Organizers of the La Music Awards (LAMA) have officially released  the various categories for the maiden edition of the La Music Awards 2017.
Nominations for the award was opened on saturday, July 8th, 2017. Nominees for the categories will be selected by a panel of music industry professionals as well as by popular public voting. 
Entry forms for potential applicant(s) was also released on the day of launching. 
Demo version songs will NOT be accepted, the board have advised. Songs and music videos with openly explicit content or vulgar language will not be accepted as well. 
There will be special awards which will be awarded without nominations on awards night. These Lifetime Achievement Awards will be a special merit award presented to LEGENDS who  have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the community during their musical careers. 
A statement from the organizers said: Artistes and artistes managers are advised to pick up the forms from Radio Latenu office in La.
All completed entries should be submitted to the offices of Radio Latenu, the organizers added.

Here is a full list of the 2017 La Music Awards categories:
Unsung Artiste of the year
New Artiste of the year
Male vocalist of the year
Female vocalist of the year
Popular song of the year
Best collaboration song of the year
Project song of the year
Gospel Artiste of the year
Hi-Life Artiste of the year
Reggae Artiste of the year
Dancehall Artiste of the year
Hip-Life Artiste of the year
HipHop Artiste of the year
Best Rapper of the year
Producer of the year
Best Music Video Of The Year 
Music Video Director Of The Year
Best Dj Of The Year
Neighbouring Community Best Act
Overall Artist Of The Year

Details available on all La MusicAwardsGh social media platforms. @LaMusicAwardGh

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