- The organisers of 3Music Awards have come out with the whopping amount they spent to put the show together
- According to Sadiq Abdulai, they spent a little over $1,000,000 to stage the 4th edition of the award show
- 3Music Awards 2021 took place on Saturday, March 27 at the Accra International Conference Center (AICC)
The Chief Executive Officer of 3Media Network, Sadiq Abdulai Abu, has said that organising the 2021 edition of 3Music Awards cost him some GHC6 million.
Speaking in an interview on Prime Morning and monitored by YEN.com.gh, Sadiq said the event required collaboration with numerous teams.
He added that he had close to about 1000 people working on the project.
"One thousand people were directly impacted by this,” Mr Abdulai Abu told the host Daniel Dadzie.
He revealed that the cost of the various performances shot on different sets including the opening performance by Medikal, Joey B, Criss Waddle and the Osibisa tribute cost around GHC300,000.
He added that they had a backup and extras for every performance on the night; from producers to bands for the stage performances and others.
“For the Yaw Tog and Kofi Jamar performance, the extras on the Yaw Tog part alone were about 30 boys. Come to the Kweku Flick part, the extras were about 5, not forgetting the people that were producing it. Take a look at the tribute performance, there were about 50 extras, all different people, everybody got paid, we never repeated the extras.”
The 2021 3Music Awards took place at the Accra International Conference Center, on Saturday, March 27. The event saw Lynx Entertainment signee KiDi take home the biggest award on the night, Artiste of the Year.
Many Ghanaians on social media praised the organisers for the work they did on the night.
Officials of the illustrious club took the opportunity of President Akufo-Addo's visit to Spain and his birthday yesterday, March 29, 2021, to give him a memorable birthday gift.
The customised jersey which had the number 77 and name Nana Addo, was signed by top players and officials of the multiple-times Champions League-winning football club.
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