Entertainment of 2014-04-18

People’s Choice Awards will honour excellence in entertainment - Organizers

There is a new awards scheme in the country. Dubbed the People’s Choice Awards, it will seek to reward and celebrate individuals who continued to excel in their respective fields of entertainment.

Categories to be awarded in the annual cross-discipline event are the Best Female Musician, Best Male Musician, Best Female Radio Presenter, Best Male Radio Presenter, Best Female TV Host and Best Male TV Host.

Other categories are the Best Movie Maker, Best Sound Engineer, Best Female Movie Star, Best Male Movie Star, Best Footballer, Best Comedian, Best Arts & Entertainment Reporter (Print & Online), Most Popular Boxer and the ultimate award being, The Most Favorite Celebrity.

The Executive Director of Spyder Lee Entertainment and organizers of The People’s Choice Awards, Mr. Edwin Kweku Edinkrah, said “ we seek to create a cross discipline awards scheme to promote the various sectors of the entertainment industry and with elements that will appeal to more than just entertainment lovers.

"Fundamentally, the award is to recognize the very people who keep us entertained throughout the year and also forms part of our contribution to the development of the Ghanaian Showbiz industry."

Winners of the various categories will be selected solely through public voting Board. Nominees for the various categories will be announced by The People’s Choice Awards Board which will comprise of respected individuals within the Ghanaian Showbiz industry.

The awards will be launched in a few weeks at a media and stakeholders event where members of The People’s Choice Awards Board will be introduced.