Nominations have been opened for players in the gospel circles to file for their prospective categories in the maiden edition of the Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST).
Management and organizers of the Africa Gospel Awards Festival are announcing to all players in the gospel music, media and ministry arena to begin from Tuesday, July 31, 2018 to Friday, August 24, 2018 to submit their works.
Eligible gospel players are to submit their works from January last year till July, 2018 to the technical team of AGAFEST or visit www.africagospelawards.org to follow the procedure for filing of nominations.
To file for nominations, go to the website and click â€œFiling Nominationsâ€, then after the page extensions pop up; select your category under music, media and ministry.
Enter your particulars (artist name, song title, year of release, YouTube link and audio file link) and then click submit to present your works to qualify for the awards.
The general public is also included in the nomination process to vote for their favorite gospel artists and Ministers of the Word.
Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST) is an award event that recognizes and celebrates talents and hardworking gospel acts across Africa.
Africa Gospel Group Incorporated based in the United States and its partners in Africa â€“ organizers of AGAFEST â€“ find it very imperative that we celebrate and acknowledge the excellence of gospel talents.
AGAFEST is to create the platform for gospel players to be suitably rewarded for their labour of love for the Kingdom of God.
Itâ€™s to reward integrity, hard work and excellence of gospel acts, also driving towards soul winning and empowering Christians to proclaim the gospel globally.
Below is the full list of categories for the awards:
1. AFRICA GOSPEL MINISTRY OF THE YEAR
2. AFRICA GOSPEL ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR
3. AFRICA GOSPEL CHARITY WORKER/PHILAMTROPIST OF THE YEAR
4. AFRICA GOSPEL OUTREACH/EVANGELISM MINISTRY OF THE YEAR
5. AFRICA PASTOR OF THE YEAR
6. AFRICA GOSPEL MISSION PROJECT OF THE YEAR
MUSIC AND MEDIA CATEGORIES
1. AFRICA GOSPEL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
2. AFRICA GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR
3. AFRICA GOSPEL NEW ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
4. AFRICA GOSPEL WORSHIP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
5. AFRICA GOSPEL PRAISE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
6. AFRICA GOSPEL RAPPER/RAP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
7. AFRICA GOSPEL REGGAE/DANCEHALL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
8. AFRICA GOSPEL TRADITIONAL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
9. AFRICA GOSPEL HIP-HOP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
10. AFRICA GOSPEL AFRO-POP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
11. AFRICA GOSPEL ARTISTE MANAGER OF THE YEAR
12. AFRICA GOSPEL FEMALE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
13. AFRICA GOSPEL WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR
14. AFRICA GOSPEL PRAISE SONG OF THE YEAR
15. AFRICA GOSPEL RAP SONG OF THE YEAR
16. AFRICA GOSPEL TRADITIONAL SONG OF THE YEAR
17. AFRICA GOSPEL AFRO-POP SONG OF THE YEAR
18. AFRICA GOSPEL HIP-HOP SONG OF THE YEAR
19. AFRICA GOSPEL REGGAE/DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR
20. AFRICA GOSPEL SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
21. AFRICA GOSPEL PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
22. AFRICA GOSPEL BEST STAGE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
23. AFRICA GOSPEL VIDEO OF THE YEAR
24. AFRICA GOSPEL CHOIR OF THE YEAR
25. AFRICA GOSPEL GROUP OF THE YEAR
26. AFRICA GOSPEL COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
27. AFRICA GOSPEL MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
28. AFRICA GOSPEL FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
29. AFRICA GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
30. AFRICA GOSPEL EVENT OF THE YEAR
31. AFRICA GOSPEL NEWS PORTAL OF THE YEAR
32. AFRICA GOSPEL RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR
33. AFRICA GOSPEL TV STATION OF THE YEAR
34. AFRICA GOSPEL RADIO PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
35. AFRICA GOSPEL TV PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
36. BEST INTERNATIONAL GOSPEL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
37. BEST INTERNATIONAL GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR