This was put into fruition at a well-attended ceremony held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Mt. Laurel Township in New Jersey, USA.
The launch which was graced by Koo Fori, Mr CNN, Adwoa Smart and saw performances from SK Original, Naana, and Stella Addo.
The Executive of the GMA USA Mr Dennis K. Boafo noted that the idea was conceived about five (5) years ago, however, throughout the years, the team had to embark on feasibility studies, in order to ensure quality award scheme.
Mr. Boafo also noted that it is the desire to make it become a prestigious award scheme in the world.
“The GMA USA is a platform to foster strong bond between Ghanaian artistes and their contemporaries in USA in order for both groups to take advantage of the massive market that exists in both countries,” he added.
At the ceremony, the list of categories for 2020 Ghana Music Awards USA was also announced. [Check the list here].
The first premium ticket to the award ceremony was auctioned and CEO of Attentive Care, Inc. Madam Winnie Krofah won the bid for $2,500. The ceremony i s scheduled to take place in Springfield, Virginia, USA on Friday, July 3, 2020.
It is also set to be launched in Accra, Ghana in March this year, ahead of the main event in July, in the United States of America.
The annual Ghana Music Awards USA is powered by 2Geez Entertainment, Don’s Music Production, and Highlife Media USA.