyz | Gospel Quartet from Sweetes Village
Mr. Attlee King | Accomplished Musician/Songwriter/Pastor [ 2015 Winner of "Best Traditional Gospel" for his song "Ship Ahoy"
Mr. Bailey | An Accomplished Musician/Choir Director of St. John's Anglican Church
Following the Honours Ball we will be presenting over 30+ Awards to the Winners in each category....Now is a good time as any to get your song/album/video in to be in consideration as a nominee. Do note that there will be a small fee for submissions (attributed to persons outside of Antigua/Barbuda)
Live performances from various National/International Gospel Ministers will also be a part of the evening...