Highlights from #RCMAWARD2015 Press Conference - Organizers UnveilsCategories | @RCMAWARD
Having seen the commitments and sacrifices by some of the established and promising Artistes in Ikot Ekpene the Raffia City to get to the top while contributing to the growth of the Nigeria’s Music Industry; South-South No.1 Online Magazine, Xsquad Magazine and Indigenous Event Outfit Airclipz Entertainment have decided to organize the first Music Award Night ever to be held in Ikot Ekpene the Raffia City, Akwa Ibom State tagged ‘Raffia City Music Award (RCMA) 20015’ which is aimed at identifying and celebrating Raffia City Established and Fast Rising Music Artistes, Personalities in the Entertainment Industry by giving them an Award based on their different nominations and categories.
To inform the general public of its commitments and dedication towards making this big dream come true as well as creating an awareness; the above mentioned outfits agreed on organizing a press conference which was also aimed at bringing media houses and artistes together to be acquainted with RCMA 2015 and how they can all be part of it.
The press conference which was held on the 1st of August 2015, by 12 Noon at Tropical Luxury Hotel Conference Hall attracted many media outfits and artistes within and outside the state.
With the presence of the Media and concerned Artistes, questions were asked and the Head of Media/Publicity Mfonobong ‘Xbeef’ Robson and Wisdom ‘Wizzy Tee’ Thompson where in the right position to give adequate and positive answers which in-turn led to different positive solutions and contributions towards the success of the event.
In suggestion, Victoria Ekanem; reporter for ‘Airclipz Gist’ suggested that the organizers of the Award Night should also come up with an awareness campaign for all the artistes to know what will be demanded of them, and the steps they will take to campaign for their fans to vote for them when it’s necessary since this is the first time an event like this is coming up in the city.
Following her suggestion for the awareness campaign, the organizers took note and hoped to work towards it. Before the end of the conference; the organizers officially unveils the Categories for RCMA 2015 which they say voting will commence on 30th November 2015 via RCMA official website www.rcmaward.com which is under construction at the moment.
Meanwhile; Ikot Ekpene Citizens in Diaspora, Music Lovers and the general public are requested to join the discussion on twitter: www.twitter.com/RCMAWARD and also like RCMA official facebook page: www.facebook.com/RCMAWARD for fresh updates concerning the Award Night.
The Categories as unveiled by the organizers are as follows:
1. Producer of the year
2. Best video of the year
3. Pop album of the year
4. Best R&B single of the year
5. Best pop single of the year
6. Best reggea Artistes of the Year
7. Best R&B Artiste of the Year
8. Best Dance hall Single of the year
9. Best lyricist of the year
10. Best collabo of the year
11. Best rap single of the year
12. Best vocal [male]
13. Best vocal [female]
14. Next rated
15. Best street
16. Best alternative single of the Year
17. Album of the year
18. Best Artiste of the year
19. Best song of the year
20. Best artiste of the year
21. Best Dj of the year [male]
22. Best female Dj of the year
23. Personality of the year (Politics, Media, Event)
In attendance were Naijeezy (Port Harcourt), Anyta (Calabar), Victoria Ekanem (Uyo), Mizreal (Uyo), Xbeef (Raffia City), Ekemini (Calabar), Mc I Go Talk (Raffia City), Dj Murphy (Uyo), Wizzy Tee (Raffia City), The Consultant (Tropical Hotel) and other media personnel.
See Pictures Below.