The Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) board has internally agreed to lift its ban on Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy ahead of the 2021 edition of the show.
Speaking on Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM, Robert Klah, Head of Public Events and PRO at Charterhouse said a conversation on when to lift the ban ensued at the board’s inaugural meeting.
“It was in principle decided that the ban should be lifted,” Robert Klah told Andy Dosty, host of the show.
He stated that Charterhouse will make an official announcement after the organisers meet with both artistes and their management teams to sort out outstanding issues.
“There is a reason why this altercation happened and you want to be sure that they don’t resurface. You want to have that kind of conversation to understand and agree on how things should move,” he told the host Andy Dosty.
After a disruption between Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale in the 2019 edition, they were prohibited to participate indefinitely in the VGMAs.
The former rivals were also stripped of the awards they won on the night and asked to return the plaques they had been given.
As many people had fled the venue for panic due to the disruption, the organizers could not announce the
Artiste of the Year award, in which both were nominees.
Mr. Klah claimed that if the official notice to lift the ban was made prior to the end of the nomination applications, in the 2021 edition the artists could submit their VGMA nomination projects.
Musicians who worked with Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy in the review year may also submit their works.
Artistes, artiste managements, record labels, producers, instrumentalists, music composers and other stakeholders, must submit their entries until February 15.
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