The 6th edition of the Exclusive Men of the Year (EMY) Africa Awards is set to be held in Accra and prior to it, the nominees for this year's event have been released.
In an announcement aired on YouTube and TV3, organizers of the prestigious event named hardworking Ghanaian men who have excelled in their chosen fields in the year under review.
The categories in which personalities were selected included media and communications, sports, music, movies, arts, brands, designers and young achievers.
Even though details for the main event are yet to be made public, a lot of buzz has been created following the release of the nomination list
Here are the nominees in the various categories for this year's event:
PAV ANSAH COMMUNICATOR AWARD
DAN KWEKU YEBOAH
MUSIC MAN OF THE YEAR
CREATIVE AND SUPPORT ARTS AWARD
PRINCE KOJO HILTON
NANA ASAASE- PHILP BOAKYE DUA OYINKA
SPORTS MAN OF THE YEAR
JOSEPH PAUL AMOAH
VICTOR KOFI AMPOFO
DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR
BRAND OF THE YEAR
ACTOR OF THE YEAR
PRINCE DAVID OSEI
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
BLACK AND PHAMOUS
YOUNG ACHIEVER FEMALE
DELORIS FRIMPONG MANSO
ALBERT NANA AKYAA AKOSA
YOUNG ACHIEVER - MALE
SHADRACK FRIMPONG (COCOA 360)
BABA SADIQ ABDULAI ABU
Earlier, the EMY Africa Magazine, the premier quarterly magazine that addresses the people, places, ideas and issues that shape men’s personal expressions, and experiences, launched its May 2021 issue.
At a star-studded and well-attended event, the organizers of the prestigious EMY Africa Awards, celebrated a number of sports icons in the country whole have at one point raised the flag of Ghana high.
In the edition dubbed the "Game Changers" Issue, the magazine celebrated sports icons including the legendary Ghanaian boxing champion Azumah Nelson and former Blacks Stars captain, Stephen Appiah.
Apart from Azumah Nelson and Stephen Appiah, the issue also highlighted the likes of renowned Ghanaian female sports journalist, Juliet Bawuah, 8-year-old African Chess champion, Dave "Chief" Quansah Acheampong and 7-year-old boxing prodigy Prince Larbie.
Also featured in the magazine was Nii Quaye Brown, Ghana’s only visually-impaired Judoka, and African record holder and 6th fastest T54 wheelchair sprinter in the world, Botsyo Nkegbe, Yaw Sakyi, Vida Anim and Damilola Roberts.
Source: Yen Ghana