The time has come again when society recognizes the efforts of creators within the Liberian Music industry. Over time, the MTN Liberia Music Awards has maintain its post as the most reputable awarding platform in Liberia. Recognizing talents, ranging from upcoming to prominent artists, videographers, and Djs.

And for this yearโ€™s award the nomination list has been released as voting is already on going throughout the country and the world as a whole where Liberians are residing.

Firstly we will like to state the criterion on which these nominations were based. So you as a person can be able to analyze and decide on which nomination was right or wrong. As many critics have taken to the social media to badmouth the organizers on being bias, partial and/or fake.

๐„๐ฅ๐ข๐ ๐ข๐›๐ข๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ ๐‘๐ž๐ช๐ฎ๐ข๐ซ๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ

๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—”๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜/๐—š๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฝ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„๐˜€:

1. Artist must be a Liberian or of Liberian decent.

2. The artist must have at least two songs and a video.

3. There must be at least one Liberian in a group with multiple nationalities.

4. The Artist/Group must have at least one video to his credit.

5. Must be registered with the LMA or have a verifiable contact info.

๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถa ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ด๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„:

1. The artist must be of a Liberian decent.

2. A Liberian must be on the song (owner or featured).

3. The song must be released three months before the date of the consideration years program.

4. The 2021 program has been moved to November 2021, this years songs must have been released from August 2020 to July 2021.

5. This is because some songs have a incubation period before they get popular. These songs usually are late for inclusion during the nomination period so they are carrried over.

6. *For example a song is release in June or July and nomination ends July 31st.

๐“๐ก๐ž ๐œ๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐š ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ง๐จ๐ฆ๐ข๐ง๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฏ๐ข๐๐ž๐จ๐ฌ ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐š๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฐ:

1. The video must be by a Liberian artist or artist of a Liberian decent.

2. The video must not be more then 18 months by the awards date. This is very important because some artist wait years to do a video of their top hit(s).

๐“๐ก๐ž ๐œ๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐š ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ง๐จ๐ฆ๐ข๐ง๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ƒ๐‰๐ฌ ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐š๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฐ:

1. They must be a Liberian, of Liberian decent or working majority in the Liberian music industry.

2. Must be active at events or with an entertainment entity.

3. He/She must have to at least 20 events during the time under review.

4. Must be registered with the LMA or have a verifiable contact info.

๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ฉ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„๐˜€:

1. Must be a Liberian, of Liberian decent, or working majority in the Liberian music industry.

2. Must have done at least two videos during the time under consideration.

3. Must be registered with the LMA or have a verifiable contact info.

Full Nomination List:

Afropop Artiste Of The Year

โ€ข L Drez

โ€ข Jaredo

โ€ข D Ameko

โ€ข Stunna

โ€ข Faithvonic

HipHop Artiste Of The Year

โ€ข LIB Foreign

โ€ข 2C

โ€ข Tito Gee

โ€ข Oweezy

โ€ข Foreign Ward

International Artiste Of The Year

โ€ข Omah Lay

โ€ข Teni

โ€ข Rema

โ€ข KiDi

โ€ข Fireboy DML

Artiste Of The Year

โ€ข Kpanto

โ€ข MC Caro

โ€ข Natif

โ€ข Eric Geso

โ€ข Nuchie Meek

Video Director Of The Year

โ€ข Jackie Russ

โ€ข Roland Barbiah

โ€ข Kenzo

โ€ข Raw Talent

โ€ข Brian Ohene

Male Artist Of The Year

โ€ข Natif

โ€ข EricGeso

โ€ข Kpanto

โ€ข Jzyno

โ€ข Nuchie Meek

Album Of The Year

โ€ข King Caro – MC Caro

โ€ข BreakThrough – Lโ€™Drez

โ€ข Sounds Of The Streets – Kpanto

โ€ข The King Of Voice – Beenieking BS2

โ€ข Brown Sugar – JZyno

Afropop Song Of The Year

โ€ข Dey Say – Kpanto ft PCK

โ€ข Story – Natif

โ€ข Are You To Yourself – D Ameko

โ€ข Sholeleh – Lโ€™Drez ft Bisa Kdei

โ€ข Another Level – Stunna

Song Of The Year

โ€ข Kekeleh – EricGeso ft Natif

โ€ข Story – Natif

โ€ข Go Down – Bucky Raw

โ€ข Dey Say – Kpanto ft PCK

โ€ข Joana – Jaredo

Collaboration Of The Year

โ€ข Dey Say – Kpanto ft PCK

โ€ข Kekeleh – EricGeso ft Natif

โ€ข On The Low – Teddyride fr MC Caro

โ€ข Merry Go Round – Brownskin ft Teni

โ€ข Community Thing – Kpanto ft Badman H

Hipco/Trapco Song Of The Year

โ€ข Brother For Life – SoulFresh

โ€ข Ay Hurting – Nuchie Meek

โ€ข Community Thing – Kpanto ft PCK

โ€ข Infront Them – Kpanto

โ€ข Spend It – Shine P

Video Of The Year

โ€ข Merry Go Round – Brownskin

โ€ข Cinderella – MC Caro

โ€ข Pin it – CIC

โ€ข Jehova – Moses Swaray

โ€ข Go Down – Bucky Raw

Hipco/Trapco Artiste Of The Year

โ€ข Nuchie Meek

โ€ข Kpanto

โ€ข MC Caro

โ€ข Bucky Raw

โ€ข Dope Zulu

New Artiste Of The Year

โ€ข Brownskin

โ€ข Natif

โ€ข Davy C

โ€ข Kilas

โ€ข E – Fixed

Gospel Artiste Of The Year

โ€ข RichMan

โ€ข Moses Swaray

โ€ข Walter Bright

โ€ข Min Evon P. Karweh

โ€ข Miracle A. Kettor

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste Of The Year

โ€ข Beenieking BS2

โ€ข Nasseman

โ€ข Baka EX

โ€ข Shatta Capone

โ€ข AK Feeling Man

Traditional/Gbema Artiste Of The Year

โ€ข EricGeso

โ€ข Kzee Bigname

โ€ข Mz Menneh

โ€ข Milton Kleechee

DJ Of The Year

โ€ข Spesh D DJ

โ€ข DJ. Nelly

โ€ข DJ. Atari

โ€ข DJ. FIA

โ€ข DJ. Versatile

โ€ข DJ. Yung T

Female Artiste Of The Year

โ€ข MC Caro

โ€ข Faithvonic

โ€ข Mai Myers

โ€ข Baroe

โ€ข Mz Menneh

Producer Of The Year

โ€ข Afodoe

โ€ข Duke Blac

โ€ข Smykid

โ€ข MZ Exclusive

โ€ข Kellzbeatz

โ€ข Dr. Base

Voting polls are now open and all you need to do is to text the shortcode of your favorite nominee to 1160 using your Lonestar cell MTN Number. Or visit vote.liberiamusicawars.org to vote online.

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