"Nite with Stars" comes with Innovations

By Richmond Adu-Poku
Art & Culture
DEC 1, 2009 LISTEN

The 9th edition of the ever popular JOY FM NITE with the STARS comes off on 27th November 2009 at the Accra International Conference Centre. The event has been a 'must see' on the entertainment calendar in the country and will this year showcase over 12 of the biggest music stars in Ghana.

It has served as an annual thrill for music lovers with electrifying performances and quality Ghanaian artistry

“For us the NITE with the STARS is the measure of musical trends of the coming year, amplifying the biggest stars to showcase and celebrate their talent” says Kofi Owusu the Programs Manager.

This year's event will feature performances from the enigmatic Kwaw Kese, controversial Obrafour, Fresh Boys 4X4, Gospel minstrel Ohemaa Mercy and the Iron Boy Amakye Dede, Screwface, Sensational Richie, The “Simple” duo Bradez, Energetic Praye only a few of the music start set to mesmerize patrons. There's a new twist to the coveted JOY FM STAR AWARDS given to deserving entertainers who have pushed to keep their art and brands relevant through their albums, and movies, major performances and appearances.

“We have expanded the horizon of our “STAR of the YEAR” awards to include the film industry and also break apart the music categories. So this year the public will vote for the “Star Actor, Star Actress, Female and Male Music Stars and Group Music Star of the year. There's no doubt the nominees are the hottest stars of today” says Max Fugar the Planning Committee Chairman.

The JOY FM NITE with the STARS IX is in partnership with the world's leading telecommunications company Vodafone. “Our partnership with this event solidifies our positioning as an empowering, fun-loving and energetic brand that delivers top-notch quality service” - Chris Tsegah, Vodafone Strategy and Brands Team.

Voting for the JOY FM STAR AWARDS is happening on Vodafone short code 1420 and on all other networks. Patrons just need to text the key words Actor, Actress, Male, Female and Group to receive the nominees and they text back the names of their favorites to vote for them. Like all years JOY FM is poised to deliver a stunning night of fun and music.

The JOY FM NITE with the STARS is proudly sponsored by Vodafone, It's your time and supported by Benchmark professional Services, Yelen Body Lotion, Unigate Educational Limited, Ghana Aids Commission, Canadian Independent College, Schweppes Malt from Coca Cola, Silicon House Productions, Multi TV and Hitz 103.7 FM.

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